Automotive battery technology continues to evolve, and the processes many of us have used to charge, re-charge and maintain our batteries have changed as well. Scott Parkhurst joins Mark Simpson as they examine how batteries and battery chargers have changed and proper battery charging. They’ll also discuss the pros and cons of Flooded, Gel and AGM batteries, and considerations you make when selecting one for your classic car.
George Vondriska teaches you how to install a new wiring harness under the dashboard of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll use, including the mounting and wiring of the fuse board.Watch Now >>
Understanding engine timing and timing advance is important when making decisions on your classic car. Mark Simpson explains the difference between “Initial” timing and “Total” timing, and how to set and check both. Mark also demonstrates the use of a dial back timing light to accurately set timing advance.Watch Now >>
Proving that more can go wrong with a car sitting still than when it is driven regularly, components that are lubricated with 50 plus year old grease can often fail become inoperable. Mark Simpson digs into a vintage wiper motor to determine why it stopped working, then cleans, inspects and re-lubricates the windshield wiper motorWatch Now >>
Adding modern sound to classic cars used to involve cutting up pristine factory dashboards to get everything to fit. But thanks to manufacturers like Custom AutoSound upgrades have become a lot easier. Dennis Gage is joined by Ryan McDonald of Custom Autosound as they discuss the many audio solutions including hidden audio systems that canWatch Now >>