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1950 Dodge Coronet

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It’s an intimidating thought to embark on a long road trip in a vintage vehicle. That fear is the furthest thing from the minds of John and Barb Weiser. The Weisers both have a proven track record with their 1950 Dodge Coronet.The Elmhurst (more…)


1970 Dodge Super Bee

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1970 Dodge Super BeeStanding out isn’t always a bad thing. Dennis Szarzynski separated himself from the four-wheeled pack by scooping up a 1970 Dodge Super Bee. He purchased (more…)


FEATURE: 1969 Dodge Charger – Dukes of Hazzard ‘General Lee’

This 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee is from the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. It is displayed at Volo Auto Musuem in Volo, IL.

DSC_0041v_72In the world of celebrity cars, few are as iconic as the eye-searing orange 1969 Dodge Charger from the 1980s “Dukes of Hazard” television series. Easily recognizable by the (more…)


FEATURE: 1963 Dodge D200 – ‘Superman: Man of Steel’

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Major motion pictures highlight vehicles in a special way. So much so that it isn’t uncommon for auto enthusiasts to forget dialogue, plots and even characters’ names (more…)


PROJECT CAR: 1968 Dodge Charger

Would you restore this wrecked 1968 Dodge Charger musclecar?

1969 Dodge Charger

One of the most highly sought-after vintage vehicles today is Dodge’s iconic ‘B-body’ Charger. It’s svelte coke-bottle shape and high horsepower (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…)


ON THE ROAD: 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T

1971 Dodge Challenger RT

1971 Dodge Challenger RT

Seeing a classic muscle car parked on the side of the road is always a cool sight. In our book, when that V8 bruiser happens to be a sinister-looking Mopar product, that makes it all the more special and well-worth a stop (more…)


FEATURE: Halloween Muscle Cars

Halloween Muscle Cars

Halloween Muscle Cars

No matter the season, classic muscle cars are always easy to fall in love with. With their high-horsepower engines, in-your-face styling and all-business demeanor, its no wonder these stalwarts of speed are a hit year round. (more…)


FEATURE: 1972 Dodge Polara

This 1972 Dodge Polara was restored as a recreated Chicago police car.

This 1972 Dodge Polara was restored as a recreated Chicago police car.

If you were fond of tearing up the roads of the Windy City in the muscle-car years, chances are you would have hit the brakes hard if you saw an imposing patrol car like Greg Reynolds’ meticulously recreated 1972 Dodge Polara cruiser. (more…)


CRUISE NIGHT: Lake Zurich

Classic cars parked at the Lake Zurich, Illinois cruise night.

Classic cars parked at the Lake Zurich, Illinois cruise night.

Lake Zurich is getting in on the 2012 cruise night festivities, with the launch of their new event, held in the Culver’s and Kohls parking lot, at 645 North Rand Road. The cruise is put on by Fuzzy Dice Productions (more…)


FEATURE: 1964 Dodge Custom 880

This 1964 Dodge 880 Custom is all original.

This 1964 Dodge 880 Custom is all original.

While out attending some Memorial Day classic car shows, we stumbled upon this sweet little 1964 Dodge Custom 880 two-door hardtop. David Dehart is the very proud owner and told us how he came to own such a clean Mopar (more…)


FEATURE: 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

It's hard to beat the classic lines of a 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

It's hard to beat the classic lines of a 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

If there’s one thing that runs deeper than family pride, its brand loyalty – especially in the musclecar arena. Auto enthusiast, Blake Dankovich, has plenty of both. (more…)


BUILD IN PROGRESS: 1969 Dodge Charger

1969 Dodge Charger

Earlier this month, we checked in with Nostalgic Auto Body, in Island Lake, Illinois, to see what wild, custom machines they were currently working on. In addition to an LS3-packing 1956 Chevrolet 21o, they also have been building a Surf Green 1969 Dodge Charger for its 18-year old owner.

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We caught up with shop owner, Kevin Fielder, who gave us a quick run-down on this Mopar muscle machine.


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