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Baby's First Toolbox

Baby's First Toolbox

Whether a rite of passage or a necessity, every young man needs a toolbox

I can remember my first toolbox very well. It was your typical one-handled, Craftsman® carry-all box. While I yearned to someday have one of those vast chests, filled to the brim with job-specific tools and tidbits, my first toolbox had more than just basic hand tools in it.... more

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Andy Bolig - November 03, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Movie and TV Cars

Movie and TV Cars

Cars Can Be Stars in Movies

Nothing helps a person, place or thing to reach the pinnacle of success in popular culture more than the movie screen. The fame achieved through an appearance on-screen can be everlasting. It’s not always the case when it comes to cars, but when you hit it big, you really hit it big.... more

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Kevin Harper - October 27, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

AutoRama Coming to Houston

AutoRama Coming to Houston

Celebrities and Cars Make a Great Show

This year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama welcomes some exciting names in entertainment to join great cars at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, November 24-27.“Every year, Houston AutoRama celebrates Thanksgiving weekend... more

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Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 01:23 PM - Comments

NASCAR Goes Green

NASCAR Goes Green

Under the Hood with Valvoline NextGen

Ever wonder how new components and materials make their way into your favorite drivers’ cars? Well recently, Valvoline, the makers of NextGen recycled motor oil, showed us how they wowed skeptics and got their oil in the hands and engines of Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Racing and Don Schumacher Racing drivers.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 21, 2011 09:44 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

Sprint Cup Series teams participate in NASCAR-controlled electronic-fuel-injection tests.

Several teams tested EFI at Kentucky Speedway in July and recently at Phoenix International Raceway. Other teams will test on Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway and on Oct. 31 at Martinsville Speedway. After using carburetors since its first race in 1949, NASCAR will race with electronic fuel injection for the first time next year.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 20, 2011 11:05 AM - Comments

Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Style, Convenience, and Safety Merged

Undoubtedly, the single most important piece of equipment in an automotive interior, from the vehicle control standpoint, is the steering wheel. Not only does it ensure the automobile safely goes where it is pointed, but the very size and shape is critical to comfortable driving.... more

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Eric Eikenberry - October 20, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

White Out in Florida

White Out in Florida

Event Draws Attention to Teen Safety

Traffic crashes are the #1 killer of teens in Florida and in the United States. To keep more teens safe in the driver and passenger seats, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles joined five high schools in the state to host White... more

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Larry Jewett - October 18, 2011 11:34 AM - Comments

Buying Wheel Estate

Buying Wheel Estate

Coker Group Purchases Wheel Vintiques

Since its founding in 1986, Wheel Vintiques has become one of the most recognized names in the collector car, hot rod and classic truck hobby. The Wheel Vintiques offering encompasses hundreds of styles of wheels and accessories and is the most complete line of steel and wire wheels in the automotive aftermarket today.... more

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Tommy Lee Byrd - October 17, 2011 04:39 PM - Comments

NSRA Southeast Nats (Day 2)

NSRA Southeast Nats (Day 2)

Rods, customs and cars of all eras converge on the fairgrounds again.

Things got off to a blazing start on Saturday as cars worked their way through the gates and spectators spun their way through the turnstiles, setting sights on the big day at the Nats.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 15, 2011 06:34 PM - Comments

NSRA Southeast Nationals (Day 1)

NSRA Southeast Nationals (Day 1)

Cooler weather means perfect weather for the first day

Many enthusiasts anticipate the arrival of the National Street Rod Association’s Southeast Nationals for many reasons, one of which is that it typically occurs about the same time as the cooler weather arrives in the southern tip of the country.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 14, 2011 09:54 PM - Comments