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Classic Cars

Classic Cars

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Great Engines of Yesterday

Modern car engines are hard to fault... objectively. They start immediately - even when it's 15 degrees out. They rarely stall out - leaving you dead in the water in the...

Roadrunner with Richmond 6 Speed Transmission

A good friend of my father's has a modified Roadrunner with a 440.  For performance and improved gas mileage he has a Richmond six speed (ROD).  He has had it for...

Try Not to Wash Your Old Car

Back in high school chemistry, you may have heard the teacher refer to water as the universal solvent. Exactly so. It dissolved a mile of rock at the Grand Canyon, for instance. And...

Old Muscle Ruled . . . When New Cars Sucked

Muscle cars - the original-era muscle cars from the '60s and '70s - don't seem to be as popular now as they were when I was in high school and college...

Retro Review: Plymouth GTX, 1967-1974

People who argue that it wasn't GM - well, Pontiac - that created the first muscle car (the 1964 GTO) arguably have history on their side. Because there were muscular cars...

Heartbreaking – and Heartwarming

I came across something on YouTube that brought back memories of a car I once owned - and which someone else just found. Well, he found one just like it. In a Texas...

To Update Or Not to Update?

As modern cars pass the event horizon of cost and complexity (and so, hassle) it's tempting to go retro and buy an older car - one without computers, black boxes, touchscreen inputs...

Reader Question: Modded Muscle Cars?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! George asks: You've written about problems finding tires for your muscle car because of the limited availability of performance tires for the original...

The Old Car Hobby… Literally

Old car shows are getting old. Not just the cars, either. I've been going to car shows since I was a teenager in the '80s and what's changed is that now there are...

Automotive Icon: De Tomaso Pantera, 1971-1993

Say Pantera - and most people think '70s. Maybe '80s. Not 1993. But they made them all the way into the early Clinton years. Not many. But as late as '93, you could still buy...
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