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Q&A with Kit Foster: November 27, 2014

Q. I have had an NOS fender for a few years and neither myself nor others have been able to identify it. I was once told it was Packard and this upset a few old-timers when I had a friend take it to Hershey. They said they thought it was late 1920s Dodge and...

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Q&A with Kit Foster: November 20, 2014

  Q. This is an answer to the question from Jim Vouk regarding timing gear lubrication on a 1936 Chevrolet (Oct. 26). Stripped timing gears are probably the most common major engine failure in the early Chevrolet engines. This is caused by a lack of oil reaching the gears. The timing gear oil nozzle...

Q&A with Kit Foster: November 13, 2014

Q. I have bought back my original car and am restoring it with my son. It is a 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S two-door hardtop. The original window sticker was still in the glove box. The car has a Rocket 350 engine, Muncie four-speed without console, positraction rear end with 3:91 gears, SS wheels, single...

Bob Walton (left) and Sal Santoro beam as Jay Leno gives their book, "Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream" a big "thumbs up."

Route 66 Author to Appear at Wyckoff YMCA

  Bob Walton, co-author of “Route 66, The People-The Places-The Dream” will have his book for sale at the Wyckoff Family YMCA’s “Holiday Market Place” on Saturday, November 15, from 10am to 3pm. He will sign and inscribe his JAY LENO’S BOOK CLUB selection. Walton’s co-author, Sal Santoro, who resides out of state, has...

Rarities in the form of parts — and cars — abound in the swap meet at Hershey. This coachbuilt 1934 Ford bodied by Hollbrook of London was first displayed at the London Motor Show Olympia stand. The handbuilt body is different than the standard Fordor body at the rear, where it is more squared off. It also has a sunroof and full leather interior. It’s unlikely many, if any, of this body style were reproduced by the coachbuilder on another Ford chassis. This good original was offered at $48,500.

2014 Hershey Highlights: A sweet time in PA

Annual AACA fall fling in Hershey is still the place to be   Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart Most hobbyists will agree the best way to close out the show season in the northern reaches of America is at the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Eastern Division National Fall Meet in Hershey,...

The Henderson Fall Auction will feature this 1971 Z28 Camaro with split bumper.

Henderson Auctions gears up for Fall Car and Motorcycle sale

  Henderson Auctions will hold its Fall Late Model Vehicle, Collector Car, Motorcycle & Antique Auction on Nov. 15 in Carencro, La. The huge sale will include collector trucks and autos, motorcycles, boats, enclosed car haulers, antique tractors, vintage travel trailers, antiques, memorabilia and approximately 75-100 late-model vehicles. Auction Date: Nov. 15 – 9am...