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Category Archive: eBay Find, OTHER

Money No Object: 1993 TVR Chimaera 400 – That Other Gran Turismo-Based Dream Machine

The 1997 Playstation racing game¬†Gran Turismo is often credited with the explosion of knowledge and desire for Japanese Domestic Market vehicles in the United States. It’s true…the...

One-Year Blunder: Can This 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Wagon Be Saved?

Let’s be frank about this for a minute: the Super Sport badge might be the most used, abused, and ragged-out model and trim in the General Motors inventory. There have been hits, like the...

Proper Title: This 1980 Chevrolet Nomad Van Can Be Your Road Trip Roaming Home

In the overall scheme of things, I have to pass on vans for one reason only: they suck to drive. The good, classic van styles, the ones that would otherwise make for a killer build, a great road...

Money No Object: 1970 Chrysler 300H – The Last Real Banker’s Hot Rod, Courtesy Of Hurst

If you look at the musclecar era’s offerings relative to full-size cars, you can find that most of them offered up a little something that provided full-size space with the temperament of their...

Rare and Weird: These Former Marine M-677 Forward Control Kaiser Trucks Are Awesome Oddities

Don’t feel bad, we didn’t know that these things existed either! You are looking at two of the most weird and interesting trucks ever spec’d out and ordered by the US Military. By...

The Automotive Gremlin: This 1999 Mazda Miata Looks Cute, Is Actually Ferocious!

Carroll Shelby did not invent the “smaller car with bigger engine” plan with the Shelby Cobra. Neither did Ian Garrad when he dreamed up the Sunbeam Tiger. Honestly, you have to go way...

For The Sporting Sir: The 1962 Ford Thunderbird Phantom Station Wagon

According to Lohnes, Ford screwed the pooch with the 1958 Thunderbird and from that moment forward, the model as a whole is dead to him outside of certain individual cars that earned their keep...

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Air-Cooled Awesome: Get The Dune Buggy And Enjoy The Sun!

Of all the positives that one can lay at the tires of the Volkswagen Type 1, there is one massive negative for most people: it looks like a Beetle. Some people dig the shape of VW’s iconic...

This 1971 Vega Kammback Wagon Is The Ultimate Sleeper With An LS Swap And Rad Patina

There is no way that you could build this car for the asking price, and we know the guys who built it so we know it will be a fun runner. The 400 horse all aluminum LS3 screams in this little bitty...

World-Traveled: This 1987 Jeep J-10 Needs A Stable Home After Years Of Roaming!

What caught my eye when I found this 1987 Jeep J-10 is how clean it is. Not many Jeep trucks look this good no matter what year they are, and this one being right at the end of production, born right...

Manifold Unobtanium For Sale: This Piece For A 303ci Ram Air V Pontiac Is Amazingly Cool

I have no idea why I love seeking out rare and interesting parts that are for sale online but it’s fun. This time we have one that may top them all in terms of rarity and it’s a Pontiac...

Springtime Green: It’s Not Everyday A 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 Pops Up!

Let’s see here: the trees are budding out, the grass is starting to get tall enough to mow, the dandelions are bringing some kind of color to the yard, and I got my first bit of pulse-racing...

The Ripper: This NASCAR/Dodge R5P7 Engine Needs To Be Re-Homed!

In case any of you were wondering what happened with the Raven Imperial since the last update I put out, don’t worry…you haven’t missed anything. Between the holidays, losing the...

Slow and Cool: This 1930 Mack AB 5-Ton Dump Truck Is One Tough Old Bastard

It has been a shameful amount of time since I posted up about some weird, old, chain-driven truck so I aim to fix that today. The object of my desire is this 1930 Mack AB 5-ton dump truck. Now,...