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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, Cont'd.

  1. Car Restoration Tip 37 - Whitewall Tire Trick
  2. Air Meter Restoration
  3. Plymouth Satellite Conversion
  4. SCG Rebuilds a LaSalle Heater Motor
  5. Second Chance Garage Visits Classic Car Center
  6. The Bike is Done!
  7. MGB: The Sports Car America Loved First
  8. 1958 Harley Davidson Motorcycle Project - Part 2
  9. 1955 T-Bird Project Wrap Up
  10. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 21 - It is Done! Well...
  11. Second Chance Garage Tackles A Vintage Harley Restoration
  12. Total Solutions Rust Converter
  13. Car Restoration Tip 36 - Two Problems Solved with One Addition
  14. 1960 Ford Sunliner - The Forgotten Ford
  15. Car Restoration Tip 35 - Don't Scratch Those Fenders!
  16. The Battery Brain
  17. How to Cover Something in Vinyl
  18. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 20 - The Electrical Work is Done
  19. Car Restoration Tip 34 - Reassembly: Keep from Nicking Those Newly Painted Car Doors
  20. Bad Jobs: Getting Broken Bolts Out
  21. How to Tune Up Your Car
  22. Tachometers 101 - Converting From Mechanical to Electronic
  23. How Light Bulbs Work
  24. T-Bird Project Part 19 - The Electrical Work Begins
  25. How to Clean and Polish Anodized Aluminum
  26. Car Restoration Tip 33- Window Installation
  27. T-Bird Project Part 18 - We Finally Got The Painting Done!
  28. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Noises that are not engine noises
  29. Car Restoration Tip 32 - Keeping Track of Flaws
  30. T-Bird Project Part 17 - We Rebuild and Upholster the 55 T-Bird
  31. Studebaker Avanti
  32. Cars Retrieved From Floods - Is There Hope?
  33. Car Restoration Tip 31 - Don't Just Pull That Tape!
  34. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Carburetor Problems
  35. Dabney Gets Bubbled
  36. 1950 Ford
  37. How to Install a Padded Dash
  38. How to Use a Caliper
  39. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Rear Axles (Non-Locking Differential)
  40. T-Bird Project - Part 16: Back to the Body!
  41. Dabney Gets a Ticket
  42. 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider
  43. How A Spray Gun Works
  44. Car Restoration Tip 30 - Welding Safety Is No Accident
  45. Understanding Second Chance Garage's Vintage Auto Engine Specs
  46. 1960 Plymouth Valiant
  47. Welding Part 2 - What actually happens in the bright light and how to set up your welder
  48. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Battery Problems
  49. The Doctor Discusses Seat Belts
  50. Car Restoration Tip 29 - Don't Stray Far from the Soap
  51. Sanding Made Simple
  52. 1955 T-Bird Restoration Project Part 15 - And Now for Something Completely Different!
  53. Combustion Chambers (and a little engine theory)
  54. 1965 Chevelle SS 396
  55. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Disc Brakes
  56. Upgrading Your Disc Brakes - Installing Pads, Calipers and Rotors
  57. T-Bird Project Part 14 - We Engineer a Shifter
  58. The Doctor Tells the Seatbelt Story
  59. The Tachometer
  60. Troubleshooting Checklist - Drum Brakes
  61. Eastwood's Brake Tubing Pliers
  62. How to Remove Glass from a Window Frame
  63. 1955 T-Bird Car Restoration Project - Part 13 - Where, Oh Where Does the Radiator Go?
  64. Car Restoration Tip 28 - Flatten Metal the Right Way
  65. SCG Troubleshooting Checklist - Excessive Oil Consumption
  66. Dabney's Chattering Rambler
  67. Body Filler - What Is It?
  68. MIG Welding Part 1: The Basics
  69. The Corvair
  70. How a Fuel Pump Works
  71. T-Bird Restoration Part 12 - We Do the Brakes!
  72. Dr. Crankshaft Shows Some Chemistry
  73. Car Restoration Tip 27 - Ever Punched a Hole in Your Shot Bag?
  74. Removing and Installing Hog Clips
  75. Car Restoration Tip 26 - Is That Old Car Too Noisy?
  76. T-Bird Project Part 11 - We Build a New Steering System
  77. How To Install a Hose the Right Way
  78. The Case of The Pacer's Tail Lights
  79. How A Car Horn Works
  80. Spin-On Oil Filter Conversion
  81. Ford Falcon
  82. What You Need to Know about Classic Car Insurance
  83. SCG's List of US Automobile Manufacturers
  84. How to Jump Start A Car
  85. Car Restoration Tip 25 - Don't Struggle with That Hose!
  86. T-Bird Project - Part 10 - The Body Work Continues
  87. Product Review - Heavy-Duty Tumbler System
  88. Dabney's Darting Dart
  89. Catalytic Converters
  90. Plastic Steering Wheel Restoration
  91. Porsche 356
  92. Car Restoration 101: Do Your Homework
  93. Oldsmobile at 100 - The Early Years
  94. T-Bird Car Restoration Project - Part 9 - We Start the Bodywork
  95. The Kaiser
  96. Corvette Alternator Replacement
  97. Car Restoration Chemicals: What Are They and When Do You Use Them?
  98. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 8 - We Install the New Drivetrain
