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Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

Newman and McQueen, Where Movies and Racing Meet

If one were to pick two Hollywood giants that were the craziest about motorsports, it would have to be Paul Newman and Steve McQueen. Both took their racing exploits seriously and worked hard to perfect their craft. Newman even parlayed his Read More

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Muscle Cars + Sports Cars
Muscle Cars + Sports Cars

50 Years’ Worth of Firebirds

“Leave it to Pontiac to do it right.” That was the lead sentence in a lavish brochure that promoted and educated buyers about the inherent rightness of putting a Pontiac Firebird in the garage. Since its inception in 1967, the Firebird has Read More

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Classic Cars
Classic Cars

Volkswagen’s First Foothold in America

Many car enthusiasts know that Ferdinand Porsche's Volkswagen Beetle design first emerged in pre-WWII Germany. Only a small number of the "people's car" were built before war broke out, ending Volkswagen's civilian line-up for the duration. Read More

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How‐to
How‐to

From Sketch to Showroom: Designing Cars

Throughout the history of automotive design, many new ideas never make it to the showroom floor. When they do however, the process can be a labyrinth for everyone involved. Whether through mounting pressure to make every development Read More

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Barn Finds
Barn Finds

Motor City Two-fer

When we last left you in the Trolling for Classic Cars in City Center Detroit post, the author had just encountered a mysterious man named Mr. Willy who said he had something to show him. It turns out he not only had one, but two derelict Read More

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Barn Finds
Barn Finds

Trolling for Classic Cars in City Center Detroit

When car nuts conjure up their own vision of what a great barn find would look like, it usually includes a dusty gravel road, a ramshackle farm or an abandoned service station, all in the middle of nowhere. Of course, many classic cars are Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Conquer Fear like a Motorcyclist

It's one thing to follow step-by-step instructions for bolting a new fairing onto your street bike. However, it's a much more complicated deal to follow step-by-step instructions on how to brake later, lean your bike further, and get on the Read More

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Barn Finds
Barn Finds

5 Brilliant Tips for Picking Barn Finds

For guys of the gear-head persuasion, discovering an old car is a very special occasion. Perhaps there is an endorphin release, similar to the “high” that distance runners experience when going on a long run. For hard-core, truly addicted Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

McQueen’s Best Movie Moments

Steve McQueen’s talent at the wheel of an automobile or aboard a motorcycle was considerable. He was ultra competitive at anything he did, and mastering cars and bikes became an early passion. By the time he was able to influence the Read More

How to Restore Sun Damaged Car Paint, Fix It! How to Repair Automotive Dents Scratches Tears and Stains, Kris Palmer, cleaning cars, cleaning automobiles, car cosmetic repairs, washing your car, waxing your car, cleaning car interiors, repairing car interiors, cleaning car seats, repairing car seats, cleaning car floors, car paint and body repairs, removing paint stains, replacing a fender, Replacing a Topper Strut, Replacing a Window Crank, Recharging the Air Conditioning System, Replacing the Antenna, Repairing a Sticking Power Window, Repairing a Broken Trunk Lock,
How‐to
How‐to

How to Restore Damaged Car Paint

Auto painting is a specialized skill requiring professional spray and safety equipment for large areas and flawless results. There are things anyone can do, however, to make the car’s existing finish cleaner and brighter and to repair small Read More

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Classic Cars
Classic Cars

Dusty Ghost Towns of Texas

In the ghost towns of Route 66, the old road will forever be America’s Main Street. In the empty places along America’s most famous highway, the ghosts whisper on every breeze, and the swirling sands of time blur the line between past and Read More