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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, MOPAR

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1984 Chrysler Laser

We’re on the final leg of the adventure that has encompassed the 2020 Rocky Mountain Race Week. Haley and I have had a blast out on the road together and once the sun rises in the morning,...

Olds Shopping: Someone Is Selling Six Of The Most Rare Colonnade Era Olds Cutlasses You’ll Ever See

Everyone has their thing, right? Some guys like Mustangs, some guys collect Camaros and some guys load up on 1970s Colonnade styling era performance Oldsmobiles. Jason Savick tipped us off to a guy...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1981 GMC Caballero

The list of cars I actually want to own longer than a few weeks at a time is fairly short, to be honest. I want to sample everything, I want to push cars to the limit, I want to understand the...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT

As I’m typing this, I’m finally in Pueblo, Colorado. And am I grateful for that…if Great Bend, Kansas is qualified to be called “remote”, then everything in-between the...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1994 Dodge Ram 1500

Out of all of the trucks built since 1990, the 1994-2002 generation of the Dodge Ram is my favorite. When these things came out, they immediately made GM and Ford trucks look dated. The GM trucks had...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1972 Ford Maverick Sprint

Out of all of the vehicles I’ve looked at for the Tour of Temptation, this 1972 Ford Maverick Sprint might be the most palatable, I think. I could’ve easily picked the 1989 Chevrolet...

This 1991 Dick Gulstrand GS80 Corvette Is The Last One Made, Has TRACO Power, and Big Meats On The Corners

Yeah, yeah, I know. I’m falling into the same trance that other guys of my general age bracket are with the C4 Corvette these days. Honestly, these things have been ignored, mocked, turned into...

This Could Be The Coolest and Cleanest 1974 Chevelle Malibu On The Planet – Warmed Up Big Block and A 4-Speed

When it comes to sniffing out the good stuff for sale on the internet, our man Rocco is unparalleled in his skill level. It’s always interesting and in the case of cars like this 1974 Chevelle...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1991 Ford Econoline Dual-Axle Bus

For those of you who are following along on our Rocky Mountain Race Week 2020 coverage, my end of the story goes like this: after the livestream at Bandimere Raceway, Haley and I crashed at the hotel...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1997 Pontiac Trans Am

Next stop, Kearney, Nebraska. It’s home to Scott Liggett and…um…well, looks like we’re going to find out what else when we roll into town! Truth be told, neither me nor Haley...

Rough Start “Tour Of Temptation”: 1969 Ford Falcon Futura

Okay, as of today it’s Rocky Mountain Race Week for your guide to low-buck classified hunting, and I’ve decided to try something a bit different today. From today until I’m back...

This 1958 Grumman Bread Truck Delivers Smiles And An Amazingly Well Preserved Past

My NHRA announcing cohort Alan Reinhart gets the credit for this find and it is a good one! You are looking at a wonderful example of a 1958 Grumman bread truck. The truck has been stripped of all...

Rough Start: If You Can’t See Why This 1984 Caddy Eldorado Rules, We Can’t Help You

If you haven’t seen the news yet, BangShift.com will be providing FREE live streaming video from Rocky Mountain Race Week 2020. That’s all week, every race. That’s badass....

Dents, Dings, and Drab: This Korean War Jeep is The Perfect Starter Machine To Feed Your Jeep Habit

I really like old Jeeps because they are basically little tractors, right? They can do lots of stuff, they are simple, tough, and they very much have an Americana about them that nothing else on...