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Mazda Refurbishing Alfred Morris’ 626

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  Posts, Restoration  /  Comments Off

Alfred Morris Mazda3

“One day, my kids are going to drive that car. If it breaks down, I’m gettin’ it fixed. That’s just how I am.” While most sports stars opt for high-end cars like Land Rovers and Lamborghinis, Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris prefers his “Bentley.” That’s the nickname he gave the 1991 Mazda 626 he […]

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Auto Restoration

By   /  December 11, 2012  /  Courses, Posts, Restoration  /  1 Comment

McPherson College Auto Restoration

Get a top-notch auto restoration education at McPherson College. McPherson College offers a quality education in auto restoration. Learn to restore classic cars as part of McPherson’s Automotive Restoration Technology Program. McPherson College, located in McPherson, Kansas, offers several degree programs in automotive restoration. The Automotive Restoration Technology Program at McPherson College was founded in […]

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DIY Auto Restoration

By   /  May 16, 2012  /  Posts, Restoration, Tips  /  1 Comment

"Before And After Automobile Restoration 1971 Oldsmobiel Cutlass"

Old cars, especially those that showcase the best designs of their era, can be good long-term investments, or simply very enjoyable to drive and collect. Auto restoration, however, is a separate interest in and of its own, and restoration costs incurred by an enthusiast are quite a bit higher than the usual price for a […]

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The Effect of Tire Choices

By   /  April 2, 2012  /  Accessories, Parts, Posts, Repairs, Restoration, Tips, Tires and Rims, Wheels/Covers  /  Comments Off

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Low Rolling Resistance As a tire spins, the bottom flattens out to provide a larger contact patch. Bending the tread like this requires energy. A low rolling resistance tire reduces this effect by using a sidewall that is designed to flex vertically. As a side benefit, this helps the tire absorb bumps, improving the ride. […]

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FREEZE!!! Put down the oil change!

By   /  March 9, 2012  /  Archive, Current, News, Posts, Restoration, Tips  /  Comments Off

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Common Practice It has been commonly known for years that the most optimum time between oil changes is every 3,000 miles. It has been that way since most of us can remember. So why the rush to change the tried and true? Are there any real rules when it comes to changing your engine oil […]

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PPG Industries: The Leader in After-Market Car Paint

By   /  February 20, 2012  /  Paint, Posts, Restoration  /  1 Comment

"PPG Industries"

PPG Industries manufactures a wide range of car paint that has earned a top place among the leading brands of automotive coatings. PPG Industries manufactures and markets a full line of car paint that it sells to automotive restorers via a network of authorized dealers. Automotive paint and coatings from PPG include everything from acid-wash […]

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Depreciation of New Cars: Methods for Keeping Up the Value of Cars

By   /  February 15, 2012  /  Cars, New Cars, Posts, Restoration, Tips  /  Comments Off

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Introduction Depreciation occurs when new cars become less valuable over a period of time. Cars become less valuable because of mileage, mechanical problems or damage due to accidents or natural causes. Cars also become less valuable because newer models come out on a regular basis. People often have a difficult time keeping their vehicles from […]

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Five Things You Want to Consider Before Restoring Your Car

By   /  February 7, 2012  /  Posts, Restoration, Tips  /  Comments Off

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The Purpose of Your Restoration The purpose for your auto restoration is a strategic first consideration when thinking of restoring a car. You may already have a grip on your personal reasons for restoring a car but understanding the implications of your goal will help you in planning out your job. For example, the restoration […]

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