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Dangers of Collector Car Restoration

Dangers of Collector Car Restoration

This article was provided to us as a public service to our readers. Please read carefully and make sure to apply what you learn to your next visit to your workshop! Beware of the dangers you face during the restoration of your collector car. Vehicle Restoration Safety: How to Minimize Hazards When Restoring Your Vehicle […]

1966 to 1977 Ford Bronco Replacement Parts

1966 to 1977 Ford Bronco Replacement Parts

LONG BEACH, Calif. – United Pacific Industries has expanded its 1966 to 1977 Ford Bronco offerings with three new replacement parts products, which are ideal for restorations. New door shells are die stamped steel and have undergone extensive research, development and testing to ensure a perfect fit on the original vehicle. Featuring all of the […]

1935 Bugatti T57 Cabriolet Build; Part 2

1935 Bugatti T57 Cabriolet Build; Part 2

Previously in Part 1 we showed you the first steps of building the frame. Prior to that we did an article on Chalfant Motor Company  and told you about the work James (Jim) Hery has been doing to bring back some valuable cars from the 20s and 30s. He just sent us some new photos of his […]

1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler 390 Four-Speed Restoration

1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler 390 Four-Speed Restoration

The 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler is a very rare muscle car. Two versions were made; a blue and white Dan Gurney Special and a red and white Cale Yarborough Special. Although most were 351 powered with automatic transmissions there were a few 390 and 428 cars produced. The subject of this article is a 390 […]

Project Nuremberg Dodge Daytona #14

Project Nuremberg Dodge Daytona #14

This is Part 14 of the story on our new 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Project Car. In future Parts we will update you on the Project Car itself and the restoration process. (Start with Part 1) We are into the slow and tedious part of the build. The part where you prime and sand, prime and […]

Project Nuremberg Daytona; Part 13

Project Nuremberg Daytona; Part 13

This is Part 13 of the story on our new 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Project Car. In future Parts we will update you on the Project Car itself and the restoration process. (Start with Part 1)   We have entered the Twilight Zone; the time when time seems to stop. The shop crew has been laying […]

1969 Dodge Daytona Project Car; Project Nuremberg Daytona, Part 12

1969 Dodge Daytona Project Car; Project Nuremberg Daytona, Part 12

This is Part 12 of our ongoing story of the Restoration of our 1969 Dodge Nuremberg Daytona Project Car. (Start with Part 1)   We have given you a lot of general information on the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona as well as some background on our Nuremberg Daytona over the last few months. Now it is […]

1969 Dodge Daytona Project Car; Project Nuremberg Daytona, Part 10

1969 Dodge Daytona Project Car; Project Nuremberg Daytona, Part 10

This is Part 10 of our ongoing story of the Restoration of our 1969 Dodge Nuremberg Daytona Project Car. (Start with Part 1)   Our first efforts on the restoration focused on the need to get the unique Daytona nose cone restored. Unfortunately, over the years our car’s front end has had more than one “nose […]

Restoration or Resto-Mod?

Restoration or Resto-Mod?

Authentic Restoration Your input is very important to us. What you have to say has a lot of impact on what kinds of articles we bring to you as well as what kind of Project Cars we do. In the past it was pretty clear that the hobby was strong behind pure authentic restorations. The cars […]

What are your working on? 1967 Ford Fairlane GTA Convertible

What are your working on? 1967 Ford Fairlane GTA Convertible

We keep you posted on our Project Cars but there is a lot more going on out there. We like to have you update us on what is in your garage and what you are working on…or have just completed. Here is a recent contribution from California. Rick Schutte found this 1967 Ford Fairlane GTA Convertible […]

Update Your Factory Radio

Update Your Factory Radio

Obviously, this is not the AMX AM-8-Track; it is a Ford AM! The AMX radio was already shipped off when we did this article. Music and cars go together like ice cream and hot fudge! It seems like you have two choices with vintage radios replace them or don’t listen to music! When it comes […]

Project Barn Find AMX is off to Paint!

Project Barn Find AMX is off to Paint!

This is what she looked like the day we pulled her out of the Barn she had been sitting in since 1982! Our Project Barn Find AMX is off to paint. We had to change our plans at the last minute due to scheduling conflicts and a buddy of ours has agreed to paint the […]

Corvette 1968-1982 Collector's Originality Guide

Corvette 1968-1982 Collector’s Originality Guide

I have went out in search of many old cars and not just a few of them were Corvettes. I would pay a great deal to have a reference guide this thorough on all of those cars. I have owned several 68-82 Shark Vettes without the benefit of this book and it sure would have […]

Last Production Talladega at Forge Muscle Car Show

Last Production Talladega at Forge Muscle Car Show

The Ford Talladega “Family Reunion” will be held in conjunction with the Forge Muscle Car show on October 1 and 2, 2010 in Kingsport Tennessee. The Feature car at the show this year is the 1969 Ford Talladega. Among the special Talladega cars that will be featured are the first production and last production Talladegas. […]

1967 Mustang Project Car Update

1967 Mustang Project Car Update

It has been sometime since we have given you an update on our 1967 Mustang Fastback Project Car. You might remember this is the car that was featured in the Gloriana music video. Since the car has a little bit of a reputation as a “fixer-upper” we decided for the short term to keep its […]

Barn Find AMX restoration is on schedule!

Barn Find AMX restoration is on schedule!

If you have been following the progress on our Barn Find AMX you know we haven’t told you much lately. That is because we have been in the garage working! We are on track for having the car ready for the first big show in Nashville this spring. We hope to unveil the little red […]

1969 Ford Talladega Update

Since we purchased this Talladega, the first one off the assembly line, we have been driving and showing it in its slightly modified state. We like what the previous owner did to the car during its seven year restoration but it does not provide the true picture of what a new Talladega should look like. We […]

Collector's Guide to GTO 1964-1974

Collector’s Guide to GTO 1964-1974

This book published by Iconografix and written by Paul Zazarine. This is a real collector’s guide. It tells the unsuspecting what to look for. When you go out to look for a car, any car you need to know what the problem areas are. After you have bought a couple of cars and tore them […]

Muscle Car Book: Chevelle SS Restoration Guide

Muscle Car Book: Chevelle SS Restoration Guide

I was on the airplane again and just finished a review of another book; Chevelle SS Restoration Guide by Paul A. Herd and published by Motorbooks. Muscle cars are a hot topic and the Chevelle SS is one of the most popular. I must say I was disappointed. Chevelles are very popular and available. It […]

AMX chance of a lifetime, or at least 16 years of high school!

AMX chance of a lifetime, or at least 16 years of high school!

Dear Shifty, I find a AMX in da local field here in Washington and want to fix her up. I believes it is very rare and have wanted one since I was in high school (all eight years). I am now fixen ta go back and gits my dipoma. When I gradeates I will makes […]