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Category Archive: eBay Find

Money No Object: This 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne Is The Street Racer Special Before Motion Made It!

In 1968, Baldwin-Motion rooted their business expertise to five cars. They dubbed them the “Fantastic Five”, all packing a 427ci V8, all wicked units meant to go out and brawl on the...

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The Swiss Army Knife Of Custom Machines Is Up For Auction – The 2009 Dobbertin HydroCar Can Be Yours!

Rick Dobbertin’s 1965 Chevy II and 1985 Pontiac J-2000 are well-known and appreciated within the automotive community for what they were at the time: builds that were further advanced than...

A Blown 392 Hemi In A Boat? Hell Yes, This Makes Us Want It Right Now.

To be honest I am really more of a jet boat fan, mostly because of where the majority of boating happens here in SoCal and on the river near Havasu. With that said, I am all over this V-Drive 18 foot...

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The Snow Wagon: This 1979 GMC Jimmy Is Exactly What You Need For The Winter!

One of the stupidest moves I’ve ever made in my automotive history was to sell a 1984 Dodge Ramcharger off. The only four-wheel-drive vehicle I’ve ever owned, the Ramcharger was found...

Best of BS 2017: The “WTF?” Files: Somewhere Within This Monster Is A 1970 Opel GT. If You Say So…

Every so often I come to the conclusion that I’ve seen just about every form of four-wheeled oddity there can be out there…and usually, three seconds after I have come to that conclusion,...

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Best of BS 2017: Is It OK To Like These Again: Chevrolet Lumina Z34 Edition

In today’s automotive world, we really are spoiled. You can go out right now and buy a Camaro or Mustang with a V8 with well north of 400hp, and it will be a comfortable place to spend time to...

Best of BS 2017: This 1980 Dodge Mirada Could Be The Perfect Never-Was Pro Stock Tribute For Next Year’s Drag Week!

Even by weirdo Mopar standards, the Dodge Mirada is a strange duck. Built for four years, slower than cold molasses even on it’s best foot forward, and having the unfortunate reputation as the...

Stunning Streamliner! This Coach-Built 1938 REO and Curtiss Aerocar Tandem Is Super Cool And We Want It!

Back in the height of the Art Deco era of the 1930’s, automakers were trying all sorts of new ways to build vehicles with a streamlined look. Influenced by the aircraft of the period, many of...

Santa’s Dragging Tail: This 1949 Mercury Is The Real Sled For The North Pole!

One sleigh and eight reindeer that can fly…or, if you listen to the song, nine, if you count the one that has a medical condition pertaining to the nose. Right…not buying that for a...

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This 1973 Chevrolet El Camino 4×4 Will Handle The Winter Weather In Fine Form

One of the best and worst cars I’ve got in my record is a 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle that came to me via my stepfather and his family, who had owned the car for quite some time before he did. I...

Worth It Or Not? This 1980 Buick Riviera Type S Looks The Part, But Does The Front-Wheel-Drive Powertrain Kill The Vibe?

Does front-wheel-drive automatically equal run away as fast as you can? No, it doesn’t…the Cadillac Eldorado and Oldsmobile Toronado from the late 1960s are cool regardless of what wheels...

The WTF? Files: Meet The Rib-Jet…More Or Less, A Volkswagen With A Restyle

Yesterday I made mention how I’d like to make a smaller car a single-seat deal. Picture a car like a 1986 Ford EXP, with one driver seat and plenty of cargo room. I figured that it would be a...

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Town And ‘Cuda: This Wood-Paneled 1967 Plymouth Barracuda Is A Unique Find!

If there were ever two cars from the same corporation that couldn’t be any more different, the 1967 Plymouth Barracuda convertible and the 1982 Chrysler Town and Country convertible are them....

Time Traveler: A 1977 Buick Regal That Hasn’t Aged A Day, It Seems

How in the world did a forty-year-old Buick Regal transcend time and space and arrive in virtually untouched condition? We aren’t talking restored, or even a nice survivor. We are talking about...