Classic Car Resources

Along with clean oil and proper coolant, classic car maintenance includes keeping your engine well-tuned and tires properly inflated.

classic car maintenance

Read: Best Oil for Classic Cars


high mileage vs full synthetic oil

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Tools and Equipment

Not only necessary for automotive repair, hand tools are a must-have for other DIY projects, such as home repairs, furniture making, wood carving, and antique restorations.

tools needed for old car restoration

Read: Best Automotive Hand Tools

best hand tools for automotive repair

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best welder for automotive

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Keeping your classic car outside subjects them to sun damage, bird droppings, tree sap, dirt and dust. Without a car cover, your paint can get damaged quickly.

classic car resources

Read: Best Outdoor Car Cover


Automotive tires cannot be restored. Manufacturers suggest that any tires over six-years old should not be driven on at all, regardless of their condition. If your tires are very old but still have good tread, you could keep one of them in the trunk as an original spare for classic car shows.

bias-ply tires

Read: Classic Car Tires

If you really want that old school look, you need bias-ply tires.

bias-ply tire

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DIY Car Painting - After the bodywork is done, painting is the one of the last major steps in old car restoration. Should you paint your car yourself?

1970 Chevelle restoration


Many people believe that donating an old car is an easy way to get rid of an unwanted vehicle, with the benefit of giving them a tax write-off. If you think donating your old car is going to be hassle-free, take a minute and read this article.

Read: Before You Donate An Old Car

restore or junk old car

Read: Five Ways To Sell Junk Cars


If you’re ever caught in an unfortunate series of events involving a car accident, don't panic, and follow these basic procedures.

Read: How To Repair A Car That Was Involved In A Car Accident


Recommended Classic Vehicle Sites

Jeep Lovers Website - Comprehensive and fun guide to choosing, buying, owning and using Jeeps, old and new, off road and on. Recommended viewing for all Jeep Lovers!

Classic Motorcycle Build - How-to articles, pictures, history, and information on classic and old-school custom motorcycles.

Ironhead Sportster project

Motor Mouth Radio - If you like cars and like to laugh, dial in Chris, Ray, and Joe's automotive talk show, live Sundays from noon to one. Listen Live stream or download the shows and listen to them anytime! (WHPC 90.3 FM Garden City, Long Island)


battery jump pack review

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gas cans that dont leak

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Tire Maintenance For Classic Cars

Read: Five Things I Learned Working At The Tire Shop


Air Tank Conversion Kit

The Milton S682 tank conversion kit is designed to convert old R12 Freon tanks to portable air tanks. It's easy to install and works very well.

repurpose freon tank

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I was ten-years-old the first time I drove a go kart, and let's just say I was hooked after that!

5hp Briggs motor on old go kart

Read: Restore An Old Go-Kart

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Aside from getting me back and forth to work faithfully and comfortably, my Sport-Trac has transported bicycles, motorcycles, go karts, kayaks, lumber, mulch, furniture, kitchen appliances, engines, transmissions, tires, wheels, and on occasion has made trips to the local dump site.

Ford Explorer Sport Trac review

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