Going Platinum in a 1967 Camaro RS Convertible

Going Platinum in a 1967 Camaro RS Convertible Ron Carper’s gorgeous 1967 Camaro RS convertible makes its debut at the Cleveland Rocks Chevy Show. Growing up in northern Michigan, I was always fascinated with cars. When I was a teenager, I hung out at one of the gas stations in our small town. The owner asked me […]

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama 1953-1956 Text by David W. Temple Photos as credited The GM Motorama was an elaborate auto show held eight times between 1949 and 1961. Those held consecutively from 1953 to 1956 are the ones best remembered because those shows featured dream cars typically built of fiberglass– such as the […]

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There?

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There? Do we have any scale modelers out there? With the thousands of car fans we have reading our blogs, we must have some scale modelers who’d love to see their handi-work on our pages here. I know it’s been a long, weird winter, weather-wise. And I know some […]

Pure Stock Drags 2015

Pure Stock Drags 2015 You’re invited to the best muscle car party going Story and photography by Tom Shaw Where do you go if you want to see muscle cars of all years, models, and engine sizes get it on in heads-up dragstrip action? The Pure Stock Drags, of course. The event is open to […]

1969 Camaro RS: Highway Star

1969 Camaro RS owner Rick Aron was driving home from an afternoon cruise when he had to make a sudden stop. He quickly discovered that after driving the Camaro for several years, his drum brakes were due for an upgrade. His first call was to Rick’s Camaros for a front disc upgrade kit. While discussing […]

Secret Crushes

How about you? Do you have any secret crushes? I suppose if you told, they wouldn’t be so secret anymore, would they? Don’t sweat it – this little editorial isn’t intended to get you into any kind of hot water. Well maybe, depends on how willing you are to bare your feelings. What the heck […]

1967 Camaro RS Convertible

This ’67 Camaro RS Convertible went from rust bucket to show-stopper, in twenty-five years flat. It all began with a phone call from my friend Dave. He wanted to talk about the possibility of restoring a 1967 Camaro RS convertible for a family friend of his. His friend, Karl Becker, had purchased a well-used, but […]

Hobbies

Hobbies Here’s an interesting discussion – hobbies. Since you’re reading this, classic cars are obviously one of yours. Are they at the top of your “hobby list”? Meaning, out of all the things you’re interested in, do they hold the Numero Uno spot? They do for me. But my interest isn’t just classic cars – […]

Decal and Stripe Application Tip

Decal and Stripe Application Tip: When you’re applying new graphics to your car (eg. stripes), here are a few handy pointers: Thoroughly clean the surface area with degreaser and a lint-free cloth before applying the stripes. Work in an area that is as dust free as possible! Carefully locate the final position of the stripe […]

At the Drive-in

At the Drive-in Yes, I know it’s still winter and drive-in movie theaters are probably not on your radar– well, yet anyway. How did I possibly get onto this subject you ask? I recently went online and checked out one of my old haunts– the 99W Drive-In, in Newberg, Oregon. Of course, being in the […]

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