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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category

Posted on October 19th, 2017

Summit Racing Equipment Opens Superstore in Arlington, Texas

In case you have not heard already, Summit Racing Equipment has opened a 32,000-square foot superstore in southeast Arlington at 2200 E Interstate 20.  The huge retail store is connected to a massive warehouse where they will store all their inventory of auto parts.  All together the facility is 750,000-square feet and covers 48 acres!…   Read More

Posted on October 17th, 2017

6 Simple tips to Help Keep Your Classic Car in Top Shape

A classic car or truck needs more attention than an everyday driver to stay in top shape.  They are older and a little more temperamental and that’s why they need special care.  Many collectors also have a special bond with their dream machines and want to keep them in the best shape possible.  Treating them…   Read More

Posted on October 10th, 2017

Drum Brakes vs. Disc Brakes: Which is Best for Your Classic Car?

The ability to stop a car has come a long way in the past 50 years.  Computers and some amazing engineering can stop modern day cars almost on a dime.  In fact, some of these new active crash avoidance technologies can react and stop a car faster than a human ever could. Back in the…   Read More

Posted on October 5th, 2017

How to Minimize Damage to a Flooded Classic Car

In light of the recent hurricane disasters we’ve experienced this year from Harvey, Irma and Maria, we put out an article on how to protect a classic car or truck during a hurricane.  Unfortunately, not everyone was able to get their vehicles to higher ground or adequately protect their vehicles from flood waters. When a…   Read More

Posted on September 27th, 2017

How to Protect a Classic Car or Truck During a Hurricane

Back in 2015 we wrote an article about protecting your classic car during a hurricane. With the recent destruction left behind from hurricanes Harvey & Irma, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit some tips, tricks and advice on how to keep your classic car or truck safe during a hurricane.  For…   Read More

Posted on September 12th, 2017

How to Clean Your Classic Car’s Engine Bay

There are literally thousands of articles and videos on the Internet showing the best ways to clean a classic car or truck. We have written some great articles ourselves on cleaning like our recent “13 Cleaning Hacks You Can Use On Your Classic Car or Truck” to “How to Clean the Interior of Your Classic…   Read More

Posted on September 1st, 2017

8 Spare Parts to Keep in Your Classic Car on Longer Trips

Whether you are driving across the country, across the state, or just out cruising the countryside, Classic cars run into breakdowns more often on longer journeys. That’s why we put together this list of spare parts you should probably bring with if you plan to travel far in your classic car or truck. We recently…   Read More


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