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Seeing is Believing says Fluid Dynamics Expert

Seeing is Believing says Fluid Dynamics Expert

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Something for those car restorers who are also interested in car racing: using the science of fluid dynamics to get more performance out of your car …keep reading

Restoring the Look of Wiring after Painting

Restoring the Look of Wiring after Painting

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Anyone who has restored a car knows how paint over-spray can wind up on electrical wiring after a car body is painted. Here's one way to deal with it. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 22

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 22

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Making progress on our steering, transmission and windshield (ugh)? …keep reading

A New Approach to an Old Trick: Metal Stitching

A New Approach to an Old Trick: Metal Stitching

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
It pays to be on the lookout for new or different technologies that can make our lives easier. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 21

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 21

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
After some time off, it was time to delve back into our 1937 Buick project. …keep reading

Shinier-than-Chrome Wheels Roll into Aftermarket

Shinier-than-Chrome Wheels Roll into Aftermarket

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
A relatively new process does a good job of creating a chrome-like coating on wheels and other trim. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 20

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 20

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
After a bit of a break we're getting back to our Buick project …keep reading

Tying Things Together with Tie-Down Straps

Tying Things Together with Tie-Down Straps

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
There are many uses in your garage for these handy items, besides tying things down. …keep reading

Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Risky

Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Risky

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Restoring Classic Car gas tanks can be tricky and dangerous. It's a job probably best left to the professionals …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
With spring at hand it's time to jump into rebuilding the engine. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Reassembling the rear suspension; checking our our new chrome, and evaluating our Package Shelf. …keep reading

A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache

A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
With a little bit of knowledge and help from long-time hobby contacts, this leak was an easy fix. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Chris continues to clean-up, paint-up, and shine-up his 1937 Buick. …keep reading

Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool

Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes you have no choice...only a home-made tool can do the job. …keep reading

So Just How Big IS the Car Restoration Industry?

Feature Articles
Looking through a list of car restoration vendors aroused our curiosity about the car restoration industry. …keep reading

Carburetor Math

Carburetor Math

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Here are a few things to think about when you're thinking about your carburetors. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
In this entry to our Journal, we tackle paint... of sheet metal as well as primer coats to our engine, and a little glass work on the side. …keep reading

A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly

A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly

Feature Articles - By Chris Wantuck
Looking for a "universal" way to tackle wood, metal, filling, sanding, and finishing for structural and cosmetic uses? Kwik Poly may be just what you need. …keep reading

Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile

Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes an emotional attachment to a car can cause some people to spend more on a restoration than the restored car will be worth. But, hey, it's their car and their money. They know what it's worth to them. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
I can't remember ever thinking about paint as much as I have in the past 5 months. It has been constant; before I fall asleep at night, all day during work, and even one or two dreams! …keep reading

Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons

Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Here's a solution to getting longer life to those old, impossible to find replacement pistons (and other parts). …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Smoothing out some small dents an wrinkles proved to be not too difficult. But sanding (and more sanding) was a tedious requirement. Did I mention that I had to do a lot of sanding? …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Prepping a car for paint takes a lot of work, there's sanding, sanding, sanding and, did I mention, sanding. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Time to tackle stripping off the old paint and adding some new... …keep reading

Classic Car Trailering

Classic Car Trailering

Feature Articles - By Chris Wantuck
What you want to look for before (and after) buying a trailer to carry your Classic Car. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Engines, and bearings and paint, oh my. …keep reading

Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances

Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances

Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
When using the services of restoration shops there certain pitfalls you have to be aware of. Sometimes they can even cost you your car. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Cleaning up the torque tube, rear axle, rear suspension and the horns are covered in this segment of our restoration journal. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
In our continuing saga of the 1937 Buick, we look at a generator rebuild and have a look at the door innards. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
This journal entry covers a part of the restoration process where precision is definitely required. …keep reading

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