Next Pomona Swap Meet: December 03, 2017
  • Event Info

    Rain or shine, we swap! For the best shopping, swapping and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early. Remember, "the early bird gets the worm." The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is a one-day event held at Fairplex in the City of Pomona, California.

    Event Hours:     5am to 2pm

    Event Location: 1101 W McKinley Avenue,
    Pomona, CA 91768

  • Vendors

    Do you have car parts from a restoration project lying around? Are you cleaning out your garage and need to get rid of spare parts, old tools, or other auto related items? Or do you have a car related business with lots of stuff you want to get rid of and turn into cash? If so, you should become a vendor at the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show!

  • Car Corral

    Bring your classic car to our next show, park in the middle of the action, and see for yourself why Pomona is the best place to sell your classic car or truck. Since 1975, hundreds of thousands of classic cars & trucks have come and gone through the gates of the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show.

  • Photos & Blog

    Looking for show news? Want a good read on automotive DIY? Check out our blog and photos to keep up with the latest and greatest from Pomona. You’ll find tips and tricks of the trade!

  • About

    George Cross & Sons, Inc. presents seven giant swap meets every year that have become known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is the ultimate classic car event, and gives you the opportunity to turn your classic car, parts, and automobilia into cash!

  • Classifieds

    The Pomona Classifieds brings the Pomona Swap Meet to your living room. Search for automotive parts and services, or hunt for the perfect hot rod, muscle car, or classic collectible to fill the empty space in your garage! You can also create an ad to sell your parts and cars for FREE!


How to Wash an Engine Properly

1969 Camaro SS Engine

BY BENJAMIN JEREW / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / You probably wash your car regularly. Some people wash and wax weekly — even do interior detailing — but many forget the engine. After all, it’s out of sight and out of mind. Before picking up a pressure washer and just blasting away at the ...

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What Happened to the Transmission Dipstick?


BY BENJAMIN JEREW / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUGUST 24, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / For decades, DIYers and professionals alike have been accustomed to checking automotive fluid levels with a dipstick — a long plastic or metal rod with notches or other graduations on it. They measure anywhere from a couple of inches to several feet long. ...

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Why Does an Accessory Drive Belt Fail?

327 Turbo Engine

BY BENJAMIN HUNTING / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUGUST 23, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Your engine’s accessory drive belt is tasked with a lot of responsibility. Not only does it have to connect several spinning pulleys at the front of your motor and keep them moving quickly enough to power important components like the alternator, the water pump ...

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How to Fill a Windshield Chip Quickly and Easily

Chip in Windshield

BY BENJAMIN HUNTING / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUGUST 3, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Learning how to fill a windshield chip yourself can save you the hassle of having your windshield replaced and insurance premiums raised. While long cracks and spidery impact craters typically indicate that the glass has to be changed, almost every other type of ...

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Antifreeze in Oil: A Guide to Not Panicking

Foamy coolant/oil on rockers.

BY BLAIR LAMPE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 21, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / So, you accidentally put coolant down the oil neck, did you? Don’t kick yourself too hard, it happens. Mixing antifreeze in oil is not something your car appreciates, but it’s not an outright disaster. In any case, there are certainly worse things ...

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Is Car Performance Affected by Warmer Weather?

Classic Chevy Camaro

BY BLAIR LAMPE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JULY 3, 2017 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / If you’ve ever thought that your car performance suffers a little as the weather warms up, don’t worry — you aren’t crazy. Temperature affects your engine in all sorts of ways, large and small. Your car is designed to manage most temperature ...

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How an Oil Filter Works

Oil Filter

By Blair Lampe / Originally Published June 1, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / When your car alerts you that it’s time for an oil change, how quickly do you do it? If your answer is that you thought the warning light was just a permanent fixture on your dash, maybe it’s time to do some ...

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10 Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for DIY Gearheads

Used Wrenches

By Benjamin Hunting / Originally Published June 15, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / Looking for Father’s Day gift ideas for the Dad who likes to tinker? You’re in luck. DIY Dads are easy to shop for, because there’s always one more tool, helper or gadget they can use in the garage. Check out this ...

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5 Car Parts That May Need to be Replaced Before Selling

Spark Plugs and Wires

With any used car, particularly classics, it’s absolutely the buyer’s responsibility to verify that the condition of the car is worth the purchase price. We recommend that buyers have the car inspected by a reputable mechanic BEFORE they purchase it. However, as a responsible seller, there are certain car parts that you may want to replace, ...

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How to Diagnose a Slipping Clutch: 3 Easy Tips


By Benjamin Hunting / Originally Published April 28, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / A slipping clutch is a headache to deal with. It’s also not always easy to spot until you have to have your car or truck towed to the garage. How can you spot slipping before you’re stranded on the side of the road? ...

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3 Types of Spark Plugs: What’s the Difference?

Old Spark Plugs

By Blair Lampe / Originally Published April 5, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / Gasoline-powered engines come in different shapes and sizes, but they all require three essential elements: air, fuel and spark. The spark makes its way through a distributor, which sends an electrical current along an insulated wire to the individual spark plugs, timed ...

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Is a Grease Gun Missing From Your DIY Toolbox?

Sailor Using a Grease Gun

By Benjamin Jerew / Originally Published March 6, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / From the engine to the axles and everything in between, there are tens of thousands of metal and plastic parts moving you down the road or through a field. Without lubrication, those moving parts would quickly wear out and grind to a screeching ...

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