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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 694 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 2: Seams and Sewing Machine Accessories
  2. 1959 Edsel Governor Position
  3. Triumph TR6: Roadworthy Roadster for the 1970s
  4. Classic Car Auto Upholstery Series Part 1: Automotive Upholstery for Beginners
  5. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 3
  6. Students redoing Toyota 4Runner for SEMA
  7. Selling a Dragon
  8. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 2
  9. The Nation is Your Playground
  10. Dodge Truck Cartridge Lube Sock Filter
  11. Classic Car Accessory Trunks: Designing and Fabricating your Own Trunk - Part 1
  12. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 27
  13. Detailing a Barn Find Car: Before and After
  14. Tips on Adjusting Retractable Hardtops
  15. Watching Hudson in 1932
  16. Car Restoration Tip 50 — Drop Light Improvement
  17. Safety in your Car Restoration Shop
  18. Restoring the Looks of Your Classic Car Coil Springs
  19. The People's Car: The 1941 & 1942 Willys Americar
  20. How to Adjust the Hood Lock on your Classic Car
  21. How to Easily Install High-Tension Springs on Your Classic Car
  22. Fast Idle Fix on 1958 Mercury
  23. Classic Car Quick Fix: Straightening a dented oil pan
  24. Novel uses of ratchet straps in car restoration shop
  25. Rickenbacker: The World War I Flying Ace's Car
  26. E-Z Chassis Kits give old trucks a 'second chance'
  27. The Best of Both Worlds — Woods Dual Power (1917-1918)
  28. 'Second Chance' Streamliner Sets 406.769 mph record
  29. Product Review: The Car Capsule — Storing Your Classic Car in a Bubble
  30. The Art of MoToR Magazine
  31. Car Restoration Tip 49 — Caulk Caps
  32. How to Form and Flare Tubing Ends
  33. 100 Great Garage Products at 2016 SEMA Show
  34. 1964-68 Buick Wheel-Bearing Adjustment
  35. Giving a Brake Cable the Right Look
  36. A Review of a Combo Lathe and Milling Head: Why would I want one?
  37. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 26
  38. Royal Purple Promises a More Affordable 'Zinc Oil'
  39. Fixing 1958 Mercury Medalist Clutch Pedal Noise
  40. Auto Trimming is Becoming a Lost Art
  41. How to Repair Damaged Vinyl Soft Trim
  42. Turn Signals for Collector Classic Cars: Turnswitch S&M Electro-Tech
  43. Storytime with Liberty (1918-1919)
  44. Installing Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  45. Finishing Touches: Reassembly of Cowl Lamps
  46. Grand Canyon Motoring - 1915 Metz & 1921 Velie
  47. The Right Method for Removing and Reinserting Studs
  48. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 25
  49. Overhauling the Sylphon Bellows Thermostat
  50. A Look at Seatbelt Planet's Seat Belt Re-webbing Service
  51. 1969 Chevrolet Turbo Hydra-Matic Mainshaft Change
  52. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
  53. America's Packard Museum
  54. 1953 Mercury Gearshift Linkage Adjustment
  55. Protect-O-Plates Help Car Collectors Verify Facts
  56. June 1958 De Soto Factory Fixes: Clears Washer Nozzles
  57. Product Review: Muggy Weld Specialty Welding Products
  58. 1958 Mercury Accelerator Pump Stroke Adjustment
  59. 1950 Plymouth Condensation in Distributor cap
  60. Roamer: America's Smartest Car
  61. Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins
  62. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24
  63. 1964 Tempest Front Seat Adjustment
  64. Product Review: Duo-Mite Metal Bender
  65. Comet Six
  66. Towing Home a Touring Car
  67. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 23
  68. Build Sheet History Part Two
  69. Sweet Sixteen — Part 1: Cadillac
  70. Car Restoration Tip 48 — Rotary Tools and Bits
  71. Car Restoration Tip 47 — Small Tool Holders
  72. Seeing is Believing says Fluid Dynamics Expert
  73. The History and Evolution of the Build Sheet
  74. Luring You In
  75. Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition
  76. Restoring the Look of Wiring after Painting
  77. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 22
  78. Restoring a Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Linkage
  79. A New Approach to an Old Trick: Metal Stitching
  80. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 21
  81. Shinier-than-Chrome Wheels Roll into Aftermarket
  82. Organization Tips During Car Restoration
  83. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 20
  84. Tying Things Together with Tie-Down Straps
  85. Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis
  86. Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Risky
  87. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19
  88. Erskine - Part 2: Marketing and Model Changes of the Erskine
  89. Car Restoration Tip 46 - Paint Scoops
  90. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18
  91. Car Restoration Tip 45 - Filler Spreaders
  92. A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache
  93. Book Review: Panel Beating and Body Work, by Bengt Blad
  94. Erskine - Part 1: Studebaker's Erskine Six: the Little Aristrocrat of Motordom
  95. Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash
  96. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17
  97. Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool
  98. How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car
  99. So Just How Big IS the Car Restoration Industry?
  100. Carburetor Math
  101. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16
  102. A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly
  103. Stout Scarab: Futuristic Travelling Machine
  104. Dodge Rebellion
  105. Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile
  106. The Factory Behind the Car
  107. Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting
  108. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15
  109. Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration
