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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category


Posted on October 30th, 2020

How to Test and Replace a Blown Fuse in a Classic Car

If you have ever tried to diagnose an electrical problem in a car, you likely have discovered it isn’t as easy at it seems.  The good news it that it typically will be a blown fuse and that is where every diagnosis should start.  Every automaker installs fuses in a fuse box to help prevent…   Read More

Posted on October 28th, 2020

How to Remove Rust from Garage Tools and Keep Them Clean

If you are the type of classic car owner that likes to work on their own ride, then a good set of tools is vital.  More often than not, these same tools get used on other projects around the home as well.  This is why it is so important to maintain them and keep them…   Read More

Posted on October 14th, 2020

Tools and Spare Parts That Should Be Kept in Your Classic for Road Trips

Your classic car or truck may be in pristine shape, but everything eventually wears out and breaks.  Even the finest restored classic cars encounter mechanical problems out on the road from time to time.  The risk of something happening certainly increases the longer of road trip you plan on taking. When it a mechanical failure…   Read More

Posted on October 9th, 2020

Protecting Your Classic Car from a Hurricane or Flood Surge

We have written articles before about protecting your classic car from hurricanes and storm surge flooding.  2020 has already seen a lot of tropical storms and damaging hurricanes like Laura that left a trail of destruction in her path.  Now, the same Gulf states are preparing themselves for another round of damaging winds and flooding…   Read More

Posted on October 7th, 2020

When and Where to Buy Tires for Your Classic Car or Truck

The cruising season of 2020 is slowly coming to an end.  Daily temperatures are starting to drop, and we sure hope you got a lot of time behind the wheel of your classic car or truck this year.  It won’t be long, and we will all be getting ready to store our prized possessions away…   Read More

Posted on September 24th, 2020

How to Clean and Restore a Classic Car’s Engine Compartment

Many classic car and truck owners spend a lot of time and money on keeping their prized possessions looking their best.  Pristine paint with a great wax job along with some polished chrome and dressed up tires can make any vehicle look remarkable.  But what about under the hood? Far too often, we see classic…   Read More

Posted on September 15th, 2020

6 Ways to Keep Your Classic Car Looking Like New

Keeping your classic car or truck in “like new” condition can be a challenge to say the least. It is also time consuming to detail a car properly even if it is a labor of love.   To help you keep your prized possession looking its best, here are six tips you can use to keep…   Read More