Whether you’ve just bought your classic car or you’ve driven it a few decades sooner or later you’re going to need to remove or replace the door glass. Older classics with side safety glass are also prone to “fogging” around the edges as the glass delaminates from the safety plastic sheet, forcing owners to replace the glass even though it isn’t broken. The first time you try to go through the process of door glass removal on most cars and trucks you’ll often reach a point where you scratch your head and wonder, “How does that come out?” Mark Simpson takes the mystery out of the process and takes us step-by-step through removing the door panel, vent window and ultimately removing the door glass. Following the right steps when completing door glass removal makes short work of this task and ensures nothing gets damaged along the way.
Building a high-quality restoration is all about the details, and one of those often overlooked details is the rear view mirror. But, there are few items on your classic car that you’ll look at more. We venture to RJ Restorations in Farmington, MN to visit owner Bob Wilson. It’s Bob’s relentless attention to detail that…Watch Now >>
We are all prone to taking shortcuts from time to time, whether it’s a quicker way to drive or simply get things done. But when it comes time to restore a classic car, some shortcuts can cost you time and money in the long run. Most frequently, the items on cars that get the shortcut…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 >>
Rubber gaskets, window seals, door bumpers, etc. often need to be replaced when restoring a classic car. On some models however, reproduction seals are not available. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process of reconditioning existing seals then goes through the process of creating a new back glass seal from available seal parts. After reconditioning the seal,…Watch Now >>