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Archive for December, 2012

FEATURE: 1955 Ford F100

This 1955 Ford F100 is painted in Mountain Green paint.

This 1955 Ford F100 is painted in Mountain Green paint.

Often life, and the open road, are best absorbed rolling down the slow lane. That’s why Jeff Grubba bypassed the traditional Detroit muscle car when it came time to acquire a second classic (more…)


ON THE ROAD: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

This 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air two door sedan was parked at the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.

This 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air two door sedan was parked at the downtown Palatine, Illinois cruise night.

It’s hard to grow tired of seeing a classic Chevy shoebox especially when it’s as gorgeous as this 1956 Bel Air two door hardtop. We spied the rolling icon (more…)


DREAM GARAGES: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Collection

Rich has accumulated a dream collection of muscle 1969 Chevrolet Camaros.

Rich has accumulated a dream collection of 1969 Chevrolet Camaros.

Rich Gregory has a long history of enjoying the best four-wheeled machines Chevrolet offers, including his personal collection of Chevelles and Corvettes. But once the (more…)


PROJECT CAR: 1939 Packard Sedan

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We found this 1939 Packard sedan in northern Illinois.There’s really no telling what banished this half-finished project to a curb full of weeds. It may have been funds running out, a builder in over his head or just a plain lack of interest but either way, we’ll never know. We spied the primered 1939 Packard sedan in (more…)


FEATURE: 1960 Triumph TR3A

Restored 1960 Triumph TR3A

Restored 1960 Triumph TR3AClassic vehicle restorations often commence with the intent of bringing back some sentimental motoring memories, or because someone is finally able to build and drive their longtime dream car. Thanos Kourliouros embarked on his overhaul (more…)


FEATURE: 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger & ‘OE Gold’ Level Collection

     This 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona It wouldn’t surprise you to learn that John Borzych’s 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger spent time locked up in an impound lot before the Northwest Indiana resident found the classic. With it’s near 200mph top speed (more…)


FEATURE: 1987 Buick Grand National

This 1987 Buick Grand National has a 231ci V6.

This 1987 Buick Grand National has a 231ci V6.

During the heyday of the American muscle-car craze, the Detroit mantra for horsepower was “Bigger is always better.” Then big changes started occurring in the 1970s as a reaction to rising gas prices, higher inflation and (more…)


ON THE ROAD: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro has a 327ci small-block V8.A while back, we made a stop off the beaten trail to scope out a special Pontiac. This weathered and worn 1968 Chevrolet Camaro wasn’t parked too far away so we swung our eager eyes (more…)


FEATURE: 1928 Ford Model A Pickup & 1930 Ford Model A Town Sedan

This 1928 Ford Model A Pickup and 1930 Ford Model A Town Sedan have been restored and are driven regularly.

This 1928 Ford Model A Pickup and 1930 Ford Model A Town Sedan have been restored and are driven regularly.“If you’re going to have a classic car, you have to drive it. Otherwise, I recommend you collect stamps!” That is the advice Mike Podgorski gives on how our beloved rolling icons should be handled. The Barrington (more…)


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