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Car Restoration How To

This is where we get our hands dirty. How-To's give you step-by-step guidance through the many processes of classic car restoration required to bring your classic car back to like-new condition.

Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Using a Timing Light on your Dual Point Ignition 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
How To - By John Gunnell
Restoring a Zenith Stromberg Carburetor Linkage Sometimes small things that seem really simple can be really complex.

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Organization Tips During Car Restoration
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Organization Tips During Car Restoration 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
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Gas Tank Cleaning using Electrolysis 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
How To - By John Gunnell
Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash 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 - By John Gunnell
How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car 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
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting 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
How To - By John Gunnell
Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration 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
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair 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
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal 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







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