• 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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  • 22:33

    Dashboard Restoration

    An often overlooked component in many restorations is the dashboard, but it’s attention to ALL the details in your dashboard restoration that will set your car apart from the rest. When you enjoy your ride at a car show or even on a local cruise night, you spend a lot of time looking at your…

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  • 4:28

    Autogeek Headlights

    Rick Schmidt of National Parts Depot stops by the garage to show Dennis Gage a wide variety of headlight options from concurs correct to modern high-intensity lights. Whether you’re restoring a GM and need the correct T-3 headlights or you need the original Ford script headlights for your 50s to 70s Ford, the folks at…

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  • 14:54

    Classic Car Gauge Repair

    Properly restored gauges and lenses can be easily overlooked when doing a complete restoration but with a little time, effort and the right parts your gauges can be made like new. Mark Simpson visits Bob Wilson owner of RJ Restorations to see first-hand the processes Wilson uses to build award winning restored classic cars. Bob…

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  • 17:25

    Dash Wiring and Circuit Boards

    Many car enthusiasts don’t give their wiring or electrical system a second thought, that is until it fails. On the other hand nothing makes a classic car owners heart sink faster than having their car dead on the side of the road. Mark Simpson joins Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations as they dig in and…

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  • 5:19

    Crimping on New Battery Terminal Connectors

    Whether you’re relocating your battery, making custom length battery cables or powering up a huge audio amplifier in the trunk, knowing the right way to cut and crimp large electrical cables will ensure your new upgrade will work as you intended. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to cut copper cable and crimp on new battery terminal…

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  • 16:03

    Custom Autosound – Secretaudio SST-V Radio

    When driving your classic car there are sometimes when you want all the features of a modern audio system but don’t want to give up your original factory radio, or perhaps building that traditional early hot rod and any radio would look out of place. Thankfully the folks at Custom Autosound have a great solution…

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