How To Tips

Apr
9
2019

Time and Money Saving Tips Using Our Camaro Parts Catalog

Time and Money Saving Tips Using Our Camaro Parts Catalog Restoring any classic vehicle can be time consuming and costly. You can use our classic Camaro catalog along with these tips on...

Jul
24
2018

Test Your Tri-Five Knowledge With Our Bel Air Spotter's Guide

Test Your Tri-Five Knowledge With Our Bel Air Spotter's Guide The term Tri-Five encompasses all Chevy passenger cars from the years 1955 to 1957. The most iconic Tri-Five, the Chevrolet Bel...

Jul
18
2018

How to Install a Disc Brake Conversion Kit

Even though drum brakes work okay, disc brakes are still a huge upgrade. Compared to drum brakes, disc brakes look better, provide more stopping performance, and are easier to maintain. If...

Jun
27
2018

How Much Does A Disc Brake Conversion Kit Cost?

How Much Does A Disc Brake Conversion Kit Cost? Thinking about swapping the drum brakes in your classic Chevy for a brand new set of disc brakes? We don’t blame you. There are many great...

Jun
20
2018

What Is A Disc Brake Conversion Kit?

Why Switch to Disc Brakes? With a disc brake conversion kit, you can scrap the drum brakes in your classic Chevy in favor of brand new disc brakes. Disc brakes didn’t become...

Mar
23
2018

The Pros and Cons of Owning a Vintage Style Car Radio

The Pros and Cons of Owning a Vintage Style Car Radio Thinking about replacing your classic Chevy's original radio? We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of upgrading your classic Chevy...

Mar
5
2018

H&H Classic Parts VIN Decoder Now Includes Chevelle And Camaro

H&H Classic Parts VIN Decoder Now Includes Chevelle And Camaro H&H Classic Parts has improved its online VIN decoder to include the Chevelle and Camaro in addition to Impala, Chevy II/Nova,...

Dec
7
2017

H&H Classic and Motorhead Garage Go Over Tri-Five Disc Brake Conversions

H&H Classic and Motorhead Garage Go Over Tri-Five Disc Brake Conversions Tray and Herman Smith joined Motorhead Garage hosts Brian Lohnes and John Gardner to share the benefits of replacing...

Nov
13
2017

How to Fix Tri-Five Door Gap in 3 Easy Steps

How to Fix Tri-Five Door Gap in 3 Easy Steps When you pour a lot of time and money into restoring a classic Chevy, you expect perfect results. That’s why wide or unaligned gaps between...

Aug
27
2017

4 Sound Deadening Options for Classic Chevys

4 Sound Deadening Options for Classic Chevys Cruising around town in a shiny restored classic Chevy automatically makes you the coolest person in the neighborhood. However, despite your...

Jun
26
2017

How to Install an Electric Fuel Pump in Your Classic Chevy

How to Install an Electric Fuel Pump in Your Classic Chevy If you look at an older car with a carbureted engine, you’d most likely find a mechanical fuel pump. Controlled and operated by...

Jun
11
2017

What You Need to Know About Electric Windshield Wiper Conversions

What You Need to Know About Electric Windshield Wiper Conversions Here’s a fun fact: Most of the cars made before the 1960s had windshield wipers that were powered either by vacuum motors...

May
21
2017

Two Great Modern Stereo Solutions For Your Classic Car

Two Great Modern Stereo Solutions For Your Classic Car The only truly outdated aspect of a gorgeous classic car cruising the streets is the stereo. Everything in a well-restored classic car is...

Jan
5
2017

Classic Chevy Truck Air Suspension Conversions - What You Should Know

Classic Chevy Truck Air Suspension Conversions - What You Should Know Chevy purists might scoff at the idea of modernizing a classic, but when it comes to the suspension, an upgrade means...

Dec
9
2016

5 Factors That Go Into Classic Car Valuation

5 Factors That Go Into Classic Car Valuation Have you ever wondered how classic cars are valued? Is there a group of self-proclaimed classic experts who debate numbers in a room, solving...

Aug
8
2016

Truck Bed Wood Kit Buyer's Guide

Truck Bed Wood Kit Buyer's Guide Collecting and restoring classic pickups has never been more popular. Countless enthusiasts have scooped up classic Chevy trucks and restored them,...

May
25
2016

5 Classic Chevy Restorations That (Probably) Won’t Break the Bank

5 Classic Chevy Restorations That (Probably) Won’t Break the Bank Vehicle restoration is a fun, rewarding hobby. It can also be expensive: Cars Direct estimates that after acquisition costs...

Feb
16
2016

How To: Install a New Fan on Your Tri-Five

How To: Install a New Fan on Your Tri-Five Upgrading to an aftermarket fan can significantly improve cooling. Installing a new fan is pretty easy, but it might be confusing if it’s your...

