• 704-598-5113
  • M - F, 10 AM TO 5 PM est.

Midlife Classic Cars Blog and Videos filter by Midlife Classic Cars

Race Day Frustrations at Charlotte: Overcoming Clutch Issues with Josh Williams Motorsports

Race Day Frustrations at Charlotte: Overcoming Clutch Issues with Josh Williams Motorsports

While my race didn't go as planned, you can always count on Midlife Classic Cars for all your automotive book needs. Whether you're looking for shop manuals, restoration guides, or history books, we've got you covered. Don't miss our specially curated box sets, like the Ford Bronco box set or the Mustang restoration box set. Visit Midlife Classic Cars today!
by Chad Byrumon June 21, 2024
My Legends Car Racing Journey: Gear Up, Setup Challenges, and Learning from NASCAR Pros

My Legends Car Racing Journey: Gear Up, Setup Challenges, and Learning from NASCAR Pros

Embark on an exhilarating journey with me as I dive into the world of Legends car racing! In this blog, I share my experiences of gearing up and overcoming setup challenges with my new Legends car. From a fantastic trip to Carolina Racing Supply, where I received expert advice and top-notch equipment, to meeting NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Josh Williams, this adventure is packed with excitement and valuable lessons.

Discover how I navigated the complexities of car setup, dealt with unexpected hurdles, and prepared for my first race. Whether you're a racing enthusiast or just curious about the sport, join me in this thrilling tale of speed, skill, and perseverance.

Stay tuned for more updates and insights into the racing world. Don't forget to visit MidlifeClassicCars.com for all your book, shop manual, and restoration guide needs. Let's hit the track together! 🚗🏁

by Chad Byrumon June 15, 2024
Discover the Ultimate Guide to Camaro Special Editions: Interview with Matt Avery

Discover the Ultimate Guide to Camaro Special Editions: Interview with Matt Avery

Attention Camaro enthusiasts! Discover the ultimate guide to Camaro Special Editions in our exclusive interview with Matt Avery. Packed with data, charts, and valuable insights, "Camaro Special Editions" is a must-have collector's resource. From classic models to modern Camaros, this book has it all. Get ready to enhance your knowledge and fuel your passion for these iconic vehicles. Don't miss out on this captivating read!
by Chad Byrumon July 06, 2023
RC Car Racing at Zoo City: Experience the Excitement of Remote Control Racing in Asheboro, North Carolina

RC Car Racing at Zoo City: Experience the Excitement of Remote Control Racing in Asheboro, North Carolina

In this video, I want to share an exciting experience I had recently. I decided to revisit my childhood passion for RC car racing. When I was a kid, my parents got me a Team Associated RC10 Gold Pan, which sparked my love for cars. I used to tinker with and race these cars, and it's what initially fueled my interest in automobiles.
by Chad Byrumon May 17, 2023
HSR Historical Sports Car Racing with Midlife Classic Cars

HSR Historical Sports Car Racing with Midlife Classic Cars

If you're a fan of vintage racing, you won't want to miss the HSR Historical Sports Car Racing The Mitty. This exciting event brings together classic cars and racing enthusiasts from all over the world to Road Atlanta, a premier motorsports facility located in Braselton, Georgia. In this Video, we'll take you on a virtual tour of the event, featuring Chad and his father Cliff as they explore the paddock and enjoy the beautiful weather.
by Chad Byrumon May 03, 2023
The Formula 1 Drive to Survive Unofficial Companion Review

The Formula 1 Drive to Survive Unofficial Companion Review

We'll explore the fascinating world of Formula 1 racing, with all its intense rivalries, underdog stories, and unexpected victories. I'll give you my personal highlights from the book and share some of my favorite moments from past races.
by Chad Byrumon April 28, 2023
Midlife Classic Cars interview with David Logan, author of The Ultimate Off-Road Driver’s Guide

Midlife Classic Cars interview with David Logan, author of The Ultimate Off-Road Driver’s Guide

