Join the team at Tin Man Fabrication as we upgrade a 1967 Ford Mustang to Wilwood front disc brakes and install an Ididit tilt steering column. Hot rod mechanic Jim Koncker, takes us step-by-step through the process of upgrading to Wilwood performance front disc brakes, including: tear down, hub assembly, packing bearings, bracket installation and brake line install. Additionally, Jim demonstrates the process to upgrade the steering column to an Ididit tilt column including re-pinning the electrical harness, and upgrading to newer style steering joints. Finally, installation is completed with a Wilwood dual reservoir master cylinder, as Jim fabricates an adapter plate to convert this mustang from power brakes to manual for better brake feel when participating in performance driving events.
Bleeding the master cylinder can be done with it in the car but it would take a long time to get all the air worked out. Brent Ackley shows you how to bench bleed a master cylinder by using bleeding ports, attaching little hoses and adding brake fluid. Last step is pumping the actuating rod…Watch Now >>
A flat tire can be a real pain and the time and money to have it fixed can be even worse, so George Vondriska shows you how to repair a flat without the hassle. If you follow his instructions and buy a simple tire plug repair kit, your classic car will be back on the road…Watch Now >>
While front disc brake conversions are popular on classic cars, rear brakes can be equally as important and should not be overlooked. Mark Simpson takes us through the process to remove the original rear drums and hardware from our project ’57 DeSoto, including the use of a drum puller. Then starting with a clean slate…Watch Now >>
Brent Ackley repacks the wheel bearings on his 1966 Buick Skylark to inspect them for wear and damage. He removes the dust cover, cotter key and castle nut to teach you how to take out both the inner and outer bearings for cleaning and then examine and repack them.Watch Now >>