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Jim's Blog: Tuning Right in 2015

Written by Tuesday, 30 June 2015 13:03
My wife can always tell when I’ve been out driving my ’66 Caprice. Unburnt hydrocarbons waft around that thing and stick to my clothes like high-performance perfume, thanks to a high-lift long-duration cam and big carburetor. I kind of like it, but I’m sure the people sitting behind me at…

Viper in a Viper

Written by Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:42

Jim’s Blog: Give Dad the Gift of Horsepower

Written by Tuesday, 16 June 2015 12:54
Want to give the father in your life a Father’s Day he won’t forget? Then you need to give him what he really wants. Not sure what that is? Well, if he’s anything like me, the answer is always horsepower. With that in mind, here are a few gifts he’s…

July/August 2015 Cover Poll

Written by Friday, 05 June 2015 12:29
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…

Conrad and the Steam Plant

Written by Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:55
Old cars offer an un-ending supply of small problems to solve. Figuring out creative solutions — especially for the serious head-scratchers — is one of my favorite things about classic car ownership. Here’s a project I'm working on right now.   A few months back, I wrote about finding a…

Jim’s Blog: Four Overlooked Old Car Fixes

Written by Tuesday, 19 May 2015 13:49
If you drive an old car on a regular basis, you've likely had to come to terms with the fact that it's just harder to use than a modern car. Brakes, lights, wipers, and suspension systems just weren't as good 40 years ago, right? Right. But that's not the whole…