If you’re serious about restoring your classic car, installing a firewall pad/insulation is one important aspect that should not be overlooked. Original firewall pads break down over time, reducing their ability to block heat and noise from entering your car. Additionally the natural fibers in older firewall pads will give your car that distinctive “Old Car” smell. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to replace the firewall pad and explains how the insulation reduces heat and noise that may transfer to the interior from the engine bay.
It’s no secret classic pickup truck owners are often faced with needing to replace the cab corners of their vintage ride. This area is prone to holding dirt and water resulting in rusted out cab corners. Hot rod fabricator Gary Simpson of Outcast Kustoms takes us through the process of removing the rusted area, butt…Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins goes to work on stripping the remaining metal components from the body of a 1967 Chevy Chevelle, including all of the removable and in some cases salvageable hardware. He walks you step by step through the cutting process, using a chisel and other handy tools to remove all of the extra pieces on…Watch Now >>
Before getting started on the next phase of a classic car restoration, you should assess the status of your gutted and cleaned out car. Craig and Aaron Hopkins show you the inside of their cleaned 1967 Chevy Chevelle, and reiterate the importance of organizing and racking all the parts that you took out of the…Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins will present more welding basics in this video. Craig with also teach you how to recognize if the wire on a welder is to fast or to slow, how to balance the heat range and wire speed, and where to position your hand when welding. Learn what is happening while you weld and…Watch Now >>