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Killing the Rust - A Product Discussion

It's a fact when you restore a car, you will deal with some rust, rust is one of those things that can be very annoying if you don't know how to deal with it, in this article I will discuss two ..
(December 06, 2008)
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2009 ZR1 Corvette - Oh Yeah, It's the Real Thing

After all of the studying that I have done on the ZR1 Corvette, I have learned a few things, the car is hand built, it has a carbon fiber front clip, and the best cam last night, as I seen a test ..
(December 09, 2008)
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Planning the Custom Automotive Sheet Metal Project

A custom sheet metal fabrication project should always start with a concept, or an idea of what you want built, and how you'd like it to look, and this by itself can take days, or even weeks, because .
(November 07, 2008)
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Just So You Know - A Few Tips to Buy Your Camaro Safely

Here are a few tips to buy your classic camaro safely, as you know there are a lot of people cloning camaro's , and when that happens you also find that there are a lot of people that can't refuse to .
(November 10, 2008)
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1969 SS Camaro - The Everlasting Argument

The argument between camaro enthusiasts about which of the camaro's is the top dog between the 1969 Z/28 camaro, and the 1969 SS camaro seems to be a never ending one, but the real truth is that ..
(September 13, 2008)
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Am I an Expert I Dont Know

I wouldn't call me an expert, I'd call me addicted to classic American cars, and muscle cars, I don't really know if that makes me an expert or not, but I have a lot of fun talking about muscle cars, .
(June 19, 2008)
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Classic Car Restoration Its a Good Feeling

Once you've decided what car you want to restore, it's time to locate one of them and buy it, you ask, so what do I look for in a car to restore, I'm going to try to help you with that question, the ..
(June 21, 2008)
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2009 Camaro A Ghost Or a Real Contender

There are a number of things that I like about the 2009 Camaro. But will it pick up where the first generation Camaro left off, or will it build a legacy all it's own. I think it's going to be ..
(June 23, 2008)
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An Exciting Day at the Dodge Dealership

Last week end a couple of friends and I went to the Dodge dealership to see the new Challenger, and it was so much more then we expected, this car could not have been built better, it is absolutely ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Muscle Cars - It's A Love

After years and years of hearing how muscle cars are out of here never to be seen again, I'm beginning to think that all these people that hate muscle cars are losing the battle, back in the mid to ..
(April 02, 2008)
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Muscle Cars - Old Or New - What's For You?

Can I ask you a question, do you love muscle cars? If so do you love the new ones, or the old ones, as you know I restore cars for a living, and my way of doing things is to combine the best of the ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Cloned Muscle Cars - A Pain Staken Effort

People these days will go to horrible lengths to build an exact replica of a muscle car, I still haven't decided if this is a good thing, or a bad thing, on one hand people are giving it their best ..
(April 04, 2008)
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Classic Car Restoration - Classic Cars - A Thing Of Beauty

People have been interested in classic cars from day one, you can bet after the first cars turned ten years old that somebody noted to restore one of them, and it's the same way today, but now we ..
(March 22, 2008)
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Muscle Cars - Are They Here To Stay?

Over the years I've heard a lot of talk about abolishing the muscle cars; and when it will be done; it seems that the first time that I heard it was in the mid 1970's, and the muscle cars are still ..
(March 17, 2008)
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2009 Camaro - Is It True

I'm waiting for the 2009 camaro to hit the showroom floors, it should be out around June sometime, I'm already hearing reverberations about the gas prices affecting the release of the camaro, but I ..
(March 12, 2008)
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Classic Car Restoration - Be Prepared

A classic car can be one of two things, it can be a lot of fun, or the hugest pain in the but ever, it all depends on the approach that you take to restore the car, first of all, you could be ..
(March 12, 2008)
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The 2009 ZR1 Corvette - The King of the Hill

Chevrolet plans to release a new corvette in 2009, well not exactly new, it's and upgraded version of the ZR1 corvette from the 1980's, and when I say up graded I mean up graded, more power, better ..
(March 05, 2008)
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Classic Car Restoration - Is It Your Time To Restore

If you've never restored a car before, you might be wondering if you should restore your classic cars now, classic car restoration in a long process and you want to have all of your ducks in a row, ..
(February 27, 2008)
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What Kind Of Car Should I Restore

What kind of car should I restore, this is a difficult question for anybody to answer for you, the main idea here is to ask yourself what you like, and once you know the answer to that you can do ..
(January 10, 2008)
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Muscle Car Madness

With Dodge re-releasing the challenger, and Chevrolet re-releasing the camero, I think that a return of the muscle cars is up on us, and for a muscle car freak like me, this is a good good thing, ..
(January 06, 2008)
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Investing In Classic Cars

Are you an investor looking for ways to make your money make more money, have you considered investing in classic cars, the classic American and classic British cars are a good choice for you, if you .
(December 20, 2007)
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Final Paint Prep & Sanding

Sorry about the long sabbatical guys, but the work thing has been kicking my ass, 72 hours per week doesn't leave a lot of time to keep up on the old blog, but I'm back now, please keep the applause ..
(June 22, 2007)
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What Cars Have Done For Me

Hello, I'm sure that you've figured out who this is, yes that's right, it's your favorite American classic car nut, I love them all, as long as they say “Made In The USA" some where on them, I ..
(March 03, 2007)
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Back In The Day

Back in the day we had so many different dealerships building special muscle cars, that the spacial cars were almost a common thing, we had Baldwin Motion, Nickey Chevrolet, Yenko Chevrolet, and ..
(February 27, 2007)
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A True Legend - The Corvette

Truly a feat of automotive engineering was the Corvette, but in my opinion they have not built a real Corvette since 1969, well until 2006 with the ZO6, it's a very good example of what the Corvette ..
(February 24, 2007)
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