Craig Hopkins

Removing Hardware from a Car Body

Craig Hopkins
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Duration:   5  mins

When stripping the hardware from a car, it is important that you take the necessary precautions to carefully remove each component. Craig Hopkins teaches you how to use a torch and a few hand tools to find and remove screws and other materials that are holding the hardware onto the body of the car. The process may be slow-going, but in the end you’ll be glad you took your time.

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3 Responses to “Removing Hardware from a Car Body”

  1. John

    Would be great on this video specifically to show the places where he uses the flat head on the back side to remove the piece - after it was heated up. Could save or ruin the piece if not done correctly - a better camera angle would be extremely helpful.

  2. Robert

    Good tips. Sometimes those screws just submerge and you can't see them.

  3. Paul

    I love how he used oxy/ acetylene to warm up a screw to remove but used map gas to heat up adhesive. Keep it simple, map gas can be used for screws also.

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