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.
Craig Hopkins goes to work on stripping the remaining metal components from the body of a 1967 Chevy Chevelle, including all of the removable and in some cases salvageable hardware. He walks you step by step through the cutting process, using a chisel and other handy tools to remove all of the extra pieces on…Watch Now >>
If you have missing heat shields or notice spark plugs lying against the exhaust manifold, you should probably replace your spark plug wires. If you are unsure whether you need to, Brent Ackley will help you examine your valve cover and other parts to double check. After watching this video, you will know how to…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 >>
Craig Hopkins throws the 1967 Chevy Chevelle up on a lift and uses a set of rocker bars to remove the body from the chassis. He stresses the importance of checking underneath the body as you’re lifting it off the chassis for any caught brake lines or other impediments.Watch Now >>