Many car enthusiasts don’t give their wiring or electrical system a second thought, that is until it fails. On the other hand nothing makes a classic car owners heart sink faster than having their car dead on the side of the road. Mark Simpson joins Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations as they dig in and take the mystery out of under dash wiring restoration. In the 60s, much of the instrument wiring was replaced by thin vinyl and copper circuit boards. Wilson explains how using a quality reproduction circuit board from Classic Industries is a must-do project for many enthusiasts. He also explains the process of restoring under dash wiring and shares his tip for cutting custom width wire wrap.
Brent Ackley teaches you how to install a new dashboard cluster into the front of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques that you’ll utilize, stressing the importance of taking your time so as not to scratch the edges of the dashboard.Watch Now >>
Nothing makes your heart sink faster than turning the key on your classic car and hearing that familiar clicking of the starter. Batteries can drain down when not used regularly or when at your local car show and your car sits with the doors or trunk open for extended times. The best insurance you can…Watch Now >>
Understanding engine timing and timing advance is important when making decisions on your classic car. Mark Simpson explains the difference between “initial timing” and “total timing” and teaches you how to set and check both. Mark also demonstrates the use of a dial back timing light to accurately set timing advance.Watch Now >>
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska walk you step-by-step through a classic car restoration process of bench soldering dashboard components for a 1956 Chevrolet 150, teaching you how to properly wire the components and connect the terminals. They show you a sample schematic for a standard component, and emphasize that each one will be different, so…Watch Now >>