You automatically assume when you purchase a classic car with a power brake upgrade, all the work is done, but that is not always the case. Sometimes the past owners have made choices that don’t really get the job done. When 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible owner Doug Sjogren stopped by the Classic Car Restoration Club garage, it was evident his brake system was failing to get the job done. After examining the car and discussing what we discovered with the tech support team at Master Power Brakes (MPBrakes.com) we soon had the “Right Components” in the shop. Follow along as Doug and Mark Simpson and make the conversion and have this Cutlass stopping on a dime.
Craig Hopkins works with you on a new and exciting project of a Chassis rebuild in this video. Watch as he and his brother work as a team to put everything together component by component. Craig recommends having all hardware and bushings finished and ready to go so that you aren’t slowed down in the rebuildingWatch Now >>
While assisting a master engine builder one day, Mark Simpson discovered he didn’t have the correct gasket for a part of the engine. The builder said no problem, and handed Mark a piece of gasket material and a hammer. Puzzled, Mark asked. “What the heck am I going to do with this?” After a littleWatch Now >>
The difference between a good restoration and a great restoration is often the attention to detail. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations shares some of his secrets in recreating original stamps, marks and inspection labels. While restoring the engine compartment on this low-mileage ‘71 Boss Mustang factory test car, Bob gives us an inside look atWatch Now >>