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Restoration Enthusiast

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For the Classic 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.

Giving a Brake Cable the Right Look

Giving a Brake Cable the Right Look

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
Success for your car restoration project oftentimes depends on attention to details. One of those details is giving your parking brake cable the right look. Here's one method for doing that. …keep reading

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 26

1937 Buick Special Business Coupe: A Restoration Journal - Part 26

Feature Articles - By Chris Ritter
Tightening up leaks in the engine bay, tackling the doors and finishing up on the brakes …keep reading

Auto Trimming is Becoming a Lost Art

Auto Trimming is Becoming a Lost Art

Feature Articles - By John Gunnell
It takes a lot of skill, equipment and effort to install pre-cut upholstery kits. Here, we look at an alternative to do-it-yourself. …keep reading

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

Feature Articles
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

Feature Articles
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