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How to Find a Classic or Vintage Car That’s Right For You

You love those classic and vintage cars and you’ve got a hankering to own one. After convincing the wife and winning over the bank’s loan manager, you’re on the hunt for a perfect vehicle. But where to start? Researching the vintage car market isn’t like hanging out at a used car lot. First, decide what […]

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Points to Consider When Buying a Classic Car

  Have you got the vintage car bug? Can’t wait to find that classic that you always wanted to own? Is money burning a hole in your pockets? Can’t wait to get starting on that restoration? Before you plunk down your hard-earned money, here are 5 points to consider. 1. Are you looking for an […]

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Buying Your First Classic Car

But it’s so perfect! You know how it works. You have some spare cash burning a hole in your pocket – and a gorgeous classic Camaro daring you to buy. The owner smiles at you, explaining that this particular ’69 Z/28 Camaro is very special, with low mileage and a completely original interior – and […]

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The Mighty Hemi

From DeSotos to Funny Cars, Chrysler’s Hemi has powered them all Who would have guessed that an engine introduced in 1951 would still be relevant more than 60 years later, powering a generation of classic American muscle cars and hot rods. The engine is none other than Chrysler’s classic Hemi, an engine considered by many […]

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Maintain, Restore, or Modify your Classic Car

Which Camp Are You In? There’s a never-ending argument going on regarding the proper way to maintain a vintage car. One side insists that collector cars should be kept in “as is” condition, assuming the car is relatively clean and drivable. Another prefers that the vehicle be stripped and rebuilt from the frame up, then […]

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22 Amazing Sculptures Made With Hubcaps

Here are some amazing sculptures made out of hubcaps and various other metal scraps. Most of these were sculpted by British artist Ptolemy Erlington. Ptolemy uses recycling to repurpose what other people would label useless junk. He’s an amazing talent, and his work expresses his deep ethical views on beauty, purpose, and the nature of […]

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Why Vintage Car Owners Have More Fun

The contemporary automobile is, without question, a technological marvel. Unfortunately, it is also becoming a computer on wheels. Computers now operate most of the functions, including engines, transmissions, brakes, suspensions, and combinations of all four. Only a few systems remain to be integrated before the automobile is totally computer-operated. There won’t be much left for […]

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Wheel Sales: Roadside Riches

Jim Blackburn Sr. is a man who doesn’t pass up an opportunity. And it was opportunity that took him from being an Archway cookie truck driver to the owner of a leading provider of new, used and refurbished OE wheels and hubcaps. In the 1960s and ’70s, he often saw lost hubcaps and wheel covers […]

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