There are plenty of dust-covers available for cars these days – and all of them are expensive, and most of them have elastics around the bottom so they fit around the car under the bumpers and body – IF they happen to fit your car at all. I needed a cover for Dolly, my 1962 […]
Today, in this 70th episode of Easy DIY, I’ll be showing you how I made a center console for my VW Beetle – and how you can too! There are numerous reasons why someone might want to do this – but for me it was to avoid making holes in the pristine original dashboard of […]
Coming back to the topic of old cars, I thought I’d share these useful tricks with you! Recently I performed these simple, cheap modifications to my 1962 Beetle to make using her as a daily driver more comfortable and convenient! Let me show you what I did!
Having an old car brings many things to one’s life – there’s joy in driving it, and there’s joy in beholding it – and there’s joy in the reactions other people have when they see it. Similarly, there’s also the flip-side of that coin! Every time you hear a funny little noise, your sphincter tightens, […]
No, I’m being totally serious. Some people – even some of the macho men I’ve known – haven’t a clue how to change a car tire. Most of the guys who don’t know how, tend to keep quiet and not ask because they think they’d feel silly or be made fun of by their mates, […]
Let me tell you, as someone who’s had quite a lot of older cars in my lifetime, that I’ve seen some really crappy attempts at making backboards for a car! Unlike most people who criticize, I can actually do better – and here’s how you can too!
There are many reasons why LED lights are better in a car than the older bulbs, starting with their much lower need for power. For example, if you forget your car’s lights on, it’s unlikely to run your battery down as quickly. Heat generation is another – I’ve had to replace more than a few […]