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OER Smart Battery Chargers Keep Your Muscle Machines Batteries Strong

Have you ever jumped in your 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang early on a Saturday morning to grab some caffeine and good vibes at the local Cars & Coffee gathering only to have the pony car not start? That slow cranking malaise sort of sound with no success sure is annoying. Or maybe your numbers matching 1970 Plymouth Superbird is only very sparingly driven and the battery has discharged. Perhaps that Trans Am 1969 Camaro Z28 had an outrageously successful vintage racing season, and it needs to be tucked away for a well-earned winter hibernation before next year’s campaign.

Installing 1969 F-100 Parts on Ford Muscle's Project Truck

No matter how well-made and durable a classic vehicle is, the passage of time always takes its toll. Case in point, take a look at this 1969 Ford F-100 that belongs to our friends at Ford Muscle magazine. The amount of rusty patina on its body panels is a sign that this truck needed a little TLC. Specifically, the glass and weatherstrip on its cab were cracked and severely deteriorated. So, they picked up some original-style replacement parts from Classic Industries and got to work restoring it. Read on to see how our 1969 Ford F-100 parts improved this project truck.

The 70th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

A 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn Kurier won Best of Show at the 70th edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, August 15, 2021. For the first time ever there were also 38 former Pebble Beach Concours Best of Show automobiles on display to welcome the 540K to this prestigious club of Best of Show winners at the pinnacle of vintage automobile events.

Classic Industries FAQ: 3 Ways to Contact Us

Restoring a classic car is a labor of love, and it's not always easy. You may run into problems while you're installing a part you've already purchased, have questions about which parts to get, or need help requesting a catalog. Either way, Classic Industries customer service representatives are standing by to assist you. In this article, we'll take a look at three ways you can contact us: phone, email, or face-to-face at our Retail Showroom.

Classic Industries FAQ: Checkout & Discount Codes

When you've found the restoration parts you need for your classic car on ClassicIndustries.com, you'll be ready to place an order. The basic checkout process is simple, but there are some tips and tricks you may not be aware of. In this FAQ article, we'll guide you through the checkout process, including how to add a Classic Industries discount code to your order.

Classic Industries FAQ: Account Management & Order Tracking

Whether you're a new Classic Industries customer or you've been shopping with us for decades, you'll find several helpful functions on the Account Management page on ClassicIndustries.com. These include tracking packages, checking order status, viewing previous orders, changing addresses, and more. Read on as we explain a few of these features, and how they can help you get the most out of our web site.

DIY Nova Dashboard Restoration with Chevy Hardcore

Unless you're fortunate enough to be the original owner of your classic car, it's likely that you may find some repairs or restoration done by the previous owner. Sometimes the work is done properly, but in many cases, it's not up to par. To get your car back to original condition, you may have to undo botched repairs and replace incorrect parts. In a recent Chevy Hardcore article, the owner of this beautiful 1971 Nova showed how he repaired his car's dashboard using parts from Classic Industries.

1947-2013 Chevy Truck Generations - Quick Reference Guide

Over the course of six decades from 1947 to 2007, Chevrolet trucks went through many changes. The most substantial of these changes serve as the dividing lines between Chevy truck generations. If you're a classic truck enthusiast, you're probably able to spot these body style cues and recall the corresponding model year ranges, but those who are new to classic trucks may not be so well-versed. With this in mind, we put together a clear and concise visual guide to 1947-13 Chevy truck generations.

Classic Industries FAQ: Creating a Wish List

Restoring a classic car involves a lot of moving parts, both literally and figuratively. You've probably experienced the frustration of working on a project only to find you're missing a necessary component or tool. As the saying goes, "proper planning prevents poor performance." Making a complete list of parts and checking it twice before you begin will help your restoration work go smoothly. The Classic Industries Wish List function is an easy way to do this on a PC or mobile device.

Classic Industries FAQ: How to Use the Search Function

We often hear from customers who have questions about how to find the parts they need on ClassicIndustries.com. So, we created a quick-reference guide that explains how to use our search function. If you ever have trouble finding a certain part, be sure to remember the following tips from our Search Function FAQ.