• 4:42

    When it comes to welding sheet metal, we often think of MIG or TIG welding or even gas or stick welding, but the spot welder is equally as useful and a great addition to any restoration shop. Mark Simpson demonstrates the basic setup and discusses common safety tips and procedures.

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  • 5:19

    Whether you’re relocating your battery, making custom length battery cables or powering up a huge audio amplifier in the trunk, knowing the right way to cut and crimp large electrical cables will ensure your new upgrade will work as you intended. Mark Simpson demonstrates how to cut copper cable and crimp on new battery terminal

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  • 4:21

    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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  • 4:10

    Adding modern sound to classic cars used to involve cutting up pristine factory dashboards to get everything to fit. But thanks to manufacturers like Custom AutoSound upgrades have become a lot easier. Dennis Gage is joined by Ryan McDonald of Custom Autosound as they discuss the many audio solutions including hidden audio systems that can

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  • 7:46

    Replacing the dash plastic is a common task when restoring most classic cars of the 60s and 70s. Whether the chrome accents need to be restored or the previous owner carved a bigger hole in the dash for a modern stereo, the dash can serve as the focal point of the interior. But removing the

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  • 3:47

    Weak rear control arms are a common problem for GM A-Body cars (Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Gran Sport). This problem is especially noticeable on high horsepower cars. For years the backyard garage solution was to add boxing plates welded to the open channel in the control arm, but times change and aftermarket control arms offer both

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  • 10:50

    Understanding how metal deforms is the first step toward straightening it. Mark Simpson explains the process of using a hammer and dolly set to remove dents and straighten metal.

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