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 keep…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 of…Watch Now >>
Whether you’ve just bought your classic car or you’ve driven it a few decades sooner or later you’re going to need to remove or replace the door glass. Older classics with side safety glass are also prone to “fogging” around the edges as the glass delaminates from the safety plastic sheet, forcing owners to replace…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 >>