1988 Lincoln Town Car
After 12 unattended years, it was in surprisingly good shape. Except for the surprise when he opened the door.
Putting Muscle In the Mail
This new stamp series features well-known muscle cars. Collect them or add smokin’ personality to your envelopes.
The (Ongoing) Tale of Three MG Ts, Pt. 7
Health issues have slowed down the project over the past year. But now we’re working with wood and rust.
Buying & Owning a Brake Lathe, Pt. 5
Similar looks don’t always mean identical operating features. That was obvious when he attempted a repair.
Diary of a Salt Flats Racer, Pt. 2
Even after months of preparation, things can go wrong. Then they were ready for another try when…
Ruby, the Farm Truck, Pt. 6
We’ll deal with mouse debris, polish lenses and clean gauges. Then we’ll grease & install the speedometer cable.
Tuning Up a ’39 Ford V-8, Pt. 2
We’ll do some resistance & insulation tests on distributor parts. And we’ll get plug wires for this underperformer.
A Restorer’s Story—My 1981 Mercedes 240D
Over three decades he’s stopped twice for restoration work. That sound-deadening material sure was a problem.
Reader Follow-Up: About that Lincoln’s No-Start Problem
Readers share their thoughts and experiences in response to a fellow reader’s 1997 Lincoln with an intermittent no-start condition.
Mechanic on Duty