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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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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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SEPTEMBER 21 MSCC STAR OF THE WEEK: 1954 NASH STATESMAN CUSTOM – STAND OUT AT A CAR SHOW

21-imgp3513-001SEPTEMBER 21 MSCC STAR OF THE WEEK: 1954 NASH STATESMAN CUSTOM – STAND OUT AT A CAR SHOW

Car shows are based on similar templates because the most popular rides are also the most common at any given event.

You'll see rows of tri-five Chevys, 1st Gen Camaros, 1ST Gen Mustangs and E-body Mopars at every show because that's where the action is in the car hobby.

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SEPTEMBER 2014: 1937 INTERNATIONAL WITH A JAPANESE HEART TRANSPLANT

37-imgp5035International Harvester trucks have always been known for their sturdy workhorse reputation so you didn't see country clubs with valets parking IHC pickups.

IHCs are brute force rides so a day off for a corn-binder isn't a trip to the beach. It's more like a trip to town to pick up a load of wood.

This 1937 IHC truck continues that blue collar tradition with one major alteration...a heart transplant.

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SEPTEMBER 2014: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN RADIO STATIONS GET SUED? . . . SOMEBODY GETS A WOODY

49- igp2822The rule is pretty simple: when you spot a 1949 Ford Woody wagon at a car show, you move mountains to find the owner.

Actually, you just need patience and some help from car guys parked near the Woody owner to point out the guy at the earliest possible opportunity.

It took about 3 hours to finally track down the owner of the beautiful 1949 Woody resto-mod and it was well worth the effort.

Read more: SEPTEMBER 2014: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN RADIO STATIONS GET SUED? . . . SOMEBODY GETS A WOODY

   

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