Why Don’t They Make That Part?

Why don’t they make it for my car? Story and photography supplied by Colin Date One of the most common questions in classic Chevy car circles is: “Why don’t they make this part for my car?” As a supplier and manufacturer to the aftermarket for many years, we will attempt to answer this question and […]

Summer Memories

It’s that time of year again – summer! These are the times we look so forward to all winter long – warm summer days that blend seamlessly into the night, giving us plenty of time for those classic car get-togethers. It’s the time we hit the car shows and enjoy the company of fellow automotive […]

Mom’s Chevelle

This ’71 Chevelle is part of the family. By Philip Hale In 1968 I bought a ’68 Chevelle SS396 as a family car. My Dad liked the 112” wheelbase for ease of parking. He had never owned a new car before and said he would like to buy one in the spring. Unfortunately he passed […]

Tire Cleaning: 101

This may seem like a super simple little project, but believe me, when your tires have been coated in primer overspray, it’s not. Our project Chevelle was in the shop undergoing bodywork, primer, more bodywork, more primer, some finessing bodywork, a little more primer…well, you get the idea. The car was moved around in the […]

The Cars of Cuba

The Cars of Cuba Story and Photography by Ranny Robertson #13039957, Glen Allen, VA I had the opportunity to see the cars of Cuba in February of last year on a “people to people” or “humanitarian” visa. We flew directly from Miami into Havana– it was a real step back in time. I found the […]

Manufacturing Reproduction Auto Parts

Although this feature specifically references Tri-5 Chevy parts, it will be of interest to owners and fans of all classic Chevrolets, including Chevelles. All of our older Chevys utilized pot metal and the chroming process in the manufacture of emblems, bezels and other trim items. This is how it’s done. Story and Photography By Fred […]

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama 1953-1956 Text by David W. Temple Photos as credited The GM Motorama was an elaborate auto show held eight times between 1949 and 1961. Those held consecutively from 1953 to 1956 are the ones best remembered because those shows featured dream cars typically built of fiberglass– such as the […]

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There?

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There? Do we have any scale modelers out there? With the thousands of car fans we have reading our blogs, we must have some scale modelers who’d love to see their handi-work on our pages here. I know it’s been a long, weird winter, weather-wise. And I know some […]

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 […]

1969 Chevelle SS396: Almost a Custom!

Owned by Delco Hagen, San Marcos, CA This incredible ’69 Chevelle SS396 almost became a chopped up custom! My 1969 Chevelle SS396 was purchased through good old eBay. It was represented as an “unfinished custom car with newer Corvette running gear”. It had been equipped with air bags, front and rear. To look at the […]