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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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THE MAGIC OF FUEL INJECTION: IT'S NOT JUST FOR MUSCLE CARS AND HOT RODS

tv-bimgp6728-001Fuel injection is the biggest thing in the world of old iron since the first hot-rodder stuck a Caddy engine in a '32 Ford.

Hank Williams was alive and well and topping the charts on your AM tube radio when car guys did stuff like that to their old rides.

Many things have changed since then but the concept is still the same...reliable power.

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MSCC MARCH 30 STAR OF THE DAY: ’59 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE—NO IT’S NOT CHRISTINE

30 aug1159imgp8458 001MSCC MARCH 30 STAR OF THE DAY: ’59 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE—NO IT’S NOT CHRISTINE

Christine was a book/movie that really put Mopar fin cars on the map in the 1980s.

Too many cars were sacrificed to the movie gods for the movie but it did inspire resurgence in interest for these classic rides and that meant more of these beauties were saved.

The byproduct of this was simple-every red fin car was given the name Christine.

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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.

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MARCH 2015 STARS OF THE SHOW: THE SHOW SEASON EXTENDS OVER THREE SEASONS

imgp8084Car show season is generally associated with the summer season but it actually stretches across three seasons.

Areas with more temperate climates often schedule shows on or around the Easter weekend but car guys in more northern latitudes are less inclined to gamble on shows in early April.

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