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.
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 >>
Corey Bedortha teaches you how to safely remove the parts of the stock rear suspension in your classic car, including how to take out the old shocks, rear shackle and leaf springs that will be replaced with new u-bolts. Be careful around the parking brake cable, because without it you’ll be down the road without…well…brakes.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 >>
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 >>