Category Archive: 1320 Online Find, BangShift 1320, CHEVY, Craigslist Find, TRUCKS

The Purple People Eater: How Often Would You Drive This 1974 Chevrolet LUV?

For a section of time in the mid-1990s, my stepfather was enamored with Chevrolet LUV pickup trucks. One was slammed on it’s nuts and was a sprightly little thing, dressed in primer gray all...

Rough Start: If You Can Find A Reason Why You Shouldn’t Buy This 460-Powered Mustang, Share It.

It’s getting around to the one surefire point of proof that it’s Autumn in North America. No, not changing leaves…none have fallen at my house and barely any were turned on my...

Rough Start: A Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 That Has Been Dormant For Three Decades

When I put together the concept of Rough Start finds, one of the main things that I’ve rarely swayed from was the need for the vehicle in question to run and drive. Small repairs that were...

Rough Start: This Great Dale House Car Is What Happens When You Cross A Buick And An RV

Well, what do we have here? At first glance it appears that a rather large in-bed camper or maybe a fifth-wheel trailer of some kind was bashed together with the front third of a 1966 Buick Wildcat....

Rough Start: This 1979 Chevrolet Impala NEEDS NOTHING! Best Rough Start Find Yet?

You like 1977-90 GM B-bodies. So do we. You like them with some grunt under the hood that the factory was too scared to put in. So do we. You like them clean and presentable, comfortable without...

Optimistic Seller: Would You Pay $6,500 For A Volkswagen Thing?

Every time I voice an opinion about a used car being too expensive or well above what the market value should be, I get hate mail by the truck load. I’m jealous of those with money and should...

We Found Something We WOULD NOT LS SWAP!!! We Have Much Better Plans For This One!

When our boy Rocco sent us this Craigslist Find, we were immediately in love. Maybe it is because we love little GM cars. Maybe it’s because this one has a cool Pontiac beak out front. Maybe...

The “WTF?” Files: Who Built A Diesel Dodge Aspen Wagon Using A Chrysler-Nissan Mill?

Just when I think I’ve heard about every possible thing that could be done with a Chrysler F/M/J platform, something even weirder comes around and I have to file away another bit of trivia in...

Self-Sufficient: Who Needs An RV When Your 1975 Oldsmobile Omega Has A Tent?

True story: the one time I went out to Bonneville, back in 2009, I had nowhere to sleep. And I was fine with that. I didn’t get a hotel room, didn’t know anyone who had a room, but that...

This 1979 Jeep CJ5 Is Not Exactly Our Taste – The Seller Is Hoping It Is Someone’s

There are certain things we find on the internet that make our souls hurt and this 1979 Jeep CJ5 is one of them. Looking past the purple chassis and suspension components below the blue body, looking...

Rough Start: The C4 Corvette Of Your Cheap 1980s Nostalgia Dreams!

A few days ago, Chad put up a question in the form of a C4 Corvette that was very well built, clean as a whistle, and in need of a bit of minor maintenance that the owner wasn’t willing to...

We Don’t Know Why Everyone Thinks C4 Corvettes Aren’t Cool

While everything 80’s seems to be cool again, we still wonder why the venerable C4 Corvette is not growing in favor with gearheads everywhere. They are cheap, have suspension that is good from...

A 1953 Willys Aero? You Don’t See These Very Often, But This One Is Pretty Darn Cool!

Most everyone knows Willys for either building Jeeps or every cool gasser. But the truth is they built other cars too, like this 1953 Willys Aero that we found for sale on Facebook Marketplace....

Rough Start: A Smooth Late B-Body Wagon With An LT-1 Swapped In. Nice!

I’m in a bit of a longroof mood today. I daily drive a sedan, have plenty of trucks and SUVs to deal with locally, and every now and then I hop into a vintage ponycar to tool around in when the...