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Canadian and US Tri-Five-Chevy Variations

Canadian and US Tri-Five-Chevy Variations

Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
The 1955 through 1956 Chevrolets' Canadian siblings had subtle but definite differences from their US counterparts. …keep reading

Menuboard Tool Caddy

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It's simple, easy and handy... …keep reading

Classic Car Transport

Feature Articles - By Satch Reed
Here are some things to consider when choosing an auto transport company to move your classic car …keep reading

Automotive History: Some Trend Setters Everyone Should Know About

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Over the years there have been exceptional standouts in the world of automotive manufacture. These have had profound impacts on our lives …keep reading

MG as First Car is Hobbyist's Cup of Tea

MG as First Car is Hobbyist's Cup of Tea

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Although not for everyone, the early '50s MG's are pretty nifty cars. …keep reading

Interior Redo Helps Camaro Owner's Dream Come True

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes a little vinyl, carpeting, plastic and metal can make a person's dream come true. In this case the car was especially special. …keep reading

Rubber Car Parts: Not Glamorous but Important

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Steele Rubber's Matt Agosta offers some pointers on working with automotive rubber products. …keep reading

Sportscar Sparkplug Specializes in Spiffy Sparkers

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Jeff Schlemmer of Shakopee, MN has been restoring vintage contact point distributors for nearly 15 years. His company, Advanced Distributors, rebuilds about 1,500 of these units per year. …keep reading

Tires: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Feature Articles - By Tom Benford
Without a doubt, tires are the most crucial component of any vehicle: They make you go, the make you stop, and they allow your car to take you in the direction you want to go. …keep reading

Lost Art of Metal Fabrication Gets Rediscovered

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Metal Fabbing today is full of contrasts between medieval metalworking skills and modern tools. This overview shows what various metal fabbing shops across the country are doing. …keep reading

Classic Car Keys

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes the smallest things can cause the largest hassle. Classic car keys could be one of those smallest things. …keep reading

Jacks Are Wild

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Taking your classic car restoration project to new heights can be an uplifting experience. (Ok, so that's a little corny.) …keep reading

The Magical Muncie 4-Speed Transmission

The Magical Muncie 4-Speed Transmission

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
The Muncie 4-speed manual transmission came in many GM models of the 1960s and 1970s. …keep reading

PHS Interviews - Cars In Barns Owner Steve Jackson

Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
Cars In Barns website offers some great photos of every car lover's worst nightmare: rare or desirable classic cars slowly rusting away and for a variety of reasons the owners just won't sell. …keep reading

First in Filtration: From Canister Oil Filters to Spin-Ons

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Amazing as it seems, many car manufacturers only offered optional oil filtration until well into the 1960s. Here's a history of a company whose slogan was "First in the Field of Filtering." …keep reading

Finding Good Engines: A Hunter's Guide

Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
It used to be easy to get a good engine for rebuilding a street machine. All you had to do was go to your local wrecker...Not so anymore. …keep reading

Engine Rebuild is Important Part of Classic Car Restoration

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Even if you're not rebuilding your engine yourself, there are lots of things that you can do to keep your costs under control. …keep reading

Lalique Automotive Mascots

Lalique Automotive Mascots

Feature Articles - By Tom Benford
In the Golden Age of Motoring, the well-to-do owners of automobiles such as Delage, Bugatti, Rolls Royce and others wanted to set their cars apart from every other rich person's car. Lalique hood ornaments filled the bill. …keep reading

'Forever' Volvo Has Gone Nearly 3 Million Miles

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Just like that battery bunny in TV commercials, it just keeps going and going and going …keep reading

Restoring Early '60s Mopar Dashes

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes it's best to leave certain car restoration tasks to the pros. …keep reading

Restorers and rodders find GPS an easy install

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Those who grew up driving older cars tend to think that we can't very easily add modern technology to our relics and rods. We might want to rethink that notion. …keep reading

Classic Car Buyers Guide: 1969-1970 Mustang Mach 1

Classic Car Buyers Guide: 1969-1970 Mustang Mach 1

Feature Articles - By Patrick Smith
The Mustang was tame until mid 1968 when Ford released a 428 CJ engine package...then it became a full blooded muscle car. Many of these cars have been around the block more than once, so it helps to know what you're looking for. …keep reading

Survival Gear for Classic Car Parts Hunting Expeditions

Feature Articles - By Tom Benford
Just because I don't need some arcane part now has nothing to do with my desire to go on a parts safari anyway...it is the hunt that's the lure even when the quarry itself isn't known. …keep reading

Regarding the Demise of Pontiac

Feature Articles - By Robert Bravender
Some thoughts as Pontiac falls victim to some harsh economic times. …keep reading

Buying a Collector Car at Auction

Feature Articles - By Tom Benford
Purchasing a collector car at an auction is becoming more and more popular every year, and, although we're frequently seeing tasty models going for astronomical prices, that doesn't necessarily mean that you can't snatch up a real bargain - if you're savvy enough. …keep reading

Parts of a Whole - Getting the stuff you need for your old cars, locally - Part 1

Feature Articles - By Luke Chennell
You don't always need to "send away" for your restoration parts. Building relationships with your local parts store can reap its own set of rewards. …keep reading

A Short History Of Fuel Injection

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Fuel injection has been around for nearly as long as the auto industry. Here's a look at how it got to where it is today. …keep reading

Barn Finds: They're Still Out There

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If you've read about the recent finding of a rare 1937 Bugatti Type 57S in a garage, don't be surprised....they're still out there …keep reading

New Brakes for a 1966 Buick Deuce & A Quarter

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After we fixed the burnt wiring on our friend's '66 Buick Electra 225, we quickly notice that nothing happened when we tossed out the anchor on this boat …keep reading

The Buick Wild Fire

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No, Wild fire isn't the name of a Buick engine, it's actually what happened to a friend's '66 Buick Electra 225 convertible. …keep reading

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