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  • Weld-thru Copper and Zinc Primer Explained

    Weld-thru Copper and Zinc Primer Explained

    Weld-thru primer is a type of primer that is used to prepare metal surfaces for welding. It is designed to protect the metal from oxidation and corrosion during the welding process, and also to improve the flow of the weld. Copper and zinc are both commonly used as active ingredients in weld-thru primers. The main…

  • How to Build a Bed Wood Floor for a First-Series Chevy or GMC Truck

    How to Build a Bed Wood Floor for a First-Series Chevy or GMC Truck

    All Chevrolet and GMC trucks left the factory with bed wood materials through the early 1970s. The planks met with cross sills and reinforcement strips for a finished look. If your first-series Chevy or GMC truck needs restoration work, follow the instructions below to see how you can make a new wood truck bed yourself.…

  • VW Beetle vs. Super Beetle: What’s the Difference?

    VW Beetle vs. Super Beetle: What’s the Difference?

    If you own or hope to own a Beetle from the 1970s and want to invest in the correct restoration parts, it helps to know the difference between the Beetle and the Super Beetle. Volkswagen offered both models throughout the 1970s, with both subtle and major differences between them. Many people can’t tell them apart…

  • Evolution of the VW Bus

    Evolution of the VW Bus

    Volkswagen’s bus is one of the most recognizable vehicles ever made. The VW bus wasn’t only a hit in post-war Germany, as its popularity stretched across the Atlantic to the U.S., where it became a counterculture icon of the 1960s. Though it had its U.S. heyday in the 1960s, the van’s history stretches before and…

  • The Difference Between Big Block and Small Block Chevy Performance Engines

    The Difference Between Big Block and Small Block Chevy Performance Engines

    Within the classic car community, debates between enthusiasts about big block vs. small block Chevy engines can get intense. Many drivers have strong opinions over which one is the “better” engine, but each engine type presents its own advantages and holds a unique place in the history of muscle car manufacturing. Block Engine Basics Nearly…