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Category Archive: CHEVY, Monday Shopper

Money No Object: This Unrestored 1969 Yenko Chevelle Is A Blunt-Force Beauty

General Motors’ Central Office Production Order system was the perfect tool to abuse in the late 1960s. Essentially it was a fleet ordering program that allowed dealerships to plug in special...

Monday Shopper: Ok, The Multi-Million Dollar Cars Have Sold. Can We Go Back To Cool Old Muscle, Like This 1972 Dodge Challenger Rallye 340, Please?

Pebble Beach does strange things to otherwise intelligent, well to do people…like cause them to blow millions of dollars on a fifty-four year old roadster that was built solely to keep Carroll...

Monday Shopper: She Wants You To Get A Minivan? We Can Help: Bisimoto’s 1,029 Horsepower Honda Odyssey Is Going Up For Auction!

While I was at the Mopar Nats this weekend, I got the chance to catch up with a friend that I haven’t seen in several years. When he rolled up, I was (almost) saddened that his familiar black...

Top 11: Shopping At Mecum’s Portland Auction – Two Days Of Difficult Decisions!

Portland, Oregon isn’t exactly automotive Mecca, but it isn’t the desert, either. There is plenty of gorgeous iron hiding among the redwoods and Douglas Firs, and if you cross the...

Top 11: We Cherry-Pick Mecum Auctions’ Indy Event – Too Many Choice Cars To Select From!

Normally, we peruse Mecum auctions to see what might be attainable. For their Indy auction, we had a hard time doing that…mostly because all of the lots are desirable enough and popular enough...

Top 11: We Rifle Through The Consignment List For Mecum’s Houston Auction For Some Gems!

When I paw through Mecum auctions each month, I always try to stay away from the obvious answers to “Which one would you have?” and go for what could be really interesting, really...

Top 11: Our Favorites From Mecum’s 2016 Kansas City Auction – How Would You Treat Yourself?

Now that Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction is over, with any luck prices for cars at auction will drop back into the realm of reality. It’s a hope, anyways…after cruising the...

Sleeper Supreme! This 1985 Chevrolet El Camino Looks Like A Clean Driver, But Is Packing 427 Power Under The Hood!

Here’s how this one panned out: as Lohnes and I sit in Maine cranking out stories, I decided to paw through the Mecum Kissimmee auction that is coming up later this month to find some iron to...

Last Minute Christmas Stocking Stuffer! Moroso Pro Series Tire Pressure Gauges

Are you still frantically searching for that perfect holiday gift for yourself or that performance fiend in your neighborhood?  Moroso Performance Products has an answer! When you’re drag racing,...

Top 11: Our Christmas Wish List From The Mecum Kissimmee 2016 Auction

Dear Santa, It has been a long year filled with hard work. We have travelled across the land, putting in the hours, staying up late to finish our chores. We even managed to exercise restraint when we...

Top 11: Our Picks From The 750-Plus Vehicles Up For Grabs At Mecum Anaheim!

Another month, another Mecum auction coming up for us to paw through. Clicking through the auction lots online reminds us of digging through the JCPenny’s catalog as kids as we wrote our...

Top 11: Picks From The Mecum Chicago Auction – Can We Predict A Decent Deal In The Catalog?

  11. 1968 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible   It’s the size of Rhode Island, comfortable as a barcalounger, drinks like an angry Scotsman, and looks like New England old money. This...

Some Deals From The 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction – At Least A Few Cars Weren’t Priced Through The Stratosphere!

Barrett-Jackson equals stupid money. We’ve known this combination for years, yet somehow we still pay attention to the train wreck of “more money than brains” in the desert as cars...

Monday Shopper: This 460hp Impala SS Crossed The Block At Mecum Chicago For $5,000

Mecum Auctions’ Chicago auction just wrapped up this Saturday, and prices reflect a crowd that was ready to buy. A 1986 Monte Carlo SS went for $10,500. A stock 1984 Trans Am went for $14,000....