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Jim's Blog: 500 Miles to Hot August Nights

Written by Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:56
August is just a couple of days away, and for ACC, that means it's road trip time again. Associate Editor Chad Tyson and I are hitting the highway for Hot August Nights on Thursday, and this time we're going in style — in our low-mile 2000 Dodge Viper ACR. A…

Jim's Blog: Kicking Tires with Jay Leno

Written by Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:21
Last Tuesday, ACC Auction Editor Tony Piff and I were at the Burbank airport. It was 9 a.m. We'd just flown in from ACC HQ in Portland and were standing in the sun, waiting for a pickup at the arrivals curb. Five minutes later, around the bend comes a beautiful…
No one ever likes to hear of a family member’s death. I received news of my 95-year-old grandmother’s passing on June 9. There was to be a memorial service on June 16 in Spokane, which meant I needed to take some time away from my magazine layout and art duties…

Ice Racing With Studs

Written by Tuesday, 01 July 2014 09:47
Ice Racing with Studs- National Geographic from Mind Frame Cinema on Vimeo.

Chad's Blog: Parts Problems

Written by Tuesday, 17 June 2014 13:14
Last September I attempted a month-long road trip in my ’67 Impala sport sedan. I was derailed twice, less than 30 miles outside of town each time, by sticking rear brakes. How bad was the problem? I blew up a tire the first time, came home on the hook, and…

July/August 2014 Cover Poll

Written by Friday, 06 June 2014 16:28
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: Ready for a Classic Car Summer?

Written by Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:38
It's a busy time here at ACC HQ. We're finalizing the July/August issue -- our 16th edition -- this week, and now that June is finally here, car show season has fired up, too. That means time's run out on all the old car procrastinating I've been doing. I always…