Michigan

Gilmore Museum takes trip back in time

Second Annual Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase on Saturday, May 20 HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _  On Saturday May 20, The Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo,  will hold its second annual “Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase,” a one-day event which welcomes original vehicles 75 to 125 years old to spend the day driving within its historic campus. “You’ll...

Tucker Automobile Club of America returns to its roots

LINDENHURST, Ill. _ The Tucker Automobile Club of America will hold its 41st Annual Convention in Ypsilanti, Mich. Sept. 16-18. This year’s annual convention will return to the site of the former Tucker family home and barn in Ypsilanti.  The event will showcase several restored Tucker ’48 sedans in celebration of the Preston Tucker...

Last call for parts at Hillard Auto Salvage in Michigan

Hillard salvage yard maintains stock of 1940-70s cars, but they’re going fast By Mike Buller, Vintage Chevrolet Club of America member Hillard Auto Salvage is crushing what is left of 66 acres of cars from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.  I have been there five times in the last two weeks collecting stainless...

Custom Cords: Enjoy these rare one-offs

A bevy of one-off Cords were displayed at the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns in Plymouth, Mich. Any Cord automobile remains a rare sight, but these represent the rarest of the rare.