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 […]
Often times you’ll need to transfer brackets from old panels to replacement panels while restoring cars. In this case, we are replacing the door skin on our 1971 Camaro RS/SS build project and the replacement door skin does not come with the support bracket for the driver side mirror. We show you how to remove […]
While you have the door skin off, it’s a good idea to clean up the door shell and spray it with epoxy primer prior to installing your replacement door skin. Check out this video to learn how to prepare your door shell and door skin for installation.
Removing rust from car parts can be a time consuming and sometimes difficult task. That is, if you are sanding the parts by hand or sand blasting. The job is even more difficult when you have to deal with pitting because you are forced to blast or use wire wheels. Well it doesn’t need to […]
Are you thinking about getting your first project car? Here are seven things you need to know to find the right project for you and more importantly, a project that you’ll finish and enjoy for years. 1: Know The End State Of Your First Project Car It’s important to know what direction you want to […]