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Coalition Formed To Save The Bonneville Salt Flats
Save the Salt Coalition Posted April 21 2011 05:04 PM by h3nry

National Landmark Needs Salt Replenishment Program A number of prominent organizations have formed the " Save the Salt Coalition " to protect the Bonneville Salt Flats (BSF) from continued deterioration due to salt brine...

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July 8th "Collector Car Appreciation Day"
Sema Secures U.S. Senate Resolution Posted April 15 2011 02:18 PM by h3nry

SEMA SECURES U.S. SENATE RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY 8th AS "COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY" Lawmakers Acknowledge Importance of Collection and Restoration of Historic and Classic Cars

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Dates announced for next year
Super Chevy 2011 Posted October 20 2010 02:49 PM by RManson

The Super Chevy Show announced its 2011 schedule today, featuring 12 events, with stops at four new facilities, including an international visit to Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The national...

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SEMA, The SAN, and www.carinitiative.com
Legalize It! Posted August 19 2010 03:38 PM by RManson

It’s an exciting time for the auto enthusiast, be it muscle cars, hot rods, or in our case, classic trucks. Never before has there been such a vast industry to support our hobby with technologies that rival the latest to...

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Bay Area Shop Robbed!
Your help is needed! Posted April 12 2010 11:41 PM by RManson

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=464834

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Classic Instruments Vintage Gauge Shop
Check out the comparison between our old cluster and the newly restored unit! Posted February 11 2010 10:31 AM by RManson

We sent out the gauge cluster from the '52 Pontiac dash we grafted into our F-1 to Classic Instruments' Custom Shop and thought we'd give you guys a sneak peek at the end results. We'll cover the full install as well as...

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Filed under: Miscellaneous, Custom Auto Body, Vintage Truck Talk, 1950s Trucks  | 

Here's the '68 GMC on a trailer behind my '05 GMC
CCT 68 GMC  Shortbed Project Posted March 25 2009 03:36 PM by John Gilbert

Mama's little baby loves shortbeds! Here's the '68 Jimmy on my tandem trailer getting hauled out of the orange grove and headed to its new life as a shortbed.

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Filed under: Classic Truck News, Classic Truck Events, Custom Auto Body, Vintage Truck Talk, 1960s Trucks  | 

Bargain Buy Now Happy Wal-Mart Boom Bust Pop
Flatulent Cows Kill Kyoto Coyote Posted August 18 2008 12:32 AM by John Gilbert

Let's see what kind of goofy Google ads pop up with one. One thing is for sure this is the last time I drink coffee before I go to bed.

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The Psychology oF Color
Custom Painters Are All Crazy Posted July 27 2008 09:43 AM by John Gilbert

I guess just like the pot can call the kettle black, I can say all custom painters are crazy. And while I'm at it, should I mention we are lazy too?

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Flex-Fuel S10 Update
Alternative Fool... Er, Uh, Fuel Posted July 15 2008 09:47 PM by John Gilbert

Alternative fuel, or fool? I don't think I mentioned this in my last blog, but my little '00 S10 with a 2.2 four-banger dynoed with 149 horsepower to the rear wheels on Nitrous. After I drove away from the dyno my "Check...

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Super Light Battery, Will It Help?
Specific Non Gravity Posted July 10 2008 03:56 PM by John Gilbert

It's not a knee-jerk response, but I have a side project going right now its a 2000 S-10 I bought eight years ago. The little bugger has a 2.2 4-banger with a Tremec 5-speed.

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California Hands-Free Cellphone Law As Of July 1
Hands-Free Driving Means Look Ma, No Hands! Posted July 1 2008 10:57 PM by John Gilbert

Today was the first day of California's Hands-Free cellphone law. While most people went out and bought a Bluetooth, I'm using the cheap headphone thing that came with my Blackberry... I call it a Bucktooth.

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IRS Bad, Worse, Or Better?
A Little Something I Forgot About IRS Rearends Posted June 28 2008 04:43 PM by John Gilbert

Independent Rear Suspension is not a subject that is new to me, but I have to admit there's a few things about it that I had forgotten.

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June 19 2008 CCT Thursday News
The Thursday News Posted June 18 2008 10:10 PM by John Gilbert

Posting a weekly update on here every Thursday to share with Custom Classic Trucks' print and online readers what we are up to behind the scenes has been something I have wanted to do since 1964.

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Best Baked Potato Recipe
Things You Will Never See On Here Again Posted June 16 2008 05:00 PM by John Gilbert

Okay, first I want to thank all of you folks that expressed enjoying a certain amount of comic relief by reading the blog on here about clam chowder and the different ways it can affect a celebrity consumer's metabolisim....

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