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.
Bucket Seats were popular in Muscle Cars of the 60s and 70s, although many were built with the more practical bench seat. Join Mark Simpson and Ross Kiehl as they upgrade our project ’68 Chevelle to bucket seats including finding buckets, installing the correct seat tracks and welding in a set of inside bucket seat…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 and Brent Ackley teach you how to prepare a headliner for installation into a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They talk about the tools that you’ll need (tape measure, scissors, hammer, pneumatic staple gun, push tools and a heat gun), and demonstrate each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll use.Watch Now >>
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 >>