Category Archives: Automotive History

Parts To Power: Summer Street Strength

  Burnouts, Burgers & Beers. It’s all every gear head thrives for when the sun arrives for the summer months. So don’t throw your project under a tarp in your garage to leave it there for another year to come. … Continue reading

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Man Builds Affordable 1966 Charger Using Dirt Track Tricks!

Mike Svagera’s mild restomod 1966 Charger proves you can do a reliable driver on the cheap. If we had a nickel for every time we heard the phrase, “I just want to build a good, reliable, fun, and drive-it-anywhere car,” … Continue reading

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A second chance for a vintage Chevy

Written by Ron Ceridono on May 6, 2017 Ryan Manson – Photographer; VIEW ALL 25 PHOTOS Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email Anyone who works on old trucks has to be an understanding sort. After all, you’re dealing with something that … Continue reading

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55th Annual Chicago World of Wheels

By CASI Chicago on February 14, 2017 For the ultimate in automotive excitement, nothing rev’s up like a supercharged V-8 better than the O’Reilly Auto Parts Chicago World of Wheels, presented by South Oak Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Custom Tire and Wheel Fitment Advice for Your Street Rod

Written by Tommy Lee Byrd on March 3, 2017 Correct tire and wheel fitment, combined with the right stance, can make any car stand out in a crowd. Dialing in the precise fitment is something that requires a little patience, … Continue reading

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NASCAR and Indy 500 Deaths Cast Shadow On 1964 Racing Season

Written by Dave Wallace on January 31, 2017 Petersen Publishing Co. Archives – Photographer; 1964. American auto racing exploded this season, both figuratively and, alas, literally. The year was barely two weeks old when Joe Weatherly hit a wall at … Continue reading

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Parts to Power: Ford’s Production 113 Years in the Making

Written by Matthew McMurray on December 5th, 2016 Image source: Car & Driver What did the first Ford represent? An advance in technology and the overall knowledge in transportation? A new fashion that involved style and class? Or was it … Continue reading

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