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Stout Scarab: Futuristic Travelling Machine
What car looks like a sub sandwich on wheels, swings like a hammock, and has space for a game of gin? Why, the Stout Scarab, of course.…keep reading
Dodge announced the great Dodge Rebellion ad campaign in 1966, designed to change the status quo…keep reading
Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile
Sometimes an emotional attachment to a car can cause some people to spend more on a restoration than the restored car will be worth. But, hey, it's their car and their money. They know what it's worth to them.…keep reading
The Factory Behind the Car
With so many automotive manufacturers in existence, and many of them not being too stable, it was important for manufacturers to show that they were here to stay…keep reading
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15
I can't remember ever thinking about paint as much as I have in the past 5 months. It has been constant; before I fall asleep at night, all day during work, and even one or two dreams! …keep reading
Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal
No sense in tossing a hard-to-find cast iron part because it's cracked or broken. Instead of drilling out the end of the crack and putting in a bolt, repairing the cast iron to join the surfaces is a better way to prevent further cracking.…keep reading
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14
Smoothing out some small dents an wrinkles proved to be not too difficult. But sanding (and more sanding) was a tedious requirement. Did I mention that I had to do a lot of sanding?…keep reading
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
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.…keep reading
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?…keep reading
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.…keep reading