• 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 being damaged, whether it’s road debris passing through the grille or interference or damage from the fan or even unintentional damage hole making radiator repair. However radiators can be expensive and even difficult to find the correct one. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to remove a single damaged tube from the radiator…

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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 well 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…

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  • 10:38

    Undercoating Application

    By the 1950s many classic cars came from the factory with undercoating already applied. Often this undercoating has become dried out or needs to be redone after patching or replacing floor pans. Fortunately Eastwood Company offers high-quality anti-rust coatings that can restore that factory look or help preserve rust prone areas like rocker panels. Follow…

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  • 2:31

    Using a Heat Gun to Remove Old Bondo

    When stripping down old panels for restoration, it’s not uncommon to discover bondo hidden beneath that shiny coat of paint. Never trust old filler as the previous owner may have taken a few shortcuts in preparing the surface for paint. Sanding old filler can send a plume of dust throughout the shop, but using a…

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