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Cold, Hard Steel 340 ‘Cuda

Old Cars Weekly archive – September 25, 2008 issue The last hurrah for the high-compression 340 ’Cuda  Photos and story by Geoff Stunkard   In the last few years, the big-block 1971 ’Cuda has perhaps become the best-known icon of the American muscle car. Fueled by Nash Bridges’ antics and high-dollar...

MoPar event at the Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, MI – The resounding answer will be “YEAH, its got a Hemi!,” during the very popular MOPARS at the RED BARNS car show and swap meet that takes place at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, July 29 from 9am to 3pm. Presented by the West Michigan MoPar Club for its 29th...

Fish Out of Water

Old Cars Weekly archive – May 8, 2008 issue Unearthing a Hemi ’Cuda sealed for 26 years Story & photos by Geoff Stunkard In collector-car circles, the word “Hemi” has become one that connotes rarity and value. The old Chrysler Corp. was not the only auto manufacturer to design hemispherical combustion...

Two out of three ain’t bad

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 17, 2008 issue Retired auto body shop owner Bill Truka, of Des Plaines, Ill., likes prewar Chrysler cars. In fact, at one time he owned 30 of them. But, his latest project is just a bit out of the ordinary for Bill. It’s a prewar...

Backroads with Kenny: Chasing Chryslers

For years, people have been requesting documentation of retired Old Cars Weekly Research Editor Kenny Buttolph’s knowledge and adventures. This is the first installment in what we expect to be a series.

Museum to close; Chrysler Group buys collection

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Walter P. Chrysler Museum will close at year’s end, following years of fundraising challenges and operating at a deficit. The museum will merge with The Chrysler Foundation effective Dec. 31. Subsequently, the museum’s historic collection of 67 vehicles and displays will be purchased by Chrysler Group...