Recent Posts

Beautiful fall colors on a twisty road

5 Tips for Planning a Fall Drive

We’ve officially entered my favorite time of the year for driving. Like magic, our local weather changed from daytime highs in the low 90s a week ago to mid 70’s all this week, just ahead of the official start of fall. I haven’t had the top up on my car […]

Eastwood TIG 200 AC/DC Welder

How to Set Up a Basic AC/DC TIG Welder

While there are many ways to weld metal two pieces of metal together – gas, stick, MIG, TIG, resistance – the one that often strikes fear into most DIYer is TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding. TIG welders are versatile machines that allow for welding both steel and aluminum. The process […]

Paint mixing cups in various sizes

How To Use Paint Mixing Cups For A Better Finish

When it comes to painting your project, one of the most confusing steps for many first-time painters is how to accurately mix all of the different components. In addition to the urethane base coat or clear coat you’re using, you’ll need to add an activator (sometimes called a catalyst or […]

Proper Noise classic vehicle service and restoration in Reading, PA
Feature Articles

Pro Files: Ed Sweeney of Proper Noise Limited

It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. Fresh out of Temple University with a degree in marketing, Ed Sweeney hit the streets in search of his dream job with a carmaker. Any carmaker. He wanted to work in advertising, make legendary commercials, do the fun stuff. Subaru passed. So did […]