Author Archives: Gerald Perschbacher

To Restore or Not to Restore

The best answer for the vintage vehicle owner.
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What is – and isn’t – an ‘orphan’ car?

An orphaned car is really the norm, not the exception. More »

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Bob Aller: A devoted Packard man to the end

Robert H. Aller, longtime resident of Kearney, Mo., and one of the last zone service managers for the Packard Motor Car Co., passed away on May 1.
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PBS special to highlight National Park-to-Park Highway

The two-hour “Paving the Way” program from Wade’s Depth of Field Productions company shows the operation of old cars on the western loop that was the National Park-to-Park Highway. More »

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The Corvette was GM’s “Little” Gamble

The Corvette was risky business for General Motors when first introduced. More »

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Ford’s 1934 Repair Revolution

When times got tough, savvy Ford depended on its parts program to keep customers coming back. More »

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Oklahoma collector goes for best of the brass era

This Oklahoma collector has a passion for old cars, but his interest is in the oldest of the old — the horseless carriages and brass-era vehicles that launched the automotive industry. More »

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Fab Four: Cadillacs, Pontiacs, Packards & Olds

Quartet of 1940s favorites from St. Louis show provides fitting salute to memorable decade in auto evolution. More »

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Decades of great Buicks in Urbana, Ill

Twenty-three Buicks spanning models from 1908 to 1983 were included in a special display at the 12th annual Motor Muster in Urbana, Ill. The display marked the 100th anniversary of General Motors. More »

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Packard cut no corners with its trucks

In addition to the luxury car market, Packard appealed to light haulers, too. More »

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