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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Tips’ Category


Posted on April 11th, 2019

7 Parts You Need to Replace When Restoring a Classic Car or Truck

We recently came across an article by Kyle Smith who writes for Hagerty.   It is all about 7 items not to reuse when restoring your car.  We think he is absolutely correct and wanted to share this information with our readers. If you have ever been involved in a classic car or truck restoration, then…   Read More

Posted on March 31st, 2019

Barrett-Jackson Talks Trends in the Collector Car Market

If you ask the elite collectors of “fine-art” automobiles about Barrett Jackson, they tend to dismiss that auction house.  The upper crust of the collector car market is more likely to attend auctions by Gooding & Co. or RM Sotheby’s. These collectors tend to focus on European sport cars like classic Ferraris and Jaguars.  It…   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, the 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 5th, 2019

How Criminals Build and Sell Counterfeit Classic Cars and Trucks

We recently did an article on how con artists were scamming classic car buyers.  Ten con artists were arrested in the U.S., Latvia, Lithuania and Finland.  The group reportedly would create fake profiles on popular classic car auction websites, claiming to sell classic cars. This team of con artists would then negotiate deals, plan the…   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 February 15th, 2019

Tips When Buying a Classic Car Online

Buying a classic car online has become a common practice. Shopping online opens you to a world of vehicle choices. It also opens you to the possibilities of a scam or buying a lemon. Thus, here are some tips to follow when shopping / buying a classic car online. Tip # 1 – Know what…   Read More