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1950 Dodge Coronet



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…)

FEATURE: 1966 Chevrolet C10 Custom

This 1966 Chevrolet C10 Custom was restored by Doug Evans and Gary Gehrke.

This 1966 Chevrolet C10 Custom was restored by Doug Evans and Gary Gehrke.

You can never be sure of all the miles your favorite old cars have traveled. Any uncovered clue to their history can be fascinating. Doug Evans and Gary Gehrke (more…)

FEATURE: 1967 Pontiac GTO


This restored 1967 Pontiac GTO has been on several Hot Rod Powertours.Jeff Hill isn’t afraid to run up the miles on his four-wheeled machines. Whether decades ago or driving the valuable classic now parked in his driveway, he gets no greater joy than being behind (more…)

CRUISE NIGHT: 1967 Ford Mustang


This restored 1967 Ford Mustang fastback was parked at the 2013 downtown Palatine cruise night.Ford’s Mustang galloped into the hearts of enthusiasts everywhere when it launched in 1964 and the model still continues to woo over adoring fans today. This coal-black (more…)

FEATURE: Chassis Upgrade – Schwartz Performance & Roadster Shop


Few modifications on a performance car can match a chassis upgrade. Schwartz Performance and Roadster Shop are two shops churning out high end pieces.Replacing a chassis on a vintage cruiser or classic muscle car is neither cheap nor easy. But the nimble ride that results leaves enthusiasts with a newfound passion for driving. When it comes to vehicle restorations, the frame is (more…)


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