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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

Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal

Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal

How To - By Chris Wantuck
No sense in tossing a hard-to-find cast iron part because it's cracked or broken. Instead of drilling out the end of the crack and putting in a bolt, repairing the cast iron to join the surfaces is a better way to prevent further cracking. …keep reading

Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence

Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence

How To - By Chris Wantuck
When do we settle for just what is available from a vendor or supplier? At what length do we go in order to achieve the correct look? …keep reading

How to Use Threaded Rivets

How to Use Threaded Rivets

How To - By Chris Wantuck
It's all in the details...It's the little things that count and these little gems go along way to achieving the original look. …keep reading

Casting Tail Light Lenses

Casting Tail Light Lenses

How To - By Chris Wantuck
Casting plastics is not new, but knowing what materials are available and how to use them can make this task simple. And fun! …keep reading

How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car

How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car

How To - By John Gunnell
Applying touch-up paint to a car is easy. Applying touch-up paint to an old finish so it looks like no touch-up has been done is an art. …keep reading