Replacing the dash plastic is a common task when restoring most classic cars of the 60s and 70s. Whether the chrome accents need to be restored or the previous owner carved a bigger hole in the dash for a modern stereo, the dash can serve as the focal point of the interior. But removing the dash switches can sometimes be a little challenging. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process to remove the switches from a mid 60s GM A-body dashboard.
Brent Ackley teaches you how to install a new dashboard cluster into the front of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques that you’ll utilize, stressing the importance of taking your time so as not to scratch the edges of the dashboard.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 teaches you how to set and check both. Mark also demonstrates the use of a dial back timing light to accurately set timing advance.Watch Now >>
It’s time to do the under dash wiring for the cruise control system. Brent Ackley recommends using the instruction manual to tell exactly which wires need to get tied to other wires. After the wiring is done, Brent installs the cruise control switch and shares why they chose the style that they did.Watch Now >>