Avid classic car enthusiasts will eventually need to replace carpet in one of their cars. Installing “Cut-Sewn” carpet sets presents different challenges then “Molded” carpet sets. Mark Simpson explains how to prepare the interior, position and place the carpet, while Hot Rod Builder, Gary Simpson demonstrates how to: form and relax the carpet using a hand-held steamer, gluing and trimming carpet, and how to make dimmer switch holes that won’t fray at the edges. With a little time and patience any car enthusiast can achieve professional results on their next carpet installation.
Craig Hopkins help you identify the spot welds on the car floor and draw a pattern to avoid cutting anything out of the car that shouldn’t be removed. You will learn how to draw a diagram of where to cut, but make sure to take your time. Also, get a tip about seam sealer so…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley explain how to put spark plugs back into the engine by finding the correct gap and gapping the plug. They also cover the diagnostics of a spark plug before putting it back into your classic car. They give multiple examples of bad spark plugs, discuss what is wrong with them…Watch Now >>
Let’s face it, when you’re behind the wheel of your classic car often your only view of all the work you’ve done is the dashboard and instrument panel. Investing a little time and effort into making the dashboard look good says a lot about the quality of the restoration and pays for itself when the…Watch Now >>
Learn as you watch Brent Ackley and George Vondriska apply vinyl decals to an El Camino. The process can look intimidating but is easier than it initially looks. Using soapy water allows you to move the decal around to get it exactly where you want. A stripe adds nice detail to the El Camino!Watch Now >>