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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Tips’ Category


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 September 4th, 2019

Beginners Guide on How to Buy a Vintage Car

We recently wrote an article about 5 tips you should follow when choosing a classic car for restoration.  Patrick Peterson, the editor and publisher of AutoDetective, contacted us and said he had some tips of his own.  We always welcome another enthusiasts perspective and wanted to share his thoughts on buying a vintage classic.  Here…   Read More

Posted on August 21st, 2019

5 Tips You Should Follow When Choosing a Classic Car for Restoration

Restoring a classic car or truck can be one of the most rewarding experiences we know of.  Putting your time, hard work and hard-earned money into a classic car project can also be one of the most intimidating things to do as well. By restoring a classic collector, you will create a bond between human…   Read More

Posted on August 8th, 2019

8 Best Mods and Upgrades for Your Classic Truck

There are a good number of collectors and classic truck enthusiast that think their truck is perfect just the way it was produced.  And often all-original, number-matching classic cars & trucks will fetch a higher price when it comes time to sell. This might be true, but I bet most of those collectors don’t drive…   Read More

Posted on July 24th, 2019

The 8 Best Modifications and Upgrades for Your Jeep

As a proud owner, you might be looking for ways to modify and upgrade your Jeep. As wonderful as a factory-made Jeep can be, certain modifications can help you make the most of your Jeep. Deciding how to upgrade your Jeep all depends on where and how you like to drive. From off-roading to cruising…   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 24th, 2019

Best Places to Find Rare Parts for Your Classic Car or Truck

It might seem impossible sometimes to track down a rare part for your classic car or truck.  There are people that have searched for years before finding their elusive part.  Restoring a classic car can often present a lot of challenges, finding a replacement part shouldn’t be one of them. We often encourage customers to…   Read More