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1967 Ford Mustang

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A cheap set of wheels is a must have for any college student — something easy on the wallet but big on fun.Pat Mondy found both in his 1967 Ford Mustang. He purchased it in the fall (more…)


1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6The classic car community is  always eager to help each other out. That’s why we figured we would see if we can lend a hand to enthusiast Mike R. He’s trying to track down some history on his 1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6. Here’s (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…)


SHOW: 2014 Custom Rides Car Show & Expo, Tinley Park, IL

Custom cars parked at the Tinley Park Convention Center, in Tinley Park Illinois at the 2014 Custom Rides & Custom Car Show.

Custom cars parked at the Tinley Park Convention Center, in Tinley Park Illinois at the 2014 Custom Rides & Custom Car Show.If you’re currently anywhere near the frigid and frozen Midwest, you’re finding it near impossible to stay warm. Our special sure-fire cure to heat things up is to spend some (more…)


FEATURE: Vintage Trailer Rally, South Bend, Indiana

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Vintage trailers on display at the 2013 Vintage Trailer Rally, held in South Bend, Indiana.Life can be hectic. Days can be long. To get away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day home and work life, many turn to camping and “RV-ing.” Some of these outdoor aficionados are (more…)


FEATURE: 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe

This 1932 Ford 3 window street rod was built over two decades ago.

This 1932 Ford 3 window street rod was built over two decades ago.

Auto enthusiasts can be a fickle bunch at times, always tweaking and modifying their special ride, or trading it away to begin a new project. Rarely do you come across a builder who hasn’t changed his rolling creation in nearly three (more…)


SHOW: Race & Performance Car Feature

Custom muscle and race cars at the 2013 Race and Performance Expo in St. Charles, Illinois.

Assembling a high-performance vehicle can be a daunting task for area novices and experts alike. Those seeking inspiration and guidance have a great local event to turn (more…)


FEATURE: VEGAS DREAM GARAGE

This dream garage was built to look like the Las Vegas strip.

This dream garage was built to look like the Las Vegas strip.

When auto collectors look for inspiration to design a cool, custom storage environment for their four-wheeled treasures, they usually think glowing neon lights, checkerboard patterns (more…)


FEATURE: 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9-Passenger Wagon

This 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9 pasenger wagon was found in Tennessee.

This 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9 pasenger wagon was found in Tennessee.

Luis Velazquez acquired his love of Chevy station wagons from his father, who owned a 1967 example, and taught the youngster how to drive in it. Those fond memories (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

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DSC_7583_72A dry, arid environment is a wonderful spot for preserving a classic automobile. That’s probably one of the reasons why this 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air has lasted so long so well and is in the pristine condition (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1930 Ford Custom Tudor

This 1930 Ford Tudor was featured at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

DSC_7591_72Henry Ford preferred his four-wheeled products to be painted black and there’s little doubt this glossy 1930 Ford Custom Tudor would be one he’d be proud to see.  The eye-catching project (more…)


DREAM GARAGE FEATURE: 1950s Oldsmobile Basement

These classic Oldsmobile cars are stored in a dream garage - in a basement!

These classic Oldsmobile cars are stored in a dream garage - in a basement!

A basement isn’t usually regarded as an impressive area of a family home and certainly not the first spot to take guests. Bob Albrecht’s unfinished basement wouldn’t be particularly noteworthy if it wasn’t for he (more…)


FEATURE: 1958 Chevrolet Apache

This rat rod 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup truck was found on an Iowa farm.

This rat rod 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup truck was found on an Iowa farm.

Jim ‘Wrench’ Guthrie has grown well-accustomed to the same old question asked by the spectators who see his 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup. Most wonder incredulously, ‘Is the truck completed?’ While the vehicle may not have the glossy mainstream look (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…)


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