• 1:49

    No-Drip Brake Bleeder

    Early cars used mechanical means of activating the car’s brakes, whether the brakes were cable operated or metal rods and levers. These systems proved very effective when properly adjusted. But there were limitations to these early systems and they notoriously required a fair amount of effort to stop a car. All of that changed when…

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  • 12:12

    Paint Spray Gun Cleaning & Storage

    As hard as it is to believe nowadays, there was a time when all cars were painted by brush with several coats of Japanese and Nitrocellulose Lacquer. Spray painting cars began in the 1930’s and over the years has become the standard for applying the cars finish. Professionals and hobbyists alike have perfected this process,…

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  • 25:14

    Automotive Paint Spray Gun Setup

    From nearly the time automotive manufacturers stopped painting cars with a brush and began using paint spray guns, spray gun manufacturers have pursued the challenge of making a “better spray gun.” This competitive process has dramatically changed the equipment and processes we use today, even when compared to just a few decades ago. Modern spray…

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  • 32:31

    Understanding Automotive Spray Guns

    There are many steps to any complete classic car restoration but perhaps the most time consuming and expensive is completing the body and paint work. Likewise there is no greater aspect of the restoration where you can save a few dollars and have the pride of knowing “you did that”, not to mention knowing it’s…

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  • 0:59

    No-Cost Axle Puller

    You can never have enough tools, but if you’ve been restoring cars long enough you have most of what you need. But for those starting out or building cars on a limited budget the key to building cars is to make the most of what you do have. This same scenario applies when you are…

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  • 27:30

    Rear Coil-Over Shock Conversion

    Many classic car enthusiasts are not purists when it comes to building and restoring their cars. Often these adventurous souls seek to improve the performance, handling, and safety of their cars, but without drastically altering the car’s original appearance. The number one modification many consider is improving the cars braking system but number two on…

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  • 8:11

    Secondary Under-Dash Gauge Installation

    From nearly the invention of the automobile, motorists have relied on gauges to give them direct feedback as to how their car was performing. As time went by, more gauges were added to provide a host of information, but by the 1960s, cars became more affordable. With buyers less concerned about reading gauges, they were…

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  • 55:14

    Installing A Glue-In Windshield

    By the late 1960s, most passenger cars were using glue-in windshields. They provided better seals, additional structural rigidity and increased speed of installation over their rubber mounted predecessors. But unfortunately many auto restorers are uncomfortable removing and installing an auto windshield, but that reluctance is often nothing more than being unfamiliar with the process. The…

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  • 4:32

    Getting Started with Body Restoration

    No one is born with the skills to restore a Classic Car, but rather they are gained over trial and time. But there’s no argument we all started in the same place. Mark Simpson discusses with Terry Wright what it takes to get started in the hobby and be successful at it. It begins with…

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