At the Drive-in

At the Drive-in 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 Drive-In, in Newberg, Oregon. Of course, being in the […]

An American Original: 1970 Chevelle Malibu Convertible

An American Original: 1970 Chevelle Malibu Convertible When this 1970 Chevelle Malibu Convertible joined us, we had a license plate we weren’t using that was in our daughter Sandra Ellen’s name. Because of that, “Ellen” somehow became the car’s name, too. 1970 Malibu Convertible The car came to us from Cleveland, Ohio. No doubt, that’s […]

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 […]

Top Twenty-Five Greatest Chevrolets

By Chuck Barrett Top Twenty-Five Greatest Chevrolets How great is the Chevrolet brand and how much influence has Chevrolet had on the United States and the rest of the world? If someone asked you to name the top twenty-five most significant vehicle models for any automobile manufacturer other than Chevrolet, you would be hard pressed […]

Truckin’

Truckin’ Who doesn’t like trucks? No matter what kind of car person you are, chances are you’re also a truck fan. People don’t look at trucks and say, “um nope, I’ve never really liked them”. In fact, in certain parts of the country, you’d get a whuppin’ for saying something like that. Trucks are about […]

The Bucket List

The Bucket List. Remember that movie from back in ’07 with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman? They team up to do a bunch of wild and wonderful stuff they’ve always wanted to do before they die. There’s more to it than that, but that’s the gist of the story. One of the cool “car guy” […]

Road Trips: Plan One

Road Trips: Plan One You may be wondering why I’m writing about road trips now that it’s wintertime. Well, most road trips take planning, and what better time to do that than now? Spring always gets here faster than we expect, then summer. Besides, planning a trip now will help you tune out those winter […]

Two Websites You Need To Know About

I’d like to let you in on something. There are two websites you need to know about. You will find this information very useful. It concerns a couple of lesser-known websites that you should be aware of. One will let you know your car’s value, the other will let you know what your ride’s correct […]

Beating the Winter Blues

How does a car guy go about beating the winter blues? Well, old man winter has gripped the nation – in most parts of the country anyway. As I’m writing this, I’m reminded that I live in a pretty decent part of the USA, where winter is virtually non-existent. Central Florida can be downright nasty […]

The Next Generation

The Next Generation: No doubt about it, we’re all getting older. Sorry for the reminder, but it’s true. I’m 58 years old and hopefully still have many years ahead of me to enjoy this hobby, amongst other things! As the years roll on I wonder who’ll carry the “classic/muscle/hotrod” torch in my family. For me, […]