http://www.v8tvshow.com - PART 1 - Quarter panels are one of the most rust and dent-prone parts of musclecars, and our 1965 Chevelle had some of each. Mostly dents. Thankfully, OPGI came out with new reproduction full quarter panels for 1965 Chevelles. In this video, we show you how to remove your old panel and install the new. Also applies to other GM A Bodies like Skylarks, Cutlasses, GTOs and others.
1965 Chevelle Quarter Panel Install Pt. 2 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Quarter panels are one of the most rust and
dent-prone parts of musclecars, and our 1965 Chevelle had some of each.
Mostly dents. Thankfully, OPGI came out with new reproduction full
quarter panels for 1965 Chevelles. In this video, we show you how to
remove your old panel and install the new. Also applies to other GM A
Bodies like Skylarks, Cutlasses, GTOs and others. Part 2.
1965 Chevelle: Door Skin 2 - Installation V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - In this video, we install a new set of doorskins
on our 1965 Chevelle. These new, rust-free, arrow-straight skins came
from OPGI, and when installed properly, are a quick and relatively easy way
to renew an old set of doors. We prepped our inner structure by treating
it to a complete sandblasting and a bath in PPG DP90 epoxy primer. We
then did a little work to the skin to get it ready, then we used a 3M
Automix doorskin adhesive to bond the skin to the inner structure. The
trickiest part is working the new doorskin over the inner structure, but we
used a cool tool from Dent Fix to power the flange over smoothly and
1968 Chevrolet Camaro Quarter Panel Replacement Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Replacing quarter panels on an American muscle
car is major surgery, but it is not impossible. In this video, we take you
through the steps we took to replace a rusty quarter panel on our 1968 Camaro with a new full
quarter panel from Classic Industries. Covers removal, fitment, welding,
and finishing with Eastwood Body Solder "lead" kit.
1966 GTO - Painting The 2-Tone V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The GTO came to us in primer, but we didn't want
it to hit the streets on the Hot Rod Power Tour in boring light gray. So
the decision was made to shoot the car with a fun 2-tone paint scheme of
charcoal and Scarlet red in PPG basecoat to give the car an aggressive,
satin look. Other materials used include lots of 3M tape and mask paper.
Someday the car will receive some new bodywork and a more complete paint
job, but this is the deal for now.
Patch Panels-Installation and Hand Forming Automotive Panels from howtoASAP
How to ASAP brings you another DVD on "Installing and Hand Forming Patch
Panels". Replacing entire quarters or other sheet metal is not always the
best way to solve rust or damage problems on your project. There are times
when patch panels are a perfectly acceptable repair--if you know how to
install them correctly. Nationally recognized car builder, Craig Hopkins,
will take you through the step by step installation of a lower quarter
patch panel and bonus segments on hand forming patches using tools you
probably have in your garage. You will learn methods and tips which will
produce professional results with your "do-it-yourself" project.
This high quality DVD is over 90 minutes of information that will leave
you with a repair that will be hard to spot. Whether you are a professional
or taking on your first repair, this DVD will help you do it right the
first time. For this and other DVDs like "Mig Welding Automotive Sheet
Metal" , go to www.howtoasap.com. Copyright by Out of Our Minds Media
3M Panel Bonding
3M Panel Bonding
Installing quarter panels and repair panels with 3M panel bonding adhesive
65 Mustang Fastback Restoration Project
This is my 1965 Mustang
Fastback I rescued from a field rusting away. I finished it around July of
2008 in my back yard garage with no professional assistance at all. It took
me about 26 months to complete. It has a 302 Ford motor and an 5 Speed
manual transmission. I restored this car to the information on the original
data plate on the door that included the body color and interior. The
stripe is unique in that I added a darker red to the Poppy Red body color
to get a stripe that is a little darker but blends in with the factory
color. This car features four wheel disc brakes made from all Ford parts.
Mig Welding Automotive Sheet metal from How to ASAP
MIG Welding Automotive Sheetmetal
This clip from howtoASAP.com is from a 52 minute video featuring nationally
recognized automotive builder, Craig Hopkins. Whether you are a novice or a
professional, this video will help you get professional results as you
learn the tricks to welding automotive sheet metal. Muscle cars, classic
cars or trucks use the same welding techniques. Save yourself money and do
it yourself or see what your builder should be doing!
