• 17:25

    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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  • 12:15

    Ever wonder what spare parts you should carry in your classic car? Many parts for your car are simply unavailable at a local auto parts store or they’ll need to be ordered special, which hardly gets your ride off the side of the road. Mark Simpson takes a look at what parts you should consider

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  • 4:13

    Finding good quality parts for your classic car keeps getting easier, thanks in large part to quality manufacturers such as National Parts Depot. Classic Car Restoration Club guru Dennis Gage sits down with Rick Schmidt of NPD to check out their latest parts offerings for early versions of the Pontiac Tempest, LeMans and GTO. In

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  • 22:40

    Once the Oxy Acetylene torch was the tool every car guy grabbed for first and was a must have for any die-hard car enthusiast. Advancements in MIG and TIG welders, Plasma cutters and the like have diminished the need of this great shop tool. But the old gas axe still has its place in any

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  • 5:04

    Working on classic cars almost always involves dealing with rusty fasteners. The three most common methods to free up rusted fasteners are brute force, heat or penetrating oil. We’ll take a look at some commercially available penetrating oils and how to make your own penetrating oil that “Machinist Workshop Magazine” claims to outperform them all

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  • 6:34

    Technology has a way of changing the way we do things, even the way we work on our classic cars. The smartphone has become an important tool in any shop, but now with the availability of low cost (under $10) remote cameras things got a little better. Mark Simpson takes a close look at the

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  • 5:29

    Hose clamps have remained largely unchanged in design since nearly the dawn of the automobile. However, the Power Grip hose clamps provide a new twist on hose clamps, using a heavy gauge heat shrinkable material these clamps get the job done. Not only do they clamp well they adjust their tightness every time the engine

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  • 0:00

    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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  • 5:11

    MIG welders have made the process of welding metal easy for even the novice car builder, but before you turn on the welder make certain you’re aware how to safely use it. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson takes you through important MIG welding safety considerations, equipment and processes to ensure your time in the shop is

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