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

Read: Best Oil For Daily Drivers


Having a battery jump pack with you when traveling means never getting stranded with a dead car battery. They're also handy for motorcycles, ATV's, or any other vehicle that doesn't get driven regularly.

1000 amp vs 2000 amp jump starter

Read: Battery Jump Pack Review


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 Overview

Tire Maintenance For Classic Cars

Read: Raised White Letter Tires For Classic Cars

bias-ply tire

Read: Bias Ply Tires


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, antique restorations, etc.

tools needed for old car restoration

Read: Best Automotive Hand Tools

best hand tools for automotive repair

Read: Tools Needed For Automotive Bodywork


best welder for automotive

Read: Best Welder For Automotive Restoration


Recommended Classic Vehicle Sites

Classic Cars A to Z - Articles, pictures, history, and information on classic cars and trucks.

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)


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


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

Read: Vintage Small Engines


repurpose freon tank

Read: Air Tank Conversion Kit


gas cans that dont leak

Read: Gas Cans That Don't Leak


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

Read: Ford Explorer Sport Trac Review

Read: Ford Sport Trac Maintenance


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


Read: Five Things I Learned Working At The Tire Shop