.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: eBay Find

This 1969 American Motors Rebel SST Wagon Is Too Cool – Looks Like It’s Day One Fresh!

What is it about a sweet station wagon that stops the three of us in our tracks? ¬†Finding a great longroof is right up there with a spot-on barnfind…not likely, but when they appear, they are...

MORE: eBay Find

This 1977 Pinto Trar Is A Swiss Army Knife Car – Do Everything At Once!

This, folks, is a case of just how many vehicle types you can jam onto one set of wheels. Let’s break this down: you have a 1977 Ford Pinto Cruising wagon, which checks off station wagon,...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

Road Trip? This 1978 Mercury Marquis Is Ready To Roll Anywhere!

There is a lot of travel going on here at BangShift this week! Chad and Daphne are road-tripping around my neck of the woods on the FM3 Road Trip Cars and Cones deal, and in a couple of days we both...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

Money No Object: This 1971 Mercury Cougar XR7 429 Ram Air Is Good As Gold

The 1971 restyle for the Mercury Cougar did the model no real favors. The sexiness of the 1969-1970 models got lost in translation as the Cougar, like it’s cousin, the Ford Mustang, got even...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

Money No Object: This Wild 1978 Camaro Isn’t For The Timid!

Sleepers are cool. We like the idea of blending in with everyone else, knowing that we have something powerful at our disposal if we see the need or simply have the urge to exercise our right foot....

Freak Show: This 1996 Mitsubishi Delica Van Has Been Ford-Swapped And Frame-Swapped!

I just heard a collective, “WTF is that thing, McTaggart?!” That, friends, is a Mitsubishi Delica van. While Mitsubishi did sell a van in the 1980s in the U.S. market, this generation...

This 1976 Chevrolet LUV Is A Small-Block Swap Candidate If We’ve Ever Seen One!

Is it fair to say that the Chevrolet LUV pickup truck is an endangered species? The Americanized Isuzu Faster has all but disappeared from the radar screen. Every time we see one of these little...

Money No Object: The 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT, As It Should Have Been!

You can quit laughing now. I mean it, the money spent on this 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT is worth it. The story of the Fiero is one of growth, maturity…and then, a quick and glamour-less death. A...

This 1963 Ford Econoline Is Completely Impractical And Perfectly Bitchin’!

I’m willing to go under fire for this opinion: some vehicles don’t do anything well. Take this 1963 Ford Econoline: it would be a cool truck, except that there is no useful bed left. Part...

Super Sano Sleeper: This 1974 Chevrolet Vega Can Make You Forget Those Nasty Issues From The Past!

The trials and tribulations of the Chevrolet Vega are well known. GM wanted a small car to take on a new section of market and produced a very handsome vehicle with some major flaws. Pick your...

Money No Object: A 1969 Ford Cortina Surf Wagon With A Small-Block Swap!

Finding a Ford Cortina anywhere in the United States isn’t completely impossible. The first two generations (er, sorry…the Mark I and Mark II) were sold in the U.S. market to compete with...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

This 1972 Ford LTD Is Near Perfection! Embrace The More Mature You The Right Way!

“You always have a hot rod, or some hopped-up beater. Even that Chrysler you have is a joke, it’s like you took Grandpa’s car and stuck NOS on it. You need to grow the **** up and...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD

With A Hint Of English Leather: This 1982 AMC Concord Sundancer Is A Classy Bandit!

Car people know Burt Reynolds. They know that he is probably responsible for selling more Pontiac Trans-Ams than GM’s marketing team was in the 1970s and early 1980s. They know that he could...

MORE: eBay Find

This 1977 Ford Thunderbird Stock Car Was Once A Decoration, But Now Needs To Be Made Wicked Again!

Just as we like to pick on each other’s vehicle crushes, we also like to work on each other’s vehicle hatreds. In the case of Lohnes and I, we are polar opposites: I generally like Ford...

MORE: eBay Find, FORD