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 […]
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 […]
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 […]