Oct
9
2015

The 4 Best Modern Upgrades for Your Classic Chevy

The 4 Best Modern Upgrades for Your Classic Chevy Your Chevy is awesome. No other classic out there can turn heads quite as quickly as classic Chevys can. They’re the epitome of...

Oct
1
2015

An In-Depth Look at Wiring Harnesses

An In-Depth Look at Wiring Harnesses The wiring harness in your car is an essential component. If it functions correctly, you'll never give it a second thought. If it functions poorly, it will...

Sep
21
2015

Classic Chevy Wiring Instructions

Classic Chevy Wiring Instructions Wiring can be a daunting project, especially if you’re not familiar with the task at hand. Since September is wiring month at H&H Classic Parts,...

Aug
31
2015

Why You Should Put Disc Brakes on Your Tri Five

Why You Should Put Disc Brakes on Your Tri Five Once upon a time, if you wanted to upgrade to disc brakes for your Tri-Five, you’d have to piece together a junkyard setup. The brackets...

Aug
28
2015

How to Install New Tri Five Seat Upholstery

How to Install New Tri Five Seat Upholstery Nothing can freshen up your Tri-Five’s interior quite the way new seat upholstery can! In a little over two hours, using basic hand tools, you...

Jul
21
2015

Cool Classic Chevy Tidbits on Pinterest?!

Cool Classic Chevy Tidbits on Pinterest?! You may or may not have heard of a social media site called Pinterest. This is a site where people mark and save things they like, projects they want...

Jul
21
2015

Vinyl Decal Application and Removal Tips

Vinyl Decal Application and Removal Tips Applying and removing decals and stripes can be a stressful process when it comes to your classic Chevy. You don’t want to do it wrong and ruin...

Jul
16
2015

How Classic Cars Are Usually Judged (or How They Should Be)

How Classic Cars Are Usually Judged (or How They Should Be) You have an impressive ride, there’s no doubt about that — so why didn’t it sweep the board at the latest car show...

May
13
2015

1957 Chevy Car Fender Replacement

1957 Chevy Car Fender Replacement The fenders on your Tri-Five may be in need of some work, or maybe a total replacement. Whether you're taking them off to do some body work or removing them to...

Apr
17
2015

How to Install Carpet in Your Classic Chevy

How to Install Carpet in Your Classic Chevy When you consider just how much use and abuse the typical interior carpet takes - from normal foot traffic to wet weather tracked in on feet to...

Sep
7
2014

What are Bel Air Patch Panels All About?

What are Bel Air Patch Panels All About? A key part of any restoration job is preparing the metal body panels. Older cars are often dented, rusted, or simply have holes in the body. While some...

Aug
31
2014

Five Easy Classic Nova Performance Upgrades

Five Easy Classic Nova Performance Upgrades While there's a lot to be said for being bone-stock, there's also a lot to be said for taking your classic Nova's performance to another level....

Jul
9
2014

To Replace The Gas Tank Or To Restore The Gas Tank?

To Replace The Gas Tank Or To Restore The Gas Tank?      This is another question we get asked a lot.  Which is better or which is cheaper?  Well I look at it as which...

Jun
3
2014

Headlight Switch Shaft Removal & Installation

Headlight Switch Shaft Removal & Installation


May
8
2014

Ignition Switch Key & Tumbler Removal & Installation

Ignition Switch Key & Tumbler Removal & Installation


Apr
8
2014

Left From Right Or Is It Right From Left?

Left From Right Or Is It Right From Left?      We get asked this question a lot.  How do you determine left from right when ordering parts?  Well, for the automotive...

Feb
3
2014

16 Quick Interior Restoration Tips

16 Quick Interior Restoration Tips When you think of major auto restoration, the body of the car is probably what comes to mind -- but the interior can be just as serious of an...

Dec
2
2013

Aligning Your Door, Hood, & Trunk BEFORE You Paint!

Aligning Your Door, Hood, & Trunk BEFORE You Paint! Anyone who has been around bodywork and painting for any length of time knows all too well that paint not only won't hide bodywork...

Dec
2
2013

Keep the Winter From Ruining Your Classic Chevy

Keep the Winter From Ruining Your Classic Chevy Photo Credit: Joelk75 The winter is here for most of us around the United States and many classic Chevy owners are scrambling to stay...

Nov
15
2013

Body Patch Panels 101: The Basic Method in 5 Easy Steps

Body Patch Panels 101: The Basic Method in 5 Easy Steps If your classic car or truck has rust, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Body patch panels offer a great alternative to...

Oct
7
2013

To Keep Or To Trash? That Is The Question...

To Keep Or To Trash? That Is The Question... I have written about this before but have decided to write about it again, just as a reminder. One of the biggest problems we have in this...

Aug
21
2013

To be bright or not to be bright?

To be bright or not to be bright? Ok so that is a silly title for an article, but it hang with me for a few moments and you will understand. To be bright or not to be bright that is the...