October 15, 2019

Classic car info, discussion, and classified ads

Info on the 1960’s Chevy CK Trucks

By: Laure Justice With a few 1960’s CK trucks listed on the Classifieds page today, I thought I would add some basic information about them. 1964 Chevy CK Trucks The first Bowtie truck listed is a project truck that needs a complete rebuild. That’s not all bad, it can give you something to do for […]

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Finding Truck Parts For Your Restoration

Finding Truck Parts For Your Restoration by: James McDonald During your search for older truck parts you may become frustrated trying to find specifically what you need. This is especially hard since these parts are no longer made, forcing you to hunt through used inventories at a variety of locations. So where do you look […]

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Automotive Painting

Automotive Painting by: Christopher Johnson A car with an excellent paint job is one of life’s true joys. It’s like being the kid with the best bike in the neighbourhood or the biggest piece of birthday cake. Whether you drive a ’47 Eldorado, a ’66 Beetle or an ’07 fortwo, a great paint job will […]

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Hard to Fix Interior Damage

Hard to Fix Interior Damage by: Elena Maria There are some things that don’t happen often, but when they do, it is hard to think of ways around them. We are going to talk about some of these problems in this article. Hopefully they won’t happen to you, but if they do, here’s how you […]

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Comparison of Diesel and Gasoline Engines

Comparison of Diesel and Gasoline Engines by: John Stafford In the transportation industry there are two major types of engines. These are the diesel engine and the gasoline engine. The diesel engine can be found more commonly in the larger vehicles such as buses and trucks but the gasoline engine has remained the most popular […]

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Train Air Horns Sound For Trucks

Train Air Horns Sound For Trucks By James Kimber Years ago, I loved hearing train whistles. Paul Simon sings, Everyone loves the sound of a train in the distance. I still love that sound, but I want it louder. What used to be infatuation of die cast trucks and cars as a kid, I now […]

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How the Diesel Engine works

How the Diesel Engine works by: John Stafford It has been 114 years since Rudolph Diesel applied for a patent for his new improved engine. It was hoped to replace the gasoline engine but as we can all see that this has not happened. The gasoline engine having just been invented in 1876 was still […]

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History of the Diesel Engine

History of the Diesel Engine by: John Stafford The diesel engine has a long history that is intertwined closely with economic and other issues of the time. The diesel engine was created by Rudolph Diesel. He conceptualized the diesel engine and thought up the principle of its operation. He thought up the concept of the […]

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Jeep Tops: Anatomy of a Jeep top

Jeep Tops: Anatomy of a Jeep top by: Billy Han Jeep tops are fairly universal Jeep accessories in that everyone from casual Jeep owners to hardcore off road enthusiasts has some basic knowledge of what they’re about. But Jeep tops can get more complicated that one might think, and while it’s hard to go wrong […]

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’58 and ’59 Chevy Apache Trucks: Work Trucks That Turned Into Classics

’58 and ’59 Chevy Apache Trucks: Work Trucks That Turned Into Classics By: Laure Justice The classic lines of the Chevrolet Apache truck were available on Chevy trucks from 1955 through 1959, though, according to one source, the two years the name Apache was assigned to the body style were 1958 and 1959. 1958 Chevrolet Apache […]

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