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Air conditioning system basics

How to keep an old car cool By William C. “Bill” Anderson, P.E. Many collector car owners wonder what to do about their air conditioning (A/C) systems as ever-changing government regulations dictate the type of refrigerants allowed. In 1994, Freon, or R-12, was outlawed and replaced by R-134a and that is now being replaced....

1928 LaSalle

Miles of parts at Carlisle

Fall extravaganza now part of expanding Carlisle Events schedule Story and photos by Ron Kowalke For the 38th year, central Pennsylvania was the place to be for collector vehicle hobbyists in early October. Since 1974, Carlisle Events has staged its massive fall car show and swap meet at the Carlisle (Pa.) Fairgrounds, held this...

1940 Mercury

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 the 40th Annual...