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How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II
Good Ol Days - By Chris Ritter
How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II When it comes to advertising, it has always been hard to stand out from the crowd. Working with the technology they had, early car manufacturers sometimes got pretty creative in getting their message to customers. . . .keep reading

Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 22: Resto-Mod Sound Systems
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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 22: Resto-Mod Sound Systems Our final installment in our series on Resto-Mods deals with sound systems. We hope that you have found this series to be informative, instructive and inspiring.
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Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Making Acorn Nuts: The Pursuit of Excellence When do we settle for just what is available from a vendor or supplier? At what length do we go in order to achieve the correct look?
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Automobile Blue Book: 1911 GPS??
Good Ol Days - By Chris Ritter
Automobile Blue Book: 1911 GPS?? Getting around in 1911 by automobile wasn't always easy. The American Blue Book did what it could to make your travels pleasant.
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Clean and Protect Cars and Trucks Quickly with Prolong Car Care Products
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Clean and Protect Cars and Trucks Quickly with Prolong Car Care Products New line of waterless car cleaning products can be just what's needed during these times of drought and water shortages.

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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 21: Convertible Tops
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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 21: Convertible Tops Detroit built convertible top muscle cars in relatively small numbers. If you're lucky enough to have one of these, it can add difficulty and cost to your restoration. . . .keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 13 Prepping a car for paint takes a lot of work, there's sanding, sanding, sanding and, did I mention, sanding.

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How to Use Threaded Rivets
How To - By Chris Wantuck
How to Use Threaded Rivets It's all in the details...It's the little things that count and these little gems go along way to achieving the original look.
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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 20: Upholstery
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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 20: Upholstery A slight divergence on our path through our resto-mod series. We look at another project Camaro with a storied past for our upholstery coverage (pun intended).
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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 12 Time to tackle stripping off the old paint and adding some new...


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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 19: Wiring
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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 19: Wiring In this installment of our Resto-Mod series, we discuss wiring systems and suppliers for re-wiring your project.


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Classic Car Trailering
Feature Articles - By Chris Wantuck
Classic Car Trailering What you want to look for before (and after) buying a trailer to carry your Classic Car.


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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 11 Engines, and bearings and paint, oh my.



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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 18: Assembly
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This part of our continuing series on resto-mod restorations discusses some things to consider when planning your re-assembly process.
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Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances
Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
Losing Your Car in Unforeseen Circumstances When using the services of restoration shops there certain pitfalls you have to be aware of. Sometimes they can even cost you your car.
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A Look at Pierce Bicycles & Motorcycles
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
A Look at Pierce Bicycles & Motorcycles We've all heard of Pierce Arrow auto, but before they made cars, Pierce manufactured some top quality bicycles and motorcycles.
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Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint
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Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint Paint is an important part of any restoration, but in the Resto-Mod world, it is everything!


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