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Insurance for Shops: Restorer and Builder Insurance Program from Grundy Worldwide is a Big Seller

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posted in: becky's garage, news on September 11, 2009 at 09:18 AM
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About our Restorer and Builder Insurance Program: Grundy Worldwide has been contacted, for years, by restorers and builders who are fearful that they may be held liable by the insurers…

What a Difference a Special Car Can Make

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posted in: becky's garage, news on August 11, 2009 at 04:43 PM
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RD Walker says he never would have guessed what a difference a car could make in his life. But, after owning his 1940 Plymouth Coupe for 20 years, and taking…

Lock Your Eyes on Goldie: 1931 Ford Model A Pick-Up

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posted in: becky's garage, news on August 11, 2009 at 04:42 PM
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“I have been chasing this truck since I first spotted it on HotRod Hotline, several years ago,” says Dan Mascheck, about this 1931 Model A Ford Pick-Up. “I have a…

"The Camaro": '69 Convertible Part of the Family

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posted in: becky's garage, news on July 17, 2009 at 08:58 AM
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Anthony Serpa considers his “Hugger Orange” 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS396 L35 325 Horsepower Convertible part of his family—after all, it’s been with his family long enough to have delivered newborn…

A Road Rebel and his 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe

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posted in: becky's garage, news on July 07, 2009 at 02:13 PM
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After unsuccessfully trying to convince the owner of a 1940 Ford Coupe to sell his ride, 16-year-old Carl Pirkle found another old car for sale—a 1939 Chevy Coupe— and worked…

Car-Crazy Udells, "Timeless" Hot Rod to Debut in February

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posted in: becky's garage, news on June 22, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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“My wife Paige is as interested and enthusiastic about collector cars as I am,” says Rich Udell. “In our semi-retirement, our joy in life is the cars, the shows and…

Spreading the Gospel of Traditional Hot Rods and Customs.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on June 05, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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Meet HotRodLadyCrusr. Now, you may be asking yourself: “Who?” or “Huh?” “Cynthia is my legal name,” explains Cynthia Sheldon of Redford, Mich. “But, I’ve never really used it, since it’s…

Bit by the Hot Rod Bug: A Passion for Power, Noise, Glitter and Chrome

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posted in: becky's garage, news on June 05, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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As a teenager growing up on a farm in Jarrettown, Pa., during the1950’s and early 1960’s, Frank King was always around all sorts of machinery and says by the time…

Drawn to the Uncommon: 1971 El Camino Truck

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posted in: becky's garage, news on May 18, 2009 at 09:04 AM
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Jerry Kornemann, of Rockledge, Pa., says that he has been car crazy, ever since he turned 16-years-old. Three days after his sixteenth birthday, Jerry got his hands on a driver’s…

Car Crazy: Hooked on Willys

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posted in: becky's garage, news on April 30, 2009 at 08:35 AM
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This story was submitted by Grundy customers Joann and Glenn Dura. So, here is the story of our Willys… After my husband Glenn was in a serious accident on September…

Made My Dream Come True: 1930 Pontiac Coupe Special

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posted in: becky's garage, news on April 30, 2009 at 08:33 AM
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Grundy customer Mark Beede wrote to us about his 1930 Pontiac, and we wanted to share his story with those who subscribe to the Grundy Weekly Reader. Enjoy! I bought…

Hot Rodding Obsession: Lady Luck II , a 1923 Ford T-bucket

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posted in: becky's garage, news on April 10, 2009 at 08:58 AM
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One day, during the early 1960’s, a young Chuck Vranas’ eyes were glued to one particular page of a rather old Life magazine, across which he had stumbled. It was…

American Rods and Rides: Web Site Geared for People Better with Wrenches than Computers.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on March 27, 2009 at 08:49 AM
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In the mid-1960’s, while he was in high school, Don Freedman had a drag race car and already had an interest in the automotive industry, he says. But, after graduation,…

Car Collecting in Kansas: '64 Dodge, '70 Chevelle and Others

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posted in: becky's garage, news on March 23, 2009 at 03:18 PM
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Kevin Tomka tries to think back to when his obsession with cool cars started. After a minute, he says that there was a local Dodge dealership in the small town…

Club Feature : Mulvane Marauders Car Club

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posted in: becky's garage, news on March 16, 2009 at 09:09 AM
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The Mulvane Marauders Car Club was originally founded in 1958 by a bunch of kids who thought it would be “cool” to start a real car club. It started with…

Vintage Racer Making Debut at Detroit Autorama

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posted in: becky's garage, news on March 06, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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Michigan resident Rick Kilbourn says that he is excited to head out to the 57th Detroit Autorama, held this weekend March 6-8, 2009 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.…

Behind The Scenes: Overhaulin' a '72 Challenger

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 27, 2009 at 09:01 AM
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J.R. Goodman has been involved in the collector vehicle hobby ever since1992, when his admiration for Bruce Lee led him to buying the “Black Beauty” car from the 1960’s show,…

"Dad Started It!" A Hobby for Three Brothers.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 20, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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“My brother is signing up with Grundy, pretty much as we speak,” wrote George Blackshaw, in an e-mail to Grundy Worldwide’s marketing department. “He had been with another company for…

A Candy Apple Red Dream Come True: Ford F-100

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 13, 2009 at 09:31 AM
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“My father was a car nut in his own manner,” says Terry Long of Lehighton, Penn. “He always showed an interest in cars, as he drove us around in his…

Kultured: Hot Rod and Kustom Illustration.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 06, 2009 at 10:12 AM
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Scott Fisk, a professional hot rod illustrator from central Vermont, owns and operates an illustration studio called Studio 669. From this studio, Scott launched www.CAR-TOONER.com, exploiting his unique style of…

One Arm Bandit Pinstriping: Hot Rods, Customs... and More.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 06, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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Charlie Decker, age 29, says that he has been involved with pinstriping since he was a teenager. Born without a right hand, the task might seem difficult to some; however,…

Rare Malibu Tan 1961 Imperial Crown Coupe.

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posted in: becky's garage, news on February 06, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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“I’m not a mechanic or a paint or body guy, but I direct the traffic” says 62-year-old Ovilla, Tex. resident Steve Tenpenny, of his involvement in the collector car hobby.…