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Headlight Restoration in 4 Easy Steps

Classic Ford Patina

By Benjamin Jerew / Originally Published February 8, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / Every mile you drive, your plastic headlight lenses are under chemical and radiation attack. Your headlight lenses don’t stand a chance against ultraviolet rays from the sun and volatile compounds in vehicle exhaust, which is why they start to yellow and “fog” over

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How do you define “Modern Classic?”

2005 Ford GT

By John L. Stein / Originally Published December 20, 2016 / Hagerty / They say The Rolling Stones never retired. From 1963’s “Come On” to this year’s “Hate to See You Go,” the band’s artistry evolved in one long, winding progression – kind of like the Mother Road, only with staff lines instead of lane lines.

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Are You Following Us? Our Favorite Posts From February

Pomona Swap Meet Instagram Feb 2017

Whether you come to every Pomona Swap Meet or you’ve never actually made it out to a show, you can find original content straight from Pomona on our Facebook and Instagram. Here are some of our favorite posts from February. 1. People seem to love or hate the cat’s eyes tail lights that Chevy used on their 1959

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Why Choose a Four-Door Over a Coupe

Oldsmobile Omega

By Benjamin Preston / Originally Published December 21, 2016 / Hagerty / If you’re into cars, there’s a good chance you’ve lusted after some sort of sporty two-door coupe at some point in your life. I’m 38 years old, and like many people my age, grew up watching “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Night Rider” and other

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ATHS – Truckin’ To Pomona In Their Old Iron

GMC 100 1/2 Ton Pickup Truck

If you follow classic vehicle trends, you already know that vintage trucks are the hot ticket right now… Options for restoring and customizing your classic Chevy C10 or Ford F Series truck are everywhere. We’ve even seen a rebirth of the “mini-truck” scene from the 80s and 90s. Of course, we’ve always had an affinity

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Can You Use a Car Jack Without Stands?

Vehicle on Jack Stands

By Blair Lampe / Originally Published January 25, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / To do anything underneath a car, you have to jack it up first. The process is pretty straightforward: Drive the car onto a hard and level surface, place a car jack under a suitable spot (individual jacking points can be found in

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Win This Shirt!

Official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet Event t-Shirt

Want to win an official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show event t-shirt? It’s easy… just sign up for the Pomona Swap Meet Newsletter, then click on the “Win This Shirt!” link in the e-newsletter that we send before each of our 2017 events. Five winners will be randomly chosen from the eligible participants every

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Are You Following Us? Our Favorite Posts From January 2017

Pomona Swap Meet's Instagram

Whether you come to every Pomona Swap Meet or you’ve never actually made it out to a show, you can find original content straight from Pomona on our Facebook and Instagram. Here are a few of our favorite posts from January! 1. You never know what you’re going to see in Pomona, but we’re known for cool finds…

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Brake Cleaner: Why You Can’t Live Without It

Brakes

By Erich Reichert / Originally Published January 17, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / There’s no denying it, your vehicle’s brakes can be a very dirty place. Between brake dust, petroleum-based brake fluid, grease, grime and road debris, it’s never long before your brakes are in need of a good cleaning. Keeping your brakes clean not only

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Are You Following Us? Our Best Instagram Posts of 2016

Instagram Top 9 Pics in 2016

If the Instagram bug hasn’t bit you yet, well, you’re missing out.  With loads of original content, you can get a taste of Pomona on the daily by following @PomonaSwapMeet… even when you can’t make it to the show!  Here’s a look at a few of our top posts from 2016: 1. This 1965 Chevy Impala SS

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G2 Graphics: Custom Wraps and Decals to Make Your Car Stand Out

I Love Rust Decal

Tired of your car looking like everyone else’s?  Change it up with a custom vehicle wrap or decals from G2 Graphics!  Whether you want to rep for your favorite football team, or you just want to show your love for your car, G2 Graphics can make it happen.  If you can envision it, they can bring it

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The 5 Best Knots for Securing Your Belongings

Rope

By Matthew C. Keegan / Originally Published December 26, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Your pickup truck, SUV, trailer and boat each come with tie downs, composed of rope, straps, chains or cords to secure your items. When properly fastened, your equipment or cargo is kept firmly in place, protecting your investment. Beyond loop and ratchet

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