The History of AC Cars

AC Cars was established in 1907 and is the oldest British car manufacturer that is still producing vehicles today. The AC name came from the name of their first commercial three wheeler – the autocarrier, which was designed and manufactured by John Weller. In 1908, a new passenger version called the AC Sociable was introduced. […]

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The Twenty Fastest Muscle Cars

From the mid to early 1970’s a new breed of cars ruled the American streets. The majority of these were intermediate sized automobiles with large block engines stuffed inside. At first these cars were called “super cars” and over time they became know more accurately as muscle cars. The quarter mile was the performance standard […]

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Shady Grove Cruise-in

It was a bit chilly, but while everyone else “…were nestled all snug in their beds” the custom, classic and antique auto buffs  were out in force, meeting at what has become a Sunday morning ritual for many. Cruising in to the car meet at the corner of Shady Grove rd and Crabs Branch parkway […]

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Hyundai Elantra

I spend a lot of time creating images of custom or classic cars but was challenged to see if I could create an image of my wife’s Hyundai Elantra that made it look good. Here’s the results. I would love to hear your comments on this one. Good bad or average?

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Classic Car Sales – What to Look Out For

Buying a classic car requires as much, if not more work than getting a brand new one from the car dealers. You should always approach the transaction as a very important deal as you would probably be spending thousands of dollars in acquiring this new car. Follow these guidelines when buying a classic car and […]

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The Rat Rod

Originally a counter-reaction to the 50s “Hot Rod”, a label recently applied to undriven cars and super high priced “customs” or “trailer queens”. The “Rat Rod”‘s beginning was a throwback to the Hot Rods of the earlier days of Hot Rodding, built to the best of the owner’s abilities and meant to be driven. Rat […]

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Classic Cars and the Owner’s Club

by: Bob Pardue There are few hobbies in this country that not only allow you to be an active participant, but provide you with the means to take your passion on the road in order to share it with others as the collecting of classic cars does. This is one hobby that is as much […]

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32 Ford Tudor Sedan

When I first mentioned this car on Monday, I mistakenly called it a 1934 Ford. That has now been corrected.  The car, owned by Chuck Niglio is a real beaut. Chuck has painstakingly restored it and added a few special touches of his own.  Here’s the list.  Sitting on a chassis setup that was built […]

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Beautiful Day for the Car Shows!

I’m not sure where you are as you are reading this, but in my part of the country (DC suburbs) it was a beautiful day yesterday and perfect for bringing out the cars and bikes.  I started the day at the Rockville  Cruise-in. I arrived around 9:30am and found  a number of cars already there.  […]

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I Must Apologize

Ya, know; I think I owe my fellow bikers an apology. It seems that everything I’ve posted so far has been geared toward the car crowd and that was not my intention. So, starting today, I will attempt to be more balanced with my posts. Here is a bike portrait that I had the pleasure […]

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