1961 Impala: Bad To The Bone

1961 Impala: Bad To The Bone. My interest in cars started when I was about 10 years old, back in 1957. My father was a body and fender man at a small Chevy/Olds/Cadillac dealership in Tama, Iowa. I’ve never gotten over the car thing! I have had over 50 cars, most of which were Chevys. […]

Hobbies

Hobbies Here’s an interesting discussion – hobbies. Since you’re reading this, classic cars are obviously one of yours. Are they at the top of your “hobby list”? Meaning, out of all the things you’re interested in, do they hold the Numero Uno spot? They do for me. But my interest isn’t just classic cars – […]

At the Drive-in

At the Drive-in Yes, I know it’s still winter and drive-in movie theaters are probably not on your radar– well, yet anyway. How did I possibly get onto this subject you ask? I recently went online and checked out one of my old haunts– the 99W Drive-In, in Newberg, Oregon. Of course, being in the […]

1966 Chevy Impala 427: Heavy Hitter

Story and photography by Tom Shaw 1966 Chevy Impala 427: Heavy Hitter This super sweet ’66 has all the good stuff – the blockbuster L72 427, M21 close ratio 4-speed, 3.31:1 Posi-Traction axle, and F41 Special Suspension. Hold the power steering, brakes, A/C, buzz windows and all that jazz. It’s not even a Super Sport, […]

Chevy Classics Magazine

Chevy Classics Magazine If you haven’t heard of Chevy Classics yet, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you. Before you start thinking “wow, another Chevy magazine”, let me jump right in here and tell you flat out – it’s not. Here’s how we’re different: We’re a club-based magazine, meaning our publication is for […]

Top Twenty-Five Greatest Chevrolets

By Chuck Barrett Top Twenty-Five Greatest Chevrolets How great is the Chevrolet brand and how much influence has Chevrolet had on the United States and the rest of the world? If someone asked you to name the top twenty-five most significant vehicle models for any automobile manufacturer other than Chevrolet, you would be hard pressed […]

Truckin’

Truckin’ Who doesn’t like trucks? No matter what kind of car person you are, chances are you’re also a truck fan. People don’t look at trucks and say, “um nope, I’ve never really liked them”. In fact, in certain parts of the country, you’d get a whuppin’ for saying something like that. Trucks are about […]

The Bucket List

The Bucket List. Remember that movie from back in ’07 with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman? They team up to do a bunch of wild and wonderful stuff they’ve always wanted to do before they die. There’s more to it than that, but that’s the gist of the story. One of the cool “car guy” […]

Road Trips: Plan One!

Road Trips: Plan One! You may be wondering why I’m writing about road trips now that it’s wintertime. Well, most road trips take planning, and what better time to do that than now? Spring always gets here faster than we expect, then summer. Besides, planning a trip now will help you tune out those winter […]

Two Websites You Need To Know About

I’d like to let you in on something. There are two websites you need to know about. You will find this information very useful. It concerns a couple of lesser-known websites that you should be aware of. One will let you know your car’s value, the other will let you know what your ride’s correct […]