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Are you experiencing problems with our site? If so, try resetting your cookies. When using our web site and receiving unexpected results, most errors can be fixed by resetting your browser's cookies. This is a simple process, and only takes a few minutes. Before resetting your cookies, it's important to know that this process will remove all items from your shopping cart. If you'd like to save the items in your … Continue reading »






Search Feature FAQ - Finding the Parts You Need

Important Note: The Classic Industries Search Engine has been updated for 2016, making it easier to find the parts you need. Please click the following link to learn more: Classic Industries 2016 Search Feature Updates We often receive questions from customers about how to best find the parts they need on ClassicIndustries.com. So, we decided to answer some of these common questions here on our blog. If you ever have … Continue reading »






'90 Chevy C2500 - Rendering a Restoration

One of the most difficult things about restoring a classic car or truck is envisioning what the end result will look like. Sure, those shiny new parts look great in the photos online, and even in their boxes in your garage, but how will they look on your project vehicle? Also, how do you choose the right paint color, wheel size, and ride height with nothing more than a mental picture? … Continue reading »






SEMA 2014 - Street Rodder '59 Impala

Each year, the SEMA Show packs the Las Vegas Convention Center full of some of the world's finest custom cars and trucks, and the 2014 show is certainly no exception. Walking the show, we have come across some truly jaw-dropping works of automotive art, many of which feature restoration and performance parts from Classic Industries. And, since the show isn't open to the general public, we're doing our best to … Continue reading »






1980 Camaro Z28 - A Family Affair

We've said it before and we'll say it again—here at Classic Industries, we love seeing our customers' cars, and learning their stories. Whether it's a simple Facebook message saying "Thanks for the parts!" or a mailed multi-page build sheet with printed-out photos, it always makes us smile to see what customers are doing with the restoration parts we supply. It really is the best part of our job. With this in mind, … Continue reading »






Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer for a Good Cause

Cars and dogs just seem to go together. Whether you're washing your classic car in the driveway, wrenching late at night in the garage, or going for a top-down cruise to the beach, your four-legged best friend will always be there by your side. The onset of the dog days of summer reminded us of this connection between man, machine, and dog, and got us thinking about a way to help the … Continue reading »






'71 K5 Blazer - Legendary Legacy

Like the demise of an endangered species, it's always hard to see a classic car model line come to an end. Whether it's due to changing consumer needs, rising gas prices, or corporate accountants saying the vehicle isn't profitable anymore, far too many great car platforms have met an untimely end over the years. Although it's sad, this process provides classic car enthusiasts like us with a unique opportunity to preserve … Continue reading »






All Girls Garage - Sleeper 'Cuda Build

Here at Classic Industries, we love sleeper vehicle builds—even the name evokes mystery. Much like a sleeper cell of operatives that infiltrates a bigger group, waiting for the right time to strike, sleeper cars are perfect for hiding in plain sight. The dented beater that rolls up to you at a stop light might just blast by you with tires ablaze when you least expect it. This unexpected characteristic never fails … Continue reading »






'56 Chevrolet Bel Air - DIY Success Story

Although there's nothing wrong with leaving your restoration project in the hands of qualified professionals at a trusted shop, there's something truly special about doing all the labor yourself. After countless hours of turning wrenches, and many late nights in the garage, you end up having personal knowledge of every last nut and bolt on your car. This was the case for Larry Richards, of Seal Beach, California, who recently … Continue reading »






'73 Camaro Z28 - Commitment of a Lifetime

Don Hilderbrand's '73 Camaro Z28 L82, a High School Sweetheart For those of us who grew up in the sixties and seventies, Chevy's Camaro has been the ever constant familiar face in a frequently changing automotive climate. We've ridden the tides of change, from hot factory high-performance cars in the 1960s, to the decidedly lame Detroit iron of the 1970s. It was a long dry spell before the lords of Woodward … Continue reading »