The secret to stunning paintwork when respraying a classic car is in the preparation. With such a baffling array of abrasive tools, papers and materials on the market, Michael will teach you in this video tutorial all you need to know to cut through the hype and choose the right equipment. He explores the various tools and materials for sanding, shaping, smoothing, blocking and keying your classic car’s bodywork ready for painting.
In the previous class, Ed showed you how to clean the valves and prepare them for reinsertion into the head. Now, you’ll learn how to lap in the valves using grinding paste and then decoke the engine in order to increase its efficiency and ensure top-notch engine performance for another several thousand miles. Ed introduces the tools you need to complete this process and then shows you how to use them.Watch Now >>
Ed demonstrates a simple upholstery project and demonstrates how to make and upholster a set of door cards from scratch. Over time door cards can get warped and water damaged, so fitting a new set is a simple way to make your car’s interior look great. Ed shares his tips on choosing the right typesWatch Now >>
When tightening and untightening cylinder head nuts, work out from the centre in a spiral to ensure minimal stress is put on the cylinder head.Watch Now >>
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