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End of a Run

End of a Run

Walter P. Chrysler Museum to Close

Reports from the Detroit area say the Walter P. Chrysler Museum will close its doors to the public at the end of December. The Auburn Hills, Michigan, facility has reportedly lost money in the past two years and the closing is blamed on poor economies. The... more

GENERAL

Larry Jewett - December 05, 2012 03:15 PM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 5

Wow Factor Day 5

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

The first generation Ford Thunderbird was built to rival the Corvette in the two-seater market. The car was designed as a “personal luxury car” and not a sports car, selling on design. One of the unique factors was the porthole window seen... more

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Kevin Harper - December 05, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

2013 NMRA Schedule

2013 NMRA Schedule

Celebrating 15th Anniversary

The theme for the NMRA Ford Nationals 15th Anniversary Tour is “Focused” as special events dominate the 2013 racing schedule. The all-Ford series will feature a tighter schedule, more heads-up racing, and exciting special events. Over 4,000... more

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Larry Jewett - December 04, 2012 11:53 AM - Comments

Master Builder Award

Master Builder Award

Honor Goes to Bob Olofson

The first of 15 Steele Rubber Products Master Builder Awards was awarded to Bob Olofson at Autorama in Houston, Texas.  Olofson restored a 1948 Dodge Power Wagon to original condition at his home in Georgetown, Texas.“I was totally shocked... more

GENERAL

Larry Jewett - December 04, 2012 11:30 AM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 4

Wow Factor Day 4

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

By the time it had hit its 40th anniversary, the Ford Mustang had been through a few changes from its original style. Some believed it drifted away, but the release of the 2005 Mustang showed a combined styling of modern with a definite tip of the hat... more

GENERAL

Kevin Harper - December 04, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 3

Wow Factor Day 3

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

Today, it could be a million dollar baby. The 1948 Tucker has a design that is very unique and the idea that the car was in existence for just one year makes it even more collectible and rare. The Cyclops “eye” third headlight (which had to... more

GENERAL

Kevin Harper - December 03, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 2

Wow Factor Day 2

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

The Pontiac Judge laid down the law during the muscle car era with distinctive graphics to go right along with the performance that defined the brand. The Judge was introduced in 1969 and carried through the 1971 model year.  Drawing double meaning... more

GENERAL

Kevin Harper - December 02, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 1

Wow Factor Day 1

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

The iconic 1957 Chevy wasn’t big on new car sales but very impactful in popular culture. The final year of “shoebox” styling was aided by the fin design created to offset a new front end. The car remained popular as a used car bargain... more

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Kevin Harper - December 01, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

On the Road

On the Road

Mustang to join Tjin RoadShow

Webasto Product North America, a global, tier-one automotive and aftermarket equipment manufacturer, announced that in January 2013, the student-built vehicle it introduced in its booth at this year’s SEMA Show, will begin a nationwide tour with... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - November 29, 2012 02:28 PM - Comments

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Inspired by the Warbird

The word “Mustang” is synonymous with ruling the skies and the road.... more

MUSTANG

Richard Truesdell - November 29, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments