Once you have cut out your carpet from your cardboard template, then it is time to give it a professional finish and fit your classic car overmats correctly into the vehicle. This Skill Shack how-to video shows you the next stages of trimming the overmats with edge binding and also what fixings to use when you fit the overmats to your classic car to prevent slipping. For best results, watch our video on How to Make Classic Car Overmats: Measuring, Choosing Materials, Templates and Cutting to Fit.
In the final class of our video series on basic engine maintenance, Ed walks you step by step through a servicing of the components on an engine’s carburettor. You’ll learn the basics of the carburettor and discover how to make sure it is in proper working condition.Watch Now >>
In this class, Ed teaches you four new techniques pertaining to ignition maintenance for an engine’s distributor on a classic car, including:
Setting and changing contact breakersWatch Now >>
Making sure a condenser is working properly
Timing the ignition
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.Watch Now >>