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The Art of Restraint: LS7-Powered 1970 Z28

When you're building a custom classic car from the ground up, there's a strong temptation to go big and bold. While we certainly appreciate flashy, show-stopping builds with bright paint and aggressive bodywork, there's also something to be said for keeping it simple. For Steve, the owner of this 1970 Camaro Z28, an understated custom was exactly what he wanted from day one. The result took 10 years to achieve, and was recently featured by the YouTube channel AutotopiaLA.

Choosing the Perfect Carpet for Your Muscle Car: Good, Better, or Best

Installing new carpet in your American muscle car or truck is a fantastic way to lay the groundwork for transforming your vehicle's interior. Sears & Roebuck Co., a renowned mail order and retail giant, popularized the Good-Better-Best approach to marketing their extensive range of products. Who can forget the exceptional quality of Sears' Best Craftsman tools that stood the test of time? Classic Industries employs a similar strategy when it comes to carpet options, ensuring that finding the perfect carpet for your ride is a breeze.

Photo Gallery & Article - The 74th Annual Grand National Roadster Show

How time flies! There have now been 74 annual Grand National Roadster Shows. The 74th GNRS took place on Friday, February 2 through Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the Pomona, CA Fairplex. Al and Mary Slonaker presented the first GNRS in 1950 in Oakland, CA. In 2004, the Grand National Roadster Show moved from Northern California to its present home at the Pomona Fairplex in Southern California.

Classic Industries Featured Restorations - Is Your Vehicle Ready?

Here's a quiz question for you that has several answers. Like with many tests, there is only one correct answer. The question is, "What do all of these cars shown in the lead photo have in common? 

Building a Dream: The Journey of Renewing a 1976 Camaro

When Robert Heil purchased his 1976 Camaro, he was 15 and didn't have a driver's license yet. It's just as well. His Camaro was missing two key items - the engine and the transmission. Over the course of the last four years, Robert has sourced all the parts he needs to get his Camaro running well and looking good.

A Journey of Love: 1972 Chevy Rally Nova That's Still Running Strong

This original Chevrolet Rally Nova was purchased new at Sunset Chevrolet in Sumner, Washington on June 13, 1972. This is one of only 33,319 built in 1972. It was purchased by my mom. She had told me, her at the time 19-year-old son and current owner, she was looking to purchase a new car and asked what I recommended. I told her that the Nova was a pretty nice car and recommended that she look into it. She headed out looking at new cars, and a few hours later she came back with a brand-new 1972 Mojave Gold Rally Nova with black vinyl top.

Hot Rod Hauler: Roadster Shop 1960 El Camino

Back in the late 1950s, automakers were trying wild and wonderful things. Fins, sweeping body lines, elaborate chrome trim, and aircraft-inspired styling cues were plentiful. So, it's no surprise that this was also the time when General Motors greenlit a now-legendary blend of family car and pickup truck: the Chevrolet El Camino. The 1960 El Camino seen here is an elaborate yet tasteful build from the restomod wizards at Roadster Shop in Illinois.

Incredible Barn Find Video: 1966 Corvette L72 427 CI / 425 HP V8 Coupe

Imagine finding a 1966 Corvette coupe that has its original L72, 427-cubic inch big-block V8 engine, the engine that was conservatively rated at 425-horsepower, and the Sting Ray has 66,000 original miles! If you were a Country Music artist like say David Ball, you'd write a song about such an incredible find. Maybe you'd have the creativity to call the song, "Riding with Private Malone."

A High End Pro Touring 1969 Camaro For Reliving the Glory Days

Owning an American pony car can get you feeling like you did as a teenager. Windows down, stereo jamming, and your long hair blowing in the wind with your muscle machine bombing down the road, and your girlfriend, boyfriend, or buddy riding shot gun; those were the days.

A Tale of Too Many - 1964 Corvette C2 Convertible

A large number of vintage Chevrolet Corvette enthusiasts admire the 1963-1967 Corvette C2's the most of all the eight generations of the Corvette from 1953 to the present. There are many reasons why the C2 Corvette is so sought after. If you're unfamiliar with the 1963-1967 Corvette, you can learn all about the C2 by reading this article: 1963-67 C2 Corvette: History, Prices, Engine Options, & Production Numbers.