Replacing the inner fenders on any classic car often meant countless hours searching vintage salvage yards or attending numerous swap meets in hopes of discovering a part that was restorable. The folks at Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) have made the restoration process a whole lot easier with great looking reproduction parts. Mark Simpson and Ross Kiehl take our project ’68 Chevelle one step closer in our quest to turn this one-time strip car into a street cruiser, with a set of OPGI inner fender wells, and complete installation hardware.
Because classic muscle cars are usually older, their owners typically have to replace bolts more often than those of modern cars. Mark Oja teaches you two ways to do so, with one being more costly than the other. Once you determine that the bolts you removed are correct, Mark suggests buying a complete bolt replacementWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins gives you different tips and tricks to help cut down the metal on a classic car panel without damaging the base. You must make sure to push the metal over weld, rather than attacking it, to avoid tearing the base metal. You will also learn how to get spot welds out. Use thisWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins provides helpful tips for restoring a classic car in this video. He explains that it is imperative the doors on a classic car are lined up before installing the fenders because that’s what the fenders are going to fit. The control bolt will then set the height of fender to height of doorWatch Now >>
A sheet metal shrinker/stretcher is perfect for any type of metal fabrication you need for your classic car, and it keeps the metal completely flat (without crimps). Mark Oja gives a brief demonstration on how the stretcher works and then shows you an example of a finished product.Watch Now >>