Once the Oxy Acetylene torch was the tool every car guy grabbed for first and was a must have for any die-hard car enthusiast. Advancements in MIG and TIG welders, Plasma cutters and the like have diminished the need of this great shop tool. But the old gas axe still has its place in any well-equipped shop and knowing how to use it safely and properly is key to your success. Mark Simpson demonstrates setup and safety as well as how to properly use an Oxy Acetylene cutting torch to cut steel plating.
George Vondriska introduces you to the combination impact wrench and wheel torque extension, which ranges from 55 pounds of torque to 140 pounds of torque. You will learn how to get a perfectly consistent torque throughout by using a cross pattern technique.Watch Now >>
TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding aluminum can take a little more practice to perfect. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson, takes us through the process from preparing the torch and electrode, to correct welder settings, to proper metal preparation and finally the welding process itself. You’ll see first hand how with the rightWatch 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 cordsWatch Now >>
Identifying and selecting the correct fill rod is an important next step in TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson shows us the different types available and explains their differences. He then explains the process to prepare the metal for welding, which includes removing surface contaminates, surface cleaning andWatch Now >>