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De-clunking a car, part 1: The first layer


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The oft-stated dictum in buying a vintage car is, “Condition, condition, condition.” To most people, that means dent-free exterior, shiny paint, rust-free body, and clean, intact, rip-free interior. Those things are all important, of course, but if you’re actually going to drive your prize, what you really want is a tight car, and that has very little to do with what you can see with your eyes.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/01/22/de-clunking-a-car