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For the Car Restoration Enthusiast

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For the Car Restoration Enthusiast

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Feature Articles

Here we present classic car restoration articles that are of particular interest that do not necessarily fit into our other categories. They can range anywhere from how to set up your garage appropriately for the car restoration hobby to articles about gasoline or oil additives. All geared to the classic car restoration enthusiast.

Storytime with Liberty (1918-1919)

Storytime with Liberty (1918-1919)

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Liberty Motor Company decided the best way to sell their "medium-priced car" was through storytelling …keep reading

Finishing Touches: Reassembly of Cowl Lamps

Finishing Touches: Reassembly of Cowl Lamps

Feature Articles - By Chris Wantuck
Practicing what we preach: we put the concepts of some of our previous articles together to show how they all work to make your projects more enjoyable. …keep reading

Grand Canyon Motoring - 1915 Metz & 1921 Velie

Grand Canyon Motoring - 1915 Metz & 1921 Velie

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
One of the better ways to highlight a vehicle's capability was to subject it to conditions and abuse that average drivers would never face. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 25

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 25

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Continuing with our 1937 Buick project, we finish with brakes, wiring, and, at last, firing her up. …keep reading

A Look at Seatbelt Planet's Seat Belt Re-webbing Service

A Look at Seatbelt Planet's Seat Belt Re-webbing Service

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Sometimes there are required processes in car restoration that you just can't do yourself. Fortunately, there are folks out there who can do it for you. …keep reading

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

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Continuing on our roadtrip, we visited Auburn, Indiana and the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum …keep reading

America's Packard Museum

America's Packard Museum

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On a recent Second Chance Garage roadtrip, we found ourselves going through Dayton, Ohio, and couldn't resist stopping by "America's Packard Museum." …keep reading

Protect-O-Plates Help Car Collectors Verify Facts

Protect-O-Plates Help Car Collectors Verify Facts

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
In the early to mid '60s, car manufacturers had to develop a way to keep tabs on the cars they sold for warranty purposes. These Protect-O-Plates can be a reliable source of information about your collector car. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 24

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Continuing on with the Buick, we add rear suspension and gas tank. …keep reading

Towing Home a Touring Car

Towing Home a Touring Car

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Towing a teens and twenties touring car is not like towing a 60s and 70s muscle car. Especially when all you have available is an open trailer. Here are some things to consider …keep reading