Weak rear control arms are a common problem for GM A-Body cars (Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Gran Sport). This problem is especially noticeable on high horsepower cars. For years the backyard garage solution was to add boxing plates welded to the open channel in the control arm, but times change and aftermarket control arms offer both improved strength and higher quality bushings and materials. Join the Classic Car Restoration Club team as we make short work of upgrading the rear control arms on a 1968 Chevelle SS.
Brent Ackley repacks the wheel bearings on his 1966 Buick Skylark to inspect them for wear and damage. He removes the dust cover, cotter key and castle nut to teach you how to take out both the inner and outer bearings for cleaning and then examine and repack them.Watch Now >>
Corey Bedortha teaches you how to install Hotchkis rear suspension performance parts in your classic car, demonstrating the process for putting in the bushings, spring mounts, rear shackles and multi-leaf springs. Remember, it is highly important that you apply enough silicone grease when necessary because it will make the car react much faster.Watch Now >>
It’s no secret that the inside of many vintage gas tanks can hide rust and scale that has built up over years of service. To ensure the reliability of your car, you should consider replacing it. Mark Simpson takes us through the process of installing new fuel level sending units, filler necks and hanging the…Watch Now >>
Corey Bedortha gives a brilliant presentation on installing rear shocks and a sway bar into your classic car. He stresses the importance of making sure you align the shocks correctly and clearly labeling where you will drill your holes for the brace of the sway bar.Watch Now >>