• 13:42

    Replacing Classic Car Sway Bar Bushings

    The first patent on a sway bar and sway bar bushings design came in Canada by Stephen Coleman in 1919. Although there wasn’t much call for it on early pre-war cars as stiff suspension and body roll were simply viewed as part of the driving experience. Following World War II roads had improved, cars were…

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  • 8:49

    Spin-on Oil Filter Conversion

    Oil filter conversion is one component of our classic cars to which we seldom give much thought. The fact is most cars even into the 1930s did not have oil filters, but rather a large oil plug on the oil pan was used so debris in the bottom of the pan could be fished out…

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  • 2:50

    Steering Wheel Puller Demo

    There are plenty of stories of guys removing steering wheels in salvage yards that often end badly as one clobbers himself in the face with a steering wheel as it suddenly sets itself free. But it doesn’t need to be this way; using the right tools and using them right can make short work of…

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  • 6:55

    Jay Leno’s Garage: 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre

    Dennis Gage just can’t get enough of a good thing, so naturally he’s compelled to return to the dream garage of Jay Leno. This time Jay couldn’t resist sharing one of his cars that brings back countless memories of his youth: a 1966 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre that he helped his father order from the dealer.…

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  • 11:30

    High-Torque Starter Upgrade

    The importance of a good high-torque starter in your classic car cannot be overstated. Whether you’re leaving for that big trip in your classic car or simply returning from a local cruise night, when you turn that key you want to hear that engine turning. Nothing makes your heart sink faster than turning the key…

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  • 8:15

    Door Glass Removal

    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…

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  • 3:54

    Modern Audio in Classic Cars: Custom Autosound

    One of the most popular upgrades to any classic car is bringing the audio system into the current century. But car enthusiasts seldom want to give up the traditional look of their original radio. Thankfully the folks at Custom Autosound have a wide array of solutions to satisfy most enthusiasts. Mike Daugherty of Custom Autosound…

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  • 2:06

    Removing a Power Window Switch

    Removing door panels often involves removing various door panel components first. Mark Simpson gives us a look at a typical power window switch used on cars of the 40s, 50s and 60s and how to release the clips for easy removal using common automotive picks.

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  • 15:11

    Making Electrical Wire Crimp Connections

    The foundation for any classic car electrical system is good quality wire and connections. Improperly installed electrical wire crimp connections can lead to electrical shorts, system failures or even fire. Mark Simpson will discuss the different parts of a crimp connector and demonstrate how to install the most common types of electrical wire crimp connectors…

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