Pure Stock Drags 2015

Pure Stock Drags 2015 You’re invited to the best muscle car party going Story and photography by Tom Shaw Where do you go if you want to see muscle cars of all years, models, and engine sizes get it on in heads-up dragstrip action? The Pure Stock Drags, of course. The event is open to […]

1955 Chevy Two-Ten Wagon: The Texas Hauler

Story and photography by David W. Temple 1955 Chevy Two-Ten Wagon: The Texas Hauler. There was a time – a long time, actually – when station wagons were not cool. In fact, they were shunned by collectors. At best, they were useful to enthusiasts as parts sources for two-door hardtops and convertibles. That attitude changed […]

Secret Crushes

How about you? Do you have any secret crushes? I suppose if you told, they wouldn’t be so secret anymore, would they? Don’t sweat it – this little editorial isn’t intended to get you into any kind of hot water. Well maybe, depends on how willing you are to bare your feelings. What the heck […]

1957 Bel Air 4-Door Sedan: Black Beauty

How a childhood dream brought a ’57 Bel Air 4-Door Sedan home to Norway Story and photography by Stig A. Haugen The original owner of Black Beauty, Mr. Anton L. Carlzon of Flint, Michigan, ordered the car the year he retired from General Motors. He followed it down the assembly line as it “got it […]

Hobbies

Hobbies Here’s an interesting discussion – hobbies. Since you’re reading this, classic cars are obviously one of yours. Are they at the top of your “hobby list”? Meaning, out of all the things you’re interested in, do they hold the Numero Uno spot? They do for me. But my interest isn’t just classic cars – […]

Oil Pump and Pan Installation

Oil Pump and Pan Installation   Tools: standard socket set, standard wrenches, long screwdriver or pry bar, gasket scraper Cost: approximately $50 for pump, $50-$250 for pan Tinware: pan and pump, oil pan gasket, gasket sealer Tip: When working with an engine on a stand, make sure it’s on a flat level surface and the […]

Lug Nut Removal Tip

Lug Nut Removal Tip: Conscientious detailers worry about scratching or chipping chrome off nice lug nuts when removing the wheels. To protect their finish, place a piece of plastic over them before using the lug wrench. A heavy-weight freezer bag will work nicely. Be sure the wrench is properly seated on the nut though– the […]

At the Drive-in

At the Drive-in <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-2623" src="http://blog.ecklerscorvette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/drive-in-pic.jpg” alt=”drive-in-pic” width=”625″ height=”470″ /> Yes, I know it’s still winter and drive-in movie theaters are probably not on your radar– well, yet anyway. How did I possibly get onto this subject you ask? I recently went online and checked out one of my old haunts– the 99W […]

1957 Chevrolet Convertible: Dream Bel Air

By Delco Hagan   Photography by Colin Date 1957 Chevrolet Convertible: Dream Bel Air I purchased this 1957 Chevrolet Convertible from Chevy Classics’ member Rod Fisher in 1998 in Grand Island, NE. It was a frame-off restored car, painted black with red/silver interior and was nearly finished. The body was wavy, which is not good in […]

Chevy Classics Magazine

Chevy Classics Magazine If you haven’t heard of Chevy Classics yet, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you. Before you start thinking “wow, another Chevy magazine”, let me jump right in here and tell you flat out – it’s not. Here’s how we’re different: We’re a club-based magazine, meaning our publication is for […]