Many reproduction plastic parts are not offered in the colors they were originally from the factory, additionally many parts are not reproduced and require us to find salvage parts that may also not be in the correct colors, leaving it up to the restorer to dye the parts to the desired color. Knowing the correct process to dye these parts will ensure the completed parts will look good for years to come. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process of preparing the surface of parts to be dyed, applying adhesion promoters, and dyeing the parts.
Craig Hopkins gives you some final classic car restoration tips to finish sanding, buffing, and polishing. You will learn how to run some tape along the edge of the quarter panel (and deck lid) to avoid cutting the paint. Also, all good paint jobs start with a good block. Craig recommends John Wheeler’s Adjustable FlexibleWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins gives you different tips and tricks to help cut down the metal on a classic car panel without damaging the base. You must make sure to push the metal over weld, rather than attacking it, to avoid tearing the base metal. You will also learn how to get spot welds out. Use thisWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins prepares you to polish your classic car with 1000, 1500, and 3000 grit sandpaper without scratching the paint, and then shows you the sanding technique with paint sticks, blocks, and a water blade to get the perfect finish. Make sure all of your equipment is clean!Watch Now >>