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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? 

A 1967 Mustang Notchback Coupe That's Staying All in the Family

Passing down a pony car to younger family members is a great way to keep the American Muscle Car Hobby growing strong. It's also a wonderful way to nurture families here in the U.S. and around the world with a great hobby that can be shared and enjoyed.

Hemmings "Fox Body Rehab" Supercharged 1991 Mustang Project

"Go out and buy yourself a Fox Body before they get too expensive, because these cars are a hoot. They're just a hoot. One hundred percent drivable, super comfortable... the Fox is a perfect first V8 muscle car," remarked Mike Musto as he closed out the final episode in Hemmings' six-part "Fox Body Rehab" video series. This project used some tasteful, period-correct mods to build a 1991 Ford Mustang into "cassette-era perfection," including a Procharger supercharger, a cowl hood from Classic Industries, and track-ready wheel and tire setup.

Horse Trading - 1965 C Code Mustang Fastback For a 1966 K Code GT 2+2

First generation Ford Mustang enthusiasts know that the fastest 1965-66 Ford Mustangs are the Shelby GT350 2+2's. Most of these limited production Shelby's were thinly disguised SCCA race cars that were built for the street for homologation purposes. A scant 36 of them were full-on racing machines that dominated SCCA B production racing in 1965 and 1966. These beauteous beasts are still vintage raced to this day. They're often competing heads-up against 1963-65 Shelby Cobra 289-powered roadsters.

A Pair of '66 Ponies - Mustang Convertible & Shelby GT350 Tribute

Being immersed in the classic car hobby can lead to many great lifetime adventures and pursuits. Beach Gypsy Classics (BGC) is a growing business venture based in Orange County, California. Huntington Beach firefighter, paramedic, resident, and longstanding Classic Industries customer Chuck Stubbing, with his wife Kelly, started BGC after renovating a Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang notchback coupe.

1993 Fox Mustang - Style & Speed for Street, Strip, Track, & Show

Somewhere along the streets of San Jose, CA there's a Reef Blue Fox body Mustang a prowlin'. You're apt to hear it before you see it, and by the time you see it, it's gone baby gone. The personalized license plate reads STL SLW. Is this 1993 Mustang coupe named after the famous racehorse Seattle Slew? No. The plate stands for STILL SLOW.

1965 Mustang Fastback - Cale Yarborough Eat Your Heart Out!

A year after deciding not to purchase a 1969 Shelby GT350 Mustang, I was still regretting passing up on buying that rare and racy machine. I had used some of that money by investing in myself and going back to school to obtain a K through 8th grade multiple subject teaching credential. Looking back, I made many positive life decisions in that year since not buying the GT350.

The Wild Horse Galloped Away - 1969 Shelby GT350 Mustang Fastback

While perusing the antique car classifieds section of the Orange County Register in the summer of 1994, I read a listing that sounded too good to be true. Someone had advertised a 1969 Shelby GT350 Mustang SportsRoof for sale, and it sounded like the deal of the century. According to the Kelley Gold Book for that year the car was underpriced by at least $4,000.