We are pleased to present our interview with David Logan, author of The Ultimate Off-Road Driver’s Guide. We talk off-roading, overlanding vs. rock crawling, and 4x4s. David shares a few of his experiences with driving various types of 4x4s off-roading.
by Chad Byrumon October 31, 2022
Midlife Classic Cars got robbed of $13k worth of gear

Midlife Classic Cars got robbed of $13k worth of gear

Unfortunately we got robbed this week but the good thing is we are still able to get your orders out on time. Watch the video to see all the damage done to our building and office.
by Chad Byrumon September 16, 2022
Midlife Classic Cars author interview with Scott Kolecki, author of Corvette Concept Cars: Developing Americas Favorite Sports Car

Midlife Classic Cars author interview with Scott Kolecki, author of Corvette Concept Cars: Developing Americas Favorite Sports Car

Midlife Classic Cars author interview with Scott Kolecki, author of Corvette Concept Cars: Developing Americas Favorite Sports Car

by Chad Byrumon September 01, 2022
The Books You Need To Have If You Own a BMW E30

The Books You Need To Have If You Own a BMW E30

As an owner of an E30, I put together my top books you must have if you own one. These books range from restoration, maintenance, performance upgrades, and the history of the BMW E30.
by Chad Byrumon August 20, 2022
New Carroll Shelby Books First Look With Midlife Classic Cars

New Carroll Shelby Books First Look With Midlife Classic Cars

Midlife Classic Cars just got in two new Carroll Shelby books, and in this video, I give you a little preview of each book and the box set you can buy at MidlifeClassicCars.com
by Chad Byrumon August 19, 2022
Interview With John Elkin, author of Bronco Racing

Interview With John Elkin, Author of Bronco Racing

We sit down with John Elkin, author of Bronco Racing: Ford’s Legendary 4x4 in Off-road Competition to talk about this gorgeous book featuring over 300 images of Bronco Racing and the stories that surround the sport. John also shares a bit about his experience as a former off-road and rally racer.
by Chad Byrumon August 03, 2022
The Dealer

Midlife Classic Cars Interview With Jim Ciardella Author of The Dealer

Today I sit down with Jim Ciardella to discuss his book The Dealer, How One California Dealership Fueled the Rise of Ferrari Cars in America, in which Jim shares the many astonishing stores shared by Brian Burnett and others of the dealership.
by Caleb Dueckon July 15, 2022
YouTube Midlife Classic Cars

Part two of pulling a 2004 Subaru WRX engine using a Haynes Shop Manual

In this video we get the 2004 Subaru WRX engine out using the Haynes Manual. We struggled getting the engine out because the engine did not want to separate from the transmission. Also, we had an issue with some heat shielding that got hung up and it took us forever to find where it was snagging.
by Chad Byrumon June 24, 2022
Automotive Book Publisher Paul Heard

Automotive Book Publisher Paul Heard

Paul Heard's books focus on AMC, GM, and Ford car and truck interchange guides and restoration manuals. These books are great for taking to swap meets or the junkyard so you can identify what parts will interchange with your car or truck.
by Chad Byrumon April 29, 2022
Haynes International Motor Museum UK 2018 Collection Tour

Haynes International Motor Museum UK 2018 Collection Tour

In a joint tour with Rusty’s Speed Shop, Midlife Classic Cars visit The Haynes International Motor Museum; home to the UK’s largest collection of unique, historical, and rare automobiles curated from the world over. Chad and Bruce explore the breathtaking collection, touring the facilities, and gush over the remarkable collection of motorized vehicles ranging from the 1800’s, to the present.
by Chad Byrumon April 27, 2022
Midlife Classic Cars New Books and Shop Update April 8th 22

Midlife Classic Cars New Books and Shop Update April 8th 22

This week Midlife Classic Cars are showing off the new Ford Maverick, FIAT in Motorsport, and The Cars of BMC. I will also show you some of the progress made sorting all of my BMW and VW parts into their new home.
by Chad Byrumon April 08, 2022
New Books For April Fools & a Tour Of Our New Building

New Books For April Fools & a Tour Of Our New Building

Midlife Classic Cars latest video showing off new books for April 1, 2022, and a tour of our new building.
by Chad Byrumon April 05, 2022
BACK TO TOP