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Fending for yourself: Attaching fender skirts

Fender skirts are a fad that comes and goes. When vehicle documentation shows that a car had fender skirts when it left the factory, some owners want them reinstalled, regardless of the current fashion. This usually requires a lot more work than it did to glue fender skirts to the model...

Car of the Week: 1968 Pontiac GTO

Mike Bruck’s long love affair with his 1968 Pontiac GTO isn’t one of those “love at first sight” stories. Truth be told, Bruck didn’t even really want to buy a new GTO.

1,100 people, 901 Ponchos at 40th POCI show

Activity in the Pontiac Oakland Club International has been up and down over the past 40 years, but the end of the club’s fourth decade brought back a pattern of growth following the demise of the Pontiac brand. That was quite evident at the recent POCI meet. Check out the highlights.

Car of the Week: 1968 Pontiac Grand Prix

If there were ever a fan club formed solely for the 1968 Pontiac Grand Prix, Joe Boccio might have to run for club president. It’s unlikely anybody around is a bigger fan of the big ’68 GP’s than Boccio, a resident of Long Island.
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21st Century Orphans find home at Iola 2012

By Phil Hall For 2012, 21st Century Orphans will take over the feature tent and display areas to the south of the F+W Media building for the July 12-15 event in Iola, Wis. But what in the world are the 21st Century Orphans that are being celebrated as the theme of...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month...

Joe Bortz to display 4 historic concept cars at POCI Convention

Four Pontiac concept cars from the legendary Bortz Dream Car Collection will be featured in a special display at the 2012 Pontiac-Oakland Club International (POCI) Convention, which will be held in St. Charles, Ill., from July 17-21. “No matter where these cars are displayed, they always set attendance records,” said Joe...

Rolling Stones 1950 Pontiac convertible heads to auction

A 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak convertible owned by guitarist Keith Richards and used by The Rolling Stones is headlining Bonhams Sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia. Richards owned the car while he and the rest of The Rolling Stones were based on the Cote d’Azur of France in 1971...

POCI President David J. Bennett Dies at 65

The recent and untimely passing of David J. Bennett, president of the Pontiac-Oakland Club International, was brought to our attention by Don Keefe, editor-in-chief and creative director of the POCI‘s publication “Smoke Signals.” The following obituary of Mr. Bennett comes courtesy of Mr. Keefe. David J. Bennett, the president of the...