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Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Emotional Attachment Makes VW Restoration Worthwhile Sometimes an emotional attachment to a car can cause some people to spend more on a restoration than the restored car will be worth. But, hey, it's their car and their money. They know what it's worth to them.…keep reading

The Factory Behind the Car
Auto History - By Chris Ritter
The Factory Behind the Car With so many automotive manufacturers in existence, and many of them not being too stable, it was important for manufacturers to show that they were here to stay…keep reading

Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Rebuilding a Door Bumper: An Example of Machining Basics and Simple Casting On many projects, many smaller parts are just not available. This door bumper is one of them. Here's how to re-create your own.…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 15 I can't remember ever thinking about paint as much as I have in the past 5 months. It has been constant; before I fall asleep at night, all day during work, and even one or two dreams! …keep reading

Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration
How To - By John Gunnell
Banjo Lessons: Steering Wheel Restoration Restoring a three-spoke "Banjo" steering wheel...sometimes it take two to make one.…keep reading

Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Salvaging an Ignition Rotor: When Parts Become Scarce and You Must Repair As parts for collectible cars become harder to find, sometimes you have no choice but to repair what you have…keep reading

Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal
How To - By Chris Wantuck
Welding Cast Iron: Repairing a Brittle Metal No sense in tossing a hard-to-find cast iron part because it's cracked or broken. Instead of drilling out the end of the crack and putting in a bolt, repairing the cast iron to join the surfaces is a better way to prevent further cracking.…keep reading

Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons
Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Exclusive Powdercoat Saves Unobtanium Pistons Here's a solution to getting longer life to those old, impossible to find replacement pistons (and other parts).…keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14
Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 14 Smoothing out some small dents an wrinkles proved to be not too difficult. But sanding (and more sanding) was a tedious requirement. Did I mention that I had to do a lot of sanding?…keep reading

How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II
Good Ol Days - By Chris Ritter
How Car Makers got your Attention before World War II When it comes to advertising, it has always been hard to stand out from the crowd. Working with the technology they had, early car manufacturers sometimes got pretty creative in getting their message to customers.…keep reading

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