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Hidden Modifications

Hidden Modifications

Suppose that you have a classic Falcon, Fairlane, Galaxie, Mustang or any other collectible Ford or Mercury of any year or body style. In simple terms, we're going to focus on the best upgrades you can do to a vintage Ford that most people will never know are there, unless you mention them of course

High-Pursuit Ponys

High-Pursuit Ponys

As performance enthusiasts would soon discover, a potent 5.0-liter engine in the lightweight, rigid Fox-body "notchback" body delivered terrific performance. The CHP ordered about 400 in 1982 and the Mustang SSP was born.

Hot Rod and Custom Grille Guide

Hot Rod and Custom Grille Guide

Custom car builders have always been big on altering grilles. Street rod builders have been more inclined to stick with the factory grille, but the new generation of old school and rat rods have embraced the idea of unique grilles.

Hot Rod Exhaust Offerings

Hot Rod Exhaust Offerings

Hot rod exhaust systems are hot. Damon Lee of Speedway Motors recently told us that "America's Oldest Speed Shop" is expanding its line of street rod exhaust parts. New Fenton flathead and Tru-Ram Y-block headers are examples of Speedway's Ford-specific offerings.

How It Works: Two Stroke Engines

How It Works: Two Stroke Engines

Twice as much power with less weight, what's not to like? Certainly the power to weight ratio of air cooled two stroke engines is vastly better than four strokes, especially with very small capacities, and they are much cheaper to manufacture.

How To Buy A Car Cover

How To Buy A Car Cover

Whether you have a brand new car or a vintage ride that you have purchased as an investment, a durable car cover will keep your vehicle looking its very best. There are a number of questions you will ask yourself once you decide to buy a car cover.

How To Buy A Classic: Part V

How To Buy A Classic: Part V

Of course, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some of you may have purchased a dead-on original vehicle, or a fully restored gem. If so, your journey is over for now, and we wish you the best of luck. However, many of you might have a project car that needs some work.

How To Choose Springs For Your Next Hot Rod Project

How To Choose Springs For Your Next Hot Rod Project

During the course of automobile history, there are three main types of springs that have been employed for suspension use, each with its own inherent strengths and weaknesses. And when it comes to building a hot rod, choosing a specific spring will have a major effect on how the vehicle behaves out on the open road.

Interior Woodwork Restoraton 101

Interior Woodwork Restoraton 101

Before the Second World War and even into the 1950s, most wood used in cars was solid and finished with cellulose varnish. It's relatively easy to refinish, simply by taking off the varnish with an appropriate paint/varnish stripper, rubbing down with fine sandpaper and re-varnishing.

International Harvester Scout Collectors Guide: Part 1

International Harvester Scout Collectors Guide: Part 1

When mapping the history of International Harvester, known today as Navistar International Corporation, you don't so much draw a timeline dating back to the mid-1800s, but create a tree with branches sprouting off in countless directions.

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