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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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JULY 2015 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK AT THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON

imgp6640JULY 2015 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK AT THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON

Rule out car guys who live in places like California, Arizona or Florida when you read this because it applies to northern car guys.

The grim reality is this—northern car guys know their car show season is half over by July.

This has been a solid season to date even with the inevitable weather-related casualties in the car show world.

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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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JULY 2015 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN GLORY FOUND IN A GOOD CAR CROP

imgp6338JULY 2015 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN GLORY FOUND IN A GOOD CAR CROP

Car crops may become the passenger pigeon of the 21st century because they have become less welcome than a toxic waste dump in any given neighborhood.

There are still pockets of car crops beside less well travelled secondary you plan on a big car crop beside a major highway then lawyer up before the first old car arrives.

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JULY 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: EARLY SEASON RETURNS ARE IN—IT’S A GREAT ROAD SHOW

imgp5839 001JULY 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: EARLY SEASON RETURNS ARE IN—IT’S A GREAT ROAD SHOW

One of the best barometers of spring is the appearance of old iron on the streets.

This season was a slow starter but the momentum picked up in a big way later in the spring.

Cars are like kids to car guys so they throw a wing over their beloved ride every time the weather gets iffy.

You could call them helicopter owners.

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