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Posted on September 15th, 2022

Restoration Overview | Ford Mustang Mach 1

Here’s a cool video of some restoration work we’re doing on a classic Ford Mustang Mach 1. This car has been in the same family since it rolled off the production line! You’ll see us do work on the engine as well as learn about the installation of air conditioning in this car!  Watch…   Read More

Posted on August 9th, 2022

1969 Mustang Mach 1 Air Conditioning Installation

The owner of a classic 69 Mustang Mach 1 wanted air conditioning installed so he could still enjoy driving the vehicle in the hot Texas summers. We made a short four-minute video of all that’s involved with putting AC in this car. Check it out:

Posted on June 11th, 2022

UPDATED: Forums for Classic Car, Hot Rod and Antique Car Enthusiasts

Last Updated 6/14/2022 The Internet is full of information about classic cars and trucks. So much so that it can sometimes be difficult to find what you are truly looking for. Classic car forums can be some of those harder to find resources. For those that haven’t heard, a forum is a place where like…   Read More

Posted on June 9th, 2022

9 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Classic Car Enthusiasts

Father’s Day 2022 is only a couple weeks away and you may still be looking for the perfect gift for Dad. If you are searching for a present for a classic car enthusiast, or just a car lover in general, we have some great ideas that are sure to please. Amazon Echo Auto – Many…   Read More

Posted on May 9th, 2022

Which classic cars are the most popular ones in the U.S.?

Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear fame would once go on to say that “People like you and I know….you can develop a relationship with a car, that’s what non-car people don’t get.” Of course, Clarkson is an immortal now in the Motoring Journalism world. However, what he tries to say in this context is hardly…   Read More

Posted on February 1st, 2022

Arizona Auction Week Proves In-Person Classic Car Auctions Aren’t Dead Yet

Auction week in Arizona has wrapped up for the 2022 season and the results show that in-person classic car auctions aren’t becoming a thing of the past…yet. Live auctions have seen a decrease in sale numbers and attendance, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the numbers racked up this week in AZ. Yes,…   Read More

Posted on December 21st, 2021

Hagerty’s Bull Market Reveals 10 Collector Cars to Watch in 2022

2022 marks the fifth year that the world leader in classic car insurance, Hagerty, has given us a list of the hottest collectable cars and trucks for the new year. 2020 & 2021 may have been challenging years for many, but the collector car marketplace continued to thrive. Collector car auctions like Barrett-Jackson and Mecum…   Read More

Posted on December 16th, 2021

The Final 8 “Lost Corvettes” Are Being Given Away in a Sweepstakes

In January of 2020 we reported on the 36 “Lost Corvettes” that would ultimately be given away in a sweepstakes to 36 lucky winners.  Only 10 were given away during the first drawing. Six more were given away in drawing two, six more in drawing three and six more in drawing 4.  Now they are…   Read More

Posted on December 10th, 2021

10 Cool Classic Cars You Can’t Buy in the United States

There are a lot of choices in America if you want to own a classic car or truck. There are also classics that will never be seen in the United States. That’s because they are outlawed, too expensive to import or plain unavailable for one reason or another. Here are 10 cool classic cars and…   Read More

Posted on November 30th, 2021

10 Classic Car Features That Have Been Banned (Depending on Where You Live)

There was a time in automotive manufacturing that even seatbelts weren’t a standard feature. As the years went by however, safety regulations became increasingly strict which made some features to become nonexistent. From every corner of the globe, new safety and emission standards have emerged over the past decades. Some we can understand why the…   Read More