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Posted on September 7th, 2019

Bill “Coyote” Johnson Classic Car Collection is Up for Grabs

It takes a special kind of person to go down the lifelong road of being a collector.  We aren’t talking about the trust-fund collectors that buy collections using fortunes.  We are talking about the type of guy that spends most of his life saving and searching for classic cars in the classifieds and by word…   Read More

Posted on August 19th, 2019

Will Classic Cars Be Forgotten by New Generations of Car Collectors?

Hot August Nights 2019 just wrapped up last weekend in Reno and some attendees noticed a shift in the interest of our younger generations.  It seems that millennials and younger age groups are not gravitating towards classic cars and trucks from the 40s, 50s & 60s like generations before them. Regardless of classics, custom-mods or…   Read More

Posted on August 10th, 2019

Get Ready for the 25th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise

The Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest one-day celebration of classic cars & trucks.  Every year more than 1 million people flock to this historic event where more than 50,000 classic cars & trucks, hot rods, custom-mods, muscle cars and other collectable vehicles take over Woodward Ave in downtown Detroit. This event really should…   Read More

Posted on July 25th, 2019

Event Schedule Published for Hot August Nights in Reno/Sparks, Nevada

Every August Northern Nevada plays host to one of the hottest car show events in America.  It’s called Hot August Nights (HAN).  It technically starts in historic Virginia City, Nevada, where the festivities will begin.  On August 2 & 3, join the celebration kick-off as hundreds of your favorite classic cars and trucks line the…   Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

Take a Cruise to the Classic Car Capital of Texas

Small town living is on the rise across the USA.  People are leaving the big cities for a simpler way of life.  Smaller communities offer just that.  A sense of community where stores are locally owned, you know your neighbors better and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to raise a family. When…   Read More

Posted on May 9th, 2019

Dodge Challenger Wins “Car of Texas” at 2019 TAWA Texas Auto Roundup

Mopar muscle wins the award for “Car of Texas” at the 2019 Texas Auto Roundup.  The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) is an automotive press organization that brought together 44 journalist members from Texas, who cover the automotive industry across the United States, to experience driving and evaluating numerous vehicles.  They then must judge and…   Read More

Posted on May 5th, 2019

Intro to Classic Car Restoration for High School Kids

Here’s a neat thing we wanted to share with our readers. It’s a summer camp for high school students to learn about classic car restorations. This overnight camp teaches high school kids all about sheet-metal forming, automotive painting and other classic car restoration skills. It’s being held June 16-19, the Pennsylvania College of Technology, which…   Read More