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1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1The good doctor who sold Dave Goldwater his 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 had some strict orders as part of the deal. He had good reason; it was 1987 and (more…)


Cruise Night & Car Show Etiquette

Daily Herald cruise nights are back and will at the Stratford Square Mall for 2015.

Daily Herald cruise nights are back and will at the Stratford Square Mall for 2015.With the summer months right around the corner, car show and cruise night season will soon be in full swing. Whether you’re a budding novice, seasoned veteran or somewhere in (more…)


Tri Power Automotive, 2015 Open House

2015 Tripower Automotive Open House, Libertyville IL

2015 Tripower Automotive Open House, Libertyville IL One of the earliest events we enjoy attending to kick off the new season of cruising is Tri Power Automotive’s annual open house. They do top-notch work and several of the cars featured on Classic Recollections have been the product of their team’s (more…)


SPONSOR: Hagerty Classic Car Insurance

Rolling Meadows cruise night wide.

Rolling Meadows cruise night wide.We’re very pleased to welcome Hagerty Classic Car Insurance as a sponsor of Classic Recollections. When it comes to insuring classic vehicles, few know more than they do. All told, they protect over 700,000 vehicles, 10,000 (more…)


1957 Ford Thunderbird

This 1957 Ford Thunderbird was purchased by its current owner in 1962.

This 1957 Ford Thunderbird was purchased by its current owner in 1962.

Arthur Hahl’s dreams of T-Bird ownership began around his 13th birthday. He was living just a block away from a Ford dealership when the first ones arrived in 1955. “I was (more…)


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