Classic Car Parts Quiz: Find the Diamond in the Rough
by Staff
Restoring a classic car takes plenty of time, money and elbow grease, and one of the biggest challenges can be finding the parts you need. Take this quiz to find out more about classic cars and how to track down all the pieces required to get them up and running!

Generally, junkyards are only for inexperienced parts shoppers.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following is the easiest place to find classic car parts?

  • online, direct from the dealer
  • an online auction
  • an online forum

Which of the following is generally the cheapest place to find classic car parts?

  • an online auction
  • a swap meet
  • a junkyard

Using a new, off-brand part is a headache-free and cost-effective way to restore a classic car whose parts are tricky to find.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following jobs do most restoration experts suggest you leave to a professional?

  • body work
  • painting
  • engine installation

A "classic" car is how old?

  • 20 to 40 years
  • 30 to 60 years
  • 40 to 100 years

In cars originally manufactured before 1959, which nonauthentic retrofit is required?

  • antilock brakes
  • seatbelts
  • airbags

Which of the following specialty tools can help you evaluate the quality of junkyard parts?

  • an air compressor
  • a Vickers hardness tester
  • a portable hardness tester

Rust is a sure sign of a worthless piece.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following is NOT usually considered a top classic car?

  • 1981 Corvette
  • 1959 Impala
  • 1970 AMC Gremlin