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Posted on December 1st, 2020

How to Maintain Brake Rotors in a Classic Car

2020 has really been a year of self-reliance.  It certainly is not as convenient as it used to be to get things done with stay at home requests.  This means we have all had to rely on ourselves more to maintain and fix things around the home.  Same goes for most of us when it…   Read More

Posted on November 20th, 2020

Classic Car Emission Laws: Everything You Need to Know

In Texas, vehicles with antique registration and plates or vehicles 25 years old or older are exempt from annual emissions inspections.  Many other states are not as lucky as we are. Arizona passed a new law back in 2019 that allows qualified collectible vehicles to be exempt from mandatory emissions inspection and maintenance. Again, this…   Read More

Posted on November 17th, 2020

Seven Tips to Make Your Classic Car Safer, More Efficient and Dependable

If you own a classic car or truck, then you know there is a considerable amount of upkeep to keep them running efficiently.  We are sharing seven tips that you can use to help your classic car or truck run better and also safer. Don’t skimp on tires. The importance of good tires cannot be…   Read More

Posted on November 13th, 2020

Choosing the Best Engine Hoist for Your Classic Car Restoration or Repair

Classic car restorations and repairs can be a challenging task and doing so requires a specific set of tools. If you are working with an engine or need to access specific areas in the engine compartment, you will almost certainly need to lift the engine out of the vehicle. For this task you will need…   Read More

Posted on November 12th, 2020

Vettes for Vets: 10 Corvettes Were Given Away to Raise Money and Awareness

Back in January we reported on a sweepstakes being held by a non-profit called Corvette Heroes. 36 ‘Lost Corvettes’ from the Peter Max collection are being given away to 36 lucky sweepstakes ticket holders. Way back in 1989 there was a TV network called VH1.  It was a music television network much like MTV was…   Read More

Posted on November 6th, 2020

Your Guide to Storing Your Classic Car for the Winter Season

2020 is coming to an end and it was been a wild year to say the least! Fall is here and winter is on its way. That means if you want to take your classic car or truck out for a final spin, there isn’t much time to spare! When you have had your fill…   Read More

Posted on November 3rd, 2020

1977 Chevy K5 Blazer Converted to Electric Using the eCrate Conversion Kit

GM had plans to unveil its new build for the SEMA360 online digital trade show, but it seems that they let the K5 out of the bag.  Last Thursday, Chevrolet unveiled a 1977 K5 Blazer with an aftermarket electric crate motor conversion kit that will be available to customers in the second half of 2021….   Read More