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Jim's Blog: Let's Talk Cars

Written by Monday, 19 September 2016 16:01
ACC’s Readers’ Forum section is one of my favorite parts of the magazine. It’s a place where we can all chime in on a range of topics, from the market to car modifications and fixes, and I’m looking for more of those topics.   If you have a burning question…
I took a week of vacation in early August, but it wasn’t to go someplace sunny to sip on umbrella drinks. Instead, the week was spent in my dad’s garage, finally wiring and firing his 1968 Camaro.   We built the engine back in 2003 or so — a de-stroked…

Jim’s Blog: Snapshots of Monterey

Written by Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:39
Monterey may be where the high end of the market plays, but there were plenty of cars at all price points on the Peninsula this past week. We’ll be digging into the numbers and the details in our next issues of ACC and SCM.   In the meantime, here are…

Jim's Blog: See ACC in Monterey!

Written by Friday, 05 August 2016 17:13
One week, six auctions, and over 1,500 cars for sale. That’s Monterey Car Week’s auction lineup in a nutshell. Last year’s events saw just shy of $400m in combined totals, and car people from all over the world will be focused on the peninsula next week to see what’s in…

Jim’s Blog: What Classic Truck to Buy?

Written by Tuesday, 26 July 2016 10:41
ACC Reader Tom N. sent us this question:   I’m looking at buying a classic truck. Something 1960 or newer.    The market on this stuff seems to have really taken off lately. What’s the best value in terms of usability and return on investment? Ford? Chevy? Mopar? International?  …
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