Holy Toledo Comic
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posted by: Ray Guarino

My younger brother Mike had grown up to become a true car guy. Shunning the conveniences and boredom of driving a new car, he instead gravitated towards building his own rides. Some people found the dichotomy quite odd, as he was a certified A-mechanic at a Porsche dealership, yet drove to work in a primer grey ’55 Nomad wagon or on a Shovelhead chopper. You’ve possibly seen this type of character portrayed in the movies; one who looks totally out of place in his environment yet functions with an ethereal calmness while surrounded by the calamities of daily life.

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BillI Carberrry of Cap-A Radiator gets asked this question so often that he feels like a broken record telling the pros & cons over and over. He is not a scientist, chemist or engineer but based on his more than 32 years of experience in the radiator business here is his opinion on which is better; copper or aluminum radiators.

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1965 GTO in Body Shop
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posted by: Ray Guarino
Article appeared on Restore An Old Car website
1965 gto on flatbed

Beginnings

In the early part of 1979, Ray Guarino found a donor Ram Air Pontiac motor to fit into his 1965 GTO project car. It was quickly treated to a camshaft from Nunzi's Automotive (THE Pontiac Guru in the East Coast ), a set of Hooker three-tube headers, a Holley mechanical-secondary spread-bore carburetor and a re-curved distributor. The 400ci engine pulled strong and worked well with the wide ratio Borg-Warner T-10, sourced from a '62 Impala, with a 3.73:1 12-bolt posi out back.
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posted by: Ray Guarino

For one reason or another you’ve decided to undertake a repair job on your car; it could be the soccer-mom minivan, the weekday station car, or the classic weekend road demon, but it needs parts and it needs them now.  The question is where to purchase them. The three options we’ll discuss in this article are:

  1. The Online Only/E-Commerce Giants like Amazon & Rock Auto,
  2. The Regional/Local Chain Auto Parts Store (AutoZone, O’Reilly, NAPA), and
  3. The Local Mom & Pop Auto Parts Store.
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