Author Archives: bearnest

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Car of the Week: 1948 DeSoto Custom convertible coupe

Ken Steinke had always wanted to do at least one custom car project in his lifetime. So when he was convinced the time had finally come to customize a car, he choose a 1948 DeSoto that he already owned and had drooled over since the first time he laid eyes on it.

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Car of the Week: 1935 Auburn Custom Six

Curt and Janine Schulze restore Auburns and reproduce Auburn parts through Auburns Midwest, their Prescott, Wis., business. Yet their favorite Auburn may very well be the featured unrestored 1935 Custom Six sedan.

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Car of the Week: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL

Most car folks, even Ford fans, seem to have forgotten that Ford did indeed make full-size hardtops with four doors in the early 1960s. Such post-less cars are scarce on their own, but when you throw in a few other goodies like the XL package, big-block 390-cid V-8 and a four-speed, well, you’ve got...