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The Chrysler Imperial In The 1950s

In the early 1950s, Chrysler Corporation decided that they had to have an upscale model to compete with Chevrolet’s Cadillac and Ford’s Lincoln brands. These flagship brands generated a considerable amount of profit for their respective companies and Chrysler wanted ta piece of the action. In this climate, Chrysler pulled the Imperial brand out of the bullpen and launched it as its brand with no Chrysler badging attached. This met with limited success, with most people still referring to the cars as Chryslers, but, the cars still sold, but not in the quantities to be profitable for Chrysler.

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Thinking About Starting A Project Car? These Are The Things You Need To Consider First

Self-expression is one of the most fulfilling aspects of life. It comes in many forms and it
has many different meanings for each of us. To some, art is a means to express themselves, for others, it is music. Then some express themselves by building something that they deem meaningful.

There are so many car enthusiasts who find joy and meaning in creating a masterpiece of engineering, something that they can truly say is unique to them. Project cars are the perfect blend between engineering ingenuity and art, which makes them a popular recreational project. After all, building something is a great way to pass the time in your garage.

But, if done wrong, a project car can drain your resources and leave you with something that’s undrivable and worthless. After all, it’s a car and it’s meant to be driven. Like any other project, it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. This article is meant to serve that purpose as best as it can.

So, what are a few things you need to consider before starting a project car?

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7 Tips To Make Refurbishing A Classic Car More Affordable And Easy

For gearheads, antique enthusiasts, and classic car aficionados, a project car can be one of the greatest hobbies in the world. Project cars can help restore an ugly old car back to its original beauty and teach you a vast amount of knowledge about how cars work.

If you’ve always attended car shows and wished you could partake in the excitement of creating a vintage car that brings awe and marvel to spectators, try it. While this hobby can be costly, a great project car can be a lifelong investment. There are always ways to budget and save money on your restoration.

If you have an opportunity to own and restore a classic car, do not let this chance slip away. Even if it’s your first restoration, there are plenty of ways to make refurbishing a classic easier and more enjoyable.

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