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The Watchdog

The Watchdog

Protecting the Rights of Consumers

While the political focus of the country is stretching the presidential primaries through the year, it can be business as usual for the legislative branch of government at the federal and state level.... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

1965 Impala

1965 Impala

No Need For a Trailer

For the auto industry in the United States, 1965 was a great year. Sales were at record levels, the Ford Mustang was defining a completely new genre and both Ford and GM introduced full-size cars that were virtually all-new from bumper to bumper.... more

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Richard Truesdell - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Turnin’ And Burnin’

Turnin’ And Burnin’

Don’t overlook the importance of sticky tires and performance sway bars.

Most auto enthusiasts tend to measure speed in a straight line, while a small percentage will also give equal importance to the turns. Successfully negotiating a tight, hairpin turn at full gallop provides a thrill that is hard to beat.... more

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Ricardo Topete - March 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Rat Roast on DVD

Rat Roast on DVD

Garlits Tribute Available Soon

The Quarter Mile Foundation has announced that a 90-minute DVD video of the Don Garlits 80th Birthday “Rat Roast”, presented by the National Hot Rod Association, and benefitting the Quarter Mile Foundation, is in the editing stages. The DVDs... more

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Larry Jewett - March 01, 2012 08:00 AM - Comments

Oklahoma City A Success

Oklahoma City A Success

Leake Auction Results

Leake Auction Company just completed their Oklahoma City auction, racking up $4.2 million in sales and selling 70 percent of the cars. The auction was held in the Cox Pavilion at the OKC Fairgrounds.The top selling car was a 1968 Shelby GT500, selling... more

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Larry Jewett - February 29, 2012 09:47 AM - Comments

Dingman Collection to Be Sold

Dingman Collection to Be Sold

Auction Takes Place in June

Building on its reputation as the specialists for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the addition of The Dingman Collection to its expanding 2012 calendar. Scheduled June 8 – 9 in Hampton, New Hampshire, just... more

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Larry Jewett - February 27, 2012 11:14 AM - Comments

Racing Through the Ages

Racing Through the Ages

Evolution of the All-American Midget Race Car

Ever since a horse was attached to a wheeled vehicle, and there were a pair of wheeled vehicles, man has competed in speed contests. From Roman times until today, nothing has changed except the vehicles and power source. Race vehicles have evolved on land and water.... more

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Jim McGowan - February 23, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

More power from the LT1

More power from the LT1

Bolt-on power gains on GM’s venerable LT1 motor

It wasn’t too long ago that GM’s LT1 engine found its way under the hood of nearly everything that had a performance flavor to it.... more

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Ricardo Topete - February 23, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Special order 2011 Mustang

Special order 2011 Mustang

Sourcing the Right Parts The Easy Way

Creating a custom car can be an intensely personal experience, tailoring it to fit your every need.... more

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Joe Greeves - February 23, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Ethanol Action

Ethanol Action

House Committee Seeks Answers

The U.S. House Science Committee approved a bill (H.R. 3199) directing the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a scientific assessment on how gasoline blended with 15 to 20 percent ethanol (E15 and E20) may impact gasoline-powered engines, vehicles... more

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Larry Jewett - February 22, 2012 01:18 PM - Comments