Rubber gaskets, window seals, door bumpers, etc. often need to be replaced when restoring a classic car. On some models however, reproduction seals are not available. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process of reconditioning existing seals then goes through the process of creating a new back glass seal from available seal parts. After reconditioning the seal, Mark shows us the process to install back glass in a 1957 DeSoto.
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska teach you how to install weather stripping into a 1956 Chevrolet 150. They walk you step by step through the entire process, demonstrating each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll utilize, including pulling and/or tapping the plugs into place and using weather strip adhesive to keepWatch Now >>
To conclude the repairs made on Brent Ackley’s 1966 Buick Skylark, he and George Vondriska need to make a final inspection. They briefly cover everything under the hood from the direction of the gas filter to the transparency of the air cleaner to proper heater and radiator hoses. They’ll help you make sure the general conditionWatch Now >>
Brent Ackley suggests using a windshield removal tool for windshield molding clips if your project includes removing molding that you intend to keep. He demonstrates how the tool is used. It’s quick and easy and there is no damage to the molding using this tool.Watch Now >>
In the second phase of the cleanout process, Craig and Aaron Hopkins remove the windshield from a 1967 Chevy Chevelle. They teach you how to properly disengage the trim clips so as not to destroy the molding, and they use a reversible, double-bladed glass removal tool to slowly and carefully pry the windshield out ofWatch Now >>