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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category

Posted on January 17th, 2020

How to Take Care of Your Classic Car Brake Rotors

The classic car and truck community is getting bigger and bigger by the year and many more enthusiasts are now becoming owners rather than car show spectators. But owning a classic car is only the first step. You also need to know how to maintain your vehicle correctly, and that is a big thing to…   Read More

Posted on December 12th, 2019

5 Tips for Keeping Your Classic Car at Its Best During the Winter

2020 is almost here and the winter season is certainly upon us already.  Many parts of the country are already measuring snow in feet rather that inches.  Unless you live in the southernmost states like Arizona or Florida, you have likely stored your classic car or truck away until spring. We recently wrote an article…   Read More

Posted on December 9th, 2019

Craigslist App vs eBay vs Facebook Marketplace for Classic Car Parts

Had you asked us just 3 years ago we would have told you that craigslist is one of the best places to look for classic car parts.  We wrote an article recently about where to find parts for your classic car and in it we also mention eBay as another great place to find parts….   Read More

Posted on November 27th, 2019

How to Properly Store a Classic Car for Winter

The snow has already begun to fall in the northern states from coast to coast.  The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting the 2019-2020 winter to be a particularly brutal season.  For those of you that have already seen the white stuff coming down, you may have already put your classic cars and trucks away for storage….   Read More

Posted on November 27th, 2019

3 Tips to Protect Your Classic at Car Shows

We’ve been reading lots of stories lately about classics getting damaged at car shows. One kid spilled a soda all over the interior and another guy thought it OK to lean against every car in sight. Although things usually aren’t that bad, there are some things you can do to protect your classic while at…   Read More

Posted on October 22nd, 2019

Are Classic Cars Converted to Electric Still Considered Classic?

What would your answer be to this question, what is a classic car?  Here in the states we seem to have a lot of different answers.  In an article we wrote back in 2016, we tried to clarify this debate with broad definitions of classic, vintage and antique vehicle classifications. For the most part we…   Read More

Posted on October 17th, 2019

Homemade Classic Care Cleaning Products – safer for you and the environment

We all want to keep our classic cars and trucks looking their best.  We have written plenty of articles about cleaning classic cars.  From simple hacks for cleaning your classic, to cleaning your engine bay, and even ways to keep your tools clean and rust free. In this article, we are focusing on ways to…   Read More