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Ten More Than Before

Ten More Than Before

Swapping out three twos for two eights.

We’re a unique lot, us auto enthusiasts. When given the opportunity, more often than not, we want more than what we’ve currently been blessed with.... more

CORVETTE

Story Andy Bolig / Images Bill Erdman - December 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

What's on Your Plate?

What's on Your Plate?

Rebuilding a vintage clutch disc

Our story begins with a call from Larry Clevenger, the owner of an original, unrestored 1938 Ford two-door sedan, with the 60hp flathead engine.... more

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Earl Duty - December 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Parts in Perkasie

Parts in Perkasie

Pennsylvania Place for Picking

These days, it is very rare to find a salvage yard that has been run by the same family for over 50 years.... more

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Joe Sharretts - December 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Parts Shopper

Parts Shopper

Way Cool New Stuff

Ford coupe bodyDennis Carpenter is now offering brand new, all-steel 1940 Ford coupe bodies. These reproductions by Real Deal Steel, exclusive to Carpenter, are assembled using fixtures and spot welding techniques employed in modern car manufacturing... more

GENERAL

By Eric Kaminsky - December 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Wow Factor Day 6

Wow Factor Day 6

A Dozen Cars That Get Attention

The Larry Shinoda-created “split window” was a one year only design and quite well received to this day. The car evolved from a racing car and served to push Corvette as a racing machine. According to Mike Yager’s Corvette Bible, firsts... more

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Kevin Harper - December 06, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Chip Miller Honored

Chip Miller Honored

Miller Inducted into Bloomington Gold's Great Hall

The Bloomington Gold "Great Hall" recognizes ten people/organizations and ten cars annually that contribute or have contributed to the Corvette and collector car hobby.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - December 05, 2012 09:14 PM - Comments

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

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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

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