• Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk’, Episode 28: Nick Licata, editor of Camaro Performers Magazine

    In this episode of Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk,’ Kevin Tetz talks with Nick Licata, who answers the age-old question, ‘How do I get my car into a magazine?  Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • How Can I Control Warping While MIG Welding?

    Sometimes, if you are welding two pieces of metal together, you might experience a warping of the metal surfaces. Warping can occur either if your material preparation is not performed correctly or if you make certain errors while welding. The three main ways you can warp metal materials when welding are: a lack of tack welds, the materials are not clamped together while welding, and if you have a poor welding technique. Below are various ways you can remedy these issues.  Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • How to Make your barn or garage find road-worthy- Part One Assessing the Vehicle

    In the past 5-10 years the buzz words in the automotive hobby are "barn finds" or "garage finds" and "picking". This is just a car guy or gals way of explaining automotive treasure hunting. The dream is to find an untouched car or parts that's been stashed away and forgotten in a barn, garage, yard, etc. and you pull it out and put it back into use. There's practically an entire subculture in the classic car world dedicated to this with shows like American Pickers, Chasing Classic Cars, Backroad Gold, etc making it look like an easy process. I've been doing this sort of thing for quite a while and it can be as easy as knocking on a door and handing over a stack of cash, but the process to make these cars and parts usable again IS NOT. Any car that's been sitting for more than a few years is going to need a LOT of work to get it ready to cruise the streets again. Not only that, there are some key steps you should take to avoid causing damage to the vehicle when trying to get it going.   Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk’, Episode 27.5: Nick Licata

    Sit tight & listen to Kevin as he previews things to come on next week’s episode of Shop Talk, where Nick answers the age-old secret to the question, ‘How do I get my car into a magazine?  Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk’, Episode 27: Rick Bacon, Custom Painter, Pinstriper & TV Personality

    In this episode of Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk,’ Kevin Tetz talks with custom painter and pinstriper Rick Bacon, a.k.a., ‘The Arsonist’. He explains his philosophy to approaching a project and achieving the perfect custom paint job for your vehicle.   Click Here To Read Full Post...