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For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage


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, Cont'd.

  1. Car Restoration 101: Do Your Homework
  2. Oldsmobile at 100 - The Early Years
  3. T-Bird Car Restoration Project - Part 9 - We Start the Bodywork
  4. The Kaiser
  5. Corvette Alternator Replacement
  6. Car Restoration Chemicals: What Are They and When Do You Use Them?
  7. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 8 - We Install the New Drivetrain
  8. The Experimental Garage - How Close is Close Enough?
  9. Crosley's Mighty Midgets
  10. Take It Off, Take It All Off...
  11. How Manual Transmissions Work
  12. How to Use and Interpret a Vacuum Gauge
  13. Let's Create a Carburetor!
  14. Second Chance Garage Goes Shopping
  15. Carburetor Rebuilding: No Big Deal, Really
  16. How to Make Your Own Wood Steering Wheel
  17. 1959 Cadillac
  18. Car Restoration Tip 24 - Need to Pressure Test a Heater Core?
  19. Car Restoration Tip 23 - The Safe Way to Use a Spring Compressor
  20. Car Restoration Tip 22 - Need to Shape Metal For a Body Repair?
  21. Car Restoration Tip 21 - Extend the Life of That Sandpaper
  22. Car Restoration Tip 20 - Bondo Removal
  23. Car Restoration Tip 19 - Don't Fret About That Glue Spot on the Upholstery
  24. Car Restoration Tip 18 - Checking for Bondo
  25. Car Restoration Tip 17 - Fast Rust and Paint Removal
  26. Car Restoration Tip 16 - Don't Mar Those Nice Pieces in the Vise
  27. Car Restoration Tip 15 - Drifting About
  28. Car Restoration Tip 14 - Spray Glue Shields
  29. Car Restoration Tip 13 - Troubles getting a thin layer of body filler?
  30. Car Restoration Tip 12 - The Right Way to Check Your Oil
  31. Thinking About Re-Tiring Your Older Car?
  32. How to Pound Out a Dent
  33. AutoBiography Special - The 1954 Plymouth Belmont Concept Car
  34. A Slightly Confusing History of Automatic Transmission Fluid and How It Works
  35. T-Bird Restoration Project Part 7 - Front End Conversion
  36. So What's the Deal about Horsepower, Anyway?
  37. How Did They Get Those Names?
  38. Restoring a Horn
  39. 1950 Nash Rambler Convertible
  40. Stud Replacement
  41. Car Restoration Tip 11 - Cleaning Delicate Parts
  42. Car Restoration Tip 10 - Cotter Pin Removal
  43. Car Restoration Tip 9 - Drat That Tape!
  44. Car Restoration Tip 8 - Brake Fluid Etiquette
  45. Car Restoration Tip 7 - Tisket, Tasket, Who's Got a Gasket?
  46. Car Restoration Tip 6 - Can't Find Sheet Metal?
  47. Automotive Electrical Systems - Conclusion
  48. Car Restoration Tip 5 - Painting Tips
  49. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 5 - Ignition Systems
  50. Car Restoration Tip 4 - Whitewall Preservation
  51. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 4 - Starters
  52. Car Restoration Tip 3 - Those Nasty Magnetic Screwdrivers
  53. Automobile Electrical Systems - Part 3
  54. Brake Overhaul & Restoration
  55. Jaguar XKE - 1961-1974
  56. Car Restoration Tip 2 - Masking Made Easy
  57. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 2
  58. Tools & Space
  59. Classic Car Restoration First Step: Dissassembly
  60. What Classic Car Restorers Need to Know about Gasoline
  61. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 1
  62. Car Restoration Tip 1 - Chattering Windshield Wipers Sure are Annoying!
  63. How to Change an Oil Filter
  64. Jaguar XK 120
  65. The Lowly Oil Filter Does a Princely Job
  66. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 6 - Two in One
  67. Engine Rebuilding - Stuff You Need To Know
  68. 1965-1967 Sunbeam Tiger
  69. How to Trace the History of Your Car
  70. Bracket Repair
