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Category Archive: CHEVY, Craigslist Find

Money No Object: 1997 Chevrolet Camaro SS 30th Anniversary LT4

Colors and stripe kits are open call-outs for performance cars. Rosso Corsa Red might be the international racing color of Italy, but tell me you don’t immediately think of a Ferrari. LimeLight...

The Want Is Real!!! This Barn Find 1965 Impala Station Wagon Is Big Block Powered And Bad Ass As Can Be!

Look at it! Would you just look at it? This is greatness. I have zero dollars to buy it, but it is amazing and I love it and want it and you should too. This 1965 Impala Station Wagon is the holy...

The “WTF?!” Files: 1975 AMC Hornet, Meet BMW Z3 M Roadster!

There’s not many vehicles that we automatically suggest anything other than a V8 swap for. The AMC Hornet line, from the original 1970 Hornet through the last of the Eagle wagons made before...

Stacey’s Mom’s SUV: 1999 Saleen Explorer XP8 – Who Drove The Hot-Rodded Brat Hauler?

At the risk of exposing a bit of my deviant behavior from my first day of junior high through my high-school graduation era, was it just me or did you scout out some of the parents dropping their...

Rough Start: Two Buick Skylarks Under The Budget!

What’s not to love about the GM X-car? Okay, no…not the Citation. The rear-drivers. The NOVA cars. The original GM compacts before they became the standard size and the Vega rolled up....

Rough Start: 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle That Looks Very Familiar To One Of Us…

The moment I saw the listing for this 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle, a meme popped into my head: “It’s called ‘karma’, and it’s pronounced ‘Ha-Ha, F*** You!'”...

Rough Start: 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Sedan – A Bit Of Sage Advice

A few days ago, while driving through town, I spotted a vehicle I would’ve never expected to see still on the road in 2020: a G-body Buick Regal four-door from the mid-1980s. In a sea of...

Rough Start: 1993 Chevrolet Blazer Sport – The Dying Breed

Forty years is how long the Chevrolet Blazer K5 lasted in it’s original form, a two-door full-size sport-utility vehicle. That body shell outlived the Blazer name, living on as the two-door...

Go Green: 1977 Plymouth Fury Sport Suburban Station Wagon

I’m normally not one to get argumentative with anyone. I’m happier to keep my mouth shut, keep my judgements to myself, and move on. But I swear, if one more mouth-breather approaches me...

Too Quiet: 1981 Chevrolet Malibu 9C1 For Flying Under The Radar

I recently had a guy pull me to the side to tell me about how he saw a couple of supercars and a built Mustang GT500 ripping down the Interstate near where I live and that he probably saw a...

This 1962 Nova Project Is Running And Driving. Make It Your Own And Enjoy It!

Projects…man they rule…and they SUCK. I have a bunch of them, because I’m a sick bastard who can’t help himself. But sometimes getting a project that needs tons of work...

Rough Start: 1980 Toyota Celica GT Sunchaser by Griffith

For our younger readers: ever look at stuff made after about 1973 and wonder why you can find sunroofs, T-tops, targa tops and the like, but nobody outside of the biggest Buicks, Oldsmobiles and...

Rough Start: 1973 AMC Hornet – Call It The Mongrel!

Does that seem like I’m already picking on this little Hornet, calling it “The Mongrel”? I don’t think so. Part of me is looking at this car with truth: it’s rough...

Rough Start: 1968 Dodge Dart Sedan – The Yellow Brick Road To Fun

In the 1990s, Mopar Action magazine built up a 1969 Plymouth Valiant four-door, dubbed it the “Green Brick” and proceeded to road-race the dog snot out of the car. It competed at many...