Hemmings Classic Car October 2021

Each issue is packed with photos and coverage of American classic cars from the Brass Era through the 70's.

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labor of love

Manufactured at great expense, the luxurious Continental Mark II was only produced in 1956 and 1957 model years. A total of 3,014 cars were built during that two-year run. The struggle with such a rare vehicle is finding restoration parts. When you consider the collectability of these cars, you're not likely to find parts cars or leftover parts from someone else's restoration. So, when you see one of these cars at an event, know that the owner has gone to great lengths to bring the car back to its former glory. Through the years, we've grown our product offering to provide authentic tires for mainstream applications, as well as obscure cars, like this Continental Mark II. We manufacture hundreds of brand, size and sidewall configurations, and our tire and wheel experts…

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gearing up the garage

“Being able to stand up under a vehicle and use the full motion of my arms to reach up and take care of the task at hand was a marvel.” As I rolled around on the hot asphalt, stretching my left arm to try and reach a bolt under my wife’s car, I was reminded—painfully—of the part of working on cars I really did not enjoy. This time out, I was just trying to secure a buzzing heat shield that had worked loose on the late-model family truckster. I thought it would be a quick and easy fix and expected to spend just a few minutes under there. There was no need to move the car into the garage, nor to bring it over to the shop to get it up…

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las vegas concours d’elegance

THE LAS VEGAS CONCOURS d’Elegance returns for its second year, with more than 100 collector cars planned for display at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin. “We initially set out to ensure that our inaugural event would earn its rightful place among the famed concours showings and competitions from around the world,” notes founder, Stuart Sobek. “Now we are focused on elevating our second year to even greater heights.” The show will mix concours celebrations with upscale special events. Expect to see more than 15 classes of cars, dating from 1903 to the modern day The recently completed, $150 million ballpark boasts nearly 4,000 ft2 of visual display space, perfect for close-up coverage of rare and beautiful cars from exclusive private collections and automotive museums. The show will benefit Miracle Flights, a…

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long-distance, round-the-world, and off-world exploration highlighted at petersen

THE PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM HAS ANNOUNCED THE OPENING OF ITS NEW ADV: Overland exhibit, which will highlight motoring adventures on Earth and beyond. The unique exhibit consists of 23 vehicles, including touring motorcycles, race vehicles from 1930 to the present, as well as sci-fi and NASA off-world exploration vehicles. “We are proud to partner with Motorcycle Arts Foundation to gather this impressive display of vehicles in the spirit of adventure,” said Petersen Executive Director Terry L. Karges. “ADV:Overland is an important retrospective of the freedom of exploration, to go where no one has ever gone and accomplish things that no one has ever accomplished.” Among the motorcycles and off-road vehicles on display are a 1903 California, the first motorized vehicle to travel coast to coast; a 1912 Henderson Four, used in the first…

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9/29-10/3 • Fall Carlisle Carlisle, Pennsylvania • 717-243-7855 carlisleevents.com 3 • All Ohio Parts Spectacular Randolph, Ohio • 800-553-8745 allohioparts.com 9-10 • Michigan Antique Festivals Davisburg, Michigan • 989-687-9001 miantiquefestival.com 6-9 • AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet Hershey, Pennsylvania • 717-566-7720 hershey.aaca.com 14-16 • Chickasha Fall Swap Meet Chickasha, Oklahoma • 405-224-6552 chickashaautoswapmeet.com 21-23 • Norman Swap Meet Norman, Oklahoma • 405-651-7927 normanswapmeet.com 21-24 • Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance Las Vegas, Nevada • 702-992-0512 lasvegasconcours.com Please note that these events are active as of press time despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend you verify the status before making plans to attend.…

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hershey shows and celebrations return

ONE YEAR AFTER ITS FIRST-EVER CANCELLATION, THE AACA Fall Eastern Meet at Hershey will return with a full half-week of activities. The vaunted swap meet, car corral, flea market, show, and auction will all take place October 6-9 at Hershey Park. Also happening on October 6 will be the annual “Night at the Museum” at the AACA Museum. The fundraising event will feature country music, while honoring National Depot Parts founder Jim Schmidt with the AACA Museum Automotive Heritage Award. The associated RM Sotheby’s auction will run at the Hershey Lodge on October 7-8. This is a great chance to bid on cars and classics that go back as far as the brass era. For those who are still lingering in the area, the 10th edition of the Hershey Hangover…