Unlike the classic American cars on the 1950s and earlier, modern automobiles are full of plastic. From door panels and dash pads to the engine cover, plastic is everywhere. While … Continue Reading How to Fix Broken Plastic Interior Automotive Trim Panels
Rust is the bane of existence for most gearheads. Unless your vehicle is made entirely of plastic or fiberglass, rust will eventually sink its claws into the metal and cause … Continue Reading Molecular Deconstruction – How to Remove Rust
Keeping your headlights in good working condition is essential for visibility and safety. Here’s how to clean headlights so you can see the road ahead.
If you are interested in beginning your first major overhaul, these classic car restoration tips can get you started in the right direction.
There is not a more maligned automotive product than “bondo”. Plastic body filler is most often referred to by the brand name “Bondo” (made by 3M), and its bad reputation … Continue Reading Bondo 101 – Basic For Working With Plastic Body Filler
Dealing with fiberglass repair is no fun, but unfortunately it is a necessary part of owning a fiberglass-bodied car, especially a classic like a C2 Corvette. The C2 was built from … Continue Reading Fantastic Plastic – Fiberglass Repair with JB Weld Plastic Bonder
Fiberglass is an amazing material, but it has a few special considertaions when dealing with damage. Here’s how to repair fiberglass body panels.
Headlight replacement used to be the only option, but headlight restoration can restore headlights to near-factory condition for a fraction of the cost.
Ask your auto buddies about how to fix a dent in a car and you’ll get a myriad of answers. Tips may include using a pot of boiling water, a hair dryer…
Most modern cars are built as a single shell, where the body is also the frame. This is called “unibody”. Older vehicles, typically 1996 and older, and almost all years of … Continue Reading Know How Notes: What Are Body Mount Bushings?