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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?  …

Jim’s Blog: When Projects Attack

Written by Monday, 11 July 2016 13:46
A couple of weeks back, I installed a new set of tires on my 1966 Caprice to get it to sit higher in the back, and also to eliminate a vibration. The car still shook on the freeway, so I pulled apart the only thing left that could cause the…

Jim’s Blog: Original Color or Bust!

Written by Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:30
Back in 2001, my dad found a 1968 Camaro behind a barn in Sherwood, Oregon and bought it for $900. I thought it was the deal of the century at that price, even though it was just a small-block base-level car with no engine, interior or trim.    A couple…

Jim's Blog: Cool Stuff for Dad

Written by Monday, 13 June 2016 15:50
Father’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still looking for that perfect car guy item for the dad in your life, ACC has you covered. Here’s a couple of cool car guy things dad will love:   Meguiar’s Air Re-Fresher Think of this like a smell-neutralizing secret weapon for…
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