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Corvette racing at Daytona 24
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5 Experiences For Every Car Enthusiast’s List

I recently saw a social media post that quoted someone as saying, “I’d rather die with memories than dreams.” As a guy on the verge of becoming an empty-nester, I’m looking forward to new experiences that don’t involve school events. It got me thinking about all that I’ve gotten to […]

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Who Determines What’s Cool, Classic, or Collectible?

The term “classic vehicle” conjures up different images for different people. For some it may be ’63 Stingray coupe or a ’57 Thunderbird convertible. For others it may be a ’32 Ford 5-window coupe a Depression-era Dusenburg. Still others might lean towards something like a Porsche 356 Speedster or Jaguar […]

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The True Cost of a Professional Restoration

There’s a reason so many people choose to restore a classic vehicle on their own. Spoiler alert: it’s not usually for the pure joy of it. Fact is, a proper restoration takes not only time, space, and tons of skill, but also countless tools and equipment. And all of that […]

Barn find Mini Cooper
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The Allure of Barn Finds

In the last decade, there has been a growing fascination with so-called “barn find” collector cars. Perhaps Tom Cotter is to blame with his Barn Find Hunter books and video series. The term, of course, refers to classic cars that have been discovered in unexpected places, often hidden away in […]

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Get Inspired by All the Colors of the Rennbow

As an automotive hobbyist, choosing a color for your custom build is no easy task. Do you go with a historically accurate original color for a numbers-matching resto? Maybe for a wild one-off hue to accentuate your custom fabrication skills? Or simply the deepest, darkest black you can find to […]

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Ten Modern Classics You Can Drive Anywhere, All Year

Where is it written that you have to put your classic vehicle away just because the leaves have fallen and there’s snow in the forecast? Bucking the trend of garage-bound classics is a new wave of vintage vehicles that offer year-round enjoyment. Whether it’s conquering rugged terrains or cruising through […]

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Is Your Classic Prepared for Winter Storage?

For those of us who drive fair-weather vehicles and live in northern climates, winter is a dark season indeed. Putting our classic vehicles away for several months may be a ritual, but one that requires careful preparation regardless. To ensure it stays in top condition while it’s hibernating requires more […]