Hemmings Speedster plumbing

Once we completed the changeover on the front brakes, we felt the pretty steel braided brake lines that were installed throughout the Speedster were not large enough to accommodate the other changes we made to the brake system. The F-1 wheel cylinders were plumbed for 7/16-20 thread, as the originals were but the steel-braided lines […]

Six Degrees of Automotive Separation – Paige

It’s been several weeks since we’ve seen an American brand represented in the Hemmings Six Degrees of Automotive Separation Challenge, so let’s head straight back to Detroit, where “The Most Beautiful Car in America,” the Paige (or, if you prefer the company’s original name, Paige-Detroit), was built.
In a brief scan of the company’s history, I […]

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1970 Chrysler New Yorker

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we had to look no farther than this 1970 Chrysler New Yorker four-door hardtop for sale on Hemmings.com to find a grandpa-fresh example of a car that roamed the highways on the very first Earth Day. It’s big, plush, dented up, equipped with a 350hp 440-cu.in. […]