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  • 17:36

    How to Renew and Adjust a Ball Type Wheel Roller Bearing

    Wheel bearings are a common MOT failure and source of vibration in classic cars. In this detailed step-by-step guide we cover stripping, cleaning, removal, replacement, fitting and final adjustment of roller bearing type front wheel bearings often found on front wheel drive cars. This includes top tips on replacing bearing races, torque wrench settings, cleaning... Read more »

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    A Guide to Pressed on Bearings on Half Shafts with a Locking Ring

    If rear wheel bearings are causing vibration or have excessive play, Ed Hughes explains how rear wheel bearings on live axle half shafts are fitted and why it is worth sending them to a workshop to be renewed and replaced to prevent the locking ring or wheel bearing from working loose.

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    Hand Tools you Need to Prepare Classic Cars for Painting

    If you are a beginner at painting classic cars you will find a bemusing array of hand tools required to carry out even the simplest of paint repairs. Here we talk you through all the paint preparation tools you need to consider, what they do and how to choose the best ones for your classic... Read more »

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    Air Compressor Tools and Equipment for Classic Car Painting

    In this how-to guide you will learn about the tools and equipment you will need to spray paint classic cars like a pro. From understanding technical specifications and sizes of air compressors, to the different types of paint guns, air filters, moisture traps, air fed masks, hoses, gauges and pressure regulators. We also cover paint... Read more »

  • 10:53
    Removing and Renewing a Propshaft Universal Joint

    Removing and Renewing a Propshaft Universal Joint

    Hardy Spicer Universal Joint removal and renewal can be done at home. A huge vice is often required but in this course we show you an alternative method to use at home with basic tools. From tips on maintaining propshaft balance, keeping circlips in order and the importance of grease application this video tutorial covers... Read more »

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    How to Renew and Adjust a Tapered Roller Wheel Bearing

    How to Renew and Adjust a Tapered Roller Wheel Bearing

    Wheel bearings are a common MOT failure and source of vibration in classic cars. In this detailed step-by-step guide we cover stripping, cleaning, removal, replacement, fitting and final adjustment of tapered front wheel bearings. This includes top tips on replacing bearing races, removing stubborn split pins and advice on how to inspect stub axles for... Read more »

  • 4:06
    How to Safely Check Brake Discs and Drums for Warping

    How to Safely Check Brake Discs and Drums for Warping

    Warped discs or brake drums can cause vibration or pulsing under braking. This video course shows you how to safely measure and diagnose warping or distortion of braking components and offers top tips on what to do if you find a problem. Our methods cover diagnosing and measurement of run out and tolerances on both... Read more »

  • 6:35
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    How to Road Test for the Sources of Vibration in Your Classic Car

    Join Ed Hughes as he heads out on the road to describe how various sources of vibration feel when driving your classic car. Braking vibrations, tyre and wheel related issues, worn or badly adjusted wheel bearings and even failing engine mounts can all be felt on a road test. Find out how to diagnose your... Read more »

  • 8:16
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    The Classic Tyre Guide – Checking for Defects and Static Balancing Your Wheels at Home

    Many vibration issues can be traced to deformed or damaged tyres. In this video course, you will discover how to inspect your tyres for signs of wear, bulging and other faults in order to diagnose vibration. Also we show you how to carry out static wheel balancing at home to fix wheel wobble and vibration... Read more »