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SCG Classic 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.

Casting Tail Light Lenses
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Casting Tail Light Lenses Casting plastics is not new, but knowing what materials are available and how to use them can make this task simple. And fun!
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How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car
How To - By John Gunnell
How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car 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.
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Restoring Instrument FacePlates for Your Classic Car
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Restoring Instrument FacePlates for Your Classic Car Details...it's all in the details. Leaving a clock or instrument faceplate in its original worn condition detracts from the look of a freshly restored car. Here's one approach to giving those faceplates a new look.
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Reproducing Small Parts: A Quick Way to Make Patterns
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Reproducing Small Parts: A Quick Way to Make Patterns Sometime we come across the need to replicate small parts that aren't readily available commercially. Here's one approach.
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How to Replace the Trunk Handle on your 1948 Pontiac Streamliner
How To - By Bill Flitcraft
How to Replace the Trunk Handle on your 1948 Pontiac Streamliner These things always look tricky, since there are rarely any visual cues as to how to take them apart. This step-by-step directions should make it a piece of cake.


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Real World Ways to Tag and Flag Old Car Parts
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Real World Ways to Tag and Flag Old Car Parts There are different ways to keep track of all the parts you remove from your classic car restoration project car. Here are some you may find useful.
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Vent Window Regulator Rebuild
How To - By Tom Benford
It's a fact of life that all things mechanical will eventually wear out. Such is the case with vent window regulators. Here's how to rebuild them
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Prepping a car for paint: a job you can do at home
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There are lots of ways that you can keep your car restoration costs down. Because paint prep is fairly time consuming, doing it your self can safe a lot
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Restoration of a Smith's Heater
How To - By John Gunnell
Smith's heaters are commonly found on British cars ranging from Jaguar's to MG's. Here's what's required to put them back into tip-top shape
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High Performance Distributor Upgrade
How To - By Tom Benford
High Performance Distributor Upgrade Sometimes you just might want to give your Corvette a boost and a high-performance distributor might just do the trick.
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