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Chip Foose Redesigns a 1971 C10 on "Fully Torqued"

Through his work on Overhaulin' and newer TV series such as History's Fully Torqued, Chip Foose has become one of the most well-known figures in the automotive restoration world. We're certain that Foose's designs have sparked an interest in many viewers, leading those viewers to start classic car projects of their own. Recently, we had an opportunity to provide some parts for a 1971 Chevy C10 restomod build that was sketched by Foose on Season 1 of Fully Torqued.

"Fully Torqued" Restores a '66 Mustang with Classic Industries Parts

We love watching classic cars get restored, whether it's in our own garage, at a local shop, or on our TV screen. Regarding the third category, we've had the privilege of working with quite a few well-known restoration TV shows over the years, including Overhaulin', Chop Cut Rebuild, All Girls Garage, and Iron Resurrection. More recently, Classic Industries was able to assist Steve Pazmany from the History TV series Fully Torqued with a few of his projects. Today, we'll take a quick look at their 1966 Mustang build that features many Classic Industries parts.

Ford Muscle Magazine: 1969 F-100 LED Lighting Upgrades

Lighting technology has come a long way since the late 1960s, with one of the most significant developments being the introduction of light-emitting diodes, also known as LEDs. Modern LEDs produce far more light output than the sealed beam lights that were installed in vehicles in the '60s, and they're also much more efficient and reliable. This results in better visibility of the road ahead, and better visibility of your vehicle to other motorists. For these reasons, our friends at Ford Muscle magazine recently picked up some parts from Classic Industries to convert their 1969 F-100 to LED lighting.

Video: Boynton Morris' 1965 Mustang Convertible

We always love to hear the stories behind our customers' restored classic cars. No two are the same, and many are closely tied to fond memories from childhood. For Boynton Morris, of Buena Park, California, the Ford Mustang was a car he admired since he was young. Over the following decades, as he restored several other classic cars, the Mustang was always in the back of his mind. One day, an acquaintance decided to sell his '65 Mustang convertible project car, and Boynton knew the time had finally come to buy it.

Video: 1969 Yenko Nova Tribute Car

Buying a classic car doesn't have to be expensive, since there are many affordable fixer-upper projects to be found if you know where to look. However, certain vehicles are so rare that their prices automatically reach well into the six-figure range. The Yenko Nova is one such car. Less than 10 of the 427ci-V8-powered Yenko/SC 427 Novas are known to exist today, and these originals go for $500,000 or more if you manage to find one for sale. Knowing this, Doug Watt decided to build his standard 1969 Nova into an affordable Yenko/SC 427 "tribute" car.

DIY: 1969 Camaro Dakota Digital RTX Gauges & Dash Pad Installation

There's a lot to love about the timeless 1969 Camaro, but we can't deny that some aspects of automotive technology have come a long way since the late '60s. Instrument cluster gauges are a good example, and that's why many classic car owners replace these components with aftermarket parts. Ron Ceridono of All Chevy Performance magazine writes, "Most factory gauges didn’t react very quickly or have meaningful numbers, making them only slightly better than warning lights." So, the ACP team wrote an article showing how to install new Dakota Digital RTX gauges in their 1969 Camaro project car.

All Chevy Performance: '63 Chevy II Windshield & Rear Window Replacement

A few weeks ago, we shared an article from our friends at All Chevy Performance magazine that provided a step-by-step guide to replacing the side window glass on a '63 Chevy II. This was one more step in their frame-off resto-mod of the car, which features a supercharged LS engine and countless other upgrades. But, as many of us know, it's important to address the finer details with a project like this. So, once the side windows were replaced, the All Chevy Performance team also showed how to replace the windshield and rear window using parts from Classic Industries.

1965 Impala SS - A Family-Owned Project

Appreciation for classic cars is often a trait that runs in the family. Sometimes, it's the result of a deliberate decision by a parent to use the car as a means of bonding with children. Many of us have childhood memories of helping our parents repair or restore their vehicles. In other cases, this enthusiasm arises naturally, as a result of simply riding in the passenger seat or seeing the car in the driveway. Michael Cohen, of Pacific Palisades, California, fell in love with this '65 Impala SS when it was owned by a family member. Eventually, he purchased it and became its second owner.

New & Improved! Online Order Cancelling

​​Have you ever submitted an order on ClassicIndustries.com and then realized you had selected the wrong part? In the past, you had to contact us by phone or via email to void an order. Our website’s new feature can now save you the time and energy of calling us or sending us an email. Within a 30-minute window of time, you can now cancel the order yourself in five easy steps. Read on to see how you can do-it-yourself with just a few clicks.

DIY: How to Replace a 1982-92 Camaro / Firebird Headliner

When it comes to restoring a classic car, it's common to tackle the biggest jobs first, such as repairing engine and suspension issues. Understandably, interior restoration isn't usually the top priority, since many interior parts are cosmetic in nature. However, there's one interior issue that can turn into a major annoyance every time you drive the car: a droopy, sagging headliner. So, today we'll go through some of the steps to replace the headliner on your third-gen 1982-92 Camaro or Firebird/Trans Am.