Guide to Classic Car Maintenance

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People tend to have the idea that classic cars do require a significantly more intricate level of maintenance that must be done on these vehicles.  This is a true assumption.  Classic cars are valued for their perfection and their beauty, and they are made of much older stuff than newer cars are.  The fact of the matter is, these cars do need a lot more care and regular maintenance and upkeep than newer cars do.

Logically, a car that’s only a few years old will not be all that much different from the day that it was made.  A car that is several decades ago will most definitely need a lot more attention though, as its internal parts and different aspects will need to be addressed on a regular basis for the car to be maintained well.

Listed below are some of the key projects that need to be done on your classic car, regardless [...]

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Upholstering a car is the project that acts as the finishing touches for completing a classic car or project car of any kind.  Listed below are some bits of advice on how to go about upholstering a car in the best and safest way possible:

1.Put some miles on your beauty before you pull the trigger on upholstery.  Why?  Because many newly constructed cars will have a few bugs that will ultimately need to be worked out in the first few hundred miles or so and upholstering before the fact can be a waste of time and money. Things like wiring issues, solenoid problems, faulty gauges, and a host of other problems are all easier to resolve before the upholstery is in place, and it’s cheaper to do it that way too.

2.Just like painting a house is the last step of home improvement and the step you want to spend the most time on, [...]

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Classic cars are beloved and cherished all across the nation by many different people.  There are many different types of classic cars out there, and with all of the different styles and types of cars on the market it would seem that there is something for everybody.  There is a lot to consider when buying a classic car though, and the aspect of owning such a car is a little bit different than that of owning a regular, newer car.  Listed below are just a few things to keep in mind when you are considering buying a classic car.

1. Classic car parts availability and ease of access.  This is a big one.  If you’re a first-time buyer of a classic car, try searching for a well-known, common, and recognized vintage vehicle model, like a Mustang or Camaro that are a little more common and available.  The truth of the matter is that parts for [...]

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Not planning on using your classic car in the winter time?  Good idea.  Best to keep that priceless beauty of yours safe and stored away from the cold, the snow, the salt, the rust, and all of the other unpleasant elements that come with the cold winter months.  Winter time can be a fun season for some, but it is brutal on classic cars.  Listed below are some basic tips for storing your classic and making sure it will retain its glory and beauty through the season and onwards:

1. Clean your car and give it a good waxing to protect it.  You should always clean your car thoroughly when you won’t be using it for a while.  That goes without saying.  As for waxing, the car will be sitting collecting dust for months and you don’t want anything to happen to that pristine finish you worked so hard to put on.

2. Check the [...]

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