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New York Automotive & Diesel Institute LIBRARY: Classic Car Restoration

The road to knowledge.


Thanks are due to the  marvelous librarians at the Madigan Library of the Pennsylvania College of Technology for the content on this page and the permission to use it.  I hope that readers will enjoy and make good use of the resources.   


Websites Providing DIY Information on Techniques

Judging Standards Websites

Online Auctions

What stated as a simple meeting between two car buffs in the early 1960 blossomed over some 48 years into the world's most prestigious and anticipated collector car auctions and events.

Mecum Auto Auctions 
Streams live auction video. 

E-Bay Collector Cars Auctions
Browse by era, make or type of vehicle.

i-Bid Motors
Auctions for antique and classic cars can be found here.

Copart Classics
Auctions can be filtered by type of car: exotics, runs and drives, theft recovered, and more.

Price Guides

Sources for Assembly Manuals

Name Address Toll-free Phone Website E-mail
Best Brands Repair Manuals 7600 Commerce Ct.
Suite B
Midland, MI 48642-7944
Hemmings Motor News  
Bishko Automobile Literature   800-544-3312  
Books 4 Cars 4850 37th Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98118
888-380-9277 206-721-3077
Greg's Automotive Box 1712
Santa Ynez, Calif. 93460
Motorbook Store 404 Newtech Court
DeBary, FL 32713
Old Online Chevy Manuals  
Old Car Manual Project