• 35:37

    Many classic and specialty cars don’t have the best parking / emergency brakes, and on many custom and street rod builds it gets left out completely. Our ’57 DeSoto is no exception as the parking brake for many early Chrysler Corporation cars was simply a small drum on the tail shaft of the transmission. In

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  • 3:35

    Knowing how to properly disassemble an electrical pins connector will avoid any unintended damage and allow you to quickly make changes. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to work on three popular electrical connectors and the terminal tools needed to get the job done.

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  • 19:48

    It often seems as though more can go wrong with your car when sitting still than when it’s in motion. Taking a few steps to properly store your classic will help ensure your car is ready for spring when you are. Mark Simpson goes through the each of the items you should maintain before putting

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  • 1:36

    Nothing is more frustrating than chipping fresh paint while attaching trim screws. Mark Simpson demonstrates a quick and easy way to use dielectric grease to avoid chipped paint mishaps and finish your classic car off right.

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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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  • 3:51

    Rusty cast iron exhaust manifolds or even master cylinders can be a distraction in a neatly detailed engine compartment. Paint and many high-heat coatings often don’t last in this environment and when they start to chip, peel and burn they often look even worse. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to freshen up the look of the

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  • 3:06

    Knowing the correct way to mix body filler is important in achieving consistently good results without pinholes and air pockets. Mark Simpson shows us the correct process and explains why it is important to use the correct ratios of Filler and Hardener to avoid corrosion and achieve a good bond.

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  • 1:12

    Creating square cuts on round tubing with hand tools can be challenging. Metal fabricator Gary Simpson demonstrates the process of laying out straight and square lines on round tubing and how to cut them.

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