Roadways across America were much different in the seventies and earlier than they are today. To compensate for rough roads and uneven pavement manufacturers gave their cars plenty of ground clearance, however today this elevated stance seems to rival that of most four wheel drive trucks. A popular conversion to give cars a more modern stance is the addition of lowering blocks. Mark Simpson takes us through the process of adding lowering blocks and important considerations that should be made when deciding exactly how much to lower a car.
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Brent Ackley and George Vondriska teach you how to locate the car engine and transmission mounts on a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They walk you through the step-by-step process, demonstrating essential classic car maintenance techniques, including lowering the motor into place, torquing the mounts, and welding the joints.Watch Now >>
Weak rear control arms are a common problem for GM A-Body cars (Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Gran Sport). This problem is especially noticeable on high horsepower cars. For years the backyard garage solution was to add boxing plates welded to the open channel in the control arm, but times change and aftermarket control arms offer bothWatch Now >>
If you have zerks on your classic car, you should know that you’ll need to grease them whenever you complete an oil change. Sometimes they do not want to take the grease, so Brent Ackley recommends using zerk busters. See how helpful these handy helpers can be for classic cars. Zerk Busters can be foundWatch Now >>