MIG Welding Automotive Sheet Metal from How to ASAP
Mig Welding Automotive Sheetmetal
This clip from howtoASAP.com is from a 52 minute instructional DVD shot in
HD featuring nationally recognized automotive builder, Craig Hopkins.
Whether you are a novice or a professional, this video will help you get
professional results as you learn the tricks to welding automotive
sheetmetal. Muscle cars, classic cars or trucks use the same welding
techniques. Save yourself money and do it yourself or see what you builder
should be doing! Go to www.howtoasap.com for more information. Copyright by
Out of Our Minds Media.
1965 Chevelle: Sprayable Polyester - V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - All the body filler on our 1965 Chevelle project
has been block-sanded straight, bringing the car one step closer to paint
application. The next step is to apply several coats of Standox Sprayable
Polyester .. a high-build sprayable body filler intended to fill any
pinholes or sanding scratches in the body filler layer below. Tiny
pinholes and sanding scratches can be barely detectable in filler, but they
become magnified under the shiny paint and clear coat of final paint, so
it's crucial to take whatever steps you can to eliminate them from the
car's surface before spraying paint. We applied several coats of the
Standox product, which leaves a highly textured surface when hardened,
which might appear to be a step backwards in the straightening process.
However, most of what you see here will all be block-sanded off, leaving a
solid white layer of perfectly smooth substrate ready for the final
application of primer before paint. When properly sanded, the poly leaves
no traces of pinholes or spreader marks, and it sands smoothly with minimal
effort. But you'll see the whole block sanding process in the next
chapter of our '65 Chevelle.
Episode #4 - Metal Panel Replacement Techniques
In this episode Brad reviews three common techniques for welding
replacement steel panels or patches into vehicles. The episode ends with
the installation of the patch panel he made in Episode 1.
1965 Chevelle Engine Upgrades V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Our '65 Chevelle drove in on a low-performance
350 cubic inch Chevy replacement engine that was reported to have less than
10,000 miles on it. Initially, we contemplated doing a late-model EFI
swap on this car, but then we thought we'd take a look at what we had and
see what kind of shape it was in. Turns out that the 350 is a parts-store
type replacement engine with 4-bolt mains and a very clean bottom end.
The cast iron heads and cam were not very exciting, so we used the Dynomation engine simulation
software to whip up a new recipe. In this installment, we clean up the
engine, repaint the short block, and install a new Comp Cams Xtreme Energy
cam, lifters, timing set, new Holley performance aluminum cylinder heads, a
Weiand Action Plus intake manifold, an MSD Pro-Billet distributor, some
Flowtech headers, and a Holley 670 Street Avenger camshaft. Some of the
parts we already had like the MSD unit, the intake, and the carb, but the
cam and heads are new. Here's how it went.
1969 Chevelle SS496 Blog Part 19 - Deadline: SEMA, 2007 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Tonight, the crew taped the car and sprayed a
coat of sprayable polyester - or "Bodyman In A Can" according to John. It
goes on thick, covers all he sanding scratches, and sands like chalk.
More sanding tomorrow! Discuss this project at
Block Sanding Tips & Tricks with Kevin Tetz - How To Make Panels Look Great - Part 2 - Eastwood
Visit Eastwood: http://www.eastwood.com
Part 2 of 2. In this video Kevin Tetz shows you the difference between
sanding and shaping, when to use which grit of sandpaper, and how to use
flexible sanding blocks, solid dura-blocks and soft sanders. He also give
you some tips and tricks along the way on how to sand curves, edges and
Are You an Eastwood Guy?
This video originally aired LIVE on 12/20/13. It also contains a Q&A
session at the end.
Eastwood has everything you need to do the job right when you're restoring
your car, truck or motorcycle - welders, plasma cutters, powder coating
supplies, rust solutions, soda and abrasive blasters, paint and paint guns,
metal fab tools, air tools, hand tools and more.