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Car of the Week: 1925 Dodge Brothers roadster

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By G. Alexander Chompff The summer sun had just started to form long shadows across the still cool pavement and my feet appreciated the temporary absence of pounding heat from the ground below. I pulled the brim of my faded … More »

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Car of the Week: 1970 Pontiac GTO

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My 14,000-mile 1970 GTO is virtually unchanged from the day it rolled off the assembly line in Oshawa, Ontario, More »

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Car of the Week: 1963 ‘Split-Window’ Corvette

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Jerry Barding is dead serious when he insists he was only planning to spruce up his 1963 Corvette “Split-Window” coupe with a little fresh paint. That plan changed quickly. More »

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Car of the Week: 1969 Buick GS400

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After John Simonson got his hands on his beautifully restored 1969 Buick GS400, he’s not sure he’ll ever need or want another hobby car. More »

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Car of the Week: 1907 Wolfe touring

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Harry Pearce of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., enjoyed the parades he saw as a boy in Bismarck, N.D., but he also remembers them coming to a halt every time Clarion Larson’s 1907 Wolfe touring car overheated. More »

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Car of the Week: 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS

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Even Bob Thorpen can’t pinpoint why, but the ’65 Impala SS has stuck with him while many other Chevrolets have come and gone. More »

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Car of the Week: 1916 Jeffery Touring

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Steve Jansen doesn’t know if his 1916 Jeffery is the only one left in the world, “but it sure sounds like it.” More »

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Car of the Week: 1957 Ford Custom police car

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Out of all the restorations we have done, our 1957 Ford Custom police car was by far the most aggressive we have undertaken. More »

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Car of the Week: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

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He’s modest about it, but Ron Portland has all kinds of cool stories about his 1955 Ford Thunderbird. He can start with how it was one of the first 1,000 Thunderbirds ever built. More »

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Car of the Week: 1910 Maxwell Q-2 Surrey

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To this day, Vern Campbell insists he didn’t buy his 1910 Maxwell, it just “followed me home.” More »

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