Cars of the 30s through the 50s notoriously had issues sealing out the elements once their seals began to degrade. Installing new weather seals will keep the rain and dust out for years to come and can be accomplished in a few short hours in the garage.
Early automobiles and trucks often had windshield glass mounted in frames and secured to the car, but by the 1930s most cars began to have the windshield mounted in a rubber gasket and secured in place by the interior trim panels. As car designs evolved, the introduction of the glue-in windshield became common practice by…Watch Now >>
Rubber gaskets, window seals, door bumpers, etc. often need to be replaced when restoring a classic car. On some models however, reproduction seals are not available. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process of reconditioning existing seals then goes through the process of creating a new back glass seal from available seal parts. After reconditioning the seal,…Watch Now >>
New windlace installation is an important first step in reupholstering your classic car. Mark Simpson explains the importance of having good windlace and shows us the materials and supplies you’ll need to accomplish this job. Then classic car upholsterer Gary Simpson takes us step-by-step through the process of installation. Including, how to deal with unique…Watch Now >>