Month: June 2022

Buyer’s Guide

5 Rare but Affordable Ford Fox Body Mustangs

It’s incredible to note that Fox Mustangs have finally entered the list of collectibles. You do not have to break the bank to afford one of these, just a small adjustment.
1. 1979 Mustang Turbo Four Pace Car
The 1979 Mustang features unique exterior paint and graphics that are attractive to the eye. The interior is also something to admire because of the Recaro seats, the special instrument panel, and the leather-wrapped steering wheel. Under their hoods, they have turbocharged four cylinders.
2. 1979-…

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Tech 101

Revitalizing My 1962 Corvair through Re-Sealing and Re-Lighting: A Simple but Impressive Makeover

When it comes to an old car, having good visibility and appropriate space to store all of the fluids is crucial. While I hate multitasking, occasionally the schedule of one work requires me to execute the two activities concurrently. This happened to my 1962 Chevy Corvair, which had a fluid leak and a lost tail lamp at the same time, requiring my attention.
As my Corvair was having its generator repaired, the engine and transmission dried up, signaling that my 10W-30 was leaking rather than burning. Instead of obtaining new gaskets, I opted to rebuild the old oil…

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Car Culture

Can a 1932 Ford Model B Parked 25 Years Ago Run?

Hemmings building has a basement that holds original classic and vintage cars and trucks. From time to time they try out several of them and gauge which one to sell or use as a collectible. When they came across the 1932 Ford Model B which was parked for 25 years they were not sure if it would run.
The inspection sticker showed that the vehicle was lastly used in 1961 or thereabout. Its battery was missing and it was clear that it had not been started all these years. It was a perfect model of study.
In 1932 Model B …

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Buyer’s Guide

An Inclusive Buyer’s Guide for the 1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Chevrolet cars have always needed an overhaul to keep them efficient and relevant. While the 1953-55 Corvette models seem sleek today, it was not a smooth ride back in the day. They were all handmade with white exteriors and red interiors and were powered by a 150-hp, engine. Although the price was also high at about $3,498, the car’s fit and finish quality was substandard.
The 1956 Corvette came as a savior and had a new look with various improvements to make it more efficient. The 265V-8s replaced the six-cylinder engine which made it an …

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Tech 101

Tech 101: Tips for Classic Car Owners to Beat the Summer Heat

Modern cars can tolerate a wide range of temperatures; nevertheless, classic and vintage cars are an exception and may limit your desire to go out during the summer. So, what are your options?
A good cooling system will keep you going. A new radiator is an excellent addition that will lower the temperature inside. Radiator caps can also make your car ride more comfortable. But, you must take precautions with this installation because not all radiators can be compatible with your model.
If you do not necessarily need …

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