Deliverance on the Road to Astoria

There was no one home at the farmhouse; I knocked on all the doors.

I had seen a rototiller in the nearby shed, with one-gallon gas cans next to it.

“Anyone here?” I called out again. There was no answer, so I picked up a can and poured the contents into the empty tank of my 1960 Bugeye Sprite.

Solving an old-car problem

A couple of months ago, I recalled the story of my 1958 MGA that threw a rod Read More

Keith Martin

Keith Martin has been involved with the collector car hobby for more than 30 years. As a writer, publisher, television commentator and enthusiast, he is constantly on the go, meeting collectors and getting involved in their activities throughout the world. He is the founder and publisher of the monthly Sports Car Market and bi-monthly American Car Collector magazines, has written for the New York Times, Automobile, AutoWeek, Road & Track and other publications, is an emcee for numerous concours, and has his own show, “What’s My Car Worth,” shown on Velocity.

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  1. Ref. Comment on favorite restorer for October issue.
    I nominate Steven Rice. He is a young electrical wiz who
    has diagnosed and repaired many of my classic car electrical problems. It is very important the we classic car owners
    encourage young men and woman to take an interest in
    classic car maintenance. Steven recently graduated from
    Cal Poly Pomona. I am hoping that he will be available to
    to provide his services for my newly acquired, very needy,
    1954 Corvette.

    Jack Strong
    Long Beach, Ca. 90814

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