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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category

Posted on January 11th, 2021

Add Night Vision to your Classic Car or Truck

There probably aren’t too many occasions that you are cruising your collectable classic car on dark roads at night, but you certainly might get caught in fog or a heavy rainstorm and have your vision become limited.  Maybe you live in a rural area and a dark ride home is more common for you. Regardless,…   Read More

Posted on December 22nd, 2020

10 Tips to Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car During Winter Storage

In November we gave you a guide to storing your classic car for the winter, but we forgot to mention one more important part.  That is how to keep mice and other rodents out of your classic car or truck while it is in winter storage. Mice, rats, rodents and other vermin can cause major…   Read More

Posted on December 8th, 2020

How to Find the Best Insurance for Your Classic Car

A new blog post has been put out by that goes into detail on how to acquire the correct insurance for their classic car or truck.  We thought this article was highly informative and wanted to share it with our readers. Owning a classic car or truck is much more than a hobby.  These…   Read More

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