DIY | How to rebuild a standard points distributor

If your distributor isn’t working correctly, you’re gonna have a bad time. As an integral part of your engine’s ignition system, it’s imperative that it operates correctly. There are some relatively simple fixes for distributor problems, like changing your points and condenser or installing a new cap and rotor, but sometimes it needs a full…

How we rebuilt our VW Beetle engine | Redline Rebuilds Explained – S1E4

Time to dim the lights and slow things down with yet another Redline Rebuild Explained! Watch and listen as we break down our 1973 Volkswagen Beetle engine rebuild. Hagerty’s Davin Reckow and Ben Woodworth take you through the ins and outs of the project and discuss issues that came up, lessons learned, and general tech…

DIY | How to do your own pre-purchase car inspection

Thinking about buying a classic car? Do your homework and watch this how-to inspection guide first. There can be all sorts of hidden terrors on old cars, so Hagerty’s Randy Clouse is here help you sniff them out so you know exactly what you’re getting. While these tips can go a long way in preventing…

Breakdown | 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Joel Mogul never thought he’d own a Ferrari, let alone a 1971 365 GTB/4. But when an old Ferrari team mechanic assured him the red Daytona sitting on jack stands—which hadn’t been driven for years, had seized shocks, and had only gum and varnish left in the fuel system from the long-ago evaporated gas—was “a…

136115 / 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport LS6

https://www.rkmotors.com/vehicles/2900/1970-chevrolet-chevelle-super-sport-ls6 Documented by an original Window Sticker, an original Protect-O-Plate and two original Build Sheets, this numbers-matching Chevelle is the beneficiary of an extensive, professional restoration that enabled better-than-factory glory. And, featuring all-important options such as posi-trac, an F41 suspension and desirable Cranberry Red paint, it virtually spells “investment grade”. The coolest dash of red…

Breakdown | 1965 Shelby GT350

Steve Beck bought this 1965 GT350 for $900 on his 18th birthday, hoping to make an impression at his first big job interview as a mechanic. He got the job as soon as they saw the Shelby, and after years of track days, vintage racing, and more than a few speeding tickets, Beck is still…