The pitfalls and triumphs of driving a classic car on a daily basis


It’s romantic really, the thought of piloting a classic on a daily basis. Getting those stares as you drive to work, the rumbling of that cam at the stoplight and the conversations that start up at every fuel station. Those are the good times. But now you’re stuck in traffic, eyes glued to the temperature gauge as it climbs past 220 degrees and you’re starting to sweat. Can I get to the right? Is there a shoulder to pull off on? What made me think this was a good idea?

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/04/%20the-pitfalls-and-triumphs-of-driving-a-classic-car-on-a-daily-basis


While I sympathize, I spend considerable time and effort making sure my classics are dependable.