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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS

Rough Start: No More Minivan Blues With This Plymouth Voyager Pickup Conversion!

Being born in 1983, the minivan boom and bust is the first automotive styling trend that I’ve seen the beginnings to and the end of in my lifetime. When they appeared right about the same time...

A Different View: This British Gaming YouTuber Bought Himself An Old Plymouth!

When I want to get away from writing about cars and I, for whatever reason, don’t want to be in the shop, I turn to video games. It’s not my only non-car hobby…I garden, and every...

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Risky Investment: Would You Restore This Ratty 1970 Plymouth Superbird Or Would You Start Building It Up?

That beak. That wing. That shape that was meant to convey one meaning only, directly to Ford Motor Company: “Richard Petty is OUR driver, and you will pay dearly for your treachery.”...

The Road Less Traveled: Take A Closer Look At The Larry Peternel Imperial Pro Stocker!

Robert Frost is one of America’s great poets, a man whose work with the written word became so much more than simple scribbles on paper. From the publishing of his first work, “My...

The Unloved: Will This Long-Parked Dodge Aspen Wake Up After Seventeen Years?

Getting to see Dylan McCool’s 1969 Dodge Charger on Power Tour this year left me feeling proud…for no real reason, really, except that I was happy to see the progress that he has made,...

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Morning Symphony: This 1974 Chrysler Newport’s Mission In Life Is To Be Romped On!

Despite my efforts to convince anyone otherwise, it seems that I’m painted as a solid Mopar nut. Whatever…it’s not like I can’t look back on my history and deny that...

The Rusty Rattler: Check Out This Isuzu Diesel-Swapped 1970 Plymouth Satellite!

When I first saw this 1970 Plymouth and realized what had happened to this car, initially my brain started screaming out, “WHY?!” as loudly as possible. Why is there a diesel in a 1970...

Money No Object: Bill McGraw’s 1971 Rod Shop Dodge Charger Super Stocker

To understand why I’m slobbering all over my keyboard for this 1971 Dodge Charger only takes your eyes. Look over the perfect Super Stock setup from 1971…a factory car with a tweak here,...

Last Minute Refusal: The FCA-Renault Merger Will Not Happen After All!

At the beginning of yesterday, it seemed that the FCA-Renault merger that had been a hot-button topic for a few days now was going to actually come to fruition. Nissan and Mitsubishi, alliance...

One Of…Who Knows? Jay Leno Checks Out One Of The Very Rare 1958 Chrysler 300-Ds With Fuel Injection!

It’s known as the Bendix Electrojector. It was Chrysler’s late-1950s shot at fuel injection, and one of the biggest flops of the 1950s for the company…not to say anything about...

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FCA And Renault, Together? The Breakdown Of The Potential Partnership Redux!

As of press time, the automotive world is digesting the announcement that came from FCA: On May 27th, 2019, FCA had delivered a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault that proposed a 50/50...

Morning Symphony: A Dodge Dakota R/T With A Severe Attitude Problem!

It was dirty and dingy, but still bright yellow in the sea of traffic as I was making my way into Bowling Green the other day: a Dodge Dakota R/T, proudly proclaimed by gel-like lettering on the...

Uncle Tony Lays Out The Goodies For The Bottle Rocket Coronet – Including The Blue Bottle Of Happiness!

Work is always ongoing around Uncle Tony’s Garage. Something is being rebuilt, or is being fixed, or is being modified. One such project is the “Bottle Rocket” Dodge Coronet, a...

Tempt Me Not: Quit Sending Me This Ready-To-Build 1980 Dodge Mirada!

In acting, it’s known as typecasting: someone is so perfect for a typical type of role that they are always chosen for that kind of gig and not chosen for others. For example, John Wayne would...