Category Archive: BangShift XL, eBay Find, OTHER, TRUCKS, XL Online Find

Try And Rust Me Now! This Fiberglass 1980 International Scout SSII Needs A New Home!

While I have more experience with the Scout 800 series, the Scout II is no less of a desirable machine. International Harvester’s small-truck lines aren’t well known and useable examples...

The Imported Pony Car: This 1977 Toyota Celica GT Is A Neat Little Coupe!

The credit goes to the 1964 Ford Mustang. Like the Chevrolet Camaro, the Pontiac Firebird, the AMC Javelin, the Dodge Challenger and the second-gen Plymouth Barracuda, Ford’s pony car was the...

Money No Object: This 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Is One Of Four 426 Street Wedge Drop-Tops!

Mopar fans live by numbers, be it cubic inches, elapsed times, millions of dollars spent at auction, or how many times they’ve been threatened with bodily harm if they bring home yet another...

The White-Out: This 1979 Chrysler Three Hundred Is A Tempting Offer On The Table

The Chrysler Cordoba was the one bright spot during the second half of the Seventies for Chrysler Corporation. While Monacos, New Yorkers and Newports stacked up in lots, while the Aspen and Volaré...

Money No