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.
In preparing for a complete restoration and upgrade, Craig and Aaron Hopkins get to work on cleaning out and taking inventory for a 1967 Chevy Chevelle. They walk you step by step through the entire cleaning process, which involves gutting the car’s interior components and sorting through the parts that should be recycled or trashed…Watch Now >>
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska teach you how to remove the old and tattered headliner in a 1956 Chevrolet 150 and replace it with a new liner. They walk you through the step-by-step process, demonstrating essential classic car maintenance techniques. You should wear a respirator and be careful not to get any of the dust…Watch Now >>
Restoring cast aluminum parts to like new condition can be a challenging process. Simple glass bead or media blasting can leave the parts looking flat and grey. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations shares his secrets for restoring cast aluminum parts to have that “factory new” appearance. Bob takes us step by step through the process…Watch Now >>
When stripping the hardware from a car, it is important that you take the necessary precautions to carefully remove each component. Craig Hopkins teaches you how to use a torch and a few hand tools to find and remove screws and other materials that are holding the hardware onto the body of the car. The…Watch Now >>