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Classic Car Restoration Club wants you to share your story with us. If you have a classic car, what has your experience been restoring the car? How did you find your first classic? We would like to share your story with the rest of the Classic Car Restoration Club community. Submit your story here and make sure to include some photos.

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1956 Chevy Returns Home

In 1981 I purchased a 1956 Chevy Bel Air 2-door Sedan. The main reason I bought this car was because the green 56 I had was undergoing a frame-off restoration and I was missing out on Club events. This Chevy was in running condition with only having to do some small wiring repairs. The car…

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Grain Hauler Hits the Road Again

I have a 1935 Chevrolet Master 1-ton truck that my grandfather bought new in 1935. It hauled grain 5-miles back-and-forth to the local elevator until 1967 when my father replaced it with a newer truck. It’s been sitting in the shed on the farm since 1967. I am now in possession of the truck. I…

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Completing the Dream

About 47-years ago my teenage son bought a 1948 Dodge coupe. He never did anything with it. He dragged this old bird all over the place but seldom was serious progress ever made. Unfortunately he came down with throat cancer and passed away 3 years ago. I felt compelled to complete this dream that he…

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“Studepox” there is No Cure

I grew up on a farm in Montana. I do not know why but my father was a Studebaker man, tried and true. We had big trucks and pickups as well as the family car were all Studebakers. If dad wore one out he would strip what he thought he could salvage and haul it…

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Return of the Muscle Car

I am a 70-year old who grew up with muscle cars. In 1969 I had a 1967 GTO. In 1970 I had a 69 Indy Pacesetter SS Camaro & a 1967 Nova which we raced in the C modified class. Then in 1971 I bought a 70-1/2 Z28 Camaro. Then along came children & luxuries…

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Shell Shocked 1956 Chevy

I traded a 1964 Malibu in 1988 for a 1956 Chevy Bel Air. I worked on it for two years and just when it was done, I got called up with the Army Reserves to go to the Gulf War in December of 1990. When I got back from the war I drove the car…

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Dream Car Barn Find

I was looking around in internet a few years back , and I noticed an advertisement for a 1968 American Motors Corporation AMX. It was a barn find and appeared relatively untouched for years. The owner was an engineer for AMC and the car had been featured at the 1968 Chicago Auto Show at McCormick…

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A Great Trade

I am 66-years-old, I traded my nephew for the 1966 Chevrolet Caprice, he didn’t know how to work on it so he got my 1986 4-wheel drive Chevrolet Blazer and I got the 1966, It was in fair shape, and this was 2006. Since then I have done all the body myself, I took off…

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The car I always wanted

I have owned a number of American cars in my time, the first being a 1968 Mustang, then a 1963 Buick Skylark then a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1. Through it all I always wanted a C4 Corvette, but had to wait until I was 53-years old but it was worth it. I searched for…

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Gull Wings, Hot Wheels & MG’s

My family and I were traveling from Philadelphia to Alabama to visit relatives. It was the 1960s and I-95 hadn’t been built so we went through many small towns. I remember driving down the main street of a small town in Alabama and seeing it at a gas station…a Mercedes…Gullwing…with a “for sale” sign on…

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