  99. After a complete rebuild, it was perplexing when Dabney didn't get any oil pressure...
  100. The Experimental Garage - How Close is Close Enough?
  101. Crosley's Mighty Midgets
  102. Dabney's Mysterious Oil Leak Byline:
  103. Take It Off, Take It All Off...
  104. How Manual Transmissions Work
  105. How to Use and Interpret a Vacuum Gauge
  106. Let's Create a Carburetor!
  107. Second Chance Garage Goes Shopping
  108. Carburetor Rebuilding: No Big Deal, Really
  109. How to Make Your Own Wood Steering Wheel
  110. Those Stubborn Screws
  111. 1959 Cadillac
  112. Car Restoration Tip 24 - Need to Pressure Test a Heater Core?
  113. Car Restoration Tip 23 - The Safe Way to Use a Spring Compressor
  114. Car Restoration Tip 22 - Need to Shape Metal For a Body Repair?
  115. Car Restoration Tip 21 - Extend the Life of That Sandpaper
  116. Car Restoration Tip 20 - Bondo Removal
  117. Car Restoration Tip 19 - Don't Fret About That Glue Spot on the Upholstery
  118. Car Restoration Tip 18 - Checking for Bondo
  119. Car Restoration Tip 17 - Fast Rust and Paint Removal
  120. Car Restoration Tip 16 - Don't Mar Those Nice Pieces in the Vise
  121. Car Restoration Tip 15 - Drifting About
  122. Car Restoration Tip 14 - Spray Glue Shields
  123. Car Restoration Tip 13 - Troubles getting a thin layer of body filler?
  124. Car Restoration Tip 12 - The Right Way to Check Your Oil
  125. Thinking About Re-Tiring Your Older Car?
  126. The Doctor and Dabney Track Down Another Noise
  127. How to Pound Out a Dent
  128. AutoBiography Special - The 1954 Plymouth Belmont Concept Car
  129. A Slightly Confusing History of Automatic Transmission Fluid and How It Works
  130. T-Bird Restoration Project Part 7 - Front End Conversion
  131. Dr. Crankshaft - An Unauthorized Biography
  132. So What's the Deal about Horsepower, Anyway?
  133. How Did They Get Those Names?
  134. Restoring a Horn
  135. 1950 Nash Rambler Convertible
  136. Some Surprises Come in Little Packages
  137. Stud Replacement
  138. Car Restoration Tip 11 - Cleaning Delicate Parts
  139. Car Restoration Tip 10 - Cotter Pin Removal
  140. Car Restoration Tip 9 - Drat That Tape!
  141. Car Restoration Tip 8 - Brake Fluid Etiquette
  142. Car Restoration Tip 7 - Tisket, Tasket, Who's Got a Gasket?
  143. Car Restoration Tip 6 - Can't Find Sheet Metal?
  144. Automotive Electrical Systems - Conclusion
  145. Car Restoration Tip 5 - Painting Tips
  146. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 5 - Ignition Systems
  147. Car Restoration Tip 4 - Whitewall Preservation
  148. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 4 - Starters
  149. Car Restoration Tip 3 - Those Nasty Magnetic Screwdrivers
  150. Automobile Electrical Systems - Part 3
  151. Brake Overhaul & Restoration
  152. Jaguar XKE - 1961-1974
  153. Car Restoration Tip 2 - Masking Made Easy
  154. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 2
  155. Tools & Space
  156. Classic Car Restoration First Step: Dissassembly
  157. What Classic Car Restorers Need to Know about Gasoline
  158. The Mysterious Start/No-Start
  159. Automotive Electrical Systems - Part 1
  160. Car Restoration Tip 1 - Chattering Windshield Wipers Sure are Annoying!
  161. How to Change an Oil Filter
  162. Jaguar XK 120
  163. The Lowly Oil Filter Does a Princely Job
  164. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 6 - Two in One
  165. Dr. Crankshaft and the Lincoln Brakes
  166. Engine Rebuilding - Stuff You Need To Know
  167. 1965-1967 Sunbeam Tiger
  168. How to Trace the History of Your Car
  169. Bracket Repair
  170. Dabney's Buick is a Little Out of Balance
  171. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 14 - Our Ford Truck Needs to be Cool
  172. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 13 - What Should Have Taken an Hour...
  173. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 12 - Progress Report (or lack thereof)
  174. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 11
  175. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 10 - Rolling Right Along
  176. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 9
  177. Lubrication Part 2: Greases
  178. Leaf Springs
  179. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 5 - The Rear End
  180. Dabney Becomes Firmly Grounded
  181. The Bricklin - Scooters to Subaru's
  182. Guidelines for Starting and Completing a Project
  183. We Almost Had to Shoot This Horse
  184. Door Panel Removal & Window Adjustment
  185. Lubricants Part 1 - Oil
  186. 1964 Pontiac GTO
  187. Dabney's Dripping T-Bird
  188. How to Replace Fan Belts
  189. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 8 (Sort of)
  190. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 7 Making the Hood Ready for Paint
  191. 1952 Ford Truck Restoration Part 6 - Body Work 101
  192. 1952 Ford F1 Pickup Restoration Project - Part 5
  193. 1952 Ford Truck Restoration Project Part 4 - The Best Laid Plans
  194. 1952 Ford F1 Truck Restoration Project Part 3 - Battery Box
  195. Turn Signals
  196. How to Wire Brush Parts with a Bench Mounted Motor
  197. T-Bird Car Restoration Project Part 4 - Rebuilding the Engine
  198. Dabney and the Doctor Cluster Together
  199. SCG Tests A Transmission Adapter
  200. Mercedes Benz 230-280 SL

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