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.
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 >>
When restoring classic cars, often times the wiring harness also needs to be restored. Before spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars ordering a new harness or having one made, consider restoring your existing harness and repairing any issues it may have developed over the years. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations takes us step-by-step through…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 >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley give a cruise control update overview. They have a kit from Dakota Digital that allows them to add aftermarket cruise control to the 56 Chevy. There are many little parts but you’ll learn that it is not too difficult to install.Watch Now >>