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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.

All Chevy Performance: '63 Chevy II Side Window Replacement Guide

Several Classic Industries products recently appeared in the February 2022 issue of All Chevy Performance magazine, when the owner of this 1963 Chevy II set out to replace its side window glass. The article explains, "Although it’s impossible to tell now, Scudellari started out with a car that was rough. In fact, it was so rough he got it for free." As you can see from these photos, it has been fully restored inside and out, thanks to a selection of quality parts and lots of diligent labor.

All Chevy Performance Features '62 Bel Air with Classic Industries Parts

Here at Classic Industries, we're car enthusiasts at heart, so there's nothing that makes us happier than to see the restoration parts we offer being put to good use. Just like an instrument-maker watching one of his instruments played in a symphony, we love witnessing Classic Industries parts incorporated into beautiful classic car restoration projects. For a perfect example of what we mean, check out this 1962 Bel Air that was recently featured in the February 2022 issue of All Chevy Performance magazine.

Video: How Did Classic Industries Begin?

"This company was founded on the idea of bringing parts to people... it turned into something way larger than I ever expected." In a video interview with Kevin Cuenca, Classic Industries founder and CEO Jeff Leonard shed some light on the origin story of the company. It all started in 1976, when Jeff was looking for replacement carpet for his own Camaro RS. He didn't know back then that more than 45 years later, the company would be helping classic car fans around the world find parts for their Chevrolet, Pontiac, Dodge, Plymouth, Buick, and Ford restoration projects.

Ford Mustang History: Creating the First Pony Car

Some automotive enthusiasts are very familiar with the history of the Ford Mustang and why it has sold so well for its entire existence, dating back to its premiere in April of 1964. But most people just view the Mustang as a sporty car with a clever name. There are perhaps a baker’s dozen reasons that the Mustang was such a resounding automotive triumph right out of the starting gate, and why it continues to be the frontrunner in the hearts and souls of millions of car gals and guys.

The 70th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

A 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn Kurier won Best of Show at the 70th edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, August 15, 2021. For the first time ever there were also 38 former Pebble Beach Concours Best of Show automobiles on display to welcome the 540K to this prestigious club of Best of Show winners at the pinnacle of vintage automobile events.

DIY Nova Dashboard Restoration with Chevy Hardcore

Unless you're fortunate enough to be the original owner of your classic car, it's likely that you may find some repairs or restoration done by the previous owner. Sometimes the work is done properly, but in many cases, it's not up to par. To get your car back to original condition, you may have to undo botched repairs and replace incorrect parts. In a recent Chevy Hardcore article, the owner of this beautiful 1971 Nova showed how he repaired his car's dashboard using parts from Classic Industries.

Fabulous Fords Forever - the 35th Edition

The Fabulous Fords Forever show made a triumphant return on Sunday, June 13, in Irwindale, California. Drawing more than 1,000 Ford cars, including Mustangs (Classic, Fox Body, SN95, New Edge, S197, S550), Falcons, Cougars, Thunderbirds, Broncos, and F100s, and thousands of Ford fans, the long-running So Cal show was a massive hit in it's first appearance at Irwindale Speedway!

Dodge Interior Restoration: Mopar Connection's 1969 Super Bee Rallye Dash Project

When it comes to classic car restoration, it's no surprise that most owners place a strong focus on exterior paint and body work, as well as mechanical components such as the engine, transmission, suspension, and brakes. These elements define how a car looks on the outside, and how it performs on the road. But think about this: where do you, the owner, spend most of your time? Behind the wheel, of course. For this reason, it's certainly worthwhile to pay attention to the interior, as Mopar Connection magazine did with their recent Dodge interior restoration project.

Built by Students: The SMHS Race Team's 1968 Camaro Drag Car

Classic car enthusiasts are definitely not a dying breed. For evidence of this fact, look no further than the Santa Maria High School Race Team and the passionate students who built this 1968 Camaro drag car. The SMHS Race Team is an after-school program in Santa Maria, California, where high-schoolers have a unique opportunity to learn how to build and maintain race cars. The program is funded entirely by students, with the exception of donations from sponsors. Classic Industries is proud to have provided restoration parts for this build. Read on as we delve into the details of this '68 Camaro, and how it has evolved into a 565ci big-block-powered, 9-second speed machine.