Classic Car Resources
Classic Car History - In-depth articles, pictures, and information on classic muscle cars, pony cars, sports cars, as well as vintage American trucks.
Your old car's engine needs to be maintained in order to perform it's best and last a long time. Classic car maintenance includes oil changes, correct coolant and coolant level, and a proper tune-up.
Read: Best Oil for Classic Cars
Read: Best Oil For Daily Drivers
Along with clean oil and proper coolant, classic car maintenance includes keeping your engine well-tuned.
Read: Classic Car Maintenance
I was ten-years-old the first time I drove a go kart, and let's just say I was hooked after that!
Read: Restore An Old Go-Kart
Read: Vintage Small Engines
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.
Read: Best Automotive Hand Tools
Read: Tools Needed For Automotive Bodywork
Read: Best Welder For Automotive Restoration
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.
Read: Best Outdoor Car Cover
Sometimes when I'm working on a project in the garage, one of my old cars may stay outside for several weeks. But when it is outside, it's always under a cover.
Read: Best Motorcycle 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.
Read: Classic Car Tires
If you really want that old school look, you need bias-ply tires.
Read: Bias Ply Tires
One of the most popular upgrades for your vehicle is window tint, but is it right for classic cars?
Read:Window Tinting For Classic Cars
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?
Investing In Classic Cars - Speed, romance, beauty, and potentially a profit? No wonder classic car investing is more popular than ever! Before you spend your money, read this article.
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
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
Favorite 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.
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)
Many people have tackled an old car project and saw it through to completion. There's one thing they all have in common - the proper mind set.
"Finish Your Project Car" was written from my personal experience of over 30 years of starting and (mostly) finishing projects. Topics include planning, ordering parts, overcoming obstacles, and staying motivated.
Learn More: "Finish Your Project Car" E-book
Read: Battery Jump Pack Review
Read: Gas Cans That Don't Leak
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.
Read: Air Tank Conversion Kit
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.