Creating Contrast

Creating Contrast

Second to the thrill of the hunt, which is finding that elusive classic or holy grail piece of automotive history in a shed, barn or back ally garage, is creating contrast. Taking a rat shit filled old jalopy, rusted into the ground car, and getting it back on the...
The Brougham Society

The Brougham Society

The Brougham Society- Long hoods, plush pillow top seats, interior gallery lighting, and trimmings that would out do Grandma’s Thanksgiving table.  These Cadillac models were the last of the long bodies. The last cars with chrome  bumpers and external...
Bout with a Beemer— 1989 BMW 325i E30 Garage Rescue

Bout with a Beemer— 1989 BMW 325i E30 Garage Rescue

It has been said that the most expensive used car is a BMW. After rescuing this ’89 BMW 325i E30 from shelf duty in the front of a garage, I understood why the repair costs on BMWs are so high.  Pictured below is how I first saw this E30 BMW two years...
Iola Car Show 2019

Iola Car Show 2019

Midwest Mopars Does the Iola Car Show Over a year in the making, a group of members from Midwest Mopars recently attended the Iola Old Car show near Steven’s Point Wisconsin. The club was invited to participate in the Iola Old Car Show’s Calling All Car Clubs theme....

Managing Your Automotive Restoration

They say if you do what you love you will never work a day in your life. A passion of mine, second to restoring cars is managing projects. As a professional project manager by day, a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified by Project Management Institute, I...