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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

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

Posted on January 23rd, 2019

8 Tips on Buying Classic Cars and Classic Trucks

I got a call the other day from a guy that was all excited. He’d found his dream ’66 Mustang for sale online. The price was right, and he wanted the car. But he was also a little skeptical. If the car was a piece of garbage it was a waste of money. And he…   Read More

Posted on January 17th, 2019

Can You Buy Classic Car Parts Online and Have a Shop Install Them?

Many people in the Dallas/Ft. Worth and surrounding areas call and ask us if we can install the parts they’ve bought online for their classic car or truck. The answer is “yes we can.” Most shops won’t install customer supplied parts. Many have no experience even working on classic cars or trucks. They just shake…   Read More