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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To prepare to attach the skin on a classic car door, Craig Hopkins shows how to create holes 6 inches apart in the skin with a hole punch. He demonstrates how to stop the door skin and inner structure from racking, and discusses why you should not weld the two until it fits back on… Read more »Watch Now >>
In preparing for a complete restoration and upgrade, Craig and Aaron Hopkins get to work on cleaning out and taking inventory for a 1967 Chevy Chevelle. They walk you step by step through the entire cleaning process, which involves gutting the car’s interior components and sorting through the parts that should be recycled or trashed… Read more »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 >>
You are almost done with restoring a classic car! Craig Hopkins teaches you how to install the valance, the final part of installing front sheet metal to your classic car. It goes on with four j-nuts and four bolts. All you need to do is wiggle the valance to get the right fit and screw… Read more »Watch Now >>