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1960s Corvette

For General Motors beloved Chevrolet Corvette model, the sixties would be an era of great change. Coming off of a highly successful sales year in 1959, the Corvette remained largely unchanged for 1960 and sales hit a new mark, over 10,000 units. While ’61 and ’62 meant little in the …

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Classic Car Classified Terms

Classic Car Classified Terms Every hobby has its own lingo and special words and car collecting is no exception. If you are a regular reader of car classified ads, you may have discovered that many phrases keep popping up. Every wonder what these phrases really mean? Restored – is a …

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Windsor 351 Engine

The Ford Windsor 351 is an engine that made its debut in 1962, in the midst of the popular “Muscle Car” era. Originating from Windsor, Ontario, hence the name, the power and beauty of this engine’s performance were soon to make it one of the most popular on the block …

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1950s Corvette

In January of 1953 a car was unveiled at the GM Motorama that was soon to change history, the Chevrolet Corvette. Designed as a show car, the 1953 Corvette was Polo White with a red interior. Due to an overwhelmingly positive response to the car, it was rushed into production …

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The Pontiac Firebird

In 1967 came a new kid on the block. Sleek lines on a coupe styled body, with the choice of a four or eight cylinder engine, this kid oozed muscle. The flaming bird motif that covered the whole of the hood area made a statement. This wasn’t a kid who …

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The History of the 1950s Corvette

The Corvette began its storied history in 1953, it wasn’t a big hit at first barely selling 300 cars. The first two years of production, saw the Corvette powered by the “Blue Flame Six” cylinder motor. Not exactly a powerhouse in stock form at only 105 HP, the Corvette version …

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The Muscle of a Car in brief

Ok, most people generally consider 8 cylinders as the benchmark for muscle cars. This isn’t necessarily the case, as I think I can plead a strong case for a lot of the 6 cylinder cars out there. Sure you have your 429 Boss Mustangs, V-12 Ferraris, V-10 Vipers and so …

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