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Category Archive: eBay Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS

Tow Pig Greatness? This Phantom Dodge Crew Cab Shortbed Dually Just Needs A Fifth Wheel!

So the other day Chad brought up the question of what kind of tow rig you would pick if you were transported back to 1975. It’s a good question, though you could realistically expand the years...

‘Vette Motor For Sale: This Is Where It All Began For America’s Sports Car

It is amazing to think that the early Corvettes that Chevrolet produced did not so much as have a cross flow cylinder head. It is also amazing to think about that the weak engines that these cars...

Sheltered And Safe: This 1989 Volvo 240DL Is Crying Out For Some Tuning!

My first two experiences with Volvo products couldn’t be any more bi-polar if I tried to write it into the story. The first time I encountered a Swedish Safety Brick™ was when my aunt...

Sport Truck Meets Pro Street: This 1989 Chevrolet C-1500 Is Two Eras In One

Welcome to pretty much every magazine I read as a young child. Outside of the copies of 4Wheel and Off-Road that my stepdad read and all of the Dirt Wheels that I was thumbing through during my...

The Feds Are Auctioning A 1991 Ferrari F40 RIGHT NOW – Got Half A Mill To Spare?

There are certain things in this world that seem to have a predestined outcome. None of those things lead to good outcomes, mind you. Getting into heavy drugs normally ends badly, getting onto the...

Smiles Per Mile Buy: This Restyled Crosley Hot Shot Sports Car Wants To Be A Finned 50s Flyer

This IS supposed to be fun, right? We are into this whole car thing to have fun and smile and enjoy ourselves, at least that’s what we remember anyway. That being said, fun is the reason we had...

Make Winter Bend To Your Will With This M1078 Plow and Sander Combo

With blizzards, the polar vortex, and every other crummy thing about winter happening in full force across the country, its officially time to gear up, BangShifters. The junk ass weather always...

Challenge Accepted: We’d Love To Let This 1989 Chevy Corvette Challenge Racer Rip!

When you’re so good that you get banned from the series which you were racing in, that’s a good day. That’s what happened to the Corvette team who had absolutely spanked anything...

Big Comfy Beast: Who Wants A Four-Speed 1974 Pontiac Grand Prix?

“Personal Luxury Coupe”. See also: big, slower than it should be, overstuffed, pretentious, baroque, disco barge…do I need to continue? It is difficult to equate the change from the...

This Insanely Rare Tri-Power Intake For A 351 Cleveland Escaped NASCAR Rejection And Hammer Destruction

The best parts, like the best people, have the best stories. This is the wild tale of an engine combination that Ford created to compete in NASCAR during the early 1970s. Developed in 1969 and 1970,...

Money No Object: Stacey David’s “Street Sweeper” 1973 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Is Up For Grabs!

It’s taken me more than a couple of minutes to dislodge my heart from my throat on this find. Between knowing the guy well enough and seeing the car in person through several stages of build,...

Looking For A Challenge? This 1967 427 Corvette Is More Complete Than It’s Ugliness Implies

If you are the type of hot rodder that looks to be challenged and plays the long game to produce outstanding results, this car is for you. You’re looking at a 1967 427 Corvette and the car may...

Totally 1990s: This 1993 Callaway C8 SuperNatural Needs To Hit An Airfield Half-Mile Event!

I’ll admit right now that I’m sure the first reaction that a lot of you will have over this Callaway C8 SuperNatural is a wince. Welcome back to 1993, folks, when aerodynamic design was...

The Unexpected Restomod: This 1972 Ford Econoline Has Quite A Bit Of Hustle To It!

My uncle Benjamin was a bit of a car hoarder. He had a gorgeous late 1970s Ford Camper Special, the 1976 Chevrolet Camaro Type LT that started my automotive sickness, and he had a van similar to this...