My Car Quest

January 17, 2022

The Classic Hudson Hornet

by Mike Gulett -  In the early 1950s Hudson was a formidable competitor in NASCAR. The Hudson Hornet dominated stock car racing in those days when the cars were actually real stock cars and not special built race cars. By Spencer Blake, … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Buy a Used Car (Classic Car)

by Mike Gulett - We have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way that we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Fourteen Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - Since I spent the day celebrating Thanksgiving I did not put together a new post. I thought you might like to read this one which was originally published in November 2014. It is related to the recent Wallace Wyss post on the … [Read more...]

More On Classic Car Patina

by Mike - Why do I write about "patina" so much? I think it is because "patina" is an over used and abused concept designed to sell classic cars at a higher price than they would otherwise command. This is not good for the classic car … [Read more...]

Patina – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

by Mike - The definition of patina from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: |pəˈtēnə|, noun 1 a : a usually green film formed naturally on copper and bronze by long exposure or artificially (as by acids) and often valued aesthetically for … [Read more...]