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Sunday, Dec. 1: LI Mopars Car Show featuring Chrysler- & AMC-built vehicles; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., spectators free; Hooters, 25 Smith St., Farmingdale; info: www.longislandmopars.com...Read more »
If the stormy weather leading up to Thanksgiving has you worried about safely navigating the roads in your car, the most effective way to mitigate risk is to throw on a set of snow tires.
When Car Nation spoke to Stephen Briere, the New York district manager for Firestone Auto Care, around this time last year, he said it’s undoubtedly the most important step a driver can take.
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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1965 Studebaker Daytona owned by Bob Andreocci
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING For more than 100 years – from 1852 to 1966 – venerable Studebaker kept Americans on the move with a succession of popular vehicles, from horse-drawn wagons to pioneering electrics to gasoline-powered sedans and sporty cars. Hurt financially by the Great Depression, Studebaker soldiered on with some...Read more »
Sunday, Nov. 17: Autoseum Car Show to benefit Toys for Tots & food drive; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators free, suggested $5 museum admission donation; 100 County Seat Dr., Mineola; info: www.autoseum.org
LI Mopars Car Show; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators free; Auto Zone, 6100 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park; info: www.longislandmopars.com
Mopar Power Club Car Show; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., spectators...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1969 Dodge Charger R/T owned by Jack McCloy
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING With their “Coke-bottle” rear fenders and serious power, these second-generation Chargers built from 1968 to 1970 are among the most attractive and coveted of vintage American muscle cars. The 1969 version would gain fame as the rubber-burning ride of the Duke boys in the “Dukes of Hazzard” TV show.
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Saturday, Nov. 9: LI Auto Replica Society Model Car Challenge; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., spectators $5, under 12 free; Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd.; info: 516-884-2270
Sunday, Nov. 10: Car Show & Pet Adoption Fair sponsored by NY AutoFest & Bideawee; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spectators free; 118 Old Country Rd., Westhampton; info: www.nyautofest.com
All LI Car Clubs Annual Food...Read more »
THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1957 Dual-Ghia convertible owned by Stephen Siben
WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING If you hung with Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and other members of the “Rat Pack” in the late ‘50s, driving a Dual-Ghia was a sure way to let others know you were one of the “cool cats.” Just 117 of these cars -- 115 convertibles and two coupes -- were sold in 1957 and 1958, with many going to the...Read more »
Saturday, Nov. 2: Hybrid & Electric Car Symposium; 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m., admission free; Cold Spring Harbor Public Library, 95 Harbor Rd.
Saturday, Nov. 2-Sunday, Nov. 3: LI Cars’ Car Show & Swap Meet; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., spectators $7 Sat./$9 Sun./$13 both days, under 13 free; Belmont Racetrack, Hempstead Tpke., Elmont; info: www.longislandcars.com
Sunday, Nov. 3: Mopar Power Club Car...Read more »