Category Archive: 1320 Online Find, Apex Online Find, Craigslist Find

This Original Owner 1987 Firebird Formula 350 Is Begging For An LS Swap To Go With The Retro Vibe

1980’s and early 1990’s GM F-Bodies are cool as hell. They always have been, even when they made no horsepower. They are gaining value and popularity like mad right now and one like this...

Shines Like A Mirror? WTF Kind Of Crack Is This Craigslist Seller Smoking. COPO C10 454 Truck… Ugh

WTF is wrong with people? There are two things going on here that annoy the hell out of me. The second one is minor in the grand scheme of things because it is technically correct. The first however...

This 1993 Geo Tracker Is A 9 Second Sleeper That Can Hang The Hides And Surprise Some Folks

Sleepers are cool, and this one qualifies because there is nobody who would think this thing could run a 12 let alone a deep 9 second ET. And the cage has an 8.50 NHRA Cert so you know it is ready...

Halfway There: This 1987 Oldsmobile 442 Can Polish Up Into A Beast!

I’m in Vegas for the Spring Fling Million event. I’m in the American Southwest…that means it’s time to look through the classifieds and see what is out there and available....

Rough Start: Why Not C4 Yourself? A Budget 1986 Corvette Track Car Is What You Need!

I can find plenty of Camaros, Monte Carlos, even El Caminos and their GM cousins at tracks across the country. C4 Corvettes, however, not so much. Why is that? How has America’s sports car...

I’m Not Saying It Would Be Cheap, But Can This Back Half Duster Drag Car Project Be Saved?

This one is a little misleading. There is a lot that has been done to this car already, including a full cage, back half, tubs, aluminum tinwork, and so much more. Sure it needs a lot to finish, but...

Rough Start: A Basic 1972 Ford Torino, Just Add An Engine

Normally, $2,500 for an engineless Ford Torino is the point where you walk away and keep looking, isn’t it? Sorry to Ford fans, but the Torino just doesn’t have quite the draw that a...

Rough Start: The Benefits Of Looking At Newer Machines Like This 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis

For most of the Rough Start finds, I’ve tried to keep at least a 20-year gap between what year it is and what year the cheap car target of the day is. I do that because most people tend to...

Rough Start: The Green Beast! A 1972 International That Requires Hair On Your Chest!

As a general rule, pickup trucks are often viewed with a masculine sway. The truck is a worker, a laborer, rugged and tough, ready for whatever. That’s the setup, right? Here’s a hint,...

This Dodge A100 Is Bagged And Channeled Perfection! This One Is Cruiser Cool And A Whole New Level

Vans are cool, or the right van is anyway, and this one right here is that right van. That is to say, it is the right van if you want something that is going to turn heads just because it is so...

Rough Start: 1978 Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe – The Brick House

I am a man of many strange automotive appreciations, I’ll be the first to admit, but the strangest kink I have might be the Volvo Bertone coupes. For the life of me, I can’t provide a...

Rough Start: A Dodge Colt With An Evo Kick – Don’t Ignore The Micro Machine!

Whether you love or hate the Japanese import tuner culture, you have to hand it to the manufacturers for being able to do more with less. Subaru, Honda, Toyota…they all made some stout...

Rough Start, Kids Edition: Time To Teach The Kids About Kenny Bernstein’s Mercury LN7!

It’s easy to say that kids aren’t interested in cars, or that kids don’t care about cars. You know what else is easy? It’s easy to point out that dads working on the car at...

Rough Start: Feel Like Finishing Up A Swap? This 1979 Dodge Aspen’s 3G Hemi Swap Is Almost Done!

It isn’t everyday that a brown, four-door Dodge Aspen is going to catch my eye. In fact, it normally never would. I’m not a Dodge Aspen fan and the four-doors look so 1970s dowdy and...