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Tin badges: Toy cars of the ’50s highway patrol


I’m not sure who’s more hopped up about the June 24 release of the movie “Cars 2,” my 10-year-old son Tyler or I. The original “Cars” is one of our favorite movies. We’ve watched it several times on DVD since its original 2006 theatrical release. The attention to detail in that movie, from an automotive standpoint, is incredible. With each new viewing, I’m still finding interesting things I’d not caught before. I’m certain the sequel will offer the same amazing detail. More »

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Iconic film cars in Debbie Reynolds Collection sale

Auction will be Saturday, June 18, in Beverly Hills More »

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Car of the Week: 1925 Rollin touring

There aren’t many sure things in life, but Steve Jansen can be almost dead certain of one thing: Wherever he goes in his 1925 Rollin touring car — whether it’s to the grocery store or a big national car show — he’s going to have the only Rollin there.
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1959 Ford station wagon has room to zoom

Mildly modified ’59 Ford Country Sedan still pulls its weight More »

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Legendary marques to compete at Dana Point

Impressive Nethercutt Collection to display classics during three-day weekend More »

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World’s largest Olds show Father’s Day weekend

All-Oldsmobile show to  feature 500 show cars
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Restoration Series: Armed with proper paint gun

Paint is probably the first feature people immediately notice on a vintage vehicle. In order to get the best paint results, it is necessary to have the right tools for the job. There are a number of paint spray gun types on the market and in this article we’ll describe the styles and their uses to the hobbyist. More »

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Jim Wangers to celebrate 85th birthday in style

Join the Pontiac party on June 26
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Travel ‘Back to the ’50s’ in Minnesota

Mecum Hot Rod Auction will be June 17-18
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‘Politician and Pop Princess’ appear at auto museum

Travel back to the ’70s at the California Automobile Museum
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