• CCRC 013876f_SS359u_c Timing Advance
    7:15

    Understanding engine timing and timing advance is important when making decisions on your classic car. Mark Simpson explains the difference between “Initial” timing and “Total” timing, and how to set and check both. Mark also demonstrates the use of a dial back timing light to accurately set timing advance.

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  • Wiring Harness Repair
    25:36

    When restoring classic cars, often times the wiring harness needs to be restored as also. Before spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars ordering a new harness or having one made, consider restoring your existing harness and repairing any issues it may have developed over the years. Bob Wilson of RJ Restorations takes us step-by-step… Read more »

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  • Install of Cruise Control Speed Sensor & Module
    9:33

    Watch Brent Ackley install a cruise control speed sensor and module on the 56 Chevy. Next, Brent and George Vondriska work under the hood. See how the cruise module goes in and how they connect into the linkage on the existing carburetor.

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    2:18

    George Vondriska and Brent Ackley give a cruise control update overview. They have a kit from Dakota Digital that allows them to add aftermarket cruise control to the 56 Chevy. There are many little parts but you’ll learn that it is not too difficult to install.

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    5:38

    It’s time to do the under dash wiring for the cruise control system. Brent Ackley recommends using the instruction manual to tell exactly which wires need to get tied to other wires. After the wiring is done, Brent installs the cruise control switch and shares why they chose the style that they did.

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  • Classic Car Maintenance Tips: Wiring Harness
    4:48

    George Vondriska teaches you how to install a new wiring harness under the dashboard of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll use, including the mounting and wiring of the fuse board.

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    8:29

    Brent Ackley and George Vondriska walk you step-by-step through a classic car restoration process of bench soldering dashboard components for a 1956 Chevrolet 150, teaching you how to properly wire the components and connect the terminals. They show you a sample schematic for a standard component, and emphasize that each one will be different, so… Read more »

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  • Installing Dashboard Cluster
    1:24

    Brent Ackley teaches you how to install a new dashboard cluster into the front of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He demonstrates the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques that you’ll utilize, stressing the importance of taking your time so as not to scratch the edges of the dashboard.

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    3:04

    Brent Ackley teaches you how to install plug wires into the engine of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He walks you step by step through the installation process, demonstrating the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll utilize, including stripping the conducting material and using a ratcheting crimper to achieve the amount of torque you… Read more »

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