We’ve done how-to articles about detailing your classic car, registering it, and how one common component—the carburetor—works. Today we’d like to talk about the real meat of classic cars: restoration. Many people elect to purchase classic cars already fully restored—to paraphrase Drake, “engine done, inside done, everything did.” More common is to find a classic […]
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How Does a Carburetor Work?
Nobody move: We’re about to do science. When looking into the engine block of a classic car there’s at least one major difference between it and a modern engine and that’s the presence of a carburetor. You might know it better as a carb if you’re a fan of diminutives, or a carby if you’re […]
Simple Steps to Register Your Vehicle as an Antique
Raleigh Classic celebrates the various makes and models that betokened changes in the automobile industry, displayed some long-forgotten feature, or possessed gawk-inducing beauty. We attribute dynamic words to these vehicles, such as vintage, antique, or classic; words that immediately conjure vivid images of a Model T Ford or soft-top convertible Cadillac. The memories of the […]
A Simple Guide To Detailing Your Classic Car
Attention, physical universe. Without you, we would not exist, as would not the classic cars we admire. Unfortunately, the elements take a toll on the fine and common alike, and while all cars need detailing, the age and materials of classic cars dictate that they receive special care. Detailing, the thorough care of your car’s […]