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"The Self-Starter" Teasers - March 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019  

Jeff Shively >> Our Changing World

“No static at all”

Eddie Levert of the O’Jays once sang, “I love music, any kind of music.”…


Letters to the Editor

Attn: Mr. Jeff Shively,

A question, in the January 2019 edition of The Self-Starter on page 30, listed are the various [Cadillac Fall] Festival & Concours d’Elegance 2018 Class winners…


N.Y.C.’s No Lark: Escalades in the Garment District

By Bill Wolf

New York City is known for its businesses, restaurants, museums, parks, skyscrapers, and entertainment of all sorts…


50th Anniversary

1969 Cadillac

By Bob Crimmins

The dealer introduction of the 1969 Cadillac took place on Sept. 26, 1968…


The Mystic ’60s

By Jeff Shively

Few decades in the 20th century stir the modern imagination as the 1960s…

1969 Facts


Compiled by Jeff Shively

World Events

       American and Soviet negotiators meet in Helsinki, Finland, to work on the SALT I nuclear weapons limitation treaty, Nov. 17…


1930 AND 1931 CADILLAC AND LASALLE FLEETWIND SEDANETTES

OR, YOUR CADILLAC IS NOT A BUICK!

By Dave Rubin

The term Sedanette (or Sedanet) is often applied generically to any fastback-styled two-door car built between 1941 and 1950…


John Washburn >> Washburn’s Wisdom

Rochester fast idle speed-up control rebuilt

By José Gomez

With the introduction of factory air conditioning, it was necessary to find a way to maintain the car’s idle speed when the system was engaged…


Tim Pawl >> Tales from the Vault

Time, Time, Time is on my Side

Yes, it is

These great lines from a Rolling Stones tune bring to mind how dependent we are on our timepieces…


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