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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category

Posted on October 11th, 2019

6 Tips to Keep Your Classic Car Looking Show Ready

Maintaining your classic car or truck in “show ready” 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

Posted on September 13th, 2019

Kevin Hart’s Crash Could Change Laws for Classic Cars in California

A near-fatal crash in California in early September in the hills above the city of Malibu may be changing laws pertaining to classic cars in that state.   Kevin Hart, famous actor and comedian, and two others were involved in a crash in Hart’s Hellcat-swapped 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. Hart was a passenger in his 800+ horsepower…   Read More

Posted on July 31st, 2019

Keep Your Classic Car or Truck from Overheating in Hot Summer Temps

Most of the country is experiencing higher than average temperatures this summer and it doesn’t show any sign of slowing down.  We sure hope you are all staying cool and staying safe in these scorching temps! We also hope our classic car or truck are doing the same.  It can be fairly common for older…   Read More

Posted on July 16th, 2019

Tips on Staying Cool While Working on Your Classic Car This Summer

Summer is really starting to heat up and that means the weather is nice enough to work on your classic cars outside of your winter-heated garage.   American DIY mechanics from coast to coast are wrenching on their cars at home, just enjoying time working on their classic cars and trucks. You may have heard the…   Read More

Posted on June 15th, 2019

Think Twice Before Making These Modifications to Your Classic Car

There are a lot of things you can do to a classic car to make it better.  Upgrading drum brakes to disc brakes is one good example.  Even though the vehicle will no longer be “all-original”, disc brakes provide better performance and safety. There are however some modifications that we would advise you to give…   Read More

Posted on June 13th, 2019

How to Protect Your Classic Car From Hail Damage

The first day of summer is only days away and the wicked storms that accompany it are already here in Texas.  Many of these storms produce hail and, in some cases, hail the size of baseballs.  Needless to say, you do not want to be caught out is one of these hailstorms.  It has proven…   Read More

Posted on June 10th, 2019

Protect Your Classic Car’s Paint with a Temporary Protective Wrap

This time of year, after all the snow has melted and the spring rainstorms are common, there is often a lot of small debris left on our roadways.  Gravel, pebbles, dirt and other rubble can be scattered across the very same roads we travel down with our classic cars and trucks. It can be worrying…   Read More