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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 1 STAR OF THE DAY: '77 LEMANS GT— FROM THE COOL CAR NON-COOL DISCO ERA FILES

01-img 0012-001MSCC NOVEMBER 1 STAR OF THE DAY: '77 PONTIAC LEMANS GT— FROM THE COOL CAR NON-COOL DISCO ERA FILES

Let's be brutally honest – the late 1970s disco era wasn't the high water mark for music or cars.

Music had deteriorated to a point where the soundtrack from Saturday Night Fever was the edgiest stuff you heard on AM radio.

Cars were definitely cooler than the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack but draconian smog laws and gas shortages choked the heart out of them before they even left the factory.

Read more: MSCC NOV 1 STAR OF THE DAY: '77 LEMANS GT— FROM THE COOL CAR NON-COOL DISCO ERA FILES

   

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

 

NOVEMBER 2014 FALLEN STARS: BETTER THAN A TRIP TO DISNEYLAND

imgp9032-001NOVEMBER 2014 FALLEN STARS: BETTER THAN A TRIP TO DISNEYLAND

Ask a typical car guy whether he'd rather go to Disneyland or look over acres of project cars and the answer will always be...look over acres of project cars.

This same answer will apply on the coldest day in winter too.

Read more: NOVEMBER 2014 FALLEN STARS: BETTER THAN A TRIP TO DISNEYLAND

   

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