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Top 5 Classic Boats

by Jose Chavez

For a collector, finding that dream acquisition is often a lifelong goal. Boat collectors spend many years of their lives looking for those classic boats that have been featured in classic movies and television shows of the past. If you are going to get involved in collecting boats, then you need to be familiar with […]

Classic Car Spotlight: 1969 Ferrari Dino 246

by Jose Chavez

To the untrained eye, the 1969 Ferrari Dino 246 looks exactly like its predecessor the 206 GT. By 1969, Enzo Ferrari was 70 years old and in the process of selling the mass production side of Ferrari to the Fiat Company. Enzo Ferrari was fueled by his passion for designing race cars, and the 206 […]

Get Your Car Glass Windows Squeaky Clean

by Jose Chavez

Driving with dirty windows is not only dangerous, but it also looks bad. When people think about cleaning their car windows, they often reach for the ammonia-based cleaners they have in their home. The problem is that ammonia is one substance you do not want in or near your car, much less using to clean […]

Classic Car Spotlight 1964 Aston Martin DB5

by Jose Chavez
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Few classic cars are so associated with Hollywood that their very value is dictated by the movies in which they appeared. The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is known as the “James Bond car” because of its starring roles in Goldfinger and Thunderball. In 2010, one of the DB5s that was actually used on-screen in a […]

Is There Ever A Classic Car Purchase I Should Walk Away From?

by Jose Chavez

The feeling a classic car collector gets when they get behind the wheel of a newly purchased vehicle cannot be duplicated. Many of the more experienced classic car experts will tell you that the pursuit and successful purchase of a great car is what makes collecting so much fun. There is a process that a […]

Classic Car Spotlight 1961 Jaguar E-Type

by Jose Chavez

When a car takes in special accolades that no other car ever earns, then it is destined to become a classic. Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the famous Ferrari Auto car manufacturing company, referred to only one car as “the most beautiful car ever made,” and that car was not a Ferrari. It was the […]

Tracing the History of Your Classic Car

by Jose Chavez

Classic car owners want to know everything possible about their collectible vehicles, from previous owners to any accidents the cars have been in. While registering vehicles has been around since cars were first put on the road, keeping track of accident damage did not become widespread until more recently. But with a little homework and […]

Classic Car Spotlight: 1966 Shelby Cobra

by Jose Chavez

The 1966 Shelby Cobra (known in Britain as the AC Cobra) started in 1961 when American car designer Carroll Shelby asked AC Cars of Britain to build a car in their classic design but with the ablity to accept a more powerful V8 engine. After a year of development, Shelby had secured a V8 engine […]

Getting Your Classic Car Ready For A Car Show

by Jose Chavez
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It is common for classic car owners to want to show off their vehicles at car shows locally, and around the country. Owners feel a strong sense of pride when their vehicles get noticed by the throngs of people who usually attend car shows. The strongest feeling of pride usually comes from the compliments given […]