10 Questionable DIY Automotive Ideas From the 1950s

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BestRide | Jan 18, 2017

There’s nothing better than chancing upon a stash of old “do-it-yourself” magazines. It was a time when DIY wasn’t something tax attorneys did for fun on the weekends; instead, it was a way of life for people who weren’t waiting around for a mechanic to set their ignition points. Each issue in this pile was packed with good automotive information, while being sprinkled with some that wasn’t so hot.

Here’s some of that bygone era’s bizarre automotive advice.


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