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The 1915 Packard Twin-Six

The 1915 Packard Twin-Six was the first production V12, as well as the first production car with
aluminum pistons. It was used in WWI in Italy and inspired Enzi Ferrari to adopt the V12 himself in
1948.

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Categories Vehicle Maintenance and Improvements

Road Trip Season

Time for an impromptu road trip? Before you put the pedal to the metal, stop by Uncle Ed's and we'll check your tires, your lights, your wiper blades and top off your fluids - all for FREE For locations, maps and store hours visit our Uncle Ed's Oil Change Service ...

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Categories Events and Happenings

Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, or any other winter holiday, it's the time of year where travel is on almost everyone's mind. Surprisingly, Thanksgiving actually has the most travel among Americans with a 54% spike in personal travel. Christmas comes in second with a 23% increase. ...

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Categories Events and Happenings

Tailgating - Another American Sport

Tailgating - Another American Sport

Tailgating is about as American as baseball and apple pie. It’s well agreed that it began in the United States but there is some disagreement about when tailgating started. Sports historian, John Greenburg, believes that tailgating began in the 1960’s at Florida State. His thought is ...

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Categories Events and Happenings

Woodward Dream Cruise

Woodward Dream Cruise

  Which came first, Uncle Ed’s Oil Shoppe or the Woodward Dream Cruise?  The answer is a little easier, or maybe a little clearer than the age old chicken or egg question. Uncle Ed’s came first being built in 1985 while the Woodward Dream Cruise began its first year in ...

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