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SCG Classic Car Restoration:
The Good Ol' Days

This section is about looking back. In order to help put the whole classic car thing into historical perspective, we thought we'd take a look at the way things were way back when... Try to imagine the excitement experienced by people seeing these cars for the first time.

Driving a Ford Model A
Good Ol Days
Driving a Ford Model A While the Model A Ford conformed more to standard practice than the Model T, there are still some idiosyncracies to contend with.
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How and Why of Cracked Distributor Caps
Good Ol Days
Back in 1936 cracked distributor caps weren't particularly uncommon.
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Around the Corner: How an Automobile Differential Works [Video]
Good Ol Days
This 1937 short film shows how the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skidding...not to mention some "trick" motorcycle riding.
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The Safest Place You Can Be [video]
Good Ol Days
A short movie produced by Chevrolet in 1935.
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Barnstormin' Days: Tales of My Dad and Stock Car # 273
Good Ol Days - By Tom Benford
Regular contributor to Second Chance Garage, Tom Benford examines the roots of his addiction to the car restoration hobby.
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1955 Chevy Road Test
Good Ol Days
Soon after the 1955 Chevrolet was introduced, the newly designed Chevy was put through its paces.
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A More Distinctive 1928 Falcon-Knight
Good Ol Days
The new 1928 Falcon-Knight promises speeds of up to 60 mph "with no front end wabble and little pitching"
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The 1934 Cars
Good Ol Days
Independently Sprung Front Wheels Introduced on Several Makes... Streamlining accented... Starting Simplified... Larger, Softer Tires Generally Used
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New Restyled Ford V-8 for 1936
Good Ol Days
New styling of radiator grille, hood and louvers, headlamps, fenders and wheels feature the new 1936 Fords
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Another Year Says Goodbye
Good Ol Days
A 3-Minute Review of 1939 and a Quick Look Ahead to 1940
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