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Posted on December 30th, 2019

Barrett-Jackson 2020 is Set To Be Bigger and Better Than Ever Before

The 49th Annual Barrett-Jackson Auction is happening January 11-19, 2020, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.  This year is staged to be the biggest auction event that has ever been done at this location.  For starters, they are extending the prime-time bidding times on “Fantastic Friday” and “Super Saturday”.  An increase in the amount of very high-quality…   Read More

Posted on December 27th, 2019

Craig Jackson’s 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has Rolled Off the Line and Into His Collection

Craig Jackson, the Barrett-Jackson chairman and CEO, just received his 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 bearing the special Shelby plate showing it is the first of its kind as CS0001.  The vehicle was actually auctioned off last year at the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale and Mr. Jackson jumped at the chance to own it. …   Read More

Posted on December 18th, 2019

The Volkspod: VW Beetle Fenders Get Second Chance as Minibikes

While cruising through the Hagerty blog, we came across some very ingenious minibikes that we just had to share.  It’s not every day that you see something repurposed in such a creative and clever way. We have seen a lot of crafty carts and imaginative scooters in our day.  Especially when you attend larger car…   Read More

Posted on December 16th, 2019

10 Reasonably Priced Classic Cars That Are Hot Collectors in 2020

As we all get older it can often be hard to wrap our minds around how fast time flies.  The fact that 2020 is just days away means that vehicles from 1995 are about to be considered classics.  It’s that kind of statement that can make some of us scratch our heads in disbelief. The…   Read More

Posted on December 12th, 2019

5 Tips for Keeping Your Classic Car at Its Best During the Winter

2020 is almost here and the winter season is certainly upon us already.  Many parts of the country are already measuring snow in feet rather that inches.  Unless you live in the southernmost states like Arizona or Florida, you have likely stored your classic car or truck away until spring. We recently wrote an article…   Read More

Posted on December 9th, 2019

Craigslist App vs eBay vs Facebook Marketplace for Classic Car Parts

Had you asked us just 3 years ago we would have told you that craigslist is one of the best places to look for classic car parts.  We wrote an article recently about where to find parts for your classic car and in it we also mention eBay as another great place to find parts….   Read More

Posted on December 4th, 2019

Northeast Texas Community College Receives Carroll Shelby Automotive Program

What started back in 2007 is getting a second wind of recognition thanks to the recent movie Ford vs. Ferrari.  Carroll Shelby is one of the biggest names in automotive history and he came from a small town called Leesburg in East Texas. The Ford vs. Ferrari movie has once again brought the legend of…   Read More