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This Video Showing How 1955 Chevrolet’s Are Made From Raw Resources To Finished Products Is Awesome

We’ve got this 30 minute video starting just past halfway so that you are seeing how 1955 Chevrolet’s are made from iron ore all the way through driving to the mall, but if you have the 30 minutes to watch you should start it at the beginning to see how all the raw materials of the country end up making something we all know and love, the 1955 Chevy. This video is a testament to the hard work, development, engineering, and passion that America was forged from. It truly is awesome.…

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This Playset Teaches Your Kids How to Take Care of a Real Car

It’s well known that you’re far more likely to get ripped off at a mechanic than at a restaurant. So why do we park our kids in front of tiny plastic kitchens to make imaginary meals when they could be learning important auto repair and maintenance skills instead? This engine repair set could actually end up saving them thousands of dollars when they’re old enough to own a car. Powered by eight AAA batteries so it’s not going to fill a playroom with toxic gas fumes, this playset features the…

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Gaylord Gladiator 1955-57 – America’s Finest Sports Car?

Bobby pins? They seem so inevitable; it’s funny to think someone had to sit down and invent one.  But a guy named Gaylord did just that and became a very wealthy man indeed. Mr. Gaylord’s sons Jim and Ed had gasoline in their blood, so much so, they described themselves as “autoholics.” They were inspired to spend some bobby pin money building the finest sports car America had yet seen, with quality to rival the word’s finest cars. Jim Gaylord designed his own sturdy chassis and powered it with a…

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Best Muscle Cars 

What You Should Know Before You Buy An Old Muscle Car

So maybe you’ve been considering buying some old school muscle? What’s not to love? Heaps of power, classic looks, and an idle that could shake the pennies from your ashtray. You may or may not be planning to use it as your daily driver, but it will most certainly be your project. Here are some things you need to be ready for when preparing for some old-fashioned muscle ownership! Spending all of your money on fuel Sure, this one might seem cliché and obvious. We all know that muscle cars…

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Classic Cars 

AFTER….AND BEFORE : ROLLS ROYCE TRAILER DRAMA

This and other pictures have been flooding the media since Friday afternoon after a sad mishap with the trailer transport of a 1936 Rolls Royce Phantom III Barker. A man from Switzerland had bought the car fromRetrolegends in The Netherlands and picked up the car with a healthy Range Rover plus brandnew trailer. Only minutes after they left from the showroom Henny Kennis got a phonecall from the Swiss guys if he wanted to come for help as things had gone wrong. Terribly wrong as you can see. The only good…

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PAUL WALKERS AMAZING CAR COLLECTION AT AE PERFOMANCE

Unlike many actors, from what we can tell from a distance, Paul Walker came seamlessly close to living out his role that he played on screen, nitrous and all! While we’re not sure of every last detail, we can tell you one thing for sure, he had one insane collection of cars. Check it out as The Smoking Tire goes inside Paul’s collection about a year before his tragic death. He literally has everything from an Eleanor Ford Mustang to a track driven Porsche GT3 RS to the must have…

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Best Muscle Cars 

The legendary Bombshell Betty Buick needs a new home

Meet Bombshell Betty – she’s a Buick that was built for speed. Created by sculptor and photographer Jeff Brock, he took an old, worn-out Super Reviera and turned it into a Bonneville legend in less than two months. Now it’s for sale on eBay with a current bid of just $5,000. The exterior is unique, to say the least. An inverted truck front bumper is used as Betty’s prow, while the rockers and fender skirts were hand built by Brock for improved aerodynamics. The roof has been chopped eight inches…

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Detroit’s Secret Collection Of Rare American Classics

There have been many stories and rumors about a massive collection of priceless classic cars hiding in the heart of Motown. Well our buddies over at BoldRide just uncovered the truth about this hoard of classics and it is more incredible than the rumors! Apparently this secret warehouse is owned and run by the Detroit Historical Society and houses some of the rarest American cars ever built. Special thanks to Jim S for letting us know about this story! Myles Kornblatt was invited to visit this secret locations. He was given directions to…

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Take Your Dog Along!

Now you can take your dog along when you go out for a cruise! They ride outside the car in a sack sitting on the running board. Just think, you can have fido by your side and avoid all that hard-to-clean-up hair. This how-to ran back in 1936 and I’m sure at least a few people tested it out. All you needed was some cloth, a 2×4, and a couple of c-clamps! Magazines would never run something like this today and maybe that’s a good thing, but I sure appreciate the mixture of humor and good…

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A Porsche as an investment

After growling and roaring into life, the V8 engine emits a steady purr; the exhausts on the rounded rear end produce an almost orchestral symphony of tones. Pia Beckmann laughs as she gets out of her car. She’s young, attractive and knows her numbers. As a fledgling public administration officer in the town of Pinneberg in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, she had managed to build up some savings – but she wasn’t convinced by the interest rates being offered by the banks. With rates as low as just one percent, you would…

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