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  • 44:08 How we rebuilt our VW Beetle engine | Redline Rebuilds Explained - S1E4

    How we rebuilt our VW Beetle engine | Redline Rebuilds Explained - S1E4

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    Time to dim the lights and slow things down with yet another Redline Rebuild Explained! Watch and listen as we break down our 1973 Volkswagen Beetle engine rebuild. Hagerty’s Davin Reckow and Ben Woodworth take you through the ins and outs of the project

  • 55:08 DIY | How to rebuild a standard points distributor

    DIY | How to rebuild a standard points distributor

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    If your distributor isn’t working correctly, you’re gonna have a bad time. As an integral part of your engine’s ignition system, it’s imperative that it operates correctly. There are some relatively simple fixes for distributor problems, like changing you

  • 08:53 SOLD! Multi-million dollar barn finds cross the block | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 29

    SOLD! Multi-million dollar barn finds cross the block | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 29

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    You watched Tom Cotter discover them. Then you got to see him help relocate them. Now it’s time for the barn-find 427 Shelby Cobra and Ferrari 275 GTB/2 long-nose alloy coupe to cross the auction block. In this episode of Barn Find Hunter, Tom heads to Fl

  • 01:50 Avants  Tech Session & Ride-Alongs at Authentic Motorcars

    Avants Tech Session & Ride-Alongs at Authentic Motorcars

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    What a great way to celebrate the first sunny day in Seattle in months! Avants members got a private tour of Authentic Motorcars and the opportunity to go for a ride in some amazing automobiles including a BMW 2002Tii, Porsche 356B, Porsche 911 2.7, Ferra

  • 21:22 DIY | How to do your own pre-purchase car inspection

    DIY | How to do your own pre-purchase car inspection

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    Thinking about buying a classic car? Do your homework and watch this how-to inspection guide first. There can be all sorts of hidden terrors on old cars, so Hagerty’s Randy Clouse is here help you sniff them out so you know exactly what you’re getting. Wh

  • 02:47 Off-road '84 Toyota Celica GT is more fun than your car | Why I Drive - Ep. 3

    Off-road '84 Toyota Celica GT is more fun than your car | Why I Drive - Ep. 3

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    Close your eyes and imagine a tough off-roader. Maybe you’re thinking of a Wrangler or a Defender, but there’s almost no chance a 1984 Toyota Celica GT comes to mind. That didn’t stop Jon Rood from transforming his ‘84 Celica GT into a dirt-throwing, fish

  • 1:12:59 How we rebuilt a stock Ford 289 V-8 to Shelby GT350-like specs | Redline Rebuilds Explained

    How we rebuilt a stock Ford 289 V-8 to Shelby GT350-like specs | Redline Rebuilds Explained

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    We built this engine to go fast. But for now, it’s time to slow things down. We realize these time-lapse engine rebuilds go by in a blur, and some of you are hungry for more details on how they come together. Redline Rebuilds Explained is our way of divin

  • 10:45 Popular 289 Cobra named "Dirtbag" | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 28

    289 Cobra named "Dirtbag" | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 28

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    You can never have too much Cobra, right? Yes, Tom’s at it again with more Shelby goodness, this time at the behest of Cobra guru Lynn Park. Once inside the heavenly garage, we get a look at an original 289 Cobra—affectionately dubbed “Dirtbag”—which Lynn

  • 04:16 Breakdown | 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

    Breakdown | 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

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    Joel Mogul never thought he’d own a Ferrari, let alone a 1971 365 GTB/4. But when an old Ferrari team mechanic assured him the red Daytona sitting on jack stands—which hadn’t been driven for years, had seized shocks, and had only gum and varnish left in t

  • 02:29 Flat Out | 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

    Flat Out | 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

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    This week’s 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona serves up a power ballad of Italian aural sensation. Owner Joel Mogul, who brought the Ferrari back to life after it sat neglected for several years, has a serious love for the car that he never thought he’d have

  • 05:27 Popular Ford 289 V-8 engine rebuilt from basic to bruiser | Redline Rebuild #9

    Ford 289 V-8 engine rebuilt from basic to bruiser | Redline Rebuild #9

    by Mel Added 110 Views / 0 Likes

    Ask and you shall receive! A 289 small-block Ford was high on the request list for our next Redline Rebuild, and we made it happen. Starting with a stock 289 engine out of a totaled 1964 Ford Fairlane, we decided to have some fun and upgrade from stock wi

  • 09:15 Popular A smorgasbord of Swedish classics | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 27

    A smorgasbord of Swedish classics | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 27

    by Mel Added 144 Views / 0 Likes

    Win some, lose some. One week you uncover millions worth of dusty treasures, another you get a firmly slammed door in your face, as Tom Cotter knows all too well after decades of hunting for old cars. In this episode of Barn Find Hunter, Tom is rebuffed l

  • 02:46 Popular From back seat to driver's seat: Dave Kunz's '65 Ford Mustang | Why I Drive - Ep. 2

    From back seat to driver's seat: Dave Kunz's '65 Ford Mustang | Why I Drive - Ep. 2

    by Mel Added 156 Views / 0 Likes

    Dave Kunz grew up riding in the back seat of his aunt and uncle’s 1965 Ford Mustang. Years later, Dave was lucky enough to be able to buy that same car from them. Whether it’s the smell of the vinyl interior or the rumble of the 289 V-8 through dual exhau

  • 06:45 Popular Breakdown | 1965 Shelby GT350

    Breakdown | 1965 Shelby GT350

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    Steve Beck bought this 1965 GT350 for $900 on his 18th birthday, hoping to make an impression at his first big job interview as a mechanic. He got the job as soon as they saw the Shelby, and after years of track days, vintage racing, and more than a few s

  • 02:12 Popular Flat Out | 1965 Shelby GT350

    Flat Out | 1965 Shelby GT350

    by Mel Added 101 Views / 0 Likes

    This week's 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang represents 43 years of partnership between man and machine. Steve Beck bought this GT350 for $900 on his 18th birthday, hoping to make an impression at his first big job interview as a mechanic. He got the job as soon

  • 10:08 Super clean & original cars sat for decades in California garage | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 26

    Super clean & original cars sat for decades in California garage | Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 26

    by Mel Added 58 Views / 0 Likes

    Barn Find Hunter extraordinaire Tom Cotter is in southern California again to further his endless search for forgotten classics. A local bookstore owner gives Tom a tip about a woman whose car-loving husband recently passed away. Tom soon discovers that t

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