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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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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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