For over 100 years, the automobile has been a fascination and obsession to mankind. Starting out as a one-cylinder engine that the top speed was only 10 miles per hour; now compared to eight-cylinder engines with top speeds over 200 miles per hour, the growth is drastic. Man’s desire to push the limits and soar to new heights is what drives the force of automobile technology advancement. But what about the good ‘ole days? Owning a classic, or vintage, Chevrolet Truck is just as, if not more, rewarding than a new truck straight from the lot.Continue reading “The History and Maintenance of Chevrolet Trucks”
Most people do not understand the purpose of exhaust flanges, unless they have needed to replace one. Having a superficial understanding about what a flange does, can be very important to building or maintaining your vehicle. To start, you need to understand the purpose of the flange and where it is located within the vehicle.
As we go through life, driving can end up becoming second nature, and we often go long periods of time without any major driving events taking place. We become complacent, and for many, the occasional traffic ticket is about as exciting an event as they’ll ever experience while driving.
It isn’t surprising that most people report the experience of a car accident as highly surreal. Time slows down to a crawl because of the massive adrenaline rush this event triggers.
The classic Chevy truck (often referred to as the 1950’s Chevy truck) is a highly valued vehicle by aficionados for many reasons, but primarily for its rich history and classic aesthetics. For many, it brings back wonderful memories of childhood and driving through the countryside with their dad.
Rare is the person who knows enough about trucks, or even one particular style of truck, that they can confidently and competently make restorations to a truck without things going awry. In fact this person is virtually nonexistent. Even the experts who have been working on vehicles their entire lives will tell you, there’s rarely a time when things go according to plan.
You’re probably aware that your vehicle has a multitude of hoses running throughout the engine to keep your vehicle operating as it was intended to. Probably one of the most important set of hoses underneath the hood of your car or truck are the radiator hoses. The radiator itself is one of the more vital components to your vehicle as it keeps your engine operating at the optimum temperature, which is anywhere between 95 and 220 degrees Fahrenheit, respectively.
Radiator hoses allow for the circulation of coolant from the radiator to the individual parts of the engine that need to remain at optimal operating temperature. In other words, the radiator hose keeps your engine from overheating. Continue reading “Why We Use Radiator Hose Clamps”
One of the best feelings you can experience is that feeling you get when you’re driving down the road, the sun is shining, your windows are down and your hands are on the wheel of a recently restored Chevrolet Truck. Passerby’s are envious but they also admire all the hard work that’s put into a classic restoration. You yourself knows above anyone else the time and effort that’s required for a proper and complete restoration. Pure satisfaction is one great reason why you should look into restoring your Chevy Truck today. Continue reading “In’s and Out’s of a Chevrolet Truck Restoration”
When it comes to restoring your classic Chevy Truck you want to ensure top notch quality. If you’re going to go through the effort you may as well do it right and completely. There are many different parts and pieces to a vehicle all the way from the mirrors to the electronics down to the tires. All of which will have to be checked for quality condition. You could focus on getting the engine up and running, but you would still be left with a half-finished project. The body and interior of a classic Chevy Truck are key parts to a complete restoration. Continue reading “Interior Chevy Truck Restoration”
If you’re a big fan of Chevy trucks, then you’re like not unfamiliar with this style of Chevrolet, seeing as it set such a high standard in the early 1950’s. The wider, more comfortable cabs and integrated headlights were just the beginning of a new and highly valued way in which Chevy vehicles were being designed.
You’ve driven by it many, many times. Maybe it’s in a field somewhere, or in someone’s driveway. It’s your dream custom Chevy truck, and it’s for sale! The only problem: it’s in pretty bad shape. It might not be something that you can take on yourself, or have the time to do. Continue reading “Are You Looking For A Classic Chevy Truck For Sale?”