  110. Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair
  111. Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal
  112. Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons
  113. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14
  114. How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II
  115. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 22: Resto-Mod Sound Systems
  116. Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence
  117. Automobile Blue Book: 1911 GPS??
  118. Clean and Protect Cars and Trucks Quickly with Prolong Car Care Products
  119. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 21: Convertible Tops
  120. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13
  121. How to Use Threaded Rivets
  122. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 20: Upholstery
  123. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12
  124. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 19: Wiring
  125. Classic Car Trailering
  126. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11
  127. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 18: Assembly
  128. Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances
  129. A Look at Pierce Bicycles & Motorcycles
  130. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint
  131. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10
  132. Casting Tail Light Lenses
  133. AutomotiveTouchup Offers Custom-Specified DIY Paint Pens
  134. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9
  135. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 16: Sanding and Priming
  136. How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car
  137. Driving a Ford Model A
  138. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8
  139. Beauty Under the Skin: Pontiac Chassis Clean Up
  140. Classic Car Buyer's Guide: 1968-1972 Olds Cutlass & 442
  141. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 15: Drive Train
  142. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 7
  143. 1946 Buick: Where the Fun Begins!
  144. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 14 - Exhausts
  145. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 6
  146. Controlling Noise and Heat in Your Classic Car
  147. New 6 Volt Fan Line
  148. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 13 - Crate Engines
  149. "Pipe by Numbers" to Properly Route Brake Lines
  150. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 5
  151. Restoring Instrument FacePlates for Your Classic Car
  152. A Spectacular Exhibit of Art Deco Cars
  153. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 12: Choosing Tires for Your Resto-Mod
  154. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 4
  155. Abrasive Blasting Cabinets: Blasting Parts from the Past
  156. Reproducing Small Parts: A Quick Way to Make Patterns
  157. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 11 - Suspensions
  158. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 3
  159. Car Restoration Costs Broken Down
  160. How to Replace the Trunk Handle on your 1948 Pontiac Streamliner
  161. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 10 - Disc Brake Conversions
  162. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 2
  163. Want a gem of a show car? Follow Diamond Dave's Tips
  164. Wills Sainte Claire: A Car Ahead of Its Time, Part Three
  165. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 9 - Trunk Restoration
  166. Restoration Made Easy: Simple Coil Spring Removal
  167. Wills Sainte Claire: A Community-Built Car, Part Two
  168. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 1
  169. Electrical Connections: The Importance of Soldering
  170. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 8 - Upgrading A Resto-Mod with Factory Goodies
  171. C.H. Wills: The Man Who Produced the Wills Saint Claire, Part One
  172. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 7 - Bodywork
  173. The Columbia Car: Reliable, Simple to Operate and Ready for Action
  174. Sweating the Details on a Camaro Redo
  175. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 6: Metalwork
  176. Real World Ways to Tag and Flag Old Car Parts
  177. Rolling to Victory: U.S. Enlists Automakers in WWI
  178. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 5: Real Steel and Real Rust
  179. Cars Built in Virginia: Dawson, Coffee, Virginian, Piedmont, Robe and Kline Kar
  180. Restoring Plastic Headlight Lenses
  181. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 4: Removing Doors, Trunks, Gas Tank and Paint
  182. Book Review: Art of the Hot Rod by Ken Gross, photography by Peter Harholdt
  183. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Pick Up Restoration Finale
  184. Cadillac in the 'MadMen' Era: Advertising Mid-Century Luxury
  185. Review of Eastwood's Spot Welding Kit for MIG Welders
  186. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 3: Interior Trim & Upholstery Removal
  187. Storing Your Classic Car for Winter
  188. Book Review: Ultimate American V-8 Engine Data Book. 2d Edition. By Peter C. Sessler
  189. HRG: A Gentleman's Racer
  190. How and Why of Cracked Distributor Caps
  191. Save Money With Do-It-Yourself Exhaust Pipe Repair
  192. Resto Mod Restorations Part 2: Chassis and Undercar Teardown
  193. Radebaugh: Illustrator of Future Cars
  194. Book Review: Austin-Healey: The Bulldog Breed by Jon Pressnell
  195. Car Restoration Tip 44 — An Easy Way to Store Your Sand Paper
  196. Rauch and Lang Electrics: Cars of Social Prestige
  197. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 1: Introduction
  198. Fixing a Pane in the Bottom
  199. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Restoration: Part 2 - Box Repairs and Some History
  200. Buyer's Guide: 1970-1974 Barracuda/Challenger RT

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