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Classic Car Blog

18 May 2017
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Classic Performance Features

These muscles cars show off a classic performance. We’re talking about the 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am and the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429. The late seventies brought with it strict emissions, rising insurance costs and gas prices. This caused car makers to drastically lower their horsepower. 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am However the Pontiac Trans Am didn’t change. It definitely had classic performance. They accomplished new popularity beginning with its major role in the classic movie Smokey and the […]

11 May 2017
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Buying Classic Cars Guide

When your buying classic cars there’s so much to consider whether you’re buying your first or your a collector. Some of these cars increase in value and some don’t. This is why research is important. Make sure you’re aware of how much work and investment comes with collector or classic car ownership. It’s important to think about your purchase. Be knowledgeable about restoration and proper maintenance. Before you buy Invest in a professional inspection prior to your purchase. There are […]

04 May 2017
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Ford Galaxie: Classic Gift

Classic car, Classic Owner John Rooke, associate chief justice of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench, is the proud owner of a classic yellow Ford Galaxie Convertible. If the weather is nice you may spot this classic parked outside of the law courts in Edmonton. When John returned home at the end of his first year of law school a surprise awaited his attention. His father Dan, a farmer that became an auto parts salesman, had something special in the garage […]

20 Apr 2017
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Featured: American Muscle Cars

Satisfy your need for speed What do most classic car enthusiasts love about american muscle cars? They love the look, the sound and lastly the speed.  The sixties and seventies brought about rare cars giant torque V-8 engines. The powerful classics from the eighties were quick however they came with more strict emission controls. There’s stories with surprising twists when you glance beyond the speed. Shelby Let’s talk about the 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Mustang enthusiasts consider the 1965 […]

06 Apr 2017
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Classic Rebuild Continues

So this twenty seven year classic project is about to begin. It’s interesting to see how the story unfolds. Rebuilding Begins Ross resides at his home in Coquitlam. The Ford he just purchased rested in Chilliwack. He made four trips using a pickup truck and a trailer to transport the scattered classic. He placed the boxes in the garage, the car frame rested along the side of his house, finally he stored the car body underneath the back porch. At […]

30 Mar 2017
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Classic Rebuild: Twenty Seven Years Long

How much time would you invest on a classic rebuild project? It depends on how much you want to have an awesome classic to create memories and enjoy the ones you’ve already made. One man took his love for classic Fords and began his restoration journey. The Beginning His name is Ross Blewett. The memories from his teenage years included taking turns with his brother driving a 1936 Ford “Slantback. Ross and his brother Milt enjoyed long drives with their […]

20 Mar 2017
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Featuring Fast Classics

We are featuring some fast classics this week.  The first car is really all about speed and aerodynamics. You’ll discover a fact about the Daytona that you may not know about. Our second classic provides some interesting facts as well. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona It’s argued that the 1969 Dodge Daytona and  the 1970 Plymouth Superbird, are the most radical vehicles among the muscle car wars. The car title may suggest racing however the Daytona wasn’t designed for street races. […]

15 Mar 2017
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Top Choice Car Movies

Which movie is your top choice? The top choice of car movies is very debatable. There’s so many out there with such a variety of story lines. It all comes down to personal preference. Do you prefer action, comedy or heartfelt dramas? The reality is that most car movies are action or comedy which works out well for most. Let’s discover the most popular car movie titles we’ve seen over the years. 2000’s The Fast and the Furious (2001) joined […]

06 Mar 2017
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Restoring Classic Cars

Bringing back an original Many classic cars are over fifty years old. If you have a classic car you know what restoration is. However the individuals purchasing and restoring a classic for the first time may not. Restoration is bringing back the original look and quality of your classic. Classic car restoration provides a potentially memorable experience. So what are some examples of classic cars? The Mercury Park Lane and Chevy Impala, Ford Mustang and Station Wagon, the Plymouth Duster […]

24 Feb 2017
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Classic Flavors, Classic Cars

We’ve all experienced that moment when we want to enjoy the classic flavors only diners offer. The food and the atmosphere create the experience of traveling back to the times of classic cars-the fifties. Let’s discover a few of the best diners providing classic themes around Ohio. The Cruisin’ 50’s Diner, family owned and operated, is located in Mentor, Ohio. Enjoy the fifties music playing on the jukebox, nostalgic decor with portraits of icons from that decade. Thoughts of poodle […]