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For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

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For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

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Second Chance Garage Classic Car Article Index, Cont'd.

  1. A New Approach to an Old Trick: Metal Stitching
  2. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 21
  3. Shinier-than-Chrome Wheels Roll into Aftermarket
  4. Organization Tips During Car Restoration
  5. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 20
  6. Tying Things Together with Tie-Down Straps
  7. Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis
  8. Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Risky
  9. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19
  10. Erskine - Part 2: Marketing and Model Changes of the Erskine
  11. Car Restoration Tip 46 - Paint Scoops
  12. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18
  13. Car Restoration Tip 45 - Filler Spreaders
  14. A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache
  15. Erskine - Part 1: Studebaker's Erskine Six: the Little Aristrocrat of Motordom
  16. Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash
  17. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17
  18. Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool
  19. How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car
  20. So Just How Big IS the Car Restoration Industry?
  21. Carburetor Math
  22. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16
  23. A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly
  24. Stout Scarab: Futuristic Travelling Machine
  25. Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile
  26. Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting
  27. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15
  28. Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration
  29. Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair
  30. Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal
  31. Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons
  32. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14
  33. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 22: Resto-Mod Sound Systems
  34. Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence
  35. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 21: Convertible Tops
  36. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13
  37. How to Use Threaded Rivets
  38. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 20: Upholstery
  39. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12
  40. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 19: Wiring
  41. Classic Car Trailering
  42. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11
  43. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 18: Assembly
  44. Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances
  45. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint
  46. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10
  47. Casting Tail Light Lenses
  48. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9
  49. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 16: Sanding and Priming
  50. How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car
  51. Driving a Ford Model A
  52. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8
  53. Beauty Under the Skin: Pontiac Chassis Clean Up
  54. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 15: Drive Train
  55. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 7
  56. 1946 Buick: Where the Fun Begins!
  57. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 14 - Exhausts
  58. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 6
  59. Controlling Noise and Heat in Your Classic Car
  60. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 13 - Crate Engines
  61. "Pipe by Numbers" to Properly Route Brake Lines
  62. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 5
  63. Restoring Instrument FacePlates for Your Classic Car
  64. A Spectacular Exhibit of Art Deco Cars
  65. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 12: Choosing Tires for Your Resto-Mod
  66. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 4
  67. Abrasive Blasting Cabinets: Blasting Parts from the Past
  68. Reproducing Small Parts: A Quick Way to Make Patterns
  69. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 11 - Suspensions
  70. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 3
  71. Car Restoration Costs Broken Down
  72. How to Replace the Trunk Handle on your 1948 Pontiac Streamliner
  73. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 10 - Disc Brake Conversions
  74. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 2
  75. Want a gem of a show car? Follow Diamond Dave's Tips
  76. Wills Sainte Claire: A Car Ahead of Its Time, Part Three
  77. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 9 - Trunk Restoration
  78. Restoration Made Easy: Simple Coil Spring Removal
  79. Wills Sainte Claire: A Community-Built Car, Part Two
  80. 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 1
  81. Electrical Connections: The Importance of Soldering
  82. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 8 - Upgrading A Resto-Mod with Factory Goodies
  83. C.H. Wills: The Man Who Produced the Wills Saint Claire, Part One
  84. Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 7 - Bodywork
  85. The Columbia Car: Reliable, Simple to Operate and Ready for Action
  86. Sweating the Details on a Camaro Redo
  87. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 6: Metalwork
  88. Real World Ways to Tag and Flag Old Car Parts
  89. Rolling to Victory: U.S. Enlists Automakers in WWI
  90. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 5: Real Steel and Real Rust
  91. Cars Built in Virginia: Dawson, Coffee, Virginian, Piedmont, Robe and Kline Kar
  92. Restoring Plastic Headlight Lenses
  93. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 4: Removing Doors, Trunks, Gas Tank and Paint
  94. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Pick Up Restoration Finale
  95. Cadillac in the 'MadMen' Era: Advertising Mid-Century Luxury
  96. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 3: Interior Trim & Upholstery Removal
  97. Storing Your Classic Car for Winter
  98. HRG: A Gentleman's Racer
  99. How and Why of Cracked Distributor Caps
  100. Save Money With Do-It-Yourself Exhaust Pipe Repair
  101. Resto Mod Restorations Part 2: Chassis and Undercar Teardown
  102. Radebaugh: Illustrator of Future Cars
  103. Car Restoration Tip 44 — An Easy Way to Store Your Sand Paper
  104. Rauch and Lang Electrics: Cars of Social Prestige
  105. Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 1: Introduction
  106. Fixing a Pane in the Bottom
  107. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Restoration: Part 2 - Box Repairs and Some History
  108. SCG Classic Car Troubleshooting Checklist - Troubleshooting Engine Noises - Internal
  109. How Automotive Temperature Gauges Work
  110. Vent Window Regulator Rebuild
  111. Car Restoration Tip 43 - Keeping Those Parts in Order
  112. Automotive Paints - Just What Is This Stuff?
  113. How to Hacksaw
  114. Car Restoration Tip 42 - Thread Tapping the Right Way
  115. Classic Car Maintenance Made Easy: A-Frame Seal Reconditioning
  116. Clean Shop Specialist
  117. Cord: A Different Roadability
  118. 1961 Chevrolet Apache Pick Up Restoration
  119. Is Your Collector Car Ready to Hit the Road?
  120. A Story of Two Pontiacs
  121. More Miles Per Gallon Per Classic Car Show
  122. Earl Cars: Better Looking — Better Built
  123. Lady Auto Mechanics
  124. Chrysler Royal
  125. Restoration Made Easy: Simple fix for Steering Box Leak
  126. Where Did Naugahyde Come From?
  127. Maintenance Made Easy: Bench Grinder Wire Wheel
  128. Restoration made easy: Drop Kicking a Droplight
  129. Canadian and US Tri-Five-Chevy Variations
  130. Winton: The King of Cars
  131. Menuboard Tool Caddy
  132. Simple Car Care: Avoiding a Sticky Choke
  133. Classic Car Transport
  134. Restoration of a Smith's Heater
  135. Rebuilding Your Classic Car's Master Cylinder
  136. Automotive History: Some Trend Setters Everyone Should Know About
  137. MG as First Car is Hobbyist's Cup of Tea
  138. High Performance Distributor Upgrade
  139. 4 Steps to a Top-Notch Convertible Top
  140. Interior Redo Helps Camaro Owner's Dream Come True
  141. Hitting the Brakes: A History of Automotive Brakes
  142. Waverley Electric
  143. Rubber Car Parts: Not Glamorous but Important
  144. Cushioning the Blow: History of Automotive Airbags
  145. Understanding Automotive Cooling Systems
  146. How to Replace Muscle Car Metal
  147. Car Restoration Tip 41: Common Sense Approach to Shop Fire Safety
  148. Starting to Click: A History of Automotive Seatbelts
  149. Holsman Highwheeler Motor Buggy (1901-1911)
  150. Sportscar Sparkplug Specializes in Spiffy Sparkers
  151. A Clear View: History of Automotive Safety Glass
  152. How to Correctly Use a Hammer
  153. The Chevrolet Masters
  154. Turn, Turn, Turn: A History of the Turn Signal
  155. Hudson Terraplane
  156. Tires: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
  157. Clear the Way: A History of Automotive Windshield Wipers
  158. Detailing An Engine in the Car
  159. DIVCO Delivery Truck
  160. Lost Art of Metal Fabrication Gets Rediscovered
  161. Classic Car Keys
  162. Maintenance Made Easy: Replacing Wheel Bearings
  163. Jacks Are Wild
  164. How to Install Vintage Air A/C into a Vintage Corvette
  165. The Complete Guide to Troubleshooting 1953-1960 Era American Classic Car Engines
  166. Punching Out Your Headlights
  167. Disc brake renewal takes patience, skill and the right tools
  168. Bright Idea for Old Cars: Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  169. 10-Minute Turn Signal Tidy Up Can Save You a Ticket
  170. Bowtie Water Pump Prep, Paint & Installation
  171. Classic Car Sill Mount Hole Repair
  172. The Magical Muncie 4-Speed Transmission
  173. PHS Interviews - Cars In Barns Owner Steve Jackson
  174. First in Filtration: From Canister Oil Filters to Spin-Ons
  175. EX-122: The 1953 Motorama Corvette
  176. The 1949 Willys-Overland Jeepster
  177. Finding Good Engines: A Hunter's Guide
  178. Engine Rebuild is Important Part of Classic Car Restoration
  179. Lalique Automotive Mascots
  180. 'Forever' Volvo Has Gone Nearly 3 Million Miles
  181. Lincoln Zephyr
  182. Restoring Early '60s Mopar Dashes
  183. The Saga of the Stainless Steel Fords
  184. Ignition Coil Troubleshooting: (No) Fire in the Hole
  185. Restorers and rodders find GPS an easy install
  186. British Tappet (Valve) Cover Restoration
  187. How to Rebuild a Corvette 454 Engine - Part 14
  188. How To Clean A Paint Gun
  189. 1935 Dodge DU Coupe
  190. How to Replace a Corvette Half-Shaft U-Joint
  191. How To Photograph Collector Cars
  192. Classic Car Buyers Guide: 1969-1970 Mustang Mach 1
  193. Removing a Body From a Frame Isn't All That Hard
  194. Survival Gear for Classic Car Parts Hunting Expeditions
  195. Regarding the Demise of Pontiac
  196. Buying a Collector Car at Auction
  197. How To Repair Paint Flaws without Respraying
  198. Brake Bleeding 101
  199. Parts of a Whole - Getting the stuff you need for your old cars, locally - Part 1
  200. Starting Old Cars

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