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 >>
Watch as Craig Hopkins and son Aaron install the car dash on their Chevelle. They also work on building the firewall from the inside out. Taking your time and working together is important so that everything fits correctly. Learn tips as they assemble the firewall complete with heater box and more.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to install a new wiring harness under the dashboard of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll use, including the mounting and wiring of the fuse board.Watch Now >>