• Gauge Plastic Restoration
    10:35

    Restoring the plastic lenses on your instruments is an easy way to brighten the appearance of your dash. Mark Simpson shows how to properly sand, polish and repaint this gauge plastic to like new condition, saving you hundreds over buying new original dash plastic.

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  • How to Use a Shrinker Stretcher
    7:44

    A shrinker/stretcher is a valuable tool in sheet metal panel fabrication, as well as fitting patch panels and other sheet metal parts. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to use a shrinker stretcher and how it can be a real time saver in the shop.

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  • Replacing the Upholstery Panel Board
    7:01

    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… Read more »

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    14:50

    Plastic parts on classic cars are prone to breaking and often unavailable in reproduction. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to strengthen and make repairs to vintage parts to give them a new look at a fraction of the price of reproduction or N.O.S. parts.

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  • How to Use a Bead Roller
    12:20

    When fabricating sheet metal parts using a bead roller can add strength to the panels and return new parts to a factory look. Join Mark Simpson in this introduction to beadrolling as he demonstrates how to use a bead roller to roll flanges and beads.

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    3:32

    When visiting any salvage yard, success is not guaranteed, although Mark Simpson shares a few of his tips to improve the odds, during a trip to Rohners Auto Parts in Willmar MN. Knowing what to look for and where to look can yield hidden treasures even in plain sight.

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    6:26

    Much of Salvage yard etiquette involves simply using common sense in how you conduct yourself in the yard. Join Mark Simpson on a visit to Rohners Auto Parts in Willmar, MN as he reviews many of the common courtesies we should use in the salvage yard.

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  • 012816f_s3509u_c-junkyard-tour
    4:24

    Every “die-hard” classic car enthusiast has their favorite places to hunt for parts. Mark Simpson shares one of his secret “honey holes” with a visit to Rohners Auto Parts in Willmar, MN. Join Mark as he explores a variety of old cars from 70’s vans to vintage Oldsmobile’s to early 40s Fords, this salvage yard… Read more »

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    4:53

    Staying safe in the salvage yard is key to enjoying your time there. Mark Simpson discusses several important considerations you should make to ensure your safety and the safety of others. Active salvage yards and those that go seemingly untouched for years, all share their hidden dangers. Knowing what to look for or lookout for,… Read more »

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