LET THE FISTFIGHTS BEGIN: SINGLE STAGE OR BASE-CLEAR PAINT?
The base-clear philosophy for new paint is almost a given in today's world-or is it? We talked to a car guy that begs to differ when it comes to his restoration project. Todd Puzey is a firefighter by trade, but he has assembled enough skills to tackle car restoration as a hobbyist.
He has a neighbor who owns a body shop and that neighbor is Todd's Obi-Wan Kenobi for his restoration projects.
Todd's neighbor has advised him to use a single stage paint on his black 1968 Charger, and the man presents a convincing case.
A DINOSAUR OF A CAR GUY LOOKS AT MODERN SOUND IN VINTAGE RIDES
The new age of electronics is nearly impossible to understand- let alone stay ahead of the learning curve.
As a well-qualified member- in- good- standing of yesteryear, I have supreme confidence that I will never be ahead of the digital age learning curve.
So I asked for a little help from Chris at Vibe Audio when I decided to tackle the concept of current in-car sound and its startling evolution over the past eighty years.
THE AVERAGE CAR GUY - COST ANALYSIS ON A 56 CHEVY ENGINE SWAP PART ONE
Dave Lychuk bleeds Tri-five Chevy red, white and blue-but he's always worked within a budget. That's how he's managed to build a beautiful 1956 Chevy Bel Air into a car with a recent appraised value of $50,000.
But in a scenario that every average car guy eventually faces, he's been forced to make a costly decision on the power train.
These are the steps that Dave has taken to this point.
YOUR WINDSHIELD IN WINTER-HOW TO SURVIVE THE CRUELEST SEASON
At mystarcollectorcar.com we're occasionally accused of being too controversial, too willing to take on sacred cows-this windshield issue is no exception.
How many times have you seen brawls break out over simple discussions about the best way to protect your windshield in winter?
We're here to bring civility back to this hot button topic.
DETAILING THE GREEN HORNET 1966 IMPERIAL FOR FUN AND PROFIT
Over the last few decades I've gone to hundreds of vintage vehicle auctions and I've never left one without an empty feeling ... an incredible car got away.
These are always vehicles that you reflect on after the fact.
Hence, I never took a direct picture of the car in question because it was not only lurking on the border of my subconscious...it was also on the border of the digital images.
The latest miss was a 1966 Imperial-yup, a Green Hornet-mobile, and it went for peanuts.
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