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.
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska teach you how to locate the car engine and transmission mounts on a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They walk you through the step-by-step process, demonstrating essential classic car maintenance techniques, including lowering the motor into place, torquing the mounts, and welding the joints.Watch Now >>
It’s time to do the under dash wiring for the cruise control system. Brent Ackley recommends using the instruction manual to tell exactly which wires need to get tied to other wires. After the wiring is done, Brent installs the cruise control switch and shares why they chose the style that they did.Watch Now >>
Disc brakes are a popular upgrade for many years and makes of cars. The advantages of disc brakes include superior stopping power, improved reliability and greater ease of maintenance. Mark Simpson takes us through an overview of the SSBC brake conversion kit we’ll be installing on our ’57 DeSoto project, which includes everything we’ll needWatch Now >>