Installing a New Intake Manifold

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Installing a new intake manifold Tools: standard socket set, standard wrenches, flat-blade and/or Phillips screwdriver, putty knife or scraper, torque wrench Tinware: aftermarket aluminum intake manifold, quality high performance intake gaskets, gasket sealer (silicone) Tip: Before final installation, double check the fit of your parts to make sure everything lines up and will work with […]

Front Lowering Springs and Shocks

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Tools: socket wrenches, rubber hammer, pry bar, pickle fork (ball joint removal tool), drill with bit for drilling steel, grease gun, grease. Tinware: front 1-1/2” lowering springs, KYB gas shock absorbers, tie rod ends and polyurethane bushings, upper and lower ball joints, shock mount retainers (if not included with shock kit). Tip: Always support lower […]

12-Second 4th Gen V6!

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Story and Photos by Scott Doerhing • Albany, NY My love for driving started a long time ago. I was about ten years old when, one day, my father let me take over the wheel of his car. I couldn’t reach the pedals so Dad had to work them for me. When I first took […]

Timing Chain Removal and Replacement

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Tools: standard socket set, standard wrenches, crankshaft socket, breaker bar Tinware: new timing chain, new timing cover (optional), timing cover gasket, gasket sealer, oil pan gasket (optional) Tip: Before getting started, check out the clearance between the oil pan and the crossmember to see if there’s enough room to remove the pan. Performance gains: A […]

Differential Housing and Gear Set

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Inspection of differential housing and gear set Tools Needed: Standard socket set, flat-blade screwdriver, hammer or mallet. Tinware Needed: New gear oil, clean rags, a container to collect the old oil, and a new differential cover gasket. In this relatively brief “You Can Do It”, we’re going to cover how to inspect your car’s differential […]

Installing Valve Cover Gaskets and Studs

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Time: approximately 1 hour Tools: a pair of 3/8” boxed wrenches, putty knife, deep-sockets and socket wrench Tinware: valve cover gaskets, gasket placement glue, valve cover studs, Tip: When replacing your valve cover gaskets, it’s a good time to think about other similar upgrades such as valve covers, breathers, or plug wire retainers. Using a […]

Skip Shift Eliminator

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Today John shows off a Skip Shift Eliminator for your 1993-2002 or 2010-2013 Camaro! Subscribe Today: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=EcklersAutomotive Product Link And Description Below: The Eckler’s Auto Hub is your one stop for all your car restoration needs, we are constantly adding new videos to help you with your installation, feature great products or just provide entertainment. […]

Decal Removal Tip

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A hair dryer works best to loosen the adhesive used to keep sticker/decals in place. Go slow and be aware that too much heat could damage paint. Here, as we use it on glass, that is not a problem. Heat an edge of the sticker/decal and try to peel it away. As it loosens, pull […]

Arrest Me Red

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Bruce Ensworth  Orange Park, FL By Ray Lee        Photography by Peter Sommers Keeping his title of “Ultimate Camaro Fan” is no problem for Bruce Ensworth. Perhaps having a “Ford guy” for a father spurs him on. Memories of yearning for a new 1970 Z/28 Camaro that year when he graduated from college and having his […]

My Restore Story Contest

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(See Submitted Stories Below) Behind every great every restoration there is a great story and we want to hear yours! Send us a video to yourrestorestory@gmail.com telling us about your restoration and what makes it special to you, and every week we will feature the best ones on the Rick’s Camaros website and blog for […]

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