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Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage Classic Car Article Index

We cover a lot of different car restoration topics at Second Chance Garage - this article index gives you a pretty good idea of the subjects we cover.

Currently we have 695 articles to help you learn all you can about car restoration. The following is a complete index of all articles we've presented - listing the newest articles first. This index does not include Engine Specs or Photo Gallery pages.

  1. Classic Car Auto Upholstery Series Part 3: Creating a Tonneau Cover for a Pick Up Truck
  2. Classic Car Auto Upholstery Series Part 2: Seams and Sewing Machine Accessories
  3. 1959 Edsel Governor Position
  4. Triumph TR6: Roadworthy Roadster for the 1970s
  5. Classic Car Auto Upholstery Series Part 1: Automotive Upholstery for Beginners
  6. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 3
  7. Students redoing Toyota 4Runner for SEMA
  8. Selling a Dragon
  9. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 2
  10. The Nation is Your Playground
  11. Dodge Truck Cartridge Lube Sock Filter
  12. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 1
  13. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 27
  14. Detailing a Barn Find Car: Before and After
  15. Tips on Adjusting Retractable Hardtops
  16. Watching Hudson in 1932
  17. Car Restoration Tip 50 — Drop Light Improvement
  18. Safety in your Car Restoration Shop
  19. Restoring the Looks of Your Classic Car Coil Springs
  20. The People's Car: The 1941 & 1942 Willys Americar
  21. How to Adjust the Hood Lock on your Classic Car
  22. How to Easily Install High-Tension Springs on Your Classic Car
  23. Fast Idle Fix on 1958 Mercury
  24. Classic Car Quick Fix: Straightening a dented oil pan
  25. Novel uses of ratchet straps in car restoration shop
  26. Rickenbacker: The World War I Flying Ace's Car
  27. E-Z Chassis Kits give old trucks a 'second chance'
  28. The Best of Both Worlds — Woods Dual Power (1917-1918)
  29. 'Second Chance' Streamliner Sets 406.769 mph record
  30. Product Review: The Car Capsule — Storing Your Classic Car in a Bubble
  31. The Art of MoToR Magazine
  32. Car Restoration Tip 49 — Caulk Caps
  33. How to Form and Flare Tubing Ends
  34. 100 Great Garage Products at 2016 SEMA Show
  35. 1964-68 Buick Wheel-Bearing Adjustment
  36. Giving a Brake Cable the Right Look
  37. A Review of a Combo Lathe and Milling Head: Why would I want one?
  38. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 26
  39. Royal Purple Promises a More Affordable 'Zinc Oil'
  40. Fixing 1958 Mercury Medalist Clutch Pedal Noise
  41. Auto Trimming is Becoming a Lost Art
  42. How to Repair Damaged Vinyl Soft Trim
  43. Turn Signals for Collector Classic Cars: Turnswitch S&M Electro-Tech
  44. Storytime with Liberty (1918-1919)
  45. Installing Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  46. Finishing Touches: Reassembly of Cowl Lamps
  47. Grand Canyon Motoring - 1915 Metz & 1921 Velie
  48. The Right Method for Removing and Reinserting Studs
  49. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 25
  50. Overhauling the Sylphon Bellows Thermostat
  51. A Look at Seatbelt Planet's Seat Belt Re-webbing Service
  52. 1969 Chevrolet Turbo Hydra-Matic Mainshaft Change
  53. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
  54. America's Packard Museum
  55. 1953 Mercury Gearshift Linkage Adjustment
  56. Protect-O-Plates Help Car Collectors Verify Facts
  57. June 1958 De Soto Factory Fixes: Clears Washer Nozzles
  58. Product Review: Muggy Weld Specialty Welding Products
  59. 1958 Mercury Accelerator Pump Stroke Adjustment
  60. 1950 Plymouth Condensation in Distributor cap
  61. Roamer: America's Smartest Car
  62. Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins
  63. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24
  64. 1964 Tempest Front Seat Adjustment
  65. Product Review: Duo-Mite Metal Bender
  66. Comet Six
  67. Towing Home a Touring Car
  68. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 23
  69. Build Sheet History Part Two
  70. Sweet Sixteen — Part 1: Cadillac
  71. Car Restoration Tip 48 — Rotary Tools and Bits
  72. Car Restoration Tip 47 — Small Tool Holders
  73. Seeing is Believing says Fluid Dynamics Expert
  74. The History and Evolution of the Build Sheet
  75. Luring You In
  76. Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition
  77. Restoring the Look of Wiring after Painting
  78. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 22
  79. Restoring a Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Linkage
  80. A New Approach to an Old Trick: Metal Stitching
  81. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 21
  82. Shinier-than-Chrome Wheels Roll into Aftermarket
  83. Organization Tips During Car Restoration
  84. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 20
  85. Tying Things Together with Tie-Down Straps
  86. Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis
  87. Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Risky
  88. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19
  89. Erskine - Part 2: Marketing and Model Changes of the Erskine
  90. Car Restoration Tip 46 - Paint Scoops
  91. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18
  92. Car Restoration Tip 45 - Filler Spreaders
  93. A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache
  94. Book Review: Panel Beating and Body Work, by Bengt Blad
  95. Erskine - Part 1: Studebaker's Erskine Six: the Little Aristrocrat of Motordom
  96. Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash
  97. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17
  98. Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool
  99. How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car
  100. So Just How Big IS the Car Restoration Industry?
  101. Carburetor Math
  102. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16
  103. A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly
  104. Stout Scarab: Futuristic Travelling Machine
