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Jim's Blog: Knowing When to Say No

Written by Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:41
How do you determine when a DIY car project is just too much to handle? That's what I've been wrestling with this week. About three years ago I sold my daily driver 2001 Camaro SS and bought a 2006 Charger SRT8. I'd just had a kid, and I needed something…

Jim's Blog: What do you call Collectible?

Written by Tuesday, 07 October 2014 13:35
I'm working on hunting down our profile cars for ACC #19 right now, and one of the things I've noticed from combing through recent auction sales is a lot more later-model cars offered at collector car auctions in recent months. Don't get me wrong — buyers have been turned on…

Just in Time For Halloween...

Written by Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:53

Jim's Blog: Show Us Your Favorite Junkyard!

Written by Tuesday, 23 September 2014 15:11
Every car guy has a go-to parts place -- the junkyard with a row of ’55 Chevys, or ’68 Chevelles, or ’69 Roadrunners. ACC ran a feature on our favorite junkyards in some of our early issues, and I think it's time we do it again. Back when I was…
We’re working on the November/December issue of ACC this week, and that means it’s time again for our ACC Question of the Month. Today's kids have a lot of things going on in their lives. And as a lot of older gearheads will tell you, it doesn't seem like cars…

Gettin' Loose on the Drag Strip

Written by Tuesday, 09 September 2014 10:29

I Like Big Pete

Written by Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:18
I'd heard rumors about a very special muscle car collection, hidden away in a warehouse somewhere in the Portland suburbs. About three weeks ago, I had the chance to check it out. I got a call from World of Speed's PR team. Were we interested in driving 15 minutes south…
Hot August Nights is a busy event -- every day, from dawn until well after dark, there are car events happening all over the Reno-Sparks area. You have to plan out your day carefully to be sure you get to everything you want to see. But even the most well-thought-out…
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