Learning About Header and Exhaust Upgrades

  • Remove Minor Rust From A Vintage Automobile Hood And Add Paint To Areas In Need

    21 October 2016

    If you purchased a vintage automobile and have recently installed a replacement hood on it that has some minor rust on its surface, complete the repair project below. Once the vehicle is rust-free, you can add touch up primer and paint to the spots that were sanded in order to match the appearance of the hood with the rest of the automobile. Materials power sander sandpaper emery cloth water hose detergent (designed for automobiles) sponge touch up primer marker touch up paint (with applicator) clear vehicle compound buffing mitten Sand And Clean The Hood's Surface

  • Leave Sand At The Shoreline: Keeping Sand Out Of Your Truck Bed

    29 February 2016

    If you have just moved to the coast and are planning to visit the beach as much as you can, be aware that beach sand is insidious. If you've spent your life inland, you may not have had the experience of finding out just how quickly sand grains can multiply and take over your home (at least it seems like that's what they're doing). If you're going to drive your truck to the beach, you have the additional issue of trying to keep sand out of the truck bed, where it can get stuck, scratch the paint, and turn into a crusty layer that's nearly impossible to rinse out.