Buying a car to restore may not be as stressful as looking for a new project car, but there are still important aspects to look for. Brent Ackley tells you what areas to examine to get the finished product you desire depending on how much money you want to spend and the amount of time you’re willing to put in.
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Final Classic Car Restoration Tips
Craig Hopkins gives you some final classic car restoration tips to finish sanding, buffing, and polishing. You will learn how to run some tape along the edge of the quarter panel (and deck lid) to avoid cutting the paint. Also, all good paint jobs start with a good block. Craig recommends John Wheeler’s Adjustable Flexible…Watch Now >>
Customize Your Own Classic Car With Sheet Metal Fabrication
In this video, learn how to customize your own classic car! Sheet Metal Fabrication can be a useful and effective tool when you are looking to add customized exterior to your classic car. Mark Oja works on a rare, custom Blown Fiat and adds his own custom hood using sheet metal fabrication made from cheap…Watch Now >>
Classic Car Polishing Preparation
Craig Hopkins prepares you to polish your classic car with 1000, 1500, and 3000 grit sandpaper without scratching the paint, and then shows you the sanding technique with paint sticks, blocks, and a water blade to get the perfect finish. Make sure all of your equipment is clean!Watch Now >>
Classic Car Quarter Panel Removal
Craig Hopkins and Randy Bolig take you through a classic car quarter panel removal process. First, they outline with a black marker what they are going to cut out of a 1969 Dodge Dart. Then they use a torch and brush to get lead out of the car, which shows them exactly where to cut.…Watch Now >>
All well and good if you have people like you two who can do the work if it can’t be done by yourself. Me I prefer to shop around for a completed vehicle is what I did. I bought a 1951 Ford 2dr Custom 1000 miles from me just by looking at the ad and talking to the owner. Being not a mechanic this was the best route for me and I am highly satisfied and would do it again.