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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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A Rare Catch

I am 80 years young, and have always driven street rods. My last street rod was a 1936 Olds 4 Dr. Salon, with Chevrolet driveline. Having owned and driven it for over 9 years, I wanted out of the hot rod era, and buy a completely stock 50’s or 60’s vehicle. After selling the Olds,…

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One Owner RS/SS Camaro

It was December 12, 1968 when I drove home from Childre Chevrolet with a new 1969 RS/SS Camaro. What made this even more special it was my nineteen birthday. I am now seventy years of age, and I have been blessed I am still the owner of this great car. I don’t dye my hair…

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Mustang Turned Family Car

We are the owners of a 1965 Mustang coupe, which we purchased new, in February of 1965. As our son was only 2 months old and our daughter was three, it was imperative to make the little car into a family vehicle. I built a shelf from the back of the buckets, onto the back…

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Cathouse Camaro Convertible

My son David, owns a 1967 Camaro convertible, he first acquired when he was 15-years old. Although the Camaro has been sitting outside for about 10-years now, it was all restored 25 years ago including a brand new top, now it’s been outside there’s a hole in the top and some cats of been living…

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Long-Term Camaro Affair

I have owned my 1978 Camaro since I was 16 as it was my first car. I have always kept her close and she remains the Queen of my car collection. Even though she has close to 300k miles and was my daily drive through high school, college, and my early career. She has survived…

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All In The Family Datsun

On September 1, 1970 I bought a brand new 1970 Datsun 510. It was the first brand new car I bought in my life. I was in the US Army at the time, and sure enough about 6-months later I got shipped overseas. I flew away, and after a little while my wife sold the…

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20-Year Short Box Dream

When I was a kid, my Dad used to help out the neighbors and guys from work with their car trouble. My Dad would work on them and I would hand him wenches or screwdrivers or a hammer or a beer when the day was done. One day in 1977 or 78 a neighbor came…

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Police Car Resurrection

I am the owner of a 1949 DeSoto police car. It even includes the light on top and the siren on the front fender. I plan to build it with a few hot rod improvements including a Dodge 241 Red Ram Hemi Engine. Thomas Dungan

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Father/Son Drag Car

Perhaps it did not start out in this direction but soon our Father/Son Project 1987 Camaro took on a life of it’s own as it was destined to be a Big Block powered drag car. Billy & Tommy Campbell

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MG Midget On A Budget

I recently picked up a 1972 MG Midget. I was looking to restore the car, although my budget for this project is around $5000. This little MG fit the bill as the body is in excellent shape for a 48-year-old car. Yes, it has a little rust on the trunk lid and lower rocker panel…

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