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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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Car of the Week: 1967 Corvette

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Ron Acker figured he had it right the first time. As a college student back in 1967, he took delivery of a shiny new 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe from a Madison, Wis., Chevrolet dealer. More »

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Car of the Week: 1922 Dodge Brothers roadster

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These days, when the weather is decent, Jim and Laura Scharfs spend nearly every weekend at a car show somewhere, showing off their three Dodge Brothers cars, including a 1922 roadster. More »

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Car of the Week: 1966 Ford T-5 Mustang

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Chris Wold’s 1966 Ford T-5 GT convertible looks just like a ’65 Mustang, because essentially, that’s what it is. More »

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Car of the Week: 1948 Nash Super 600

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My 1948 two-tone Canterbury Gray Nash Super 600 Brougham was purchased new by a Mr. Ferri. The car is a unitized body with coil springs on all four wheels. It has a L-head 172.6-cid, 82-hp, six-cylinder engine. It is known as a Super 600 because the car has a 30-gallon fuel tank and the vehicle can travel up to 20 miles per gallon — thus the car can travel 600 miles on one full tank of gas. More »

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Car of the Week: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS 427

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Jody Schmeisser’s 1966 Impala is a complete, numbers-matching factory muscle car that was born with its 427-cid, 390-hp engine. More »

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