My Star Collector Car

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 23 STAR OF THE WEEK: C-BODY CHRYSLER 2 DR HT-SO IMPRACTICAL YET SO IMPRESSIVE

23-imgp3376-001MSCC NOV 23 STAR OF THE WEEK: A C-BODY CHRYSLER 2 DOOR HARDTOP-SO IMPRACTICAL YET SO IMPRESSIVE

The 1969-72 C-body Chrysler era wasn't the most dramatically successful one for these big Mopars but it was arguably one of the most interesting periods at the company.

These fuselage cars looked faster and more in tune with the 70s than their more boxy predecessors and they definitely had their fans back in the day.

Read more: MSCC NOV 23 STAR OF THE WEEK: C-BODY CHRYSLER 2 DR HT-SO IMPRACTICAL YET SO IMPRESSIVE

   

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

   

Page 1 of 202

Newsletter

Please enter a valid email.
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner