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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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 attentionWatch Now >>
If you have missing heat shields or notice spark plugs lying against the exhaust manifold, you should probably replace your spark plug wires. If you are unsure whether you need to, Brent Ackley will help you examine your valve cover and other parts to double check. After watching this video, you will know how toWatch Now >>
When completing any classic car upholstery project or simply making small repairs, it is possible to get upholstery adhesive in places you don’t want it. Using solvents to clean upholstery adhesive can sometimes lead to further spreading it out or damaging the finish on your upholstery. Here’s a quick tip to make cleanups easy andWatch Now >>