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How to Polish Chrome

Polishing the bumpers and chrome details on classic cars is a cathartic activity that many classic car collectors enjoy. Not only does it give you a wonderful way to spend an afternoon, but the resulting shine is undeniably attractive. To get the best polish for your classic car, follow these tips. Plastic Chrome Vs. Metal […]

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When Is A Car A Classic?

Despite the attachment we might feel towards our cars, in the eyes of insurance companies, having an older vehicle doesn’t necessarily make it a classic. In fact, the definition of a classic car varies significantly depending on the authority making that judgment. For many classic car collectors and enthusiasts, their first car is the start […]

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Top Muscle Cars of the 1970’s

Let’s take a walk down memory lane – remembering the burnt rubber, horsepower, chrome and torque of some of the coolest, strongest cars ever made. Between 1964 and 1973, demand was at an all-time high for powerful, fast cars that looked as good parked in the driveway as they did flying down a quarter-mile. At […]

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Classic Cars that Stood the Test of Time

Collecting, restoring, or attending classic car shows have been a popular American tradition for decades. We’re often drawn to sleek lines, engine performance, and luxury features of collector cars. However, there is only a handful of the best classic cars that can truly withstand the test of time. Classic cars that signify the best American […]

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Difference Between New, Reconditioned and Used OEM Rims

The sheer number of rims out there can make things confusing for someone purchasing one for the first time. The search isn’t as simple as finding a model that’s right for your car; you may also be presented with the choice between a new, reconditioned, and used rim. It’s possible to save a good deal […]

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Determining Your Car’s Wheel Bolt Pattern

As the operator of the largest privately held inventory of OEM wheels and OEM hubcaps in the United States, you’d better believe we deal with a lot of confusion regarding bolt pattern. Thankfully, the majority of our larger corporate clients purchasing OEM wheels in bulk by the palettes already understand what a bolt pattern is, […]

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Wheel Dimensions Definition Guide

We created this wheel dimensions definition guide to shed some light on some of the common terminology used. It is our opinion that an educated customer is a happy customer, and customer satisfaction is our top priority. Whether you’re in the process of replacing your vehicle’s OEM alloy wheels, or you’re looking to pick up […]

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Average Car Fuel Efficiency In Recent Years

Car buyers are looking for fuel-efficient cars. Surprisingly, average MPG has remained stagnant or even regressed since the 80s. As cars got bigger and heavier and offered more amenities, gas mileage plummeted. Cars of the 1980’s oftentimes can surpass cars of today in gas mileage, some getting about 50 MPG, however they aren’t as safe […]

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The Best Muscle Cars of the ‘70s

Last month, we gave you our list of the top American Muscle cars from the ‘60s. We would be remiss if we failed to follow up with proper tribute to the ‘other’ golden era of muscle: the 1970s. The muscle car was born in the 60s, but it truly found its form in the next […]

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