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  • 07:46 DIY: How to Bend Your Brake or Fuel Lines

    DIY: How to Bend Your Brake or Fuel Lines

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    Hagerty's Kyle Smith walks you through how to properly bend brake or fuel lines for your classic car. Hagerty’s DIY series is your handy-dandy, easy-to-use video guide to tackling small projects any classic car or truck owner might encounter during the co

  • 02:41 Popular Thanks for an awesome 2017 (plus a bonus Barn Find Hunter easter egg!)

    Thanks for an awesome 2017 (plus a bonus Barn Find Hunter easter egg!)

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    Whether it was rebuilding engines or an automatic transmission, uncovering dusty, forgotten classics in barns, and warehouses across the country, or rejuvenating old project cars and putting their owners back on the road, 2017 was a hell of a ride. Thanks

  • 05:33 Popular Why Indy is Racing's Mecca | Hagerty Behind the Wheel - Episode 2

    Why Indy is Racing's Mecca | Hagerty Behind the Wheel - Episode 2

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    Until a few years ago, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was open exclusively to professional race car drivers. It wasn’t until the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association hosted a race in 2013 that opened it up to amateur drivers like Hagerty editor-in-chief

  • 09:38 Popular Barn Find Hunter | 1972 De Tomaso Pantera Entombed in Trailer for 35 Years - Ep. 22

    Barn Find Hunter | 1972 De Tomaso Pantera Entombed in Trailer for 35 Years - Ep. 22

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    We left our viewers hanging at the end of the last episode of The Barn Find Hunter, but classic car aficionado and host Tom Cotter is back and ready to reveal one of the show’s most significant finds so far. In this episode, Tom uses bolt cutters to open

  • 06:06 Volkswagen Beetle Engine Rebuild Time Lapse | Redline Rebuild #7

    Volkswagen Beetle Engine Rebuild Time Lapse | Redline Rebuild #7

    by Mel Added 98 Views / 0 Likes

    Don’t let anyone tell you that rebuilding an old Volkswagen Beetle engine is easy. After countless hours of work, some busted knuckles, more than a few trips to the parts store, some heavy-duty Googling, and another 30,000 photos, we present our seventh R

  • 11:16 Popular DIY | How to Build Spark Plug Wires

    DIY | How to Build Spark Plug Wires

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    In this Hagerty DIY, Kyle Smith walks you through the process of building spark plug wires for your classic car. Hagerty’s DIY series is your handy-dandy, easy-to-use video guide to tackling small projects any classic car or truck owner might encounter du

  • 21:50 Popular Gypsy Rose: Lowrider Legend | Historic Vechicle Association Documentary

    Gypsy Rose: Lowrider Legend | Historic Vechicle Association Documentary

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    Southern California has a long history of developing automotive subcultures and then exporting them to the rest of the world, but no niche is quite as flashy or culturally iconic as the lowrider. And no lowrider is as groundbreaking as the Gypsy Rose, a 1

  • 10:00 Popular Will the Corvair Kill You? | Hagerty Behind the Wheel - Episode 1

    Will the Corvair Kill You? | Hagerty Behind the Wheel - Episode 1

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    In 1965, a young lawyer named Ralph Nader published a book, "Unsafe at Any Speed," which was a harsh critique of automotive safety. One chapter of the book was dedicated to the curious handling of the Chevrolet Corvair, which Nader called “the one-car acc

  • 19:52 Popular The Wrenchmen | Larry's 1964 Volvo 1800S - Episode 6

    The Wrenchmen | Larry's 1964 Volvo 1800S - Episode 6

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    Have you ever had a project that’s stuck, stalled, or over your head? Sometimes it just takes an extra set of eyes and an extra set of hands. Enter “The Wrenchmen”—Matt and Davin—who travel the country getting classic cars back on the road. In Episode 6,

  • 22:32 Popular Barn Find Hunter | Forgotten warehouse full of cars must go! - Ep. 21

    Barn Find Hunter | Forgotten warehouse full of cars must go! - Ep. 21

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    Searching through New Hampshire, Tom Cotter digs up everything from off-beat Volkswagens to a fabulous warehouse of odds and ends that spans the classic spectrum. This episode of “Barn Find Hunter” kicks off with Tom peeling back the cover on an unrestore

  • 05:26 The Detailer - Derek Bemiss | The Craftsmen Series

    The Detailer - Derek Bemiss | The Craftsmen Series

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    Derek Bemiss modestly refers to himself as “just some street detailer from Huntington Beach,” but he’s so much more than that. His skill has earned him access to some unbelievable cars, and the California detailer has leant his hand to everything from Gre

  • 08:22 Popular DIY | How to adjust timing - 350 Chevy small-block

    DIY | How to adjust timing - 350 Chevy small-block

    by Mel Added 148 Views / 0 Likes

    In this Hagerty DIY, Kyle Smith walks you through the process of adjusting timing on a Chevy small-block engine. Hagerty’s DIY series is your handy-dandy, easy-to-use video guide to tackling small projects any classic car or truck owner might encounter du

  • 05:37 Popular Kids restore dad’s 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T in memory of late mother | Classic of the Year

    Kids restore dad’s 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T in memory of late mother | Classic of the Year

    by Mel Added 157 Views / 0 Likes

    Hundreds of Hagerty employees spend their days speaking with clients about their cars. Several years ago, we decided to collect these stories and each month we let the entire company vote on their favorite, which becomes our Classic of the Month. At the e

  • 02:25 Flat Out | 1978 Datsun 280Z

    Flat Out | 1978 Datsun 280Z

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    Say goodbye to parade laps. This is Flat Out, which means you're about to get a taste of your favorite classic cars being pushed to their limits. All it takes is a worthy ride, an open track, and a driver willing to test his or her mettle at the ragged ed

  • 17:24 Popular Barn Find Hunter | Dusty Jaguar E-Types, a rusty Porsche and an angry opossum   - Ep. 20

    Barn Find Hunter | Dusty Jaguar E-Types, a rusty Porsche and an angry opossum - Ep. 20

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    Barn Find Hunter Tom Cotter has been hunting cars since he was 12 and has discovered more than his share of hidden gems. So when he says, “This is what dreams are made of,” you can take it to the bank. In BFH, episode 20, presented by Shell and Quaker Sta

  • 21:02 Popular The McGee Roadster: Hot Rod Legend | Historic Vehicle Association Documentary

    The McGee Roadster: Hot Rod Legend | Historic Vehicle Association Documentary

    by Mel Added 239 Views / 0 Likes

    The 1932 Ford roadster is widely considered to be the quintessential hot rod platform. Of the many ’32s turned out over the years, none is as important as the McGee Roadster, the trendsetting car that set the bar for hot rod style in period and remains an

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