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 and George Vondriska walk you step-by-step through a classic car restoration process of bench soldering dashboard components for a 1956 Chevrolet 150, teaching you how to properly wire the components and connect the terminals. They show you a sample schematic for a standard component, and emphasize that each one will be different, so…Watch Now >>
When restoring classic cars, often times the wiring harness also needs to be restored. Before spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars ordering a new harness or having one made, consider restoring your existing harness and repairing any issues it may have developed over the years. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations takes us step-by-step through…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 >>