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Classic Rewind: A Look Back at Some of the Best Classic Cars

BMW 3.0CSL in a showroom

Some of today’s modern cars look like they’re straight out of a science fiction movie, but there’s something so special about a classic car. Ever since the Ford Model T launched in 1908, car collectors everywhere have been trying to get their hands on the many iconic cars of the century.    Here, we compiled…

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How to Protect Your Car from California Wildfires – The Vault

Cars drive past a wildfire on a California highway.

Living in California, we’re unfortunately very familiar with wildfire season. Among the losses that wildfires causes are an untold number of vehicles. Although the total number of vehicles is unknown, it’s estimated that Northern California wildfires destroyed 4,000 vehicles in 2017.    While ensuring the safety of you and your loved ones is a top…

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A Guide to Summer Maintenance for Your Car

The summer season is the perfect time of the year for a good, old-fashioned road trip. But before you hit the highway, your car must be in good shape.    Fortunately, you can be prepared for a season full of fun and sun with some simple summer maintenance for your car. Not sure where to…

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How Long Can Gasoline Sit In a Car?

A man fills the tank on his car with gasoline.

There are lots of reasons why you might leave gas sitting in your vehicle’s gas tank for an extended period. Perhaps you are leaving your car on vacation. Or maybe, you have a luxury vehicle you only take out for a drive once every few months.    Whatever the case, you may be wondering how…

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Is It Worth It To Store an Older Car?

Frame of control wheel inside a vintage car

There are lots of reasons why you may be considering storing an old car. Perhaps you don’t drive it as much as you used to because your schedule has changed or you purchased a new daily driver. In any case, you have options when it comes to storing an old car.  Sure, you can keep…

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Can The Vault Help Sell My Car?

Whether you’re a long-time collector of classic cars or a casual hobbyist, selling your car yourself is a big undertaking.    With The Vault’s vehicle consignment program, we take the hassle out of selling your car while getting you a top price in today’s market. Through The Vault’s re-sale division, Veloce Motorsales, many of our…

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Where Can I Store my Electric Vehicle Long-Term?

Whether you will be out of town for months at a time or are simply driving less than you used to, you may be wondering what your options are for storing your electric vehicle long-term.    Most people who store their electric vehicle long-term go one of two routes: keeping it in an at-home garage…

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How to Get Involved in the Car Community in San Diego

Do you have a unique car? Whether you’re touring, showing, or whatever your passion is, having an eye-catching vehicle is a lot of fun. The best part about owning a classic or luxury car is getting to share it with others, whether that means taking it for a spin with a friend or cruising around…

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The Benefits of Keeping Your Car in Storage Versus at Home

A row of cars parked in an indoor, long-term car storage facility.

At one point or another, many families find that they have a car no longer being driven that sits in their driveway or elsewhere on their property.  There are many reasons why a car may not be driven much any more. A family member’s schedule may have changed, a housemate may have moved out, or…

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Going on Vacation? Here’s How to Keep Your Vehicle Safe While You’re Gone

A car is left in a residential driveway while the owners are on vacation.

Among all of the hustle and bustle of vacation preparation, many forget that we’re also leaving our cars when we leave our homes.    However, criminals take few vacations, particularly since vehicles are easy to target during peak-travel seasons. Unlike your home, your car can physically be stolen. To avoid the smashed window or empty…

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