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Posts Tagged ‘Classic Car Maintenance’

Posted on December 1st, 2022

How to Winterize Your Classic Car: A 5-Step Checklist to Prepare Your Car for Storage

With the cold weather fast approaching, consider storing your classic car for the winter. But how do you ensure it’s safe, secure, and protected from the elements? Read on to find out everything you need about winterizing your classic car for storage. We all know how cruel Mother Nature can be during the colder months….   Read More

Posted on November 2nd, 2021

6 Tips to Keep Your Classic Car Looking Brand New

Maintaining your classic car or truck in “brand new” condition can be a serious challenge. It will definitely require a lot of time to detail a car correctly 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 November 17th, 2020

Seven Tips to Make Your Classic Car Safer, More Efficient and Dependable

If you own a classic car or truck, then you know there is a considerable amount of upkeep to keep them running efficiently.  We are sharing seven tips that you can use to help your classic car or truck run better and also safer. Don’t skimp on tires. The importance of good tires cannot be…   Read More

Posted on August 7th, 2020

Routine Maintenance Schedules for Classic Ford Mustangs

Owning a classic Ford Mustang has many rewards. You might have invested in one with hopes of financial gain or you might own one for the pure pleasure of cruising it down Main street each summer. Either way classic Mustangs can bring their owners a lot of joy. To keep them in prime condition does…   Read More

Posted on July 2nd, 2020

DIY Classic Car Projects That Are Quick & Easy to Do

Many of us are still staying home trying to do our best to keep ourselves and others safe from the pandemic.  This can often give us some extra time to accomplish those tasks that may otherwise be neglected. If you do find yourself with an extra hour or two to invest in working on your…   Read More

Posted on March 6th, 2020

8 Issues That Can Lower a Classic Car’s Value

We have written plenty of articles with tips on buying a classic car.  Our 10 Commandments to Buying a Classic Car is a favorite amongst our regular readers.  If you have already purchased a classic car, we would like to share some advice on how to maintain the value of your classic car or truck….   Read More

Posted on October 17th, 2017

6 Simple tips to Help Keep Your Classic Car in Top Shape

A classic car or truck needs more attention than an everyday driver to stay in top shape.  They are older and a little more temperamental and that’s why they need special care.  Many collectors also have a special bond with their dream machines and want to keep them in the best shape possible.  Treating them…   Read More

Posted on August 13th, 2016

Classic Car Tip: Keeping Your Whitewall Tires White!

If you have whitewall tires on your classic car or truck then you know all too well how hard it can be to keep them shining white. Normal use can leave unwanted smudges, brake dust and road grime on the white band of your tire and can be difficult to remove with normal cleaning methods….   Read More

Posted on July 1st, 2016

6 Classic Car Maintenance Articles to Help Get You Through the Summer

Summer is in full effect and we hope you are enjoying your classic car or truck this season. Take advantage of the warm weather and all of the events and car shows that are happening. Before you know it old man winter will be making his way back and our classics will have to be…   Read More

Posted on May 12th, 2016

Six Simple Maintenance Tips for Classic Cars

Keeping a classic car or truck in tip top shape takes a lot of time and effort. A healthy budget doesn’t hurt either, but it is often the simplest maintenance steps that can have the biggest impact. While there are plenty of maintenance measures you will need to take over the lifetime of your classic…   Read More