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Does Increasing the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act’s CAFE standard of 35 mpg by 2020 make sense?

Does Increasing the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act’s CAFE standard of 35 mpg by 2020 make sense?

The futility in exceeding their ever-changing expectations.

We are living in an amazing time for the auto enthusiast. Sure, the glory days of horsepower might have been in the ’60s and ’70s, but if you look at the amount of horsepower that is available today, straight from the showroom floor, you could make an argument that today is the best day to be an enthusiast.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Replacing weatherstripping on your C4 Corvette

Replacing weatherstripping on your C4 Corvette

The simple fix for when the water flows and the air blows inside your C4

There are many reasons why you would consider changing the weatherstripping on your C4. Over time, the rubber breaks down, hardens and cracks, leaving an unpleasant appearance, poor seal, wind noise, and the dreaded drip.... more

CORVETTE

Chris McDonald - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Ring and pinion installation

Ring and pinion installation

A ring and pinion project for the performance enthusiast

When looking to get more of your muscle car’s power to the wheels, nothing achieves it quite like swapping in a lower ring and pinion gear set. The lower ratio (higher number) multiplies the leverage your horsepower has on the tires.... more

GM

Nic Conley - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Mustang steering upgrade

Mustang steering upgrade

Quick Fix for Better Driving

When you have a first generation Mustang in your garage, there are certain aspects that appeal to you. As time goes along, you soon find there are certain aspects that lose appeal.... more

MUSTANG

Kevin Harper - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

1972 Plymouth Road Runner

1972 Plymouth Road Runner

Found at a crosstown competitor’s used car lot

As a mechanic at a Michigan Chrysler-Plymouth dealership in the ’70s, Mike Ryckman watched many of his favorite Mopars come and go. His passion for big block Mopars continued to grow.... more

MOPAR

Story Al and Lynne Rogers Images Al Rogers - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Parts Shopper

Parts Shopper

Way Cool New Stuff

Door Lock KnobsFinish off the restoration of your car’s interior and replace plastic door lock knobs with these new aluminum pieces from Fesler Billet. Three different styles are available: three-band, eight-band (both of which include O-rings... more

GENERAL

Compiled by Eric Kaminsky - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Petersen Museum Ultimate Garage Sale

Petersen Museum Ultimate Garage Sale

Enthusiasts become part of the attraction at the Petersen Automotive Museum

If you are looking for that hard to find part, a unique Christmas gift for the car enthusiast in your life, or you need to clear out your garage of parts, books, literature, and automobilia, come to the Third Annual Petersen Automotive Museum Garage Sale and Swap Meet on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Filling the second and third floors of the Petersen Museum's parking structure, the event will feature a mix of items from the Museum, along with a car sale corral and vendor area for those looking to sell vehicles and automobile or motorcycle items.... more

GENERAL

Andy Bolig - October 07, 2011 08:28 AM - Comments

Mecum Offers Special Camaro

Mecum Offers Special Camaro

Funds Benefit Operation Mend

Dana Mecum, president of The Mecum Auction Company, and Ryan Friedlinghaus, founder and CEO of West Coast Customs(r), have joined forces to offer a custom 2011 Chevrolet Camaro convertible to raise funds for Operation Mend.Operation Mend is a partnership... more

GM

Larry Jewett - October 05, 2011 02:35 PM - Comments

Linn Creek Corvette Show

Linn Creek Corvette Show

Over 100 Cars in Attendance

The Linn Creek Corvette Association in Missouri recently hosted their fourth annual Corvette Meet and Greet at Hulett Chevrolet/Buick/GMC. It was a huge success. There were 90 registered for the event and more showed up just to “meet and greet”... more

CORVETTE

Gary & Nancy Hollander - October 05, 2011 09:52 AM - Comments

Museum and School to Work in Unity

Museum and School to Work in Unity

Plan to Benefit Both Facilities

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) has established a partnership with McPherson College to promote both institutions and their work in automotive preservation and education.Through the alliance, ACM, set to open in June 2012, will provide... more

CLASSICS

Larry Jewett - October 02, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments