We continue our 1971 Camaro T56 custom transmission tunnel fabrication series by rolling a bead on the section of transmission tunnel that we formed in the last video. We bead roll for the first time using Eastwood’s 8″ Elite Bead Roller. We begin by unpacking the Eastwood 8″ Elite Bead Roller and getting it set […]
We continue our custom transmission tunnel fabrication series. Check out part 1 if you haven’t seen it. In this post, we begin fabricating the firewall half of the transmission tunnel to fit our T56 transmission in our 1971 Camaro project car. Paper Template We begin the transmission tunnel fabrication by positioning poster board paper over […]
We take an in-depth look at the harbor freight angled die grinder to see if it’s a good tool for getting started in the car hobby. This video is also great for learning how the angle die grinders work and how to use them.
Those of you that have installed replacement quarter panels on a second generation Camaro will know about the quarter panel flange that goes between the inner structure and the rocker panel. It’s somewhat puzzling as to how all of that was spot welded from the factory because there is no access to that area. One […]
I’ve wanted to get a sheet metal gauge tool for a while now. It’s a tool that I’ could have used many times before I finally purchased one. This tool removes the guess work in determining the correct sheet metal thickness to use on my 1971 Camaro project. I’ve used the digital caliper in the […]
If you are doing a T-56 swap in your second generation Camaro, you’ll need to determine how you are going to support it in the car. You can modify your stock crossmember or you can go aftermarket. In this video, we give you a look at the Speedtech T-56 transmission crossmember and we install it […]
Do you have a rusty section of floor pan? In this post, we replace the front driver side floor pan section in our 1971 Camaro RS/SS build and we are taking you along with us. The first thing you need to do is a little planning and preparation. Begin by cleaning up the rusted section […]
Does your door skin have rust issues or dents that are too large to fix? We are going to show you how to replace the door skin on our 1971 Camaro RS/SS project. The tools and techniques used here are similar for most door skins. Tools & Materials 4-1/2 Inch Angle Grinder Cut Off Wheel […]