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1958 Mercury Accelerator Pump Stroke Adjustment

Factory Fixes
These adjustments can make your carburetor work better when the weather changes. …keep reading

1950 Plymouth Condensation in Distributor cap

Factory Fixes
This Fix addresses a possible cause of hard-starting in a 1950 Plymouth …keep reading

Roamer: America's Smartest Car

Roamer: America's Smartest Car

Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
The Roamer, manufactured by Barley Motor Car Company was marketed as "America's Smartest Car". Over a period of 14 years, 12,000 were manufactured. This is their story. …keep reading

Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins

Old-time upgrade for your old-time car's king pins

How To - By John Gunnell
Old-time kingpin upgrade is still available and will let your car steer better …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Continuing on with the Buick, we add rear suspension and gas tank. …keep reading

1964 Tempest Front Seat Adjustment

Factory Fixes
An additional adjustment is possible on the 1964 Tempest sedan and coupe front seat to satisfy the requirements of shorter people. …keep reading

Product Review: Duo-Mite Metal Bender

Product Review: Duo-Mite Metal Bender

Product Reviews - By Chris Wantuck
There are several tools in our shop that aren't used every day. But when we need them, it's great to have them. The Duo-Mite Metal Bender is one of those tools. …keep reading

Comet Six

Comet Six

Auto Biography - By Llewellyn Hedgbeth
Car makers have been interested in Comets for quite a while: from the 1907 California-made Comet to the Mercury Comet. This article as about still yet another Comet: The Comet Six …keep reading

Towing Home a Touring Car

Towing Home a Touring Car

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Towing a teens and twenties touring car is not like towing a 60s and 70s muscle car. Especially when all you have available is an open trailer. Here are some things to consider …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 23

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 23

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
We finalized our windshield installation and turned our attention to our drive train. …keep reading