  71. Lubrication Part 2: Greases
  72. Leaf Springs
  73. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 5 - The Rear End
  74. The Bricklin - Scooters to Subaru's
  75. Guidelines for Starting and Completing a Project
  76. We Almost Had to Shoot This Horse
  77. Door Panel Removal & Window Adjustment
  78. Lubricants Part 1 - Oil
  79. 1964 Pontiac GTO
  80. How to Replace Fan Belts
  81. Turn Signals
  82. How to Wire Brush Parts with a Bench Mounted Motor
  83. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 4 - Rebuilding the Engine
  84. SCG Tests A Transmission Adapter
  85. Mercedes Benz 230-280 SL
  86. How to Replace A Distributor Without Going Crazy
  87. 1951 Hudson Hornet
  88. Install That Compressor Right
  89. Steering Wheel Removal
  90. Don't Be Afraid to Change Those Plug Wires
  91. T-Bird Car Restoration Project - Part 3
  92. Shock Absorbers
  93. 1967 Austin Healey 3000
  94. Calculating Compression Ratios
  95. The Chrysler Turbine Car
  96. How to Clean Battery Terminals
  97. Camshaft Theory
  98. Wheels and Hubs
  99. T-Bird Car Restoration Project - Part 2
  100. Putting Spark Back in those Antique Spark Plugs with Thermal Heating
  101. Nash Metropolitan - Before Its Time
  102. Upholstery How-To: A Complete Interior: Part 2
  103. Trace That Shape Accurately
  104. Starter Restoration
  105. Selecting the Right Welder for Car Restoration Projects
  106. Cutting Safety Glass: I Can See Clearly Now
  107. How to Drill
  108. Engine Theory: A First Look
  109. 1956-1958 Dual Ghia
  110. Air Conditioning
  111. Aston Martin DB4
  112. SCG Gas Pump - Part 3
  113. How to Solder
  114. Upholstery How-To: A Complete Interior - Part 1
  115. 1955 Thunderbird Car Restoration Project - Part 1
  116. Steering Column Rebuild
  117. Metal Cutting 101: Choosing Tin Snips
  118. Suspension & Steering: How It Works
  119. Datson 240Z
  120. $80 Car Lift
  121. How Do You Know Something Was Rebuilt Properly?
  122. The Gas Pump Stages a Comeback - Part 2
  123. 1932 Bugatti Royale
  124. How to Mix and Spread Body Filler
  125. Replacing Burned-Out Headlights
  126. Upholstery 101: Part 2 - Re-Covering Seats
  127. Basket Case: A Case History
  128. The Nuts and Bolts About Nuts and Bolts
  129. 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado
  130. Upholstery 101: Part 1 - Seat Rebuilding
  131. Getting Our Cars Out of Hybernation
  132. Postive Crankcase Ventilation
  133. SCG Gets an Old Gas Pump - Part 1
  134. Sharpening & Re-Shaping a Screwdriver
  135. Muscle Car Classics of the '80s--Get 'em Before They're Hot!
  136. Paint Like a Pro with Spray Cans
  137. 1966 Griffith
  138. Small Parts Spray Booth
  139. Restoring Vintage License Plates
  140. Automatic Transmissions - Part 2
  141. How to Replace Spark Plugs
  142. How to Read and Interpret a Voltmeter
  143. Troubleshooting Nightmare - Continued
  144. The Famous Duesenberg SSJ
  145. How To Rebuild a Water Pump
  146. Automatic Transmissions Part 1 - The Torque Converter
  147. Tire Removal
  148. Rebuilding/Restoring Chrome Wire Wheels
  149. Oil, Your Car, and Your Wallet, or Why I Don't Buy Aftermarket Additives!
  150. 1959 El Camino
  151. Vehicle Condition and Relative Value Guide
  152. Car Restoration and Collecting: How Do I Get Started?
  153. Car Restoration Shop Safety
  154. Auto Upholstery How-To: One Scenario
  155. Rust Repair - Approach No. 10
  156. 1956 Continental Mark II
  157. How To Make Your Own Buffing Wheel
  158. The Right Way to Use a Buffing Wheel
  159. Powder Coating: Easy & Effective
  160. Tires and Your Car: Stuff You Should Know
  161. 1958 DeSoto: Fins and All

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