Category Archive: 1320 Online Find, BangShift 1320, BUICK / OLDS / PONTIAC, eBay Find

Money No Object: This 1987 Pontiac Firebird Has Us Thinking Bad Thoughts!

There is only one reason why this 1987 Pontiac Firebird caught my eye, and it goes straight to childhood. I had a toy car when I was little…I remember that it was a third-gen Firebird body, it...

A Close Look At Forbidden Fruit: Here’s What A U.S. Legal Holden Ute Is All About

Nearly ten years after Pontiac backed out of bringing the G8 ST to the U.S. market, I’m still annoyed. I’m not kidding in the least when I say that I would’ve spent all of the money...

How Would You Build It: This 1979 Oldsmobile 442 Slant-Back Needs Power, But What Else?

From the front, this 1979 Oldsmobile 442 looks pretty good: handsome A/G body shape, the cool sectioned grille that looks aggressive compared to the standard Cutlass waterfall-style unit, and no hood...

Just Like They Were: This 1973 Pontiac Ventura Is A Time-Warp!

It’s just a fact: when it comes to older iron, everybody wants to remember the legends that they are supposed to be and not as they truly were. That’s why you see so many Super Sport...

That’s How To Make One Cool: This 1985 Buick Somerset Ex-Trans Am Racer Is Up For Sale!

The 1985-87 Buick Somerset was a turd. It just was. Based on the N-body, which gave up such favorites as the Pontiac Grand Am and the Oldsmobile Calais, the Somerset was a car best known for...

It Ain’t A Fluke: Proof That The 572-Powered Cadillac DeVille Is A Beast!

There are many things we are still trying to sort out about the 2003 Cadillac DeVille we found earlier this week. Things like how they wedged the sledgehammer of a big-block crate Chevrolet under the...

Movie Car Chase: A 1971 Aussie Charger Vs. A NASCAR Oldsmobile Square Off In The Movie “Metal Skin”!

Straight off of the bat I have to admit that I know jack-all about the 1994 movie “Metal Skin”. I wasn’t hunting down a car chase scene when I stumbled across this gem…I was...

Morning Symphony: Tearing Across Nebraska In A Monster Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Ever find yourself on an open road somewhere that has absolutely no traffic whatsoever and contemplate the consequences of what would happen if you went ahead and had a little fun? Who would know...

This 1968 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Is A Comfortable Boulevard Crusher!

Since we’re still on a big-body drop-top kick around here, how could I pass up this 1968 Buick Electra 225? They certainly don’t come much bigger than General Motors’ C-body, which...

Rough Start: A 1968 Pontiac Catalina Hardtop Is A Great Choice For A New Sled!

I wasn’t looking for anything in particular while searching for this Rough Start find. In fact, the field of finalists that I had located was nice and diverse: a $400 Chevrolet LUV truck that...

How Would You Build It: This 1983 Cadillac Coupe deVille Is Gorgeous, But Needs Something…

I love, love, LOVE the big C-body Cadillac Coupe deVilles. Not may cars from the late 1970s and early 1980s can carry the presence that the wreath-and-crest coupes can. You have the clean, boxy...

Classic YouTube: Chrysler Wasn’t The Only One Messing With Turbines – Check Out This Coal-Powered Oldsmobile!

General Motors walked into the Eighties in a kind of bi-polar state of mind. On the positive side, the downsized B and A/G body cars were a solid strike, the truck line was going well, the Camaro and...

What Better Car To Cruise On A Beautiful Winter’s Day Than A Cadillac CTS-V Coupe With 800 Horsepower?

Wintertime…cold weather, sketchy road conditions, and short days indicate that it’s time to put up the hot rod, suck it up in the daily beater, and prepare for springtime. Right? Oh, no,...

On The Naughty List, No Doubt: This Blown 1976 Pontiac Sunbird Is Straight-Up Devilish!

Everybody remembers the Vega and the Monza, Chevrolet’s H-body cars, but can you name another without thinking about it for a few seconds? It might take a few minutes, but sooner or later the...