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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 18: Assembly
Resto-Mods
This part of our continuing series on resto-mod restorations discusses some things to consider when planning your re-assembly process. . . .keep reading

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. . . .keep reading

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. . . .keep reading

Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 17 - Paint
Resto-Mods
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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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 10 Cleaning up the torque tube, rear axle, rear suspension and the horns are covered in this segment of our restoration journal. . . .keep reading

Casting Tail Light Lenses
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Casting Tail Light Lenses Casting plastics is not new, but knowing what materials are available and how to use them can make this task simple. And fun! . . .keep reading

AutomotiveTouchup Offers Custom-Specified DIY Paint Pens
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AutomotiveTouchup Offers Custom-Specified DIY Paint Pens AutomotiveTouchup introduces their line of paint touchup pens for DIY automotive paint touchup jobs.

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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 9 In our continuing saga of the 1937 Buick, we look at a generator rebuild and have a look at the door innards.


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Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 16: Sanding and Priming
Feature Articles
Resto-Mod Restorations - Part 16: Sanding and Priming The key to a good paint job is good preparation. The article discusses painting primer and the sanding process needed to give you that spot-on paint job.
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How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car
How To - By John Gunnell
How to Touch Up Paint on Your Classic Car Applying touch-up paint to a car is easy. Applying touch-up paint to an old finish so it looks like no touch-up has been done is an art.
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Driving a Ford Model A
Good Ol Days
Driving a Ford Model A While the Model A Ford conformed more to standard practice than the Model T, there are still some idiosyncracies to contend with.
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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 8 This journal entry covers a part of the restoration process where precision is definitely required.


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Beauty Under the Skin: Pontiac Chassis Clean Up
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Beauty Under the Skin: Pontiac Chassis Clean Up There are other options available other than a $50,000 frame-off restoration. For many collectors a more practical alternative is cleaning up, rust-proofing, and painting as much as possible.
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Classic Car Buyer's Guide: 1968-1972 Olds Cutlass & 442
Buyers Guide - By Patrick Smith
Classic Car Buyer's Guide: 1968-1972 Olds Cutlass & 442 After Pontiac's success with the GTO, the Lansing Boys decided to make their F85 and Cutlass a performance car. Thus, the 442.
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Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 15: Drive Train
Resto-Mods
Resto-Mod Restorations: Part 15: Drive Train In this installment of our continuing series on resto-mods, we'll take a look at some of the popular transmission choices builders make.
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1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 7
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 7 We pulled the engine to look things over...we've got to get this Buick to give up smoking
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1946 Buick: Where the Fun Begins!
Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
1946 Buick: Where the Fun Begins! Buick was ready to go when World War II ended. Because the 1942's were completely redesigned, the '46's were still pretty fresh.
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