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    Often overlooked, welding metal prep is key to achieving good looking and strong welds with proper penetration. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson, explains the importance of properly cleaning metal and demonstrates how to remove mill scale to create stronger welds.

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  • 9:48

    Proper setup of your MIG welding equipment is the first step in achieving good MIG welds. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson demonstrates how to setup your welder, shielding gas, your workspace, and replace consumables on your welder.

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  • 3:04

    When doing a complete car restoration, you’re bound to find a few extra holes that have been drilled into your car over the years. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson demonstrates a couple different techniques to properly MIG plug weld to fill holes.

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  • 2:46

    There are options to consider when selecting exhaust clamps for your project. We’ll look at a couple of common type clamps and discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and discuss the use of tailpipe sealers.

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  • 14:03

    Knowing how to weld different joint types is key to ensuring success when MIG welding. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson explores many common MIG welding joints and thicknesses of material and demonstrates how to properly weld each of them.

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  • 3:03

    Exhaust pipes don’t always fit together as they should, often the mufflers are manufactured by a different source than the rest of the pipes and can be difficult to fit together. Mark Simpson explains the use of a exhaust pipe expander and how it can be used to stretch pipe openings or fix damaged pipe

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  • 4:48

    If you work on classic cars long enough, sooner or later you’ll need to remove rusted exhaust studs. Mark Simpson explains the process to safely remove them using a stud extractor tool and quality penetrating fluids. He also explains the process to properly use heat to release rusted studs.

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  • 1:39

    Car enthusiasts have argued the merits of white LED tail lights versus red LED tail lights bulb. Those that state the white LED bulbs are better in taillights insist they’re just brighter…period. While those that claim the red LED bulbs are better point out that the red taillight lens filters out much of the white

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  • 4:25

    Combination valves are common on most classic cars from the 1960s forward. This valve is often misrepresented as the proportioning valve, however the combination valve actually contains three distinctly different functions. Mark Simpson explains the different components within the combination valve and exactly how they function together.

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