Restoring cast aluminum parts to like new condition can be a challenging process. Simple glass bead or media blasting can leave the parts looking “flat” and “grey”. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations shares his secrets for restoring cast aluminum parts to have that “factory new” appearance. Bob takes us step-by-step through the process of restoring a set of Boss Mustang valve covers, including: cleaning, conditioning, detailing, machined surface restoration and flange straightening.
Classic car upholstery will eventually need replacement. Hot Rod Builder, Gary Simpson, explains the need to remove all of the natural fiber materials and soft goods inside the car to rid the classic of that “Old Car Funk” smell. He also reveals how the materials inside the seat breaks down over time, making spring and…Watch Now >>
Classic Car restoration is an exciting and hard working project. In this video, Brent Ackley shows you how to approximately position the points on a classic car’s engine, safely use the dwell meter and adjust the points for the perfect distance. One of the techniques can be done individually while the other needs a partner.Watch Now >>
Preparing new upholstery panels for a classic car is an important first step to reupholstering your car. Mark Simpson shares some common options available to you when determining what materials to use. Mark demonstrates his preferred cutting methods for working with ABS panel board materials, as he builds the rear seat corner supports for our…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley teach you step-by-step how to do a compression test for your classic car. They show how to check the compression of each cylinder whether you are by yourself or with a partner. After analyzing the range of your compression results, you will know whether your engine is in good condition,…Watch Now >>