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Category Archive: eBay Find, MOPAR

McTaggart’s Folly: This 1987 Chrysler LeBaron Pro Street Build Just Might Put Him Over The Edge

That’s it, eBay is the devil, and tonight the master of trickery has pulled up his “Temptation” file and has selected one for yours truly. We all have our bucket list cars, and one...

This Big Brown Dodge Ram 350 Van Was Originally A FBI Surveillance Van!

Now this is a true creeper van. In the past 24 hours, this big, beautiful, chocolate 1989 Dodge Ram 350 work van for sale on eBay has been popping up all over the interwebs. While it’s not...

Money No Object: With This 1969 Beaumont, How Much Is Hearing “What Is That?” Worth?

You see one 1969 Chevelle, you’ve seen them all. You’ve seen a similar vintage Pontiac, it’s the same. But if you see a 1969 Beaumont, your brain immediately sends the ultimate...

The Ace Of Base: This Rare 1970½ Ford Falcon Is The Ultimate Musclecar – A Stripper Midsize With The Monster Engine!

The plan for any good muscle car, according to everything I was brought up to believe from youth, was simple: take one midsize two-door car built between 1964 and 1972. Order the most gutted stripper...

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This 1964 Chrysler Newport Might Be A Steal! 413, Pushbutton Trans, And Legroom For Days!

It is difficult to look at this 1964 Chrysler Newport and picture that it’s only just a facelifted 1960 model. Sure, the fins were shaved off and the toilet lid spare tire deal was deleted as...

The Christine Hotel: This 1959 Plymouth Fury Can Be Your Next Camper Special!

It’s kind of difficult to look at a Plymouth Fury that came with fins as standard equipment and not make a “Christine” reference, isn’t it? Stephen King turned the Forward...

Who Needs Subtlety When you Have A Tilt-Body, Big Block 1986 Dodge Daytona?

If you are into sleepers, look away. If you cringe every time your ride draws a crowd of people who have more than a few questions, back out now. This 1986 Dodge Daytona does a lot of things, but it...

Money No Object: This 1993 Dodge Ram W350 Is Diesel Royalty, And Needs To Be Saved From Coal Rollers!

I don’t pretend to fully understand the culture of diesel performance folks. To me, a diesel pickup truck is a tool, a workhorse, something that I can load up, tow with, or anything along those...

Good, Cheap Fun: This Blown 454-powered 1978 Chevrolet Impala Looks Like A Good Time!

First, Chevrolet begat Impala. Then Chevrolet begat Chevelle. Then Chevelle swelled up to the size of a small oil tanker and Impala became a cruise liner. Then OPEC crises hit, big cars went out of...

What On Earth Would You Use A 1968 Checker Aerobus For Other Than A Killer Roadtrip?

It takes a very special kind of person to drive a Checker of any kind. Composed of GM guts, enough metal to crush the pavement, and a durability not seen since the car-manufacturing side of Checker...

Money No Object: This 2016 Camaro SS Track Weapon Is Built To Kill – The Writeup Sells The Car

I almost brushed this 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS off as a visuals-only build while surfing eBay. It’s easy to do: take a standard Camaro, throw money at the visuals, and somehow that equates into...

The Long Black Car: This 1970 Mercury Marquis Is A Dream Road Trip Cruiser!

The call of the open road is getting louder and louder…mainly because everybody and their mother is currently rolling across the Midwest area together and will be in my backyard tomorrow. They...

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Swagger Sled: This 1978 Ford Thunderbird Is A Luxo-Cruiser For The Open Road!

It is difficult to believe that the seventh-generation Ford Thunderbird (1977-79) was the best-selling version, but it’s true. For the three years it was produced, Ford cranked out just shy of...

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This 2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Is Up For Sale! Bring A 727 And Get Ready To Party!

You know the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak as the race-only variation of Mopar’s musclecar. Limited run, big on power, weighs nearly 1,000 pounds less than the standard production model, and...