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Celebrity cars added to Auctions America Burbank sale

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As the California sale nears, Auctions America has added several new highlights for its second annual Burbank auction, July 31-Aug. 2, including a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, once owned by British Touring Car Champion Frank Sytner, a highly desirable … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 24, 2014

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Q. I have a pair of headlight assemblies and I cannot figure out what car they came from. They are electric driving lights with lenses from the Warner-Patterson Co. of Chicago, and have raised sections on the glass. I cannot … More »

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GAA Classic Car auction features DarCars Collection

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The upcoming GAA Classic Car Auction to be held July 24-26 at the “Palace” in Greensboro NC looks to be the best ever. With 475 cars crossing the block and 75 of them at NO RESERVE, including the famous DarCars … More »

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1968 Pontiac Firebird convertible

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1968 Pontiac Firebird convertible with tree growing through top bows. Siegel Recycling, Tomahawk, Wisconsin.

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1940 Pontiac

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1940 Pontiac with encased bumper. Easy Jack’s salvage, Junction City, Kansas.

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1953 Chevrolet sedan

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1953 Chevrolet sedan. Rip-rap near Guyton, Oklahoma.    

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Plate perfection: The art of license plate restoration

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By ‘Rotten’ Rodney Bauman While I don’t necessarily recall the exact statistic, it’s been said that the average worker-bee changes career courses seven times in his or her lifetime. Although I could have been a doctor, a lawyer or a … More »

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Rare Steve McQueen Collection on display this month only

Steve McQueen’s Ferrari 275GTB/4 now on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Steve McQueen’s 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 will be on exhibition with his treasured Jaguar XKSS and 1912 Indian Motorcycle from now until early August at the Petersen Automotive Museum. More »

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Salt Preservation: Portion of Bonneville Salt Flats resurfaced

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An estimated 2,000 tons of salt were successfully deposited on the mud surface at the end of the access road to the Bonneville Salt Flats. More »

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Keeneland Concours d’Elegance celebrates 10th anniversary

Keeneland Concours d’Elegance celebrates 10th anniversary with past winners on display More »

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