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1953 Ford F-100

If there ever was a classic Ford, than the F-100 is it! This one (1953) has the non-wrap around front windshield. More popular today than ever before, the classic “bulldog” styling, quality design and construction and tough Ford mechanicals make…
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…
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…
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,…
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 Cars

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