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.
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In the next step of our 1967 Chevy Chevelle rebuild, it’s time to reupholster the bucket seats. Craig Hopkins gives tips along the way as he starts with disassembling the seats completely. After the seats have been reupholstered, Craig and Aaron work on reassembling them. Craig also starts work on the door panel. The car is comingWatch Now >>
To conclude the repairs made on Brent Ackley’s 1966 Buick Skylark, he and George Vondriska need to make a final inspection. They briefly cover everything under the hood from the direction of the gas filter to the transparency of the air cleaner to proper heater and radiator hoses. They’ll help you make sure the general conditionWatch Now >>
Mark Oja goes into detail about car maintenance as well as certain areas on the classic car that are good jacking points. With the help of some fabulous visual examples, you will be able to locate and recognize places that are the safest and most dangerous for jacking up your classic car.Watch Now >>