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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.

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.

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.

Danchuk 1955-57 Chevy Parts Still Available at Classic Industries

In 1976, Classic Industries started from a humble beginning selling reproduction carpet kits for the first-generation Camaro. That very same year, our friends at Danchuk started producing their very first 1955-57 "Tri-Five" Chevy restoration part (a '57 park light lens). Over the decades, both companies have grown in parallel. In 2012, we began working together when we introduced our 1955-57 Chevy catalog containing several parts manufactured by Danchuk. This week, Danchuk announced that it will no longer be selling parts directly to consumers, but don't worry! Classic Industries will continue to carry and sell the Danchuk Chevy 150, 210, Bel Air parts you know and love.

DIY 1967-69 Camaro Fender Emblem Installation

One of the important finishing touches to any classic car restoration project is installation of exterior emblems. Just like the cherry on a sundae, they add a bright visual element that makes everything else look even more appealing. However, getting these exterior emblems just right can be tricky. It's easy to misalign or misplace an emblem if you're eyeballing it. That's why Classic Industries offers convenient paper templates that match our emblems. Read on as we show you how to use our templates to install fender emblems on a 1967-69 Camaro.

Classic Camaro Headlight Upgrade Guide

Automotive technology has changed a lot since the release of the Camaro, and headlights (a.k.a. headlamps) are a prime example. Through most of the '70s, American cars still featured incandescent sealed-beam lights. When these lights burned out, the entire unit had to be replaced, rather than simply inserting a new bulb into a reusable housing. Thankfully, several newer types of headlight were developed in the following decades, including halogen, HID, and LED. Today, we'll briefly go over each type and its advantages in this Camaro headlight upgrade guide.

DIY Camaro Front End Swap: How to Convert a 1981 Camaro to a 1970-73 RS Split Bumper

The second-gen 1970-1981 Camaro has become an extremely popular car among enthusiasts and restorers, and it's not hard to see why. It offers timeless styling, good value, and excellent performance potential thanks to a huge selection of aftermarket go-fast parts. Later "big bumper" models tend to be more affordable, but many potential buyers prefer the styling of the early "split bumper" Camaro RS. Thankfully, it's possible to convert a 1981 Camaro to the classic 1970-73 front end. In this article, we'll show you how to perform a DIY Camaro front end swap.