Many vintage cars use a heat riser tube from the exhaust manifold or intake to the carburetor to operate the choke mechanism. Because these systems rely on hot exhaust gasses to operate properly they are prone to failure over time. Adding headers or aftermarket carburetors can also make the use of heat riser tubes impossible. A good solution is to convert the your car to an electric choke. Mark Simpson takes you step-by-step through the process of electric choke conversion.
Part of any paint process is dry fitting the car together. Craig Hopkins expresses the importance of making sure all components fit together as he presents the next steps in the process. It is also very important to seam seal your car to protect against the elements and carbon monoxide. Watch Craig as he correctlyWatch Now >>
When it comes time to begin your restoration, assume someone else will be putting the car together and your job is to provide them with instruction on exactly how to do it. That way you’ll keep careful records of every part you removed and photos of it before you ever touched it. It’s easier thanWatch Now >>