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Midyear tribute Corvette

Midyear tribute Corvette

One son’s tribute to his father’s passion for perfection

My father, Carl Kotch’s love affair with Corvettes started in the ’60s. His older brother, Len, had a fuel injected ’58 that he would let him use to drive to high school.... more

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Story Carl Kotch Jr. / Images Andy Bolig - January 26, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

1950 Pontiac Chieftain convertible

1950 Pontiac Chieftain convertible

It’s about who builds excitement

In a process best described as relentless refinement, this 1950 Pontiac Chieftain convertible has been transformed from a lumbering ’50s cruiser to a new millennium interstate screamer, living up to a heritage of style and performance that characterized Pontiac since the brand began.... more

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Joe Greeves - January 26, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Chevy's Forgotten Race Car

Chevy's Forgotten Race Car

A Look at RPO 1LE

Spin the clock back to 1984. Chevrolet’s C4 Corvette wins the newly-popular big-bore SCCA Showroom Stock Championship against formidable foes such as Porsche 944 and Nissan 300ZX Turbo.... more

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Wayne Scraba - January 19, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Abandoned Vintage Vehicles

Abandoned Vintage Vehicles

Found on Public Lands

When you think of a national forest, thoughts go to solitude and serenity, tall stately trees and beautiful scenic mountains, clear sparkling streams and an abundance of wildlife roaming the hills and ravines.... more

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Leroy Drittler - January 19, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

1965 Shelby

1965 Shelby

One of few remaining Carryover G.T. 350s

The legend of the Shelby Mustang has been told time and time again, increasing when the 21st century models started showing up. There isn’t much mystery about the new cars, but this first generation has its share of intrigue.... more

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Story Larry Jewett / Images Bill Erdman - January 12, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

The Right Moves

The Right Moves

Whether Buying or Selling, Joe Bortz Can Help

Each year, thousands of collector cars change hands. Whether they are purchased at live auctions or on the Internet or through magazine ads, there is a brisk marketplace for quality cars.... more

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Story Larry Jewett / Images courtesy of Joe Bortz - January 12, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

The meaning of Mopar, Part 2

The meaning of Mopar, Part 2

The Direct Connection

In the mid-1970s, the “Mopar: Direct Connection” Special Parts program was born. That was an instant hit with the customers that wanted racing parts for their Mopar cars!... more

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Jim Maxwell - January 05, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

1974 Corvette

1974 Corvette

The 1974 Corvette Set the Stage

There were a lot of things going on in 1974. History saw a sitting president resign from office. That same president, Richard Nixon, had imposed a 55 miles per hour speed limit on the nation’s highways.... more

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Story Kevin Harper Images Bob Stone - December 22, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Corvettes at Le Mans

Corvettes at Le Mans

The 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans

The racing career of Bob Bondurant is full of highlights. He was one of the top Corvette drivers on the West Coast, winning as many as 20 races in 1959, along with the B Production Championship. In 1962, he was contacted about driving the new generation Corvette.... more

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Norm DeWitt - December 15, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

1967 Fairlane custom

1967 Fairlane custom

This car was built for two things: fun and Craig Shaner

The builder of this fine ’67 Fairlane knew exactly what Craig Shaner wanted.... more

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Andy Bolig - December 15, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments