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Making the Call – Keeper or Donor?

I’m not a country music fan, but I did grow up in the ‘80s. In fact, I was 10 when Kenny Rogers starred in the TV movie The Gambler. As a result, I still have etched in my brain the title song’s hooky chorus, which played in heavy rotation for […]

Corvette racing at Daytona 24
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5 Experiences For Every Car Enthusiast’s List

I recently saw a social media post that quoted someone as saying, “I’d rather die with memories than dreams.” As a guy on the verge of becoming an empty-nester, I’m looking forward to new experiences that don’t involve school events. It got me thinking about all that I’ve gotten to […]

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Who Determines What’s Cool, Classic, or Collectible?

The term “classic vehicle” conjures up different images for different people. For some it may be ’63 Stingray coupe or a ’57 Thunderbird convertible. For others it may be a ’32 Ford 5-window coupe a Depression-era Dusenburg. Still others might lean towards something like a Porsche 356 Speedster or Jaguar […]

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The True Cost of a Professional Restoration

There’s a reason so many people choose to restore a classic vehicle on their own. Spoiler alert: it’s not usually for the pure joy of it. Fact is, a proper restoration takes not only time, space, and tons of skill, but also countless tools and equipment. And all of that […]

Barn find Mini Cooper
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The Allure of Barn Finds

In the last decade, there has been a growing fascination with so-called “barn find” collector cars. Perhaps Tom Cotter is to blame with his Barn Find Hunter books and video series. The term, of course, refers to classic cars that have been discovered in unexpected places, often hidden away in […]