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Jim’s Blog: Cruising That Smartphone

Written by Tuesday, 06 October 2015 13:27
Here at ACC, we spend a lot of time talking about the next generation, and for good reason: our kids are the future of our old car hobby. But the one thing that always seems to come up when older car guys start talking about kids is, frankly, something I’m tired…

November/December 2015 Cover Poll

Written by Friday, 25 September 2015 11:39
Our Art Director, David Tomaro, has created three possible cover concepts, and we'd like to know which one is your favorite. Click here to cast your vote! In addition, please take a few moments and answer some questions about collector cars. It should all take less than a minute, and your answers…

Jim’s Blog: First Car or Best Car?

Written by Tuesday, 22 September 2015 10:28
My ’66 Caprice is ready to go whenever I want to use it. Trouble is, the realities of everyday life with a small kid, a job on the other side of town, and the finicky nature of a snarling carbureted big block limit how much I can use the car.…

Jim's Blog: When do you DIY?

Written by Tuesday, 08 September 2015 11:00
Old American cars are hard to kill. Park your Chevrolet or Ford for a year or so and you’ll see what I mean. Other than a dead battery, I’m willing to bet nothing bad will have happened, save for maybe some stale fuel. Charge it up, clean out the tank,…

Dirtbike Rides the Waves

Written by Tuesday, 25 August 2015 12:10

Jim’s Blog: The Next Big Thing?

Written by Tuesday, 25 August 2015 10:50
The Monterey auctions are done, with $395m in total sales this year. And out of all of the high-end events and multi-million dollar cars that sold, one of the trends I noticed was increased interest in later-model supercars, such as the Ferrari Testarossa, Lamborghini Countach and Porsche 930.    I’ve…

Jim's Blog: On to California!

Written by Monday, 10 August 2015 11:04
Monterey Car Week is here — one of the biggest events on the American auction calendar. Today through Sunday night, over 1,200 high-end classic cars will cross the auction blocks of seven different auction houses, all set up in different spots on the Monterey peninsula. But the big news isn't…
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