• 5:04

    Working on classic cars almost always involves dealing with rusty fasteners. The three most common methods to free up rusted fasteners are brute force, heat or penetrating oil. We’ll take a look at some commercially available penetrating oils and how to make your own penetrating oil that “Machinist Workshop Magazine” claims to outperform them all

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 1:36

    Nothing is more frustrating than chipping fresh paint while attaching trim screws. Mark Simpson demonstrates a quick and easy way to use dielectric grease to avoid chipped paint mishaps and finish your classic car off right.

    Watch Now >>
  • 6:34

    Technology has a way of changing the way we do things, even the way we work on our classic cars. The smartphone has become an important tool in any shop, but now with the availability of low cost (under $10) remote cameras things got a little better. Mark Simpson takes a close look at the

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 5:29

    Hose clamps have remained largely unchanged in design since nearly the dawn of the automobile. However, the Power Grip hose clamps provide a new twist on hose clamps, using a heavy gauge heat shrinkable material these clamps get the job done. Not only do they clamp well they adjust their tightness every time the engine

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 13:37

    Proving that more can go wrong with a car sitting still than when it is driven regularly, components that are lubricated with 50 plus year old grease can often fail become inoperable. Mark Simpson digs into a vintage wiper motor to determine why it stopped working, then cleans, inspects and re-lubricates the windshield wiper motor

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:51

    Rusty cast iron exhaust manifolds or even master cylinders can be a distraction in a neatly detailed engine compartment. Paint and many high-heat coatings often don’t last in this environment and when they start to chip, peel and burn they often look even worse. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to freshen up the look of the

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 8:49

    Modern oils, fuels and fluids have changed over the years from when many of our classic cars were built. Mark Simpson discusses many of these changes and how it is important to the life of your classic car to make the right choices when selecting which products to use in your car. The removal of

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:06

    Knowing the correct way to mix body filler is important in achieving consistently good results without pinholes and air pockets. Mark Simpson shows us the correct process and explains why it is important to use the correct ratios of Filler and Hardener to avoid corrosion and achieve a good bond.

    Watch Now >>
  • 3:13

    Removing decals from car and trim tape adhesives can seem impossible without damaging the underlying paint. Gary Simpson demonstrates how the process can be done safely and effectively using a tool known as an eraser wheel. Knowing how to use this tool properly will help you safely remove even vintage decals without scratching the paint.

    Watch Now >>