Every year, the automotive aftermarket gets together in Las Vegas to show off its latest and greatest products and show cars. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, closed off to the general public and yet still well-known by most in the car community. This is where annual styling trends are set, where influential new products make their debut, and where the industry gets together — all in one place — to show off skill and look at what’s to come in the Read More
Wanting a Model T in this day and age doesn’t really make much sense. But who says car people have to be reasonable?
Here’s the thing: I drive a comfortable, connected, safe, brand-new GMC truck every day. It’s perfectly suited to life in the real world — the world full of cell phones, cup holders, and distracted driving. But when it comes to just having fun, I don’t think there’s a way to beat a good Model T.
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Back when I was wrenching for a living, we used to have a sign in our office that read, “Mechanics are like doctors, except doctors only work on two models.”
Part of what I love about working on old cars is the requirement to think on your toes, and to solve problems that the original Read More
ACC’s Readers’ Forum section is one of my favorite parts of the magazine. It’s a place where we can all chime in on a range of topics, from the market to car modifications and fixes, and I’m looking for more of those topics.
If you have a burning question about the market, we Read More
I took a week of vacation in early August, but it wasn’t to go someplace sunny to sip on umbrella drinks. Instead, the week was spent in my dad’s garage, finally wiring and firing his 1968 Camaro.
We built the engine back in 2003 or so — a de-stroked 454 with a huge cam — and making it run was the final major piece of nearly-complete Camaro project. Cranking it over meant wiring the whole car with a new Painless Read More