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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.

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

 

HAULING THAT HOLIDAY TRAILER BEHIND YOUR VINTAGE RIDE -- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

tr-aimgp1762One of the hottest commodities in the old car hobby are vintage trailers or retro-looking trailers.

Car guys travel hundreds of miles to shows and rolling in with a trailer.

This may be a cool way to arrive in retro-style but you should learn the insurance side of the trailer equation.

Read more: HAULING THAT HOLIDAY TRAILER BEHIND YOUR VINTAGE RIDE -- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

MSCC NOV 26 STAR OF THE DAY: FORD GT40—A DARE TO BE DIFFERENT RIDE

26-imgp0547-001MSCC NOV 26 STAR OF THE DAY: FORD GT40—A DARE TO BE DIFFERENT RIDE

Ford GT40s were built for one reason—to thump Ferraris on their home turf.

They did their job so well the name GT40 is still conjures up nightmares in Italy.

Ford didn't build them for the general public until decades later when they unleashed a civilized version of this racing legend.

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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...

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

 

NOVEMBER 2014 STARS OF THE SHOW--THE NON-DENOMINATIONAL SIDE OF CAR SHOWS

imgp4377-001NOVEMBER 2014 STARS OF THE SHOW--THE NON-DENOMINATIONAL SIDE OF CAR SHOWS

Cars shows can be brand specific, age specific, country of origin specific or even function specific.

Those shows with defined terms mean they'll be all Corvette, all Mopar, all British, pre-war or all hearse.

Read more: NOVEMBER 2014 STARS OF THE SHOW--THE NON-DENOMINATIONAL SIDE OF CAR SHOWS

   

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