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  • Ariens Harley

    Harley-Davidson: A chiseled purchase?

    Then you are faced with a few areas of tension: Factory original copies are rare. Plus the well-known statement “You don't write off anything on a Harley”. The bike in the photos started life as an 883 Sportster. The block grew to 1200 cc and was further tuned. In the conversion to a 'high legger', the builder ran about […] More

  • Ford Mustang California special

    Ford Mustang 'California special' by Meindert (1968) is a special version 

    There is something fascinating about wandering about a dismantling company, you never know what you will encounter. But sometimes you see something that makes your blood flow faster. Like a 1968 Mustang California special that recently swapped the dark garage for the outdoors. Driving around in this Mustang is now almost a dream, at least there is a guarantee for a smile and fun eyes for Meindert.  More

  • Chevy Corvair (1963)

    Chevrolet Corvair (1963). René Kennis wants to see the 'life' of the car. 

    The insidious rust did little damage to this sheet metal victim, so it was far from succumbed. There is no doubt that nursing is needed. The plans are therefore to fight the robber knight (rust), but there will be no total restoration, because René believes that you should continue to see the 'life' of the American. So no major visible changes, the paint remains patina. The improvements come with the engine overhaul and the restoration of the sheet metal.  More

  • Chevrolet Corvair

    Chevrolet Corvair. Finally recognition

    With his book Unsafe At Any Speed, the young lawyer Ralph Nader spotlighted the carelessness of American manufacturers in the field of the safety of their cars in the 60s. The book caused a lot of controversy and it did not do the sales example, the Chevrolet Corvair, any good. But was that six-cylinder really that unsafe? Much later, the story turned out to be something like Marcel van Dam's exploding Exota bottles: the writer, the ambitious young lawyer, had a fantastic publicity vehicle. More

  • Crosley fire engine

    Crosley, the American Volkswagen

    … And less successful than hoped. The Crosley, the brainchild of Powell Crosley, was the first mass-produced small American car. Crosley started his career in radio and radio broadcasting bizniz. But he was a real thinker and also 'made' fridges, washing machines and even airplanes without any problems. But he actually liked cars the most. More

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