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Millions for A Miller

Millions for A Miller

Sales Record Achieved

It is believed that Dana Mecum set a record for vintage race car prices when he recently sold the Miller racing car that won the 1931 Indy 500 for $2 million.... more

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John Gunnell - August 23, 2011 03:43 PM - Comments

Pennsylvania's B & L Salvage

Pennsylvania's B & L Salvage

A Visit to B & L Auto Salvage

We find that the smaller salvage yards on back roads all over the country are usually worth checking out if you are shopping for old car parts. Recently, we paid a visit to one such yard located in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.... more

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Joe Sharetts - August 19, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Understanding and treating engine deposits

Understanding and treating engine deposits

Curing your car’s cholesterol problem

Whenever the engine in your car is running, the gasoline IT is burning to make power is leaving behind harmful, power-robbing deposits inside your engine. Deposit formation is a normal by-product of the gasoline burning process, but if these fuel-related deposits are not properly controlled, they will cause a gradual loss of engine power, fuel economy and driveability.... more

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Henry P. Olsen - August 19, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

1969 AMC Hurst SC/Rambler

1969 AMC Hurst SC/Rambler

Out of the Ordinary

Protruding from the floor is the Hurst shifter, long and lean in all its chrome glory. As the factory-installed Sun tachometer calls out the engine speed from its perch on the steering column, the Hurst shifter is eager to grab another gear.... more

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Jefferson Bryant - August 12, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rags to Riches Tour

Rags to Riches Tour

The fifth annual "Rags to Riches Tour" will happen on Saturday, August 20.  Bring your classic or antique automobile to take a ride on Old Highway 78, commemorating the ride Elvis and his family took when they left Tupelo in their 1939 Plymouth and... more

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By Larry Jewett - August 10, 2011 07:27 PM - Comments

Battling the Big Boys

Battling the Big Boys

The ’31 Hupmobile Could Hold Its Own

History tells us the car was named for its designer, Robert Hupp, who had a storied automotive career before going out on his own. He first worked for REO and Ford before setting up his own company (the Hupp Motor Co.) in 1908, which would produce cars for the next 32 years.... more

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Bill Holder - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Geary Roberts' Private Collection

Geary Roberts' Private Collection

Bringing Together Some Classics

Geary Roberts, an automobile body shop craftsman, retired a couple of years ago from building late model wrecks. His dream of working on his own cars is now being fulfilled. He considers it a hobby, and also loves to attend swap meets and car shows.... more

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Leroy Drittler - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rebuilding A Pontiac fuel pump

Rebuilding A Pontiac fuel pump

When rebuilding the original is the best way to go

A multitude of decisions are required in the restoration of any classic or muscle car. In most cases, the decision to rebuild individual parts rather than replace them is often the best in the interest of correctness and/or originality, which follows the real definition of a true “restoration”.... more

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Jim Black - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra

1969 Ford Fairlane Cobra

Mixing a racing heritage with period-correct enhancements

Larry and Lynn Slevin had one rule: maintain the simple sleeper look of a 1969 Fairlane while resurrecting the mystique of a Cobra.... more

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Al Rogers - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Hurst SSJ is a Rare Find

Hurst SSJ is a Rare Find

Pontiac’s ultimate Grand Prix was the Hurst SSJ

From the beginning, Pontiac’s Grand Prix was marketed as a personal luxury car, combining the best of luxury and performance into one while competing in the marketplace with the likes of the Chevy Monte Carlo, Buick Riviera and Chrysler 300. ... more

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Story Jim Black - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments