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February 2015


  • 1935 Diamond T Model 211
    So you think the idea of a stylish, comfortable truck is a product of modern times? Then read all about this classy 80-year-old.
  • My 1955 Ford’s “Sweet” Family Story
    It was the ol’ tale about “the one that got away,” until there was a surprising twist to the story.
  • Browsing Through John’s Tool Chest, Pt. 5
    It’s time for another look into the well-stocked tool box. This time, we’ve found fasteners, epoxy repair products and pry bars.
  • Troubleshooting & Repairing a Spark Knock Condition, Pt. 3
    Let’s install our new throttle body injection unit and see if that will solve our knock problem. After that we’ll start repairs on the original TBI.
  • My 1964 Mercedes 230SL, Pt. 6
    The physical law regarding retained energy should be kept in mind while disassembling a front suspension. This restorer discovered first-hand just how forceful that energy can be.
  • Be Safe When Trailer Towing
    A heavy load can make a tow vehicle difficult—or impossible—to handle. Let’s look at some problem situations and a potential solution..
  • Carroll Shelby Turns a Pony Into a Racehorse, Pt. 2
    Building Mustang race cars for the track—and the streets—helped to pump up the image of the pony car and of Carroll Shelby as well.
  • Dealing With That Notorious Corvette Sinkhole
    When the earth opened under a museum and vintage cars tumbled into the pit, interest in the establishment soared. Now the museum’s working on a repair-and-preservation project.
  • Readers Respond
    The September tale of a wrecked ’67 Mustang brought this story of a ’70 Mercury Cougar XR7, along with the reader’s comments on brake residual pressure valves.


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