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One fine fish: the ’69 Plymouth Barracuda

Though not a muscle monster, this refined ’69 Barracuda proves to be a keeper catch.
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Steve Green AMC Collection vehicles to be sold

More than 50 vehicles from the Steve Green AMC Collection will be sold at the Auto Fair at the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. Also a look ahead to the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction; the Worldwide Auctioneers’ Houston Classic Auction; plus a review of top sellers at the McCormick Palm Springs Classic Car Auction and Bonhams’ collector car sale in London. More »

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’67 Galaxie 500 ragtop is a blast in blue

This unrestored 1967 Galaxie 500 ragtop has been a hit since day one. More »

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Those Z-licious Z-Cars

First-generation Z/28s take no back seats among vintage muscle machines. More »

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Historic Hatchback

Kaiser’s innovate Traveler and Vagabond models broke the mold in 1949-1950 with lift-up hatches and drop-down tailgates. The extra storage area appealed to consumers, but it was a bad time to sell cars. More »

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Automatic transmission fluid: What’s happening

Changes in lubricant specifications are not limited to just engine oils — automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is also undergoing its own transformation. More »

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So, are you really insured? (Part I)

Even hobby veterans might not know the important details of their collector car policies. More »

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Resto Basics: spark plug care

William C. "Bill" Anderson offers some advice on cleaning and caring for spark plugs and oil for old cars. More »

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Manifold Destiny: Ford’s flathead had countless intakes

It’s no surprise that intake manifolds were such popular flathead Ford performance parts. Even those with limited mechanical knowledge realized that feeding more fuel and air to an engine would increase its performance, and the best way to do that was with multiple carburetors More »

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1951-54 Henry J

As a way to continue profitability, Kaiser-Frazer Corporation sought to enter the small car field. The Henry J was the result, and like seemingly all K-F projects, it was surrounded with controversy. More »

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