When doing a complete car restoration, you’re bound to find a few extra holes that have been drilled into your car over the years. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson demonstrates a couple different techniques to properly MIG plug weld to fill holes.
Combination valves are common on most classic cars from the 1960s forward. This valve is often misrepresented as the proportioning valve, however the combination valve actually contains three distinctly different functions. Mark Simpson explains the different components within the combination valve and exactly how they function together.Watch Now >>
Straightening and repairing aluminum trim pieces can seem like a daunting task, although many of the same skills and processes you use to refinish car body panels are also used when straightening trim. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process of removing dents and scratches and returning a luster to trim pieces by polishing aluminum.Watch Now >>
How complex is the portion you are trying to replace? Is a donor piece from another vehicle available? These are questions to ask yourself when deciding whether to use the auto fabrication technique or transplant parts. George Vondriska goes over both approaches and the reasons each were used on the El Camino.Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins explains how to sand a car with a paint stick around the edges without making a flat spot. He uses the water blade to distinguish where to sand more and where not to over sand. You will get an up close look on how to properly sand every difficult area, crease, and edge.Watch Now >>