Timeless Rides Blog - Buying




13 Coolest Factory Muscle Car Hood Scoops

Hood scoops became a necessity on muscle cars of the 1960's and 1970's as the monster V8 engines powering these vehicles needed cooler air. Pontiac found early on that making the hood scoops functional and funneling cooler air to the carburetor gave a dramatic boost in power. Things just kept getting bigger after that.

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06/21/2016 - 22:25

Winterizing your Classic Car

Cars and trucks are meant to be driven regularly, so when collector vehicles are stored away for the winter months, they are more susceptible to problems. Trapped moisture can lead to mold and mildew in the interior and rust out metal. The corrosive elements of the fluids sitting in your fuel, brake, engine, transmission, and cooling systems for months can also wreak havoc. Because your collector car is likely old, systems may be even more fragile than a conventional daily driven vehicle. This detailed article will guide you through the steps necessary to properly store your classic car through its winter hibernation.

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06/21/2016 - 22:05

10 Historical Automotive Commercials

Since the first T.V. commercials, the automobile has been one of the most advertised items of all time. Early on, famous cartoon characters were popular to use on car commercials. For the last few decades, auto manufacturers have outspent more than any other industry in the television commercial market.

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06/21/2016 - 22:26

Old Car Shop Manuals

Have you ever tried getting your hands on an old manual for your car or truck? Manufacturer manuals and repair guides can be invaluable tools to your restoration project or repair, but finding the right manual can sometimes be hard. The library is the cheapest place to start, but if you are not in a large metropolitan area with large libraries, you probably will only have books on newer cars. Besides, you won't own the manual anyways, and your restoration project will likely take longer than the 3 weeks you can check the book out.

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06/04/2016 - 03:44