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.
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska walk you step-by-step through the process of installing a headliner in a 1956 Chevrolet 150, demonstrating each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques that you’ll utilize. Brent lays out the equipment and tools that you need and highlights the important parts that you should pay particular attention…Watch Now >>
Nothing freshens up the look of a classic car like installing new carpets. So when our project ’68 Chevelle returned to the street after spending some time as a dedicated race car, we knew a fresh carpet would help this car return to it roots as a die-hard street machine. A quick call to our…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska visually inspects each part of the distributor cap – the cap itself, the router, and the points. He shows what corrosion on the inside of a used cap looks like compared to a new, working one, discusses the different types of routers and teaches you how to set the point cap with a…Watch Now >>
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 coming…Watch Now >>