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20 Apr 2017
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Featured: American Muscle Cars

Satisfy your need for speed What do most classic car enthusiasts love about american muscle cars? They love the look, the sound and lastly the speed.  The sixties and seventies brought about rare cars giant torque V-8 engines. The powerful classics from the eighties were quick however they came with more strict emission controls. There’s stories with surprising twists when you glance beyond the speed. Shelby Let’s talk about the 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. Mustang enthusiasts consider the 1965 […]

06 Apr 2017
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Classic Rebuild Continues

So this twenty seven year classic project is about to begin. It’s interesting to see how the story unfolds. Rebuilding Begins Ross resides at his home in Coquitlam. The Ford he just purchased rested in Chilliwack. He made four trips using a pickup truck and a trailer to transport the scattered classic. He placed the boxes in the garage, the car frame rested along the side of his house, finally he stored the car body underneath the back porch. At […]

30 Mar 2017
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Classic Rebuild: Twenty Seven Years Long

How much time would you invest on a classic rebuild project? It depends on how much you want to have an awesome classic to create memories and enjoy the ones you’ve already made. One man took his love for classic Fords and began on his project journey. The Beginning His name is Ross Blewett. The memories from his teenage years include taking turns with his brother driving a 1936 Ford “Slantback. Ross and his brother Milt enjoyed long drives with […]

20 Mar 2017
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Featuring Fast Classics

We are featuring some fast classics this week.  The first car is really all about speed and aerodynamics. You’ll discover a fact about the Daytona that you may not know about. Our second classic provides some interesting facts as well. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona It’s argued that the 1969 Dodge Daytona and  the 1970 Plymouth Superbird, are the most radical vehicles among the muscle car wars. The car title may suggest racing however the Daytona wasn’t designed for street races. […]

15 Mar 2017
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Top Choice Car Movies

Which movie is your top choice? The top choice of car movies is very debatable. There’s so many out there with such a variety of story lines. It all comes down to personal preference. Do you prefer action, comedy or heartfelt dramas? The reality is that most car movies are action or comedy which works out well for most. Let’s discover the most popular car movie titles we’ve seen over the years. 2000’s The Fast and the Furious (2001) joined […]

06 Mar 2017
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Restoring Classic Cars

Bringing back an original Many classic cars are over fifty years old. If you have a classic car you know what restoration is. However the individuals purchasing and restoring a classic for the first time may not. Restoration is bringing back the original look and quality of your classic. Classic car restoration provides a potentially memorable experience. So what are some examples of classic cars? The Mercury Park Lane and Chevy Impala, Ford Mustang and Station Wagon, the Plymouth Duster […]

24 Feb 2017
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Classic Flavors, Classic Cars

We’ve all experienced that moment when we want to enjoy the classic flavors only diners offer. The food and the atmosphere create the experience of traveling back to the times of classic cars-the fifties. Let’s discover a few of the best diners providing classic themes around Ohio. The Cruisin’ 50’s Diner, family owned and operated, is located in Mentor, Ohio. Enjoy the fifties music playing on the jukebox, nostalgic decor with portraits of icons from that decade. Thoughts of poodle […]

21 Feb 2017
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Best Classic Cars to Buy in 2017 : Past and Future

A great year for Classic Cars Intimidating is the word that comes to mind when purchasing a classic car. Choosing one of the best classic cars isn’t a simple task. There’s so many factors to consider. It’s not about picking your favorite color and style. Therefore you must consider if it’s a good investment, price fluctuations, and the unavoidable wrenching and mounting frustration. However, it’s possible to make this process enjoyable. So do some research to discover what’s on the […]

10 Feb 2017
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Classic Car Season 2017

We’re quickly approaching the Classic Car Season for 2017. It’s almost time to start preparing your classic for the upcoming shows and a portrait session. Think about all the effort and time you spend on your prized Classic Car. Share the story of your classic for years to come with your custom photo book from Next Chapter Photography. Here’s a story of a military Veteran and his pride and joy, a classic 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria. The owner wanted […]

29 Jul 2016
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STROLL BACK IN TIME: 1955 FORD FAIRLANE CROWN VICTORIA

The Ford Company used the Nameplate Crown Victoria first for the 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria (Crown Vic). The original sale price was $2,484.00. However there’s only 33,165 in existence. This car has a classic roof line, a stainless steel band crowning the roof and  finally a panoramic windsheild.  The ’55 Crown Vic is the first vehicle to have factory installed air conditioning and seat belts as a dealer extra for the consumer. Lastly some other optional features were the […]