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Automotive Aftermarket Blog

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How Car Restoration Works

How Car Restoration Works

BY PATRICK E. GEORGE

Picture your dream car. Maybe it's that Mercedes-Benzconvertible you've always wanted. Perhaps you covet an SUV with heated leather seats and a cutting-edge navigation system. Or you might dream of something fast and exotic, like a Ferrari, Lamborghini or Porsche.

But for some people, dream cars don't come from the present or the future, but the past. Your dream car might be that 1955 Chevy Bel-Air your brother had in high school, your dad's old Sunbeam Tiger or that Pontiac GTO you always wanted but could never afford. Maybe it's that classic Mustang you sold when you had kids and have been pining over ever since.

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3 Facts That Show Minivans Aren't So Bad After All

3 Facts That Show Minivans Aren't So Bad After All

 

Minivans may get a bad rap for being stodgy vehicles, but they've actually been subject to pretty pioneering advances in auto tech. NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM/HERITAGE IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES

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My Ride: 1973 Ford Bronco

My Ride: 1973 Ford Bronco

"He showed me the original title that the probate judge signed in 1973. I knew the judge's son."

Owner: Amos Snead

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6 Retro Flops, and 6 Concept Cars That Should Have Replaced Them

6 Retro Flops, and 6 Concept Cars That Should Have Replaced Them

May 31, 2016

Retro Flop: 2002–2005 Ford Thunderbird

After a five-year absence, the legendary Ford Thunderbird nameplate returned for 2002 as a rounded tribute to the original T-Birds of the 1950s. It certainly appealed to an older crowd that appreciated the look, but younger buyers weren't into the styling that resembled a used soap bar.

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10 Surprising Facts About American Muscle Cars

10 Surprising Facts About American Muscle Cars

Mar 14, 2017

 

America loves speed. The 1960s and 1970s might have produced the wildest and rarest muscle cars packing giant torque-rich V-8s, but the 1980s brought its share of powerful machines to the street, too—cars that were quick and met the more stringent emissions controls. And behind the horsepower there are some surprising stories.

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