Monthly Archive: March 2016

Tires

Buy a decent tire gauge and keep it in your car. Improper tire pressure can affect tire wear, ride and handling, and fuel economy. You should always check your tires when they are cold....

Everyman Classics Top Performers

On March 19th Classic Car Auctions (CCA) held an auction in the United Kingdom. Over 100 vehicles crossed the auction block, and some of the vehicles that sold for the most include:   £64,350...

1972 Dodge Challenger

Vicari Auctions April 1–2, 2016   This 1972 Dodge Challenger was “Overhauled” on the hit TV Series Overhaulin’ by Chip Foose on The Learning Channel (TLC) in 2006. The body is very straight with...

Belts & Hoses

In most cases your mechanic can check your belts and hoses when you bring in the car for an oil change. However, if you get your oil changed by some quick lube center, belts...

Top 10 – Mecum Kansas City

It was a little disappointing that 4 of the top 10 vehicles sold at the recent Mecum auction in Kansas City were model year 2007 or newer vehicles. That being said, we’re pleased to announce that the honor...

1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible

Music City Classic March 26, 2016   This 1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible is all original with a 351 Cleveland, power windows, power steering, power brakes, and air conditioning.   Rare, correct, beautiful, and...

CCA – Classic Car Auctions

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) is a specialist auction house for the sale of ‘everyman’ classic cars to a value of approximately £50,000. It has been created by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions...

Batteries

Most batteries today are “maintenance free” which simply means that you can’t check the water level. This doesn’t mean however that there is nothing to check. The main things to check are the top...

1939 Fiat Topolino

CCA Classic Car Auction March 19, 2016   The Fiat colloquially known as the “Topolino” (literally translated as “small mouse” but also the Italian translation of “Mickey Mouse”), was to Italy what the Volkswagen...

Coolant (Antifreeze) Levels

Never open the radiator of a car that has just been running. The cooling system of a car is under high pressure with fluid that is usually hotter than boiling water. Look for the cooling system reserve tank, somewhere...