  105. Dodge Rebellion
  106. Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile
  107. The Factory Behind the Car
  108. Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting
  109. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15
  110. Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration
  111. Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair
  112. Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal
  113. Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons
  114. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14
  115. How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II
  116. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 22: Resto-Mod Sound Systems
  117. Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence
  118. Automobile Blue Book: 1911 GPS??
  119. Clean and Protect Cars and Trucks Quickly with Prolong Car Care Products
  120. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 21: Convertible Tops
  121. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13
  122. How to Use Threaded Rivets
  123. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 20: Upholstery
  124. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12
  125. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 19: Wiring
  126. Classic Car Trailering
  127. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11
  128. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 18: Assembly
  129. Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances
  130. A Look at Pierce Bicycles & Motorcycles
  131. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint
  132. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10
  133. Casting Tail Light Lenses
  134. AutomotiveTouchup Offers Custom-Specified DIY Paint Pens
  135. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9
  136. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 16: Sanding and Priming
  137. How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car
  138. Driving a Ford Model A
  139. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8
  140. Beauty Under the Skin: Pontiac Chassis Clean Up
  141. Classic Car Buyer's Guide: 1968-1972 Olds Cutlass & 442
  142. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 15: Drive Train
  143. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 7
  144. 1946 Buick: Where the Fun Begins!
  145. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 14 - Exhausts
  146. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 6
  147. Controlling Noise and Heat in Your Classic Car
  148. New 6 Volt Fan Line
  149. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 13 - Crate Engines
  150. "Pipe by Numbers" to Properly Route Brake Lines
  151. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 5
  152. Restoring Instrument FacePlates for Your Classic Car
  153. A Spectacular Exhibit of Art Deco Cars
  154. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 12: Choosing Tires for Your Resto-Mod
  155. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 4
  156. Abrasive Blasting Cabinets: Blasting Parts from the Past
  157. Reproducing Small Parts: A Quick Way to Make Patterns
  158. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 11 - Suspensions
  159. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 3
  160. Car Restoration Costs Broken Down
  161. How to Replace the Trunk Handle on your 1948 Pontiac Streamliner
  162. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 10 - Disc Brake Conversions
  163. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 2
  164. Want a gem of a show car? Follow Diamond Dave's Tips
  165. Wills Sainte Claire: A Car Ahead of Its Time, Part Three
  166. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 9 - Trunk Restoration
  167. Restoration Made Easy: Simple Coil Spring Removal
  168. Wills Sainte Claire: A Community-Built Car, Part Two
  169. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 1
  170. Electrical Connections: The Importance of Soldering
  171. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 8 - Upgrading A Resto-Mod with Factory Goodies
  172. C.H. Wills: The Man Who Produced the Wills Saint Claire, Part One
  173. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 7 - Bodywork
  174. The Columbia Car: Reliable, Simple to Operate and Ready for Action
  175. Sweating the Details on a Camaro Redo
  176. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 6: Metalwork
  177. Real World Ways to Tag and Flag Old Car Parts
  178. Rolling to Victory: U.S. Enlists Automakers in WWI
  179. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 5: Real Steel and Real Rust
  180. Cars Built in Virginia: Dawson, Coffee, Virginian, Piedmont, Robe and Kline Kar
  181. Restoring Plastic Headlight Lenses
  182. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 4: Removing Doors, Trunks, Gas Tank and Paint
  183. Book Review: Art of the Hot Rod by Ken Gross, photography by Peter Harholdt
  184. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Pick Up Restoration Finale
  185. Cadillac in the 'MadMen' Era: Advertising Mid-Century Luxury
  186. Review of Eastwood's Spot Welding Kit for MIG Welders
  187. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 3: Interior Trim & Upholstery Removal
  188. Storing Your Classic Car for Winter
  189. Book Review: Ultimate American V-8 Engine Data Book. 2d Edition. By Peter C. Sessler
  190. HRG: A Gentleman's Racer
  191. How and Why of Cracked Distributor Caps
  192. Save Money With Do-It-Yourself Exhaust Pipe Repair
  193. Resto Mod Restorations Part 2: Chassis and Undercar Teardown
  194. Radebaugh: Illustrator of Future Cars
  195. Book Review: Austin-Healey: The Bulldog Breed by Jon Pressnell
  196. Car Restoration Tip 44 — An Easy Way to Store Your Sand Paper
  197. Rauch and Lang Electrics: Cars of Social Prestige
  198. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 1: Introduction
  199. Fixing a Pane in the Bottom
  200. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Restoration: Part 2 - Box Repairs and Some History

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