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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 APRIL 25 STAR OF THE DAY: BIG, BAD MUSTANG-BULLITT LOOKS PRETTY TAME

25 imgp4988 001MSCC APRIL 25 STAR OF THE DAY: BIG, BAD '68 MUSTANG-BULLITT LOOKS PRETTY TAME

The Bullitt Mustang was one of the most iconic pony cars to ever star in a movie.

The link to Steve McQueen didn’t hurt but that green Mustang stole the show back in ’68.

Despite the Hollywood pedigree there are lesser known Mustangs that would turn Steve McQueen’s ride into mulch.

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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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APRIL 2015 STARS OF THE SHOW—HOW COOL ARE OLD COMMERCIAL VEHICLES?

dsc 0287 001There’s been a trend at auctions lately and it’s based heavily on nostalgia.

Many car guys remember old commercial and public service vehicles like tow trucks, service vehicles, military vehicles and taxis as a part of their memory banks from years gone by.

These old working stiffs were in and out of daily traffic decades ago because they were working every day of the year in some role that definitely wasn’t a Sunday drive.

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