• National Trailer Safety Week Kickoff

    Our National Trailer Safety Week Kickoff starts June 4th, 2023. Trailer safety isn’t only good for you and your fellow travelers on the road, but it’s also the law to tow safely. It is surprising how many people who tow trailers of various types, don’t know the proper towing capacity for their vehicle, how to hook up a trailer for safe towing, or don’t do regular maintenance on their trailers. Stop by our FREE trailer safety event on June 10th, 2023, from 11AM-2PM at Riverfront Park in The Dalles, OR.   You can get: Free information about trailer safety and towing Check out a few of our manufacturers’ makes and…

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    1972 Plymouth Scamp Restoration

    This 1972 Plymouth Scamp restoration project was finished in 2022. When it was brought to us, it needed some bodywork done, a new vinyl top cover, and a completely new paint job. Phase Two of this project will begin this year with an engine swap to a 360 from the 6 cylinder that is in it now. 

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    1970 VW Karmann Ghia Restoration

    The 1970 VW Karmann Ghia restoration came to us wanting some new paint, touch-up on the bodywork, new windows seals, and some new chrome around the headlight bezels. This little blue beauty isn’t just for car shows, the owner loves to take it out when the weather is right. These cars aren’t very common here in The Dalles. With her curvaceous, European bodylines giving her a very distinctive profile, the cheery blue paint makes this car POP!

  • Columbia Gorge Car Club Swap Meet

    The 2023 Columbia Gorge Car Club Swap Meet will be held this year at The Dalles Eagles & Elks Lodge on April 29th. Browse through vendors with various car parts, accessories, and collectibles, and take a look at some classic cars as well. There will be food, music, a beer garden, and raffle prizes. All proceeds go to charity. If you wish to be a vendor and have a booth, the cost is $15.00. Call 541-980-5940 for more information. *This event is put on by the Columbia Gorge Car Club and The Dalles Eagles/Elks Lodge. This is not an event put on by Columbia Auto Repair and Sales, we are…