Installing a new headliner in a classic car can seem a little intimidating to most car guys who are more comfortable with a wrench in their hand and grease beneath their nails. The process is actually relatively easy, and with a little time and patience most car enthusiasts can achieve professional quality results at a fraction of the price. Mark Simpson shows us the tools we’ll need to get the job done and the importance of reconditioning the hardware. While Hot Rod Builder, Gary Simpson takes us step-by-step through the process of installing a new suspended headliner in our project car. Every car is different but many of these same procedures will guarantee your success on Fords, Chevys and MoPars alike.
The next step in the restoration and upgrade of a 1967 Chevelle involves removing the front end, roof, and tail and quarter panels. Craig Hopkins and his teammate demonstrate the entire cutting and chiseling process, which is both tedious and necessary. Once they’re through, Craig teaches you how to take a closer look at the…Watch Now >>
When stripping the hardware from a car, it is important that you take the necessary precautions to carefully remove each component. Craig Hopkins teaches you how to use a torch and a few hand tools to find and remove screws and other materials that are holding the hardware onto the body of the car. The…Watch Now >>
Preparing new upholstery panels for a classic car is an important first step to reupholstering your car. Mark Simpson shares some common options available to you when determining what materials to use. Mark demonstrates his preferred cutting methods for working with ABS panel board materials, as he builds the rear seat corner supports for our…Watch Now >>
If you’re serious about restoring your classic car, installing a firewall pad/insulation is one important aspect that should not be overlooked. Original firewall pads break down over time, reducing their ability to block heat and noise from entering your car. Additionally the natural fibers in older firewall pads will give your car that distinctive “Old…Watch Now >>