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A rodder’s reverse restoration

Pinup model Bekki LaBine and daughter Amelia pose with the mysterious 1940s-built 1932 Ford roadster at Symco.

Reversing a trend of rodders finding restored cars to build, or original-condition project cars to modify, this highboy was being restored to original condition when the current owner bought it. More »

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Crusher is the big winner at Lende Collection sale

One of four 1959 Plymouths offered at the Lende Collection Auction in Walum, N.D., this Fury sedan received no offers, nor did its three counterparts, and all were relegated to the crusher.

Not that anyone was keeping score, but the crusher contracted to provide cleanup after the sale defeated the preservationists at the Lende Collection Auction held Nov. 2 in Walum, N.D. More »

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AACA Museum unveils new Tucker exhibit design

Cammack's collection was moved to the AACA Museum in July.

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum approved a design for the new permanent Tucker exhibit from David Cammack’s collection. More »

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SS-100-X Lincoln became part of history with JFK tragedy

Secret Service agents accompanied JFK inside the SS-100-X, shown here with the protective bubble in place.

It’s been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Dallas while riding in a specially built presidential parade car. That car may be one off the most valuable historic vehicles in the world today. More »

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‘Scat Pack,’ ‘Shaker’ return; new Mopar Challenger coming

Dodge Reveals New Scat Package Stage Kits with Mopar Performance Parts at SEMA. (PRNewsFoto/Chrysler Group LLC)

Good things are coming in many packages for Dodge owners who love performance and delving into Dodge’s rich history. More »

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RK Motors Charlotte spearheads Bronco resto in honor of fallen hero

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RK Motors Charlotte spearheaded a project to restore and customize a classic Ford Bronco in honor of fallen hero, US Navy SEAL Chief Adam Brown. More »

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1969 Corvette destroyed by Superstorm Sandy sees new life

This 1969 Corvette C3 is the automotive star of American Detours : Superstorm Sandy. The 'Vette was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy and is now back to its pre-storm glory.

This 1969 Corvette C3 is the automotive star of “American Detours: Superstorm Sandy.” It was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy and is now back to its pre-storm glory. More »

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Auction Results: Lambrecht by the numbers

At $140,000, this 1.3-mile 1958 Chevrolet Cameo with a six was the top seller at the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Collection in Pierce, Neb.

Auction results from the VanDerBrink Lambrecht Auction in Pierce, Neb., on Sept. 28-29, 2013 More »

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Tips to ensure your old car has a safe, trouble-free winter nap

Keeping an open car in protective storage for several months is a little trickier than storing a closed car. Extra “coverage” is needed for the interior.

Classic car owners should pay particular attention when considering storage during inclement months when rain and snow can take their toll on a good original or nicely restored car. More »

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Record prices: Lambrecht Chevrolet sale living up to hype

This 1963 Impala with 11 miles and a 327 auto sold by VanDerBrink Auctions in Pierce, Neb., sold for $97,500.

Living up to its hype, bidding started strong in the Lambecht Chevrolet collection auction in Pierce, Nebraska, today. More »

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