The following tips have been learned over the course of restoring 1935-’36 Ford ignition locks. These tips may also be helpful for restoring other early Ford V-8 ignition switches.
Last winter, Old Cars Weekly subscriber Brad Yoho of Stillwater, Minn., completed the restoration of an unusual 1948 Crosley that was customized several decades ago. The Crosley began as a factory-produced convertible, although the convertible Crosleys at this time had more of a sliding roof than a true complete folding top. Yoho believes the...
Fabricating new armrest covers is a fairly straightforward proposition that uses some basic techniques and the existing material as a pattern. We'll show you how.
Follow these general steps and procedures when rebuilding king pins.
The rear bumper on this Dodge Challenger couldn’t be saved. But Fast Freddie’s Rod Shop in Eau Claire, Wis., had a solution. See step-by-step installation.
Just about any barn find is able to be transported in a trailer, and many are towable, while a few can actually be driven home. However, sometimes what is towable or “trailerable” (and maybe should be) is transformed into drivable. Here's how to do it.
A 1961 Jaguar E-Type “Flat Floor” Roadster which has sat dormant in a garage for more than 30 years will be restored by British restorers Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth (CMC). This car was the 60th to leave the production line and is one of the earliest 3.8-liter right-hand drive E-Type roadsters, which remain...
Gappin’ doesn’t just happen. When a body on a rotisserie must become reacquainted with the frame rails to which it belongs, or when new mounting pads and a box full of shims aren’t enough to square things up, you’ll likely twist panels and cut parts to get a good gap. Here's how you can...
LeMay-America's Car Museum continues to make progress on the Avanti #1001 Rescue Project.
Mounting door hinges and hanging doors is one of those restoration steps that professionals — such as the guys at Ken’s Klassics in Muscoda, Wis. — make look easy. But as many novices can attest, it can be a frustrating job, especially for first-timers, and frought with trial-and-error learning.