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.
Roadways across America were much different in the seventies and earlier than they are today. To compensate for rough roads and uneven pavement manufacturers gave their cars plenty of ground clearance, however today this elevated stance seems to rival that of most four wheel drive trucks. A popular conversion to give cars a more modern…Watch Now >>
If you have zerks on your classic car, you should know that you’ll need to grease them whenever you complete an oil change. Sometimes they do not want to take the grease, so Brent Ackley recommends using zerk busters. See how helpful these handy helpers can be for classic cars. Zerk Busters can be found…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley teach you step-by-step how to do a compression test for your classic car. They show how to check the compression of each cylinder whether you are by yourself or with a partner. After analyzing the range of your compression results, you will know whether your engine is in good condition,…Watch Now >>