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Celebrate 2014 Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

This Friday — July 11, 2014 — marks the fifth time that Collector Car Appreciation Day is recognized nationally. Why not honor the collector car hobby at the Iola Old Car Show with your friends from Old Cars Weekly? New … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 10, 2014


Q. A few issues ago, you identified some items I had purchased, saying they are horn buttons (March 13). In the same box was this item. Do you know what it is? — Herb Stuesse, Sheboygan Falls, Wis. A. As … More »

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Late 1950s Willys Jeep


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1964 Dodge 880


1964 Dodge 880 station wagon. More »

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1952 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe


1953 Chevrolet sedan. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 3, 2014


Q. The May 15 Q&A showed a pair of side lamps which I am sure came installed on certain models of early-1920s Studebakers. However, customizing was not limited to any particular period of automotive history. Many individuals or perhaps specialty … More »

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The Carl Davis Collection


Carl Davis to sell his collection of cars and trucks along with 50-plus old tractors at VanDerBrink’s Aug. 16 auction. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: June 26, 2014

Q. Regarding prewar cars with power windows, I believe that the 1942 Lincoln Continental had them, and I believe that they were vacuum-operated. The Sam Pack museum has a 1942 Continental Convertible and they list power windows on it. — … More »

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Hot rodders unite with limited-edition postage stamp


U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fast, powerful cars thrill-seeking enthusiasts have been modifying for nearly a century by dedicating the limited-edition Hot Rods Forever Stamps. More »

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Get Your Home Garage Organized like a Pro Shop

Sturdy rack holds tires.

  Many classic car hobbyists only have a standard home garage. So how can you turn a regular two-car garage into a mini man cave” Jody Schmeisser of Pit Pal Products ( brought his Get Organized Garage to the Performance … More »

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