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Category Archive: Craigslist Find

Black Beauty: 1986 Ford LTD – A 460-Powered Anti-Taurus!

Ford was playing with the whole bank on the line in 1986. The Ford Taurus program was either going to make or break the company, but Ford had to do something…after years of disastrous results...

Rough Start: 1977 Chevrolet Nova Rally – One Seriously Rough Bastard!

I grew up around plenty of people that would fall under categories like “shady”, “dangerous”, “unstable”, “criminal”, and just about every other...

This Levi’s Edition 1976 AMC Gremlin Has Just 48,000 Miles On It And Is A One Owner Car! Make It Yours Dude!

Sometimes it surprises me that there are still one owner cars left in the world like this 1976 AMC Gremlin Levi’s Edition. After all, this was an econobox car in it’s day, and even though...

Hail To The Chief: The Perfect 1982 Jeep Cherokee Chief Is Available!

Any other day, any other vehicle, this would be the point where I would start complaining about a lack of interior or underhood pictures on a classified ad for a car or truck. Not that I’m a...

Rough Start: Forever Underrated, This 1986 Conquest TSi Needs To Be Autocrossing!

Mitsubishi Starions and every version of the Chrysler captive import known as Conquest (it was sold under Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge names at varying points during the 1980s) are one of those cars...

This Might Be The Perfect Econobox! Chevette Greatness Baby!

The Chevrolet Chevette was one of those little econobox cars that everyone hated that was into hot rods, but that still sold more than 7 Million units over its lifespan. Clearly these little cars had...

Livin’ The Dream: 1972 Ford LTD – Big, Brash And Beautiful

I blame you, BangShift. I don’t think that I would’ve given early 1970s full-size Ford products any more than a passing glance had it not been for you introducing me to a movie I never...

The Speculator: This 1973 Olds Omega Is For Sale, The Asking Price Is Optimistic, The Information Is Hopeful

We actually kind of dig this guy’s angle. If we were in the position to be selling a brown-ish 1973 Olds Omega with a decent number of options we’d be pulling out all the stops as well....

Rough Start: 1991 Dodge Spirit R/T – The Final K-Car Screamer, Thanks To Lotus

By the 1990s, fans of Chrysler products were full to the brim of K-car based vehicles and were ready for any kind of update. The minivans, the Daytona, the Aries and the Lancer all were getting long...

Here’s Your Chance To Own A Hot Rod Based Business Where You Get To Drive One ALL THE TIME!

When Rocco sent this one in man I was excited! I mean would you just look at it? And it isn’t just a car, but also a business if you would like it, and I think you could do one hell of a...

Rough Start: 1971 Ford F-350 With A Handy Tilt Nose!

I don’t know why I’m picking on Lohnes lately. The man has done nothing wrong to me. But lately I’ve just had it out for him vehicle-wise. First it was that stuntman-ready Chevrolet...

Greatest Show on Wheels! This Support Crew Chevy Is Perfect For Lohnes!

One of my favorite games here at BangShift, one that I’ve enjoyed for years, is to try to torment the two owners (you know, my bosses) with temptations from the Internet, that have FOR SALE as...

Rough Start: 1961 Studebaker Lark – Try Something Vintage

AMC is known for being “All Makes Combined”, but after looking at this 1961 Studebaker Lark, I’m not so sure that AMC deserved all of that credit. Look at this thing…I see...

Incredible: The 1973 AMC Hornet That Time Forgot Is Up For Sale – 36,000 Miles, Appears Brand New!

Intrepid BangShift tipster Rocco Bastone has sent us some neat stuff over the years but this one may be the topper. You are looking at a 36,000 original mile, 1973 AMC Hornet sedan that appears to be...