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Auto Refinish: Are You a Custom Painter?

What constitutes custom paint? And what’s the difference between custom painting and collision painting?

Kansas Passes SEMA-supported Classic Car Legislation

SEMA applauds Kansas lawmakers for passing H.B. 2594 as a critical step forward in protecting the rights of restorers and owners of classic vehicles in the state.

Lincoln Tech Partners with Kindig-It Design

Thanks to a collaboration with Dave Kindig, Lincoln Tech will be bringing custom fabrication and advanced design skills to its Denver campus.

V8 Speed & Resto Shop: Film It. Edit It. Host It.

How original content equals success for Kevin Oeste of V8 Speed Shop.

SEMA Report Reveals New Data on Classic Car Market

More consumers and businesses report that they are modifying classic cars with modern parts and technology.

Extended Reach Cutters Make Through Holes Fast

The cutters are available in four popular sizes and are also available in a convenient kit that contains all four cutter diameters in a molded plastic case for cutting edge protection.

Passing the Torch: Gen Xers, Millennials Becoming the Majority in the Classic Car World

For the first time ever, Gen Xers and millennials are seeking vehicle values via Hagerty’s Valuation Tools and classic vehicle insurance quotes more often than baby boomers and pre-boomers by a roughly 53-47 percent margin.

Classic, Used Cars Falling Victim to US Trade War

The trade war between the United States and Europe may lead to severe repercussions for car enthusiasts worldwide. While the trade war is aimed at new car manufacturers, it’s one classic car and even used car buyers worldwide can fall victim to.

Missouri Tech-School Students Restore 1957 Nash Metropolitan

Students from Northwest Technical School’s Collision Repair Technology Program in Maryville, Mo., are revved up about this weekend’s World of Wheels in Kansas City.

Aftermarket Body Panels Add Time, Frustration to Restoration Work, Shop Owner Says in New Video

In a new video, Wes Adkins explains why custom builds and restorations can take so long to complete.

PPG-Painted Vehicles Reap Honors at 2017 SEMA Show

Cars and trucks painted with PPG products captured an array of prestigious awards at the recent SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

‘Graveyard Carz’ Crew Trying to Track Down Stolen 1971 Cuda

Mark Worman and the “Graveyard Carz” crew are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a 1971 Plymouth Barracuda that they say was stolen from their shop on July 26.