March 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Lister LSX # 15

Beck lister #15 . This car in 2001 Run&Gun Kit car event,took second overall for all combined classes, Chuck took 1st overall. Prototype Beck Lister with raised windshield , top and side windows. This Lister has a LSX454 ,650HP,610 ft tq,from a GM /Thompson racing engines tune. TremacTKO600 5 spd ,Scattershield, Mcleod RXT clutch , Dana 44 -3;07gear. 4- wheel disc brakes ,335 rear tires,265 front. Rear flares from Randy Beck,Real halibrands re-machined by Chuck and 13"BBS rim halves…

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Added by Michael Ciccotelli on March 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Corvette Museum Motorsports Park Approved In Kentucky

AUTOS: Corvette Museum Motorsports Park Approved In Kentucky
Huge facility would include a double road course, an autocross pad and a quarter-mile drag strip; projected cost is $35 million.
Nelson Ireson  | http://motorauthority.com  |  Posted March 27,…
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Added by Stephen Page on March 28, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments

VINTAGE: Goodwood To Honor Corvette

England's Festival of Speed to mark the 60th anniversary of the Chevrolet prototype that led to the first Corvette sports cars.
Viknesh Vijayenthiran  | http://motorauthority.com  |  Posted March 14, 2012   Goodwood, GB…
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Added by Stephen Page on March 28, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

HSCC Evans Waterless Coolants 70’s Roadsports Championship

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Added by Jason Hubbard on March 28, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments

Honoring 'the King of the Ring'

Honoring 'the King of the Ring'

Driver Stefan Bellof, Who Died 25 Years Ago, Set One of Racing's Most Astonishing Records

By A.J. BAIME

Sutton Motorsports/Zuma Press

Stefan Bellof, in blue car at left, in third…

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Added by Stephen Page on March 21, 2012 at 9:10am — No Comments

Frank Nicodemus, Sr Testimonials Superior Classic Cadillac Restorer

Frank Nicodemus, Sr World Renowed Superior Classic Cadillac Restorer

I have been a customer of Frank Nicodemus, Sr. for over 10 years. I worked with Frank on several projects. One project was the restoration of my 1960 Cadillac.  We communicated frequently and worked together on the restoration of my 1960 Cadillac.  I watched in amazement through the…

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Added by Frank Nicodemus on March 20, 2012 at 10:05am — No Comments

Frank Nicodemus, Sr - My Passion For Classic Cadillac's - Chapter 2

Passion For Classic Cadillac'sMy passion for Cadillac’s began in 1960 and I can remember the 1957 Cadillac on display at a local Cadillac dealer in the Bronx, New York, where I grew up.  My next door neighbor owned a Shell gas station.  He purchased a brand new 1960 Eldorado Biarritz Convertible.  It was a plum color exterior and a white leather interior with a white top.

It was at that time my interest grew…

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Added by Frank Nicodemus on March 20, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

To my trained eye, I can pull details out of a photograph..

A picture always makes a subject look better.  To my trained eye, I can pull details out of a photograph such as defects as the misalignment of a bumper, grilles or doors, showing gaps, giving me a general idea how the sheet metal is fitting on the car.  I have looked at a photo front shot and I will notice that one side is leaning down, the obvious result of a small fender bender that was not put back to its proper height and spacing.  In many my many years as a classic car and…

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Added by Frank Nicodemus on March 20, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments

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Classic Cadillac Grilles Bullet and Blades

1959 and 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Grilles Bullets and Blades.

How Do I Clean My Front Grille On My Car And Make The Shine Last?

This is one of the most frequent questions that I am asked by classic Cadillac owners. The front grille and bullets are…

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Added by Frank Nicodemus on March 19, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jaguar Heritage Racing Launched

Jaguar C and D Type1 295x196 Jaguar Heritage Racing Launched

For the first time since 1956, works-supported Jaguar C- and D-types will race again at venues including Goodwood and the Nurburgring as part of Jaguar Heritage Racing programme.

The Jaguar Heritage Racing will support numerous events on the historic motoring calendar, including the Mille Miglia,…

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Added by Stephen Page on March 14, 2012 at 5:15am — No Comments

1937 Fiat 1500 Ghia This is a 1 of 1 built by Ghia on Special order for the Italian Embassy in South Africa in 1937The car was converted to RHD in the 1990's, it has a 1500cc 6 cylinder, 4 speed man…

1937 Fiat 1500 Ghia


This is a 1 of 1 built by Ghia on Special order for the Italian Embassy in South Africa in 1937



The car was converted to RHD in the 1990's, it has a 1500cc 6 cylinder, 4 speed manual, it was restored over a period of about 8 years from 1992 to 1998.comes with 2 spare engines , gearbox ,front and rear axles , clutch and pressure plate ( should be enough parts to…

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Added by Paul Vidler on March 12, 2012 at 3:40am — No Comments

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2012 – Auction Preview

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Added by Stephen Page on March 1, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments

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