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Jim’s Blog: The Next Big Thing?

Written by Tuesday, 25 August 2015 10:50
The Monterey auctions are done, with $395m in total sales this year. And out of all of the high-end events and multi-million dollar cars that sold, one of the trends I noticed was increased interest in later-model supercars, such as the Ferrari Testarossa, Lamborghini Countach and Porsche 930.    I’ve…

Jim's Blog: On to California!

Written by Monday, 10 August 2015 11:04
Monterey Car Week is here — one of the biggest events on the American auction calendar. Today through Sunday night, over 1,200 high-end classic cars will cross the auction blocks of seven different auction houses, all set up in different spots on the Monterey peninsula. But the big news isn't…

Semi Gets Sent!

Written by Friday, 07 August 2015 15:39
  World Record Semi Truck Jump! Posted by z975 on Sunday, July 26, 2015

September/October 2015 Cover Poll

Written by Wednesday, 29 July 2015 00:00
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…
A few months back, I found a set of original steel wheels for my 1972 Chevrolet K10 pickup. In the time since, I had them soda blasted, welded up scar on one of them, and had them primed and painted white. Then I hunted a set of proper hubcaps for…

Jim’s Blog: Am I a Mopar Guy Now?

Written by Tuesday, 14 July 2015 12:34
I don’t remember a whole lot of strict rules growing up, save for one: the rule of GM. The Pickering household bled Chevrolet Orange.   Sure, there were other rules that we had when I was a teenager — but they were more like guidelines. Stuff like no burnouts in…

Don't Let Your Struts Wear Out

Written by Tuesday, 14 July 2015 11:22

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