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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 2014 MSCC FALLEN STARS -- PARTS, PROJECTS AND A TRIP TO DISNEYLAND

img 1400You hear about the demise of the traditional auto wrecking yard every day. Land prices, green legislation and the soaring price of scrap metal are lethal forces in the world of old iron.

These yards are going the way of the drive-in theater and fins on cars.

Eventually you'll never be able to take a trip through a good car crop.

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JULY 2014 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW: SUMMER'S HERE AND THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR CAR SHOWS

imgp7777-001Very few places hold winter car shows unless that place is Miami, Florida or Canberra, Australia.

Basically, car guys tuck their beloved rides away for the winter and sing California Dreamin' for about seven or eight months.

That's because winter extends well over half the year in less temperate regions so the prospect of snow-clogged, heavily salted roads are nightmare scenarios.

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MSCC JULY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: CHRYSLER NEW YORKER – CLASS IN THE CLASSLESS DISCO ERA

23-img 0922-001MSCC JULY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: CHRYSLER NEW YORKER – CLASS IN THE CLASSLESS DISCO ERA

Society took a big tumble in the mid-70s when the disco era started.

Music became superficial and shallow and that trait immediately transferred to the people who embraced this brutal era.

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JULY 2014: 1915 DODGE BROTHERS ROADSTER – MORE YEARS EQUALS MORE STORIES

15-imgp2954Dodge Brothers were major players in the pioneer years of the automotive industry but they didn't put their name on a vehicle until 1915.

This Dodge Brothers truck was there but it didn't look like anything like this custom ride.

This truck has nearly a century under its belt and the history behind it matches the number of years.

Read more: JULY 2014: 1915 DODGE BROTHERS ROADSTER – MORE YEARS EQUALS MORE STORIES

   

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