Restoration

Restoration Series: The whiter side

Well, I’m getting pretty far along on the hard, dusty trail of a full-blown restoration on my little ‘A’ Body Barracuda. There’s no turning back now, as I’ve stuffed all of my malnourished bank account into the body parts of my little fish car, turning once beaten panels into straightened steel, and beefing up a once sullen uni-body into a masculine, big-boned Mopar Whip. More »

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Restoration Series: Armed with proper paint gun

Paint is probably the first feature people immediately notice on a vintage vehicle. In order to get the best paint results, it is necessary to have the right tools for the job. There are a number of paint spray gun types on the market and in this article we’ll describe the styles and their uses to the hobbyist. More »

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No More Smelly Gas Stick

YAHOO! No More Smelly Gas Stick An MG-TD parts car I purchased in Kewaskum, Wisconsin last summer came with an aluminum fuel level check stick in the gas tank. It was beautifully designed to sit in the collar under the … More »

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Restoration Series: Vroom with a view

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PROJECTS-PROJECTS-PROJECTS

I have so many car projects going it makes me tired to think about it. My “good” MG TD is in pieces in John’s Custom Auto, a local body shop. My “hot rod” MG TD is just a rusty frame … More »

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WHITEWASHING THE WINKER

WE WHITEWASHED THE TR7   Remember how Tom Sawyer got his friend’s to help him whitewash the fence? Well, that’s kind of thing we shot for at Gunner’s Great Garage in Manawa, Wis., on Saturday April 9. Shane Hanke—who run’s Shane’s … More »

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Two-cylinder tear-down

Part 2 of 10-part 2011 Old Cars Weekly Restoration Series
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True grit: Sanding to perfect paint

Part 1 of 10-part 2011 Old Cars Weekly Restoration Series
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Restore and protect metal in one quick step

Chrome-It Super Polish delivers fast results
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AMC RESTORATION PARTS

Phil Pofahl of Kenosha, Wis., had a busy year in 1963. He did some drag racing, got married, joined the National Guard and started a 26-year career as a tool and die man at American Motors Corp. He remembers working … More »

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