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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category


Posted on April 22nd, 2019

Old Gas, Modern-Day Fuel and the Issues They Cause for Classic Cars

About a month ago we wrote an article about pulling your classic car or truck out of winter storage.  In it we recommend changing the fluids before taking her out on the road.  Gasoline is no exception. It can easily go bad during winter storage and should always be replaced with fresh fuel. Back in…   Read More

Posted on April 16th, 2019

Roadside Towing Service Made Just for Classic Cars

It might not be today, and it might not be tomorrow, but eventually your classic car is going to have a mechanical issue that could leave you stuck stranded on the side of the road.  When it happens, who are you going to call?  Do you want just some local company to come out and…   Read More

Posted on March 29th, 2019

AmericanTrucks Shares Knowledge for Choosing & Installing Lift Kits

We recently wrote an article Truck & Jeep Lifts 101: How to Give Your Ride the Height It Deserves that gave advice on raising your truck or jeep with a lift kit. Just after publishing that lift kit article, we were approached by AmericanTrucks.com and they were offering some advice of their own.  AmericanTrucks is…   Read More

Posted on March 14th, 2019

New Arkansas Law States Classic Cars Must Be at Least 45 Years Old

Many car collectors and enthusiasts in Arkansas are upset over a new law, Act 368, that re-defines what is considered to be a classic car.  Prior to March 7, 2019 cars and trucks that were at least 25 years old were considered classics.  The new bill, introduced by Jack Fortner, now states that a vehicle…   Read More

Posted on March 13th, 2019

Spring is in the Air! Time to Get Your Classic Car Out of Storage!

The first day of spring is days away!  That’s right, Wednesday, March 20 will mark the first day of Spring for 2019.  Old man winter has been pretty stubborn this year… especially in the norther-most states, but here in the south, temperatures are quickly rising into 60s & 70s and birds are chirping as Spring…   Read More

Posted on February 26th, 2019

Truck & Jeep Lifts 101: How to Give Your Ride the Height It Deserves

If you’re interested in raising your truck or jeep with a lift kit, we’re here to walk you through everything you need to know. You have lots of options when it comes to truck and jeep lifts, but one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is how high. Lift kits range from…   Read More

Posted on January 28th, 2019

Where to Buy Carpet for Your Classic Car or Truck

Want to freshen up your classic? Put in new carpet. Most domestic cars built after the early 1960s had a single molded piece of carpet that can be swapped out easily. You can buy custom replacements designed for your car and can usually get them in a variety of colors. Prices range from $100-$500. Good…   Read More