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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…

July/August 2016 Cover Poll

Written by Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:09
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: What Car Should We Buy Next?

Written by Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:53
We’ve had a good run of cars in the ACC garage since we started the publication back in 2011. First, we had a nice 4-speed Nova wagon for hauling parts. Then we bought a nasty Hemi-powered Dodge 440 sedan that ran hard and irritated our neighbors. And finally, we found…
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