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 explains that to when doing the car floor welding you need to play with the settings. For example, hold the welder higher for heavier settings. Both metals are together if you are able to hear it ring. Also, get a tip about utilizing plug weld holes to run a screw into, which makesWatch Now >>
When your car is in the auto paint booth and you are ready to spray it, there is much preparation that has happened to get to this point! Watch as Aaron Hopkins meticulously wipes the 1967 Chevy Chevelle to remove dust particles before he starts painting. Get a good look as Aaron paints the base coat and first fullWatch Now >>
Brent Ackley gives you step-by-step instructions for replacing a differential gasket on a 1966 Buick Skylark classic car. Although it may be a bit messy, you will want to know how to do this because the differential gaskets are what make the wheels go round.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley teach you how to prepare a headliner for installation into a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They talk about the tools that you’ll need (tape measure, scissors, hammer, pneumatic staple gun, push tools and a heat gun), and demonstrate each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll use.Watch Now >>