What To Look For When Buying a Muscle Car

Used trucks

While your first car might have been a family hand-me-down (thanks older sis!), you might want to think about investing in a new muscle car. A “muscle car” is a term used to describe high-performance, American-made cars. In fact, Merriam-Webster defines “muscle cars” as “any of a group of American-made 2-door sports cars with powerful engines designed for high-performance driving.” So sure, your older sis’ soccer mom van might have gotten you around a college campus, but it might be time to visit an auto dealership.

It’s totally okay to buy a pre-owned vehicle as well. In fact, in 2015, manufacturer certified used cars sales reached 2.55 million units and in 2016, that number increased to 2.6 million Continue reading

The Evolution of the Shelby Cobra A Top-of-the-Line Racing Car

Cobra replica for sale

Are you looking for a Shelby Cobra kit for sale? These kits are available from Cobra kit car manufacturers which only offer authentic replications. Since you want your Cobra to be authentic, this is where you’ll find the best Cobra car kits.

You’re probably aware that Carroll Shelby built 654 small-block Cobras from 1962 to 1968. During that time period, he also built about 350 big-block versions. Even though his original AC Cobras were designed to be “Corvette-Beaters,” they weighed considerably less than the Chevrolet Corvette. In fact, they weighed in at nearly 500 pounds less.

In 1964, the AC Cobra Coupe went for a test drive on a British motorway. At this time, it reached 186 miles per hour, which def Continue reading

Give Your Car a Face Lift With New Carpeting

Classic car floor mat

Many people are mindful of how tidy they keep their vehicles. From floor mates to custom car carpet and leather seats, there are many features inside vehicles that tend to attract dust and other debris. That doesn’t even include the air pollution drifting in through the windows, infecting the air inside a car or truck. But did you know that vehicles are actually typically dirtier than homes, or that the lane you drive in could impact the quality of air in your car or truck? What about the carpet in your vehicle? Did you know you can purchase replacement carpet to keep your ride looking brand new?

Let’s start with air quality. There’s nothing worse than getting stuck behind a mammoth of a truck spewing thick clouds of smelly black Continue reading

Hose Clamps Are a Versatile Part Used in a Number of Industries

Black hose clamp

You have rarely seen your teenage son so excited, but ever since his school schedule changed at semester he has come home full or energy. So much energy, in fact, that he sits down and takes care of his homework every day as soon as he gets home. With talk of stainless steel hose clamps and other things that were not even in his vocabulary a month ago, your son is excited to tell you about his day in his industrial arts class and is anxious to finish his home work so that he can head out to the garage. Between time working with both his father and his grandfather, your son hopes that the addition of the industrial arts class will provide him the skills that he needs to get hired on by a repair shop.
The fact that his grandfather used to o Continue reading