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A rental car that isn’t boring? | Under the hood of the Shelby GT350H
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 28, 2023, 7:44 a.m.

Not all rental cars are created equal. Case in point: the Shelby GT350H.

Specially equipped by Shelby for use by Hertz, virtually anyone could walk into a Hertz agency and rent one of these high-powered machines.

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Exclusive: Hurley Haywood on the history of the Porsche 917
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 27, 2023, 9:42 a.m.

What’s it like to drive the famed Porsche 917K, and how did it lead to the latest 963 hybrid prototype race car?

The legendary Hurley Hawyood catalogs the history of the 917K and its evolution, including how it served as a camera car for the film "Le Mans".

How to repair fiberglass: Step-by-step guide
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 26, 2023, 4:53 p.m.

Need to fix some fiberglass? We can help. The subject here is our 1962 Elva Mk VI project, but these tips are applicable to anything made from fiberglass.

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How to re-upholster leather seats at home
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 25, 2023, 9:23 a.m.

Sure, there is probably a decent upholsterer near you, but what if you want to re-upholster those seats yourself?

The seats in our Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite project were crusty and in need of repair, so we used a kit from Moss Motors to bring the buckets back to life.

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Judges reveal how to win at a Concours d’Elegance
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 25, 2023, 8:48 a.m.

What does it take to win at a Concours d’Elegance? Is it as simple as showing up with a clean car, or is there secret black art to securing a trophy?

To find out, we ask concours judges what they look for on the show field so you can win best in class at your next concours.

Meet the man who penned the ’63 Corvette and turned the Cobra into a champion | Peter Brock Interview
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 19, 2023, 12:03 p.m.

Remember what you were doing when in your early 20s? In his early 20s, Peter Brock was already establishing himself as a designer at General Motors.

We sat down with the legendary designer and Classic Motorsports contributor during this year's The Amelia, where Brock discussed his early years in motorsports–including how he learned from builder Max Balchowsky, saved the Corvette with Bill Mitchell, and created the Ferrari-beating Shelby Daytona Coupe.

E30 BMW: 5 excellent reasons why you want one
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 18, 2023, 4:40 p.m.

Why should you buy an E30-chassis BMW?

How about 5 reasons–all in less than 5 minutes–from Classic Motorsports Editorial Director David S. Wallens?

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Why you need an Alfa Romeo Spider: 5 Reasons in 5 Minutes
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 16, 2023, 8:58 a.m.

Why should you buy an Alfa Romeo Spider?

Here are 5 reasons in less than 5 minutes from Classic Motorsports Editorial Director David S. Wallens.

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Caliper and micrometer | How to get the most accurate measurements
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 12, 2023, 8:35 a.m.

Need something more accurate than a ruler or a tape measure? Look no further than the caliper and the micrometer.

Here is the Classic Motorsports guide on how to use and read a caliper and a micrometer to ensure accurate measurements.

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Top 5 tips and tricks to make fabrication easy
Posted by Chris Tropea on Jan. 2, 2023, 10:10 a.m.

Before you start fabricating all those bits and brackets, how about learning some basic concepts first?

Here are five of our favorite fabrication tips and tricks to make your project a success.

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