Discover the basic set of tools you’ll need to complete a number of electrical jobs on your classic car. Ed Hughes introduces these necessary tools and then demonstrates the quick methods he uses to join two wires.
Any capable restorer of classic cars ought to know how to decoke an engine. Over time the engine on a classic car becomes backed up with carbon, which causes the efficiency of said engine to drop. When enough carbon builds up, it might be time to decoke the engine–but how do you know whether it’s the right time?
Throughout this course, Danny and Ed will teach you some of the basic tips any car restorer needs to correctly maintain cylinder heads and gaskets, focusing on how to decoke an engine once the head has been removed.
Learning to create a weld for your classic car can help you avoid a very pricy service charge and a long holdover in the auto shop. Instead of relying on someone else to do the job, we’re going to teach you how to MIG weld so you can complete a basic repair on your classic car in your own garage. It simply takes practice, patience and maybe an expert guide.
In the final class of our course on classic car electrics, Ed teaches you about the ignition system on your car. He discusses the two halves of the ignition system, explains how the system is wired to the rest of a car, and then shows you how to trace faults.