It’s been a long year, and each day your car has worked hard to carry the load. It has sat in traffic, driven through huge storms, and taken long trips out to visit your mother-in-law on holidays. Your car hasn’t showered in weeks, it hasn’t been the doctor in months, and I bet it could […]
Archive | December, 2015
Classic Car as Daily Driver Without a Backup: What Could Go Wrong?
Some of us have several cars and the prospect of using a classic car as a daily driver isn’t daunting. If it breaks down, you can have it towed and use one of your other cars to get around. But what if a classic is all you have? Is it prudent to depend on it? […]
Is Ethanol Gas Safe to Use in Older Engines?
Lately, you may have noticed a white sticker on gas pumps reading “Contains 10% Ethanol,” and wondered “what might that be doing to my engine?” Or, you haven’t noticed the sticker at all, and now you’ll see it every time you stop for gas. Either way, we want to share the facts, and dispel the […]
Car Backfiring: What You Need To Do To Stop It and How
Short Answer: First things first: backfiring is harmful to your engine. It’s a sign that something is not working right. That out of the way, let’s define the issue: Backfiring is when fuel combustion occurs outside of a combustion chamber. Fuel is somehow getting out of the combustion chamber and because the engine is hot, […]
This 1952 50th Anniversary “Caddy” is the Coolest Convertible Cadillac Money Can Buy
There are a few things we love about old cars. One being their classic styling and another, those old rip-roaring big-block engines. But old cars also have some drawbacks. Almost any vehicle that has survived more than 15 years on the road has some tell-tale signs of aging. But in the case of our 1952 […]