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Car of the Week: 1946 Plymouth Special Deluxe coupe

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After not seeing it for many years, Don McCaffrey had forgotten how much he liked the 1946 Plymouth coupe. More »

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Car of the Week: 1979 Hurst/Olds

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The ’79 Hurst/Olds may not have been the fire-breathing street demons that their predecessors were, but they were pretty impressive for the late 1970s . More »

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Car of the Week: 1934 Ford hot rod

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His 1934 Ford hot rod is a fantasy come true for Doug Herbst. Flashing back to fifth grade, he remembers that his father also owned a ‘32 Ford highboy convertible. More »

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Car of the Week: 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier pickup

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For all their good looks and other endearing qualities, the Chevrolet Cameo pickups were not big showroom winners and were discontinued after the 1958 production run. More »

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Car of the Week: 1968 AMC AMX

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We all knew one of those kids when we were young. You remember him — the ornery little runt that nobody messed with even though he was kind of a shrimp. He was a little crazy and a little bit off, but he was tough as nails. That was the AMC AMX — the sawed-off little ruffian of the muscle car world in the late 1960s. More »

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Car of the Week: 1929 Hudson Model R roadster

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In a way, Pete and Carol Kortenhorn’s 1929 Hudson roadster is still a “get-away” car. These days, however, instead of being a high-powered escape car for bad guy bank robbers, it’s a stately and sophisticated weekend show piece. More »

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Car of the Week: 1952 Chevrolet 3100 pickup

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Mike Magden’s 1952 Chevrolet pickup is as handsome and classy-looking as almost any luxury car you’ll see at any old car show. More »

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Car of the Week: 1925 Studebaker Standard Six

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Dick Lane got the ride of his life a few years back in a beat-up old 1925 Studebaker. More »

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Car of the Week: 1961 Ford Thunderbird convertible

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Tim Natarus’ 1961 Thunderbird convertible is one of five (or six, if you count a burned car) surviving special Anniversary Gold Indy 500 Pace Car Thunderbirds. More »

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Car of the Week: 1974 AMC Matador X

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When Jim Schwartz of Hudson, Wis., takes his bright red 1974 AMC Matador X out of his garage, somebody is going to talk to him. More »

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