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Posts Tagged ‘Classic Car Parts’

Posted on October 24th, 2019

Nissan Built Robots That Can Create Rare Parts for Classic Cars

(Image credit: Nissan) If you have ever restored or repaired a classic car or truck, it is likely that you know the struggle of locating hard-to-find parts.  In some cases, it takes months or even years to find that elusive piece.  Panels, trim and other parts can often bring a restoration project to a halt. …   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

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 February 16th, 2018

New 3D Printing Technology is Keeping Old Classic Cars Road Ready

Locating hard to find parts for your classic car or truck may soon become a thing of the past.  Thanks to the technology explosion we have been experiencing over the past decade or so, we are now on the verge of eliminating the hunt for car parts all together. Nearly two years ago we wrote…   Read More

Posted on October 19th, 2017

Summit Racing Equipment Opens Superstore in Arlington, Texas

In case you have not heard already, Summit Racing Equipment has opened a 32,000-square foot superstore in southeast Arlington at 2200 E Interstate 20.  The huge retail store is connected to a massive warehouse where they will store all their inventory of auto parts.  All together the facility is 750,000-square feet and covers 48 acres!…   Read More

Posted on September 5th, 2017

Where to Find Hard-to-Find Parts For Classic, Vintage & Antique Cars

Finding a rare part can often prove to be very challenging depending on the vehicle in question. You are bound to encounter other roadblocks, hurdles and challenges when restoring a car. Finding a replacement part shouldn’t be one of them. But for the right car, collectors are willing to go the extra mile. If you…   Read More

Posted on January 20th, 2017

Classic Car Replacement Part Buying Advice

You probably spent a good amount of time and effort searching for just the right classic car or truck to own. Hopefully you won’t have to search high and low for replacement parts. Here is a list of places to look when searching for a replacement part for your classic car or truck. 3D Printers…   Read More