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.
Car enthusiasts have argued the merits of white LED tail lights versus red LED tail lights bulb. Those that state the white LED bulbs are better in taillights insist they’re just brighter…period. While those that claim the red LED bulbs are better point out that the red taillight lens filters out much of the whiteWatch Now >>
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, soWatch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley give a cruise control update overview. They have a kit from Dakota Digital that allows them to add aftermarket cruise control to the 56 Chevy. There are many little parts but you’ll learn that it is not too difficult to install.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 >>