The 5 Best Knots for Securing Your Belongings


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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Another Successful C/10 Club Toy Drive!

The C/10 Club & Friends

The 2nd Annual C/10 Club and Friends Toy Drive, held at the December 4, 2016 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, was an overwhelming success! I’m always impressed by how genuine, supportive, and charitable “car people” are, and in this case, “truck people” carried the torch. Club members, with good friends like Squarebody Syndicate,

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New Traffic Laws for California Drivers in 2017

Vintage California License Plates

It’s that time again. The New Year always brings a sense of hope and optimism… and new traffic laws that you should be aware of! Here are a few of the changes that go into effect in California on January 1, 2017: Year of Manufacture License Plates (SB 1429, Nielsen): This law expands the Year of

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Auto Repair Projects You Can Do at the Same Time

By Matthew C. Keegan / Originally Published December 1, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Not all auto repair and maintenance projects should be done alone. If you’re replacing a timing belt, for example, then it often makes sense to change the water pump, too. While an extra job does take time and costs money, in the

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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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Water vs. Antifreeze: Which is Safest for Your Car?

Radiator Cap

By Benjamin Hunting / Originally Published November 30, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Have you had the internal debate water vs. antifreeze for your car’s cooling system? Depending on where you live, the choice may have already been made for you by the weather you’re forced to deal with. Cold winters mean antifreeze is necessary to

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Dirty Air Filter: How to Check and When to Change

Clean vs Old Car Air Filter

By Benjamin Jerew / Originally Published September 21, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / If your vehicle gets 36 mpg, you’ll burn one gallon of fuel on the average daily drive of an American, along with some 9,000 gallons of air, enough to fill a 12 x 20-foot pool to five feet. That air isn’t just air,

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Troubleshooting Brakes: When to Call the Mechanic

Old brake rotor

By Matthew C. Keegan / Originally Published November 8, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / You may regularly work on your car, handling a variety of tasks yourself. The more you’re able to do on your own, the stronger your skills get. When it comes to troubleshooting brakes, there may be a line you’re just not willing

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You bought a car, now how do you get it home? Meet Direct Express!

We get visitors from around the world at the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show… so we get a lot of questions about shipping cars home. Sometimes home is just a few states away, but sometimes it’s across an ocean. No matter how far you’ve come, if you buy a classic car on the

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The C/10 Club & Friends Toy Drive – Sunday, December 4th

The C10 Club's Annual Toy Drive at the Pomona Swap Meet

Good People – Cool Trucks – Great Times You know we love classic trucks in Pomona… and that’s why we’re so happy to announce that the C/10 Club, with some of their best friends from the C10 family, will be holding their 2nd Annual Toy Drive at the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show

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Cal-Rods of San Gabriel Valley – Featured Car Club Follow Up

Cal Rods Car Club

The Cal-Rods Car Club of San Gabriel Valley had a great showing at the October 16, 2016 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, with their unique display of classic cars and trucks. They showed the crowd a ’32 Ford Roadster, a ’95 Chevy Monte Carlo Pace Car, and plenty of cool vehicles from the

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Just Cruzin Visits Pomona

A group pic of the Just Cruzin So Cal VW Club members.

The Just Cruzin So Cal VW Club rolled deep into last month’s Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show. We had seen a few of their rides before, but this was a great turnout and representation of the So Cal VW scene! Club co-founder, Chuck Anaya, brought out his 1964 Bus. We’re always a fan of

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