Safety First with Andy Bernbaum

Safety First!

One of the biggest developments over the past few decades in the automotive industry has been safety. Cars are now designed to completely protect the passengers with improved crumple zones, seat belts, and air bags. Cars in the 1940’s and 1950’s were designed with a different idea in mind, style. They were designed to be stylish, functional, or both. Yet, there are many things that owners can do to ensure our safety while driving these beautiful relics of a past era.             One of the most important components of keeping you classic Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler or Plymouth as safe as Read More

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Replacement Glass for Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge and DeSoto: Here’s Some Information That Can Help You Make Your Car More Attractive and Safer Too!

If you are dealing with an antique or vintage Chrysler, Plymouth, DeSoto or Dodge car or truck there is a pretty good chance that you’re going to need to replace glass at some point, and it’s a good idea. Cracked, chipped or delaminated windshield or windows is ugly and is a safety issue too. We deal in a lot of glass here at Bernbaum’s, here’s some factoids to consider. 1930- 1939 The flat glass era…until 1939 every piece of glass on in the MoPar line was flat, and we have patterns for all of it. Any piece of glass you Read More

radios

Vintage Car Radios: We’ve Got Them at Andy Bernbaum’s!

  I just love old radios, of every kind. There is something about listening to a vintage radio that connects you to the past in a way that very few things can do. The warm sound that comes from a tube radio is just so much nicer than a modern solid state one. The gentle glow of the dial light at night is so cozy.  And the way the sound comes up SLOWLY as those tubes warm up. I think it’s just the greatest! Hundreds of vintage radios We’ve got about 100 vintage radios in stock here at Andy Bernbaum’s, Read More

winter-is-coming

Winter is Coming. What Do You Want to Accomplish Before December 1st?

OK I know, slow down! It’s currently 88 degrees here in Boston and we have plenty of great driving weather left before the snow flies. BUT it occurred to me over the weekend that I have a long list of projects that I would really like to accomplish before my cars go into deep dark storage for the winter. Of course for all you lucky folks in the sun belt, or who have toasty heated workshop/garages you can disregard this idea. But for the rest of us, it’ time go start whittling away at that “to do list” if you Read More