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It's Not Always About Horsepower!


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Sometimes it's just not about how much power you have. Yes, 400+ Horsepower V-8s have their place. But, face it, how often can you use it... legally? And how often do you use it when just cruising in a cool car? Have a look at this 1963 Dodge Dart. This car is going to look much better than it ever did when new, with a great show quality finish. Yet is powered by Chrysler's venerable Slant 6 engine. This engine will literally run forever. This car is also getting a Vintage Air A/C system, so it will cruise in comfort... until the tires fall off. I can't wait to see this one finished myself. Click on Continue reading to see more photos of this magnificent Dodge Dart.

 

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1955 Cameo Restomod - Work Continues




Work continues on the 1955 Cameo Pickup. Last time we showed you the disassembly. It is starting to come together. Check out the smooth, custom firewall. The bed is getting some custom touch as well.

      

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1949 GMC C1500 Pickup - Coming Together







Work on the GMC C1500 Pickup continues. When last you saw it it was in pieces while getting painted:

      

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San Antonio Mustang Club Annual Car Show - October 25

San Antonio Mustang Club Annual Car Show - October 25

Dare To Love A Mustang

Renown Auto Restorations will be at San Antonio Mustang Clubs 34th Annual Charity Open Car Show October 25, 2105. This event will benefit the Dare to Love charitable organization. Dare To Love helps neglected children referred to Child Protective Services (CPS) providing them with gifts hope and love.  This event is a great way to help the community while at the same time enjoying this America Classic. The show will be located at Bass Pro Shop (RIM) 17907 IH-10 West, Exit 554 come see us!

 

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Key to the Hills Rod Run - October 9, 10 & 11

Key to the Hills Rod Run - October 9, 10 & 11

Come see us at the 28th annual Key To The Hills Rod Run in Boerne Texas, October 9th thru the 11th.

It's the perfect time of year to enjoy nearly 500 Hot Rods from across the country. This is Texas’s largest Pre-1949 Rod Run with some of the best coupes, sedans and roadsters. Main Street Boerne is closed from Rosewood to Blanco, all of the cars will be displayed Saturday throughout downtown. This is a great free event so come out and see these great Hot Rods while enjoying some refreshments and shopping from outside vendors, and the local cafe’s, bakeries and local shops. Membership is open to any person of good character that has or is in the process of building a 1948 street rod. Membership in LSSRA is required. Husband, wife and entire family membership dues discounts are available.

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