Working on classic cars almost always involves dealing with rusty fasteners. The three most common methods to free up rusted fasteners are brute force, heat or penetrating oil. We’ll take a look at some commercially available penetrating oils and how to make your own penetrating oil that “Machinist Workshop Magazine” claims to outperform them all in scientific tests.
One of the important first steps in TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding, is to know the differences between tungsten electrodes, how to properly cut them shorter if needed and how to properly sharpen them before installing them into the welding torch. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson explains the differences and what you’ll…Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to create a plug weld while installing a floorpan. You will need to make sure the top pan is dropped all the way down tight on the base metal of the car. It is essential when clamping that you make it both tight and right next to the weld. You…Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to properly use and take care of a welder. Personally, he likes to work with the gas gauge on 30, but for better puddle control you’ll work on 20. No matter what type of welder you have, make sure to maintain a nice gentle loop in all of the cords…Watch Now >>