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Jim’s Blog: What’s Your Winter Project?

Written by Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:35
It’s easy to imagine a car person sitting wistfully by the window, watching rain or snow falling from the sky and dreaming of sunny two-lane roads. But we all know that’s not exactly how it goes.   No, car people in the colder parts of the U.S. use winter to…

You're Doing it Right When the Burnout Catches Fire

Written by Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:34
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Jim’s Blog: Tending the Fire

Written by Monday, 02 November 2015 15:50
Winter is coming soon, and while most collector cars are getting put away, others are getting put to work. For my 1972 Chevy truck, when the leaves start falling, it's firewood time.   Executive Editor Chester Allen's lovely wife Heather owns a fruit orchard in Sundale, Washington. For a couple…

Jim's Blog: When is it Time to Sell?

Written by Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:37
When it comes to your pride and joy, most of us think of the term “sell” as a four-letter word. But it’s a reality many of us face, and while the decision may not always be an easy one, sometimes it’s a necessary one. So how do you decide when…

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.…
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