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How Have You Modified Your Car and To What Extent?

How Have You Modified Your Car and To What Extent?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 14 Apr 2014
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I can’t explain it—it just happens. And I bet it happens to a lot of you. I am speaking about the "slippery slope," a fallacious argument that hypothesizes that a tiny first step leads to a chain of related events culminating into something much bigger. That is what happens when I buy a car, but instead of bigger, I start down the slippery slope of making it better.

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Want to Buy a Classic Car for Forty Percent Less?

Want to Buy a Classic Car for Forty Percent Less?

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 2 Apr 2014 / 3 Comments Read More

Petrolicious readers no doubt spend countless hours poring over the auto classifieds when the fancy strikes them. In fact, Petrolicious has just launched its own “Market Finds” section where we highlight some interesting and often rare automotive finds for sale. But what if I could tell you that you could purchase almost any car that you desired for thirty to forty percent less?

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What Tool Brand Are You Loyal To?

What Tool Brand Are You Loyal To?

By Josh Clason / 31 Mar 2014
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Part of the reason I drive a vintage car is that it was designed to last and I want a tool that shares that very same characteristic. There is something about a tool that is well crafted, and even if it feels a little silly to admit, I get a lot of pleasure out of something so simple as rebuilding and taking care of these tools.

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Your Ultimate Vintage Car Radio Source

Your Ultimate Vintage Car Radio Source

By Petrolicious Productions / 20 Dec 2012
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Ah...the joys of restoring a rare classic. You've spent countless hours toiling over that beloved restoration job or paid embarrassing sums to someone else to do it for you. Your unobtainable jewel of a vehicle is finally finished and you're ready to enjoy it and show it off. There's just one thing missing: a period-correct radio. Are you going to take the easy road and just put in a blanking plate in that hole? Heck no! Lino Carlini is here to the rescue and he's just an email away.

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