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Our mission is to present you with solid, in-depth articles dealing with all aspects of the classic car restoration hobby. With over 595 articles, this is THE place to be for solid car restoration information.

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Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are "Split or Miss"
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Some Classic Car Gas Tank Repairs are Restoring Classic Car gas tanks can be tricky and dangerous. It's a job probably best left to the professionals…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 19 With spring at hand it's time to jump into rebuilding the engine.…keep reading

Erskine - Part 2: Marketing and Model Changes of the Erskine
Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
Erskine - Part 2: Marketing and Model Changes of the Erskine A look at how the Erskine was marketed and what improvements were made to the car. …keep reading

Car Restoration Tip 46 - Paint Scoops
Restoration Tips
Household scoops can make your life easier in the garage...…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 18 Reassembling the rear suspension; checking our our new chrome, and evaluating our Package Shelf.…keep reading

Car Restoration Tip 45 - Filler Spreaders
Restoration Tips
Some things are just made for re-purposing.…keep reading

A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
A simple ATF leak fix cures Tempest owner's headache With a little bit of knowledge and help from long-time hobby contacts, this leak was an easy fix.…keep reading

Book Review: Panel Beating and Body Work, by Bengt Blad
Book Reviews
Book Review: Panel Beating and Body Work, by Bengt Blad From time to time a how-to book about car restoration appears that basically blows everything else off the shelf...this is that book.…keep reading

Erskine - Part 1: Studebaker's Erskine Six: the Little Aristrocrat of Motordom
Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
Erskine - Part 1: Studebaker's Erskine Six: the Little Aristrocrat of Motordom Studebaker's Erskine Six, produced from 1927 to 1930 and named for Studebaker's president at that time, was meant to be a compact six-cylinder car that appealed to the European as well as the American market.…keep reading

Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash
How To - By John Gunnell
Dashboard Dissassembly System Uses Cardboard Dash Rewiring a dash can be a tricky undertaking. Given that, a method to keep track of where everything came from during disassembly is critical. Here's one approach.…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 17 Chris continues to clean-up, paint-up, and shine-up his 1937 Buick.…keep reading

Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Simple Homemade Control Knob Bezel Removal Tool Sometimes you have no choice...only a home-made tool can do the job.

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How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car
How To - By John Gunnell
How to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car Keeping furry little creatures out of cars is high on the priority list of collectors.…keep reading

So Just How Big IS the Car Restoration Industry?
Feature Articles
Looking through a list of car restoration vendors aroused our curiosity about the car restoration industry.…keep reading

Carburetor Math
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Carburetor Math Here are a few things to think about when you're thinking about your carburetors.…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 16 In this entry to our Journal, we tackle paint... of sheet metal as well as primer coats to our engine, and a little glass work on the side.…keep reading

A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly
Product Reviews - By Chris Wantuck
A Polyol Product used in Restoration: A Review of Kwik Poly Looking for a "universal" way to tackle wood, metal, filling, sanding, and finishing for structural and cosmetic uses? Kwik Poly may be just what you need.…keep reading

Stout Scarab: Futuristic Travelling Machine
Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
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 Rebellion
Auto History - By Chris Ritter
Dodge Rebellion Dodge announced the great Dodge Rebellion ad campaign in 1966, designed to change the status quo…keep reading







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