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MSCC APRIL 24 STAR OF THE DAY: CLASSIC CHEVY TRUCK COOL— THIS IS HOW YOU VACATION

24-summerland 2013 photo-001MSCC APRIL 24 STAR OF THE DAY: CLASSIC CHEVY TRUCK COOL— THIS IS HOW YOU VACATION

There are many ways to enjoy a summer vacation but one of the best is to tour a great summer resort area in an old ride.

There is nothing like enjoying a beautiful July day behind the wheel of a classic old truck.

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STARS IN REHAB PART ONE:'62 FARGO-A 3RD GENERATION PROJECT TO HONOR A GRANDFATHER

62-picture14STARS IN REHAB PART ONE:'62 FARGO-A 3RD GENERATION PROJECT TO HONOR A GRANDFATHER

There are many reasons to take on a project but one of the best is a strong family connection.

This 1962 Fargo is a textbook example of the "why" and "how" part of an old ride but it's also a great example of how important a father-son relationship is in a project.

Every story begins with an owner history.

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SHOULD YOU BUY IT DONE OR INVEST IN A PROJECT FROM DAY ONE?

risk-imgp4324Most of us are well aware of the economics behind a car restoration because it's not the kind of investment that makes millionaires out of average guys.

The old joke is true, "Want to make a million on an old car? Spend 5 million".

Nevertheless, car guys do invest in restorations because they are truly a labor of love, but is there an advantage to buying a completed project?

The short answer is yes, no, maybe...

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APRIL 2014 STARS IN TRAFFIC: THOUGH APRIL SHOWERS MAY COME YOUR WAY

imgp9839-001APRIL 2014 STARS IN TRAFFIC: THOUGH APRIL SHOWERS MAY COME YOUR WAY

"April is the cruelest month" according to T.S. Eliot.

He wrote those words in the poem, 'The Wasteland'' but the biggest question is simple.

What does an obscure poem you forgot ten seconds after leaving high school have to do with old iron?

On the surface...nothing.

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APRIL 2014 FALLEN STARS: THEY COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

dsc01997APRIL 2014 FALLEN STARS: THEY COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

There is no question an amazing yard full of Fallen Stars is like heroin for car guys. We can't get enough of these potential projects or parts donors, so when we see a yard like this we'll spend hours sorting through this automotive gold.

If you're not a car guy you'll never get it but if you are a car guy you'll truly appreciate the diversity in this Oregon yard.

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