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Classic Car Corner: Trucks

  • Written by Tom Berg, Windermere

More trucks – Last year I sold one more vehicle than I bought so I figured I had room for one more this year.  I have several trucks but none that I could actually haul much in so I thought I’d look for a newer truck (like 60s or even 70s) that I could haul stuff around in without worrying about damaging it.

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Auto Review: A tale of three Mazdas

  • Written by Julie Boselly, Publisher

We had the opportunity to test out three different Mazdas. It felt like a Goldilocks story. Which one was “just right?”

If you’re set on a Mazda, deciding comes down to how much space do you need for you or your family, what will you use your vehicle for the most, and what’s your budget? The three models we tested were all Grand Touring, aka, top of the price chart models. Don’t fret, each has a base model with fewer bells and whistles and a price drop.

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Auto Review: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited

  • Written by Jack Unruh & Julie Boselly

The Hyundai Elantra Limited is a small, peppy sedan that is seemingly built for commuting. It has a small, 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that sips gas like it’s a glass of wine. But, that doesn’t mean this car can’t get up and go. The Elantra is packing 147 horsepower, which brings it up to speed surprisingly fast. The 6-speed SHIFTRONIC automatic transmission is smooth, and quick, when accelerating.

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Classic Car Corner: Stranded

  • Written by Tom Berg, Windermere

Alas, if you own classic cars, you’re going to need to be towed now and then.  Thank goodness for AAA. In the last year I’ve been towed FOUR times. This time they told me was my last free tow and they were going to charge me a modest fee for any tows I may need the rest of the year. They aren’t making any money on me but I’m sure lots of people with new cars go years without needing AAA services so it must average out because they are still in business.

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Classic Car Corner: 1942 ‘Blackout’

  • Written by Tom Berg, Windermere

With my goal in mind of having fewer cars at the end of this year than the beginning, I recently sold my 1947 Studebaker M-5 pickup.

I really liked that truck due to its uniqueness and rarity, but it was hot-rodded up and I prefer original condition classics, so I let it go with the idea that maybe I’d find another one someday.

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