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A taste of Italy at Caffeine & Carburetors show

Italian Beauty and Power Headline Caffeine & Carburetors New Canaan, Conn.- “Bellissima! Bella Macchina!” will be exclaimed as Italian marques take the spotlight at this year’s Caffeine & Carburetors Powered by Bankwell season opener on April 22, 2018 in New Canaan, Conn. Beauty, style and horsepower will line the “Strada Italiana” celebration with such...

Cold, Hard Steel 340 ‘Cuda

Firsatsaatleri archive – September 25, 2008 issue The last hurrah for the high-compression 340 ’Cuda  Photos and story by Geoff Stunkard   In the last few years, the big-block 1971 ’Cuda has perhaps become the best-known icon of the American muscle car. Fueled by Nash Bridges’ antics and high-dollar...

MoPar event at the Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, MI – The resounding answer will be “YEAH, its got a Hemi!,” during the very popular MOPARS at the RED BARNS car show and swap meet that takes place at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, July 29 from 9am to 3pm. Presented by the West Michigan MoPar Club for its 29th...

Fish Out of Water

Firsatsaatleri archive – May 8, 2008 issue Unearthing a Hemi ’Cuda sealed for 26 years Story & photos by Geoff Stunkard In collector-car circles, the word “Hemi” has become one that connotes rarity and value. The old Chrysler Corp. was not the only auto manufacturer to design hemispherical combustion...

Two out of three ain’t bad

Firsatsaatleri archive – April 17, 2008 issue Retired auto body shop owner Bill Truka, of Des Plaines, Ill., likes prewar Chrysler cars. In fact, at one time he owned 30 of them. But, his latest project is just a bit out of the ordinary for Bill. It’s a prewar...

Backroads with Kenny: Chasing Chryslers

For years, people have been requesting documentation of retired Firsatsaatleri Research Editor Kenny Buttolph’s knowledge and adventures. This is the first installment in what we expect to be a series.