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.
George Vondriska identifies the different impact wrenches there are. An impact wrench often needs an air line and compressor and an electric impact wrench has a cord that needs to be plugged in. A cordless impact wrench uses a lithium battery and is another option. George explains the advantages to having a cordless impact wrenchWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins uses his helmet cam to give you an up-close look of the timing, spacing and location of a proper weld. He starts by using a 3 inch grinder to flatten welds out, and then shows you how to create lap and butt welds that are four beads long. Use this helpful welding tipsWatch Now >>
Sanding is a critical step in adding an impressive paint job to your classic car, so you need the proper supplies in your shop. Cam Benty helps you chose what size blocks to use, how to build your own block and the functions of a powder can. A proper finish starts with the car sandingWatch Now >>
Mark Simpson demonstrates how adding and properly maintaining an at-home media blasting cabinet can dramatically improve the quality of your restorations. He shows exactly what steps you need to know to: maintain the consumable parts, selecting blasting media, safety considerations, preparing parts for blasting and how to protect the parts you don’t want blasted.Watch Now >>