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Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins

Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins

How To - By John Gunnell
Old-time kingpin upgrade is still available and will let your car steer better …keep reading

Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition

Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition

How To - By Chris Wantuck
Several auto manufacturers from the early years up through the 1950s used a dual point ignition system. This article shows you how to adjust the points on one of those engines. …keep reading

Restoring a Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Linkage

Restoring a Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Linkage

How To - By John Gunnell
Sometimes small things that seem really simple can be really complex. …keep reading

Organization Tips During Car Restoration

Organization Tips During Car Restoration

How To - By Chris Wantuck
Keeping track of things when restoring your classic car is extremely important. Knowing how it all goes back together doesn't hurt, either …keep reading

Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis

Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis

How To - By Chris Wantuck
We've looked at this process before, but gas tanks are unique and it's important to know the best way to treat them. …keep reading

Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash

Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash

How To - By John Gunnell
Rewiring a dash can be a tricky undertaking. Given that, a method to keep track of where everything came from during disassembly is critical. Here's one approach. …keep reading

How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car

How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car

How To - By John Gunnell
Keeping furry little creatures out of cars is high on the priority list of collectors. …keep reading

Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting

Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting

How To - By Chris Wantuck
On many projects, many smaller parts are just not available. This door bumper is one of them. Here's how to re-create your own. …keep reading

Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration

Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration

How To - By John Gunnell
Restoring a three-spoke "Banjo" steering wheel...sometimes it take two to make one. …keep reading

Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair

Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair

How To - By Chris Wantuck
As parts for collectible cars become harder to find, sometimes you have no choice but to repair what you have …keep reading