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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, FORD, TRUCKS

We Had Never Heard Of A Ford Courier “Sasquatch”, But They Exist! Neat Little Truck!

Are you familiar with the Ford Courier? Ford Motor Company’s knee-jerk reaction to the Toyota Pickup and the Datsun 520 was to strike a deal with Mazda to rebadge the B-1800/Proceed pickup and...

This 2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Is Up For Sale! Bring A 727 And Get Ready To Party!

You know the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak as the race-only variation of Mopar’s musclecar. Limited run, big on power, weighs nearly 1,000 pounds less than the standard production model, and...

Super Freak: Check Out This Mopar-Powered Buick Regal – Hey, It Isn’t LS Powered!

Admittedly, a G-body Buick Regal isn’t the first version you would expect to see on the track. A Grand National, maybe. Only the Pontiac Grand Prix is seen less, it seems, but why that is, we...

Meet The $70,000 Square-Body: This Restored 1987 GMC Sierra K3500

The 1973-87 GM pickup line is one of the few vehicle choices that Brian, Chad and I share a common and equalled interest in. They are that good. They are versatile, you can do just about anything...

Rear-Mounted, Air-Cooled V8, Anyone? This 1989 Tatra 613 Is Up For Grabs!

Outside of the Lane Museum in Nashville, where in the United States would you ever expect to see a Tatra automobile? Built in relatively small numbers until 1999, when the Czechloslovakian...

Looking To The Sky: The “Blackhawk” Pontiac Firehawk Can Grip Any Surface!

“Blackhawk”, the 2000 Pontiac Firebird you see here, is known for it’s party trick: it’ll hang the front wheels high anytime, any place. With enough nitrous to run several...

Here’s The Preview For The New Holden Commodore V8 Supercar…Does It Hint At A Hot Buick Regal?

The Holden Commodore that spawned the Chevrolet SS and Caprice PPV for the United States market is dead. Done. Finished. The next Commodore will be a badged version of the Opel Insignia/Buick Regal,...

BangShift Test-Drive: 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona 392 – Second Rate, It Is Not

Ever since the moment we learned that the Challenger ADR was to become the Hellcat, the question has been posed to me by many a friend: “When are you gonna get a Hellcat?” When the engine...

You Might See Rust With Numbers, But We See Two Zombie Racecars: A Dodge Petty Kit Car And Super Coupe For Sale!

I can already hear the comments of “worthless piles of rust” coming, so save your breath. Yes, both of these 1978 Dodges are rusty. They’re Aspens…c’mon, if you...

Rough Start: Run, Cash In Hand, And Buy This 1976 Chevy Malibu Right Now!

Hey, you. Yeah, you. The one who has been surfing Craigslist, eBay, AutoTempest and whatever other sites you peruse. The one who is tracking down something older to drive, that will be solid. The one...

Rough Start: This 1970 Impala Crew Cab Is Too Easy – Get In And Drive!

Some days, hunting Craigslist for a project car that will fit within the $5,000 Rough Start budget is like pulling teeth with the pliers from a child’s tool set. Other days, they come out of...

How Good Can A $1,000 Craigslist Mustang Really Be? The Smoking Tire Takes On This Well-Used SN-95!

The Rough Start posts we do, where I go digging through Craigslist while sticking to a five thousand dollar overall budget, is a reasonable approach to low-buck hot-rodding at it’s finest....

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Battle Of The Big Boys: Two Impalas Face Off – Twin Turbocharged Or Blown?

Two 1960s Chevrolet Impalas, facing off against each other at San Antonio Raceway. In one lane, painted bright red, with two sewer-pipe sized turbochargers feeding a 515ci Brodix mill a potential 45...

Classic YouTube: The Most Unloved Mopar Can Still Burn The Hides Off!

“The most unloved Mopar”? Yeah, the R-bodies fall into that category just fine. The last thing Chrysler needed at the end of the 1970s was yet another full-size four-door that...

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