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Summer Memories

It’s that time of year again – summer! These are the times we look so forward to all winter long – warm summer days that blend seamlessly into the night, giving us plenty of time for those classic car get-togethers. It’s the time we hit the car shows and enjoy the company of fellow automotive […]

Future Collectible: 1994-1996 Caprice

By Jim Downum #21295383, Lake Zurich, IL When most car people talk about the 1994-1996 full-size Chevy era, most talk centers around the Impala SS model. Having owned both a ’95 and ’96 Impala SS brand new, I can tell you first hand it was the only big Chevy we had on our minds back […]

Tire Cleaning: 101

This may seem like a super simple little project, but believe me, when your tires have been coated in primer overspray, it’s not. Our project Chevelle was in the shop undergoing bodywork, primer, more bodywork, more primer, some finessing bodywork, a little more primer…well, you get the idea. The car was moved around in the […]

Rockin’ Down the Highway

Ever think about how big a part music plays as it relates to our classic car hobby? I’ve had my ear buds in for the past half hour and what comes on the iPod? The Doobie Brothers’ “Rockin’ Down The Highway”. A driving song if there ever was one! This particular tune has almost landed […]

The Cars of Cuba

The Cars of Cuba Story and Photography by Ranny Robertson #13039957, Glen Allen, VA I had the opportunity to see the cars of Cuba in February of last year on a “people to people” or “humanitarian” visa. We flew directly from Miami into Havana– it was a real step back in time. I found the […]

Manufacturing Reproduction Auto Parts

Although this feature specifically references Tri-5 Chevy parts, it will be of interest to owners and fans of all classic Chevrolets, including the Late Great Chevys. All of our older Chevys utilized pot metal and the chroming process in the manufacture of emblems, bezels and other trim items. This is how it’s done. Story and […]

Top-Of-The-Line: 1966 Caprice 2-Door Sport Coupe

Rekindling memories in a 1966 Chevrolet Caprice 2-Door Sport Coupe By Adam Morales In 1965, we lived next door to the local Chevrolet Dealership. In October of that year I saw a load of cars being delivered on a transport truck. On the very top was an amazing 2-door Caprice! It was love at first […]

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama

The Chevrolets of the GM Motorama 1953-1956 Text by David W. Temple Photos as credited The GM Motorama was an elaborate auto show held eight times between 1949 and 1961. Those held consecutively from 1953 to 1956 are the ones best remembered because those shows featured dream cars typically built of fiberglass– such as the […]

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There?

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There? Do we have any scale modelers out there? With the thousands of car fans we have reading our blogs, we must have some scale modelers who’d love to see their handi-work on our pages here. <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-2983" src="http://blog.ecklerscorvette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Chevy-Truck-scale-model.jpg” alt=”Chevy-Truck-scale-model” width=”625″ height=”237″ /> I know it’s been […]