Restoration Tips

Is your car squeaking at every stop sign? Could your paint use some touching up? Old Cars Weekly presents tips and techniques for restoring classic cars and parts. Browse our collection of articles from restoring brakes to preparing your car for auto shows. We are your comprehensive resource for antique auto restoration.

Pinpointing carburetion problems

Article #5 in our 10-part 2010 Restoration series
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Repair without paint

Paintless dent repair is possible with care
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Door Support Build Up

2010 Restoration Series Part #3
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Front-End Overhaul

OK, it’s time. The steering is loose, a funny wear pattern is showing up in the front tires, the wheels vibrate like crazy at freeway speeds and it won’t stay in alignment. Time to overhaul the front end on your collector car! More »

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The Basics of Spraying

Learning to get the paint from a gun onto a surface without it sagging, running or being too dry is not a skill, it is an art and an art that can only be perfected by practice, practice, practice. More »

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To Restore or Not to Restore

The best answer for the vintage vehicle owner.
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Death by Oil?

With so many changes in lubraction, hobbyists question whether modern oils will work in old cars.
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Operation heat! Replacing under-seat heat ductwork

Replacing the rotted heater ductwork for a 1948 Pontiac Streamliner and 1953 Catalina. More »

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Automatic transmission fluid: What’s happening

Changes in lubricant specifications are not limited to just engine oils — automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is also undergoing its own transformation. More »

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Rebel with a cause: 1957 Rambler blazed a trail

The 1957 Rambler Rebel ranks as one of the finest muscle cars ever made. It was offered in this format for just the single season and is now a rarity that AMC enthusiasts covet for their collections. More »

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