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FEBRUARY 2015: 1963 CORVETTE SPLIT WINDOW—IS THAT YOUR HUSBAND'S CAR?

63 imgp0378The split window Corvette is one the most sought after cars ever built.

There are many factors in the car's popularity, but one of the biggest is the "split window" part of the equation.

That one year only design pushed these Vettes to the front of the line in the popularity contests.

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FEBRUARY 2015: '56 OLDSMOBILE 98 HOLIDAY FOUR DOOR HARDTOP—THE PERFECT DRIVING SEDAN

56 imgp0076There is nothing more comfortable than a large sedan built in the 1950s.

These large cars were built to soak up the miles on the newly-built turnpikes in 50s America.

The 1956 Olds 98 was one of the best examples of these large and in charge kings of the1950s roads.

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FEBRUARY 2015: 1927 MODEL T—OLD SCHOOL BUILD EQUALS OLD SCHOOL LOOK

27 imgp9946There's a term called old school and it's used extensively in the car hobby.

Basically, 'old school' in car world means you do things like they did 60 years ago.

Greg Diachara is a firm believer in old school so a '27 Model T project made a lot of sense.

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FEBRUARY 2015: '51 MERCURY 4-DOOR SEDAN—YOU DON'T HAVE TO SLAM THEM ALL

51 imgp9811There are some cars that are destined to be customized.

Ford created a monster with the 1949-51 Mercury because this car was 75% of the way to custom status right out of the factory.

Many of these classics Mercs survive to this day, but few remain in near stock condition.

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FEBRUARY 2015: '49 METEOR- A CANADIAN SHOEBOX FOLLOWS A LONG AND WINDING ROAD

49 imgp9689Shoebox Fords were an immediate hit with hot-rodders in the early 50s.

They were a welcome sight in 1949 because they put some serious daylight between the post war look and a fresher 50s look.

Meteors were the Canadian version of the Ford shoebox and that makes them equally cool and much rarer.

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