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    Auto Motor Klassiek today a guest at BNR Media Affairs

    Auto Motor Klassiek is a guest at BNR Media Affairs today. The BNR radio program, presented by Harm Edens, focuses on developments in advertising, media and marketing. In the radio broadcast of 31 March, Frank Bouckaert (commercial) and Erik van Putten (editor) will Auto Motor Klassiek represent. Multiple themes In the More

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    A FIAT limousine

    Extend a Fiat more than a meter? Then you get a very long 500. The extended Fiat 2300 in the April issue of AMK has also become very impressive. This bolide for dignitaries weighs more than one and a half tons. And the open roof provides space for the passenger if he or she has a More

  • Still impressive: the Scott Flying Squirrel
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    Still impressive: the Scott Flying Squirrel

    Two-strokes have in the meantime become history due to environmental requirements. And that while the Jawas from the fifties and early sixties were technically sophisticated and reliable, in the seventies and eighties the Suzuki T 500, GT 750 and the legendary Kawasaki three-cylinder were highly topical and very impressive. But just after More

  • The men behind Porsche
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    The men behind Porsche

    There are few brands that appeal to the imagination as much as the Porsche brand. The name Porsche has actually been associated with technical innovation and top quality since 1900. And dynamic sportsmanship. And it was three highly gifted engineers with the same last name that made the brand a legend. you read it More

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    DIY repair: a coupling cable

    Clutch cables have had plastic eyes for years. And that system is very reliable until the stain is old enough. Then the cable breaks on the eye. Unfortunately. But clutch cables are usually easy to find. Except when it comes to clutch cables from Real Exotics. Like that of the editorial 1900 cc Audi 100 More

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    Boy toys, internet and bygone dreams

    “We're stopping. It can no longer be done. Everything we have now will be sold with a 25% discount.” It was an answer to the question where the toy department had gone. Presented to the branch manager of the Mazzelshop in Leeuwarden, a former Walhalla for everyone with a preference for realistic toys from More

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    A VW Easter Bunny: the VW March Hare

    The Mach Hare… The March Hare. But not the one from Alice in Wonderland. This VW Easter Bunny is a kitcar from apparently the early 70s. We found it for sale a while ago through Hemmings. The asking price of $12500 has since been reduced. But it is and remains an Easter Bunny More

  • Ducati Scrambler head
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    When there were no marketers yet ...

    Then motorcycle factories did not make lifestyle items aimed at target groups, but motorcycles. The reborn Ducati Scramblers are very nice bikes, but rather the result of an almost perverse marketing strategy. That is, of course, well done. But the primal Scramblers, those were motorcycles that conquered hearts without an entire marketing process More

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    For the citizenry: the Jeep CJs

    The first issue of Spring 2016 features the history—and buying tips—of the Jeep CJ (civilian Jeep)'s. They were tools rather than automobiles. While retaining their essence, the CJs evolved somewhat. They bourgeoisied more than just in name. But their biggest change was in their buying audience. The More

  • Handy: Wire glue
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    Handy: Wire glue

    Of course we are all wizards when it comes to soldering. But some components, such as the original handlebar switches of certain Italian classic motorcycles, or circuit boards are quite heat sensitive. And if the soldering iron is just too hot, or is held against the connection to be soldered for too long, the switch receives a More

  • Classics and entrepreneurs
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    A kind of Linked'innetje?

    If you have three entrepreneurs from very different sectors within a week (transport, facility services and an installer) who have the same passion, then those entrepreneurs have a common denominator. In the context of AutoMotorKlassiek is that unexpected shared passion then of course the love for classics. And if you have people who share a passion, More

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