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Classic Cars: Know Where to Look for Trouble Areas Before Buying

Classic Cars: Know Where to Look for Trouble Areas Before Buying

Every classic vehicle has its own trouble spot. Research the make and model you're interested in buying. Learn all you can to determine what the trouble spots are and how to spot them. There are a few trouble areas common to most classic cars, but there are many that are vehicle type specific.

Classic Cars: Don't Make These Auction Mistakes

Classic Cars: Don't Make These Auction Mistakes

If you're headed to bid on the car you've dreamed about for years, there are some very important bits of advice you would be wise to follow, both before and during the auction. This articles covers some simple mistakes to avoid in order to make your auction experience successful.

Cool Classics: Chevrolet Chevelle

Cool Classics: Chevrolet Chevelle

Chevrolet introduced the Chevelle in 1963 as a 1964 model. Though quite large by today's standards, it was classified as a midsize car. What wasn't midsize was the level of passion garnered from the very beginning, a passion that has continued for decades.

Original Steve McQueen Bullitt Mustang Uncovered After 50 years

Original Steve McQueen Bullitt Mustang Uncovered After 50 years

The mystery surrounding the original and famous Bullitt Mustang is worthy of a movie ending. Steve McQueen drove the Mustang GT fastback as he chased or was chased by the villain's Dodge Charger. The 10-minute segment helped the film win an Academy Award, as well as cement its place in automotive history.

The Shelby GT350R Returns Thanks to the Original Venice Crew

The Shelby GT350R Returns Thanks to the Original Venice Crew

A legendary icon from the past comes back once again to dominate on the track!

Cool Classics: 9 Classic Chevrolet Trucks Reach 6 Figures

Cool Classics: 9 Classic Chevrolet Trucks Reach 6 Figures

Classic vintage Chevrolet pickup trucks are receiving growing interest among car enthusiasts. The most collectible muscle cars are numbers-matching survivors; the most sought-after vintage trucks are full custom builds.

1968 SHELBY GT500

1968 SHELBY GT500

Since the first GT350 came off the assembly line, the Shelby line of cars built on the performance image. Many buyers of these cars got a lot for their money, with plenty of them going from the dealership to the racetrack and winning. Others enjoyed the celebrity of owning a pure bred race car.

1969 ZL1 CAMARO

1969 ZL1 CAMARO

The story of the ZL1 Camaro, fitted with that rarest of the rare, all-aluminum 427 big-block V-8, is one that has often been told: How only 69 were made, how they exploited the GM option-ordering system, and how they've become the Camaro guy's ultimate Camaro.

1970 BOSS 429 MUSTANG

1970 BOSS 429 MUSTANG

The Boss 429 was dropped into a Ford Torino and a Mercury Cyclone and readied for NASCAR racing. The new engine propelled the two cars to a record 10 victories out of 11 appearances. The Boss 429 also dominated short tracks, winning seven out of nine races.

1988 ROUSH

1988 ROUSH

Given its close involvement with Ford's performance and racing programs since the late '70s, Roush Engineering seemed a logical choice in helping create that counter in the shape of a "super Mustang" under a specified "Performance Leader" program.

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