• 3:51

    Inner Fender Replacement

    Replacing the inner fenders on any classic car often meant countless hours searching vintage salvage yards or attending numerous swap meets in hopes of discovering a part that was restorable. The folks at Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) have made the restoration process a whole lot easier with great looking reproduction parts. Mark Simpson and…

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  • 10:15

    Sound Deadening Insulation Install

    Heat insulation and sound deadening insulation is and important step in building a solid new ride. Mark Simpson takes on the task of quieting down our 1968 Chevelle with the assistance of some great products from Hushmat, including their Ultra insulation, Pro Roller and new Quiet Tape. Our Big Block Chevelle makes plenty of heat…

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  • 4:21

    Steele Rubber Sealing

    Sometimes there are few options when purchasing reproduction rubber parts for your classic car, and nothing is more frustrating than when they don’t fit right. Dennis Gage is joined in the shop by Matt Agosta of Steele Rubber, to review one of their newest offerings, factory correct door weather striping for early Camaros. Agosta goes…

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  • 9:44

    Radiator Repair

    Radiators are prone to damage, whether it’s from road debris passing through the grille, interference or damage from the fan, or even unintentional damage from radiator repair. However, radiators can be expensive and it can be difficult to find the correct one for your car. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to safely remove a single damaged…

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  • 4:01

    Pinnacle Wax and Polish

    In time every freshly painted car develops swirls in the finish, these often develop from simple routine care like washing or putting on the car cover. Dennis Gage is joined by Mike Phillips of Autogeek.com to demonstrate Pinnacle’s Advanced Compound for buffing car finishes. This new compound features an engineered abrasive, when used with a…

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  • 7:32

    Von Hot Rod Cars

    Join Dennis Gage as he takes an up close look at famed pinstriping artist Von Hot Rod’s personal custom cars. Almost out of character Hot Rod’s 1939 Plymouth screams 90s street rod and that’s the way he likes it. From its monotone teal paint, one-piece hood, tweed interior, Drag Star wheels and digital dash this…

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  • 7:57

    Von Hot Rod’s History

    Southern California plays host to many notable personalities in the custom car culture. Dennis Gage pays a visit to Von Hot Rod an acclaimed pinstriper and hot rod artist. But more than just pinstriping “Hot Rod” also owned a Southern California Hot Rod Shop named Hot Rod’s Hangout. Dennis gets an insider tour of Von…

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  • 3:53

    Dustless Blasting

    Join Dennis Gage and Benny Lecompte of MMLJ Dustless Blasting as they examine the history of media blasting and the processes that have been created to remove rust yet avoid warping metal. They’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of soda blasting and the current best practices to achieve a “perfect surface.” They’ll also examine new…

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  • 3:58

    Self-Etching Primer

    The key to getting paint to stick to bare metal is all in the metal prep and using the right primers. Self-etching primer contains a mild acid that actually etches the bare metal to create a superior bond between the primer and the metal. Once the area is coated in self-etching primer, more traditional primers…

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