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Jul
29

How To Mask and Prime a Car

How To Mask and Prime a Car

  Check New Parts The first think you want to do when you get a new part for the car you are working on is to check it for fit. You want to make sure it is the right part for the car before you start sanding or painting. This will also give you more…
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Jul
15

How To Replace Door Glass on Toyota Camry

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One of my son’s friend got is door side glass broken out while it was parked at his house.  The good thing is that nothing was stolen from the car.  So we’re not sure why it happened, but this is aggravating to me.  We found a used door glass from LKQ and I replaced to…
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Jul
08

Tips For Selecting The Right Hammer and Dolly For A Dent

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There are a lot of different auto body hammers and dollies to choose from when repair a dent.  This video will provide you with the basics to help you select which hammer and dolly to choose for the damage you are repairing. As mentioned in the video, concentrate more on the shape of the hammer…
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Jun
06

Rust Repair Quick and Easy with Eric The Car Guy

Most of my video demonstrate how to repair cars following the recommended procedures. However, sometimes you may need a quick fix. For instance, your quarter panel has a rust hole, which allows water to enter the trunk compartment. Oh, and did I mention it is a $500 car! Well, a new quarter may cost more…
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May
21

Block Sanding Tips

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  Primer surfacer is applied to the damaged area to provide mil thickness to block sand. It is like a thin filler to fill in scratches and other minor imperfections before you spray paint. In this video, I am going to demonstrate a few block sanding techniques when sanding primer surfacer. For more information about…
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May
14

How Automotive Paint Is Mixed

How To Mix Automotive Paint

Have you ever wondered how automotive paint is mixed?  In this video, I am going to show you the steps to take to mix paint.  Depending on the paint color, it may take two to ten plus to make the specific color.  The toners include pigments, metallics, pearls, and binders.  Watch the video to see…
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Apr
22

Tip For Replacing Broken Bumper Tabs

Most accidents involve the front-end and back-end of the car.  With the exception of t-bone accidents, hail damage, and other minor damage that can occur from the parking lot.  However, many accidents damage the front and rear bumper cover. Bumper covers have tabs that break frequently during accidents.  In fact, a broken mounting tab may…
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Apr
15

How To Replace A Car Door Glass in 30 Minutes

Do you have a broken door glass broken that needs to be replaced?  If you do, it may be easier than you think.  Unlike windshield that may require special tools, the door side glass usually only takes a few basic hand tools. On this 2001 Nissan Frontier, all we needed in a flathead and phillips…
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Apr
08

Auto Parts Warehouse Video Series – 66 Mustang Project

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Are you looking for a book that explains how to buy and sell cars for a profit?  Check out Stephen Hobbs’ book “The Lazy Way To Buy and Sell Cars For Profit”. Click Here! If you already have a car project you’re working on, show us your progress on our Facebook page by posting your…
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Mar
25

Eastwood Project: Body Filler…Apply and Sand

In the last Eastwood video, we straightened the metal on the Mustang.  In this video, we’re going to apply and block sand Eastwood body filler.  I will also mention the difference between premium body filler and other body fillers. Watch the video below… Thanks for watching this video.  To watch all of the Eastwood Video…
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Mar
19

Priming The Acura Project: How To Mix and Spray Primer Surfacer

In this video, we’re going to demonstrate how to mix and apply primer surfacer. We are working on the Acura project.  In the last video we prepped the fender.  This video goes over the steps to mix the primer surfacer and apply it to the fender. To watch the whole Acura series of videos Click…
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Mar
11

66 Mustang Project: Steps To Take When Replacing a Hood

The hood on the 66 Mustang project was pretty beat up.  Rather than spending hours trying to repair the hood, we ordered a new hood through Automotive Warehouse.  So we removed the old hood and started preparing the new one.  When using aftermarket parts, there are a few things you want to check before sanding and…
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