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Where to Find Vintage Car Parts

The process of finding classic car parts can be difficult, especially if you have an unusual car or truck. The good news is there are many specialty companies out there that sell used, new and remanufactured parts for just about any car or truck you can imagine....

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1966 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible

1966 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible

Here is probably one of the best looking, prettiest Plymouths of the 1960's - this 1966 Plymouth Belvedere convertible. This car is in Broomfield, Colorado (a suburb of Denver) so it's most likely a rust-free original if it's been in Colorado all its life. A quick...

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2017 Poudre Valley Region AACA Swap Meet at The Ranch

2017 Poudre Valley Region AACA Swap Meet at The Ranch

I traveled to the 2017 Poudre Valley Region AACA Swap Meet at The Ranch in Loveland, CO on Sept 16, 2017. I've been attending this great swap meet for well over 20 years and this year was the coldest on record for me! The temperature hung around 50 degrees with a...

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2017 Bandimere Speedway Swap Meet

2017 Bandimere Speedway Swap Meet

Did you miss the 2017 Bandimere Speedway Swap meet in Morrison, CO? Click HERE for the official page. The weather was great this time (for a change, Bandimere 2015 was about 40 degrees and we froze our butts off). In the mid 70's and not windy,...

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2017 Tri State Swap Meet

2017 Tri State Swap Meet

Had a great time at the 2017 Tri State Swap Meet in Denver, CO a couple of weeks ago. Three of us drove up from Colorado Springs, me, Steve & Greg) and we got there around 7:30am. The swap meet opens at 8:00, so we had to wait some to get started. We were easily...

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1953 Ford F-100

1953 Ford F-100

If there ever was a classic Ford, than the 1953 Ford F-100 is it! This one (1953) has the non-wrap around front windshield, that won't come until 1955. In 1953 you could get the famous flathead v8 - the last year for this engine - or a new overhead valve 6-cylinder. A...

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Restoring The 1967 Pontiac Tempest

Restoring The 1967 Pontiac Tempest

It's the car restoration from hell, this 1967 Pontiac Tempest Custom. Practically everything that can go wrong has gone wrong since I started a while back to make some minor body repairs and repaint the car. Here's what it looked like the day after I drove it home...

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1972 Chevrolet El Camino

1972 Chevrolet El Camino

The Chevrolet El Camino is every bit as good as any Chevelle or nova - maybe even better because you can haul a lot of stuff in the bed! Plus you get all of the great looks and engine choices as in every other Chevrolet of the period - a win-win for all! Click HERE to...

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Where Can You Find Old Cars?

Where Can You Find Old Cars?

This is the question I hear most of all - "Where can you find old cars?" For those of us who may not have all the money (and time) in the world, we do have some very nice options available, thanks to the internet. Just 20 years ago, we had very limited options to find...

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Supercars

Supercars

I think we all have an idea what a super car is - but is there an official definition? Wikipedia says something like this: A super car (also known as an exotic car) is a very expensive and high performance sports car or grand tourer. They're normally marketed as...

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Sports Cars

Sports Cars

What exactly is the definition for sports cars? I think it varies depending on who you talk to but my definition goes something like this: A small, lightweight, two-passenger car with high performance capabilities that was designed and built with one concept in mind -...

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Classic Cars

Classic Cars

Classic cars - this is the top rung of the collector automobile hobby and includes cars like Cadillac, Lincoln, Packard, Duesenberg, Auburn and many more. The Classic Car Club of America defines a CCCA Classic as follows: A CCCA Classic is a "fine" or "distinctive"...

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Hot Rods 1920 – 1948

Hot Rods 1920 – 1948

A lot of confusion exists these days (still) - what exactly is a hot rod? You may already have your own definition, but according to Urban Dictionary a hot rod goes like this: "A fast car, mostly home-built from the 20's to the 40's A 1932 Ford highboy roadster is the...

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Ford Mustang – The Classic Pony Car Icon

Ford Mustang – The Classic Pony Car Icon

American cars that are affordable and sporty are called "pony cars" thanks to the classic Ford Mustang and, in time, the Chevrolet Camaro. This type of car is generally powerful, compact and inexpensive. Toward the end of the 1950s, the Ford Motor Company found that...

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Camaro

Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro started life as a compact car that was introduced to North America in 1967 by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors and was quickly seen as being in direct competition to the Ford Mustang. The Camaro is technically considered compact, at...

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Chevrolet Nova

Chevrolet Nova

Chevrolet Nova - A Timeless Classic The Chevrolet Nova was designed and rushed into production in 1962 because the Corvair was less successful that Chervolet had hoped for, and Chevy needed a successful compact to compete with Ford's massively successful Falcon. Also...

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Muscle Cars – The Stuff of Legends

Muscle Cars – The Stuff of Legends

Muscle Cars - what does the name mean to you? Are you dreaming of a 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS with a 396 big block, 4-speed and dual exhausts? Maybe you had one in high school or college like this one: Or how about a 1970 Plymouth  Hemi  'Cuda like this? Maybe a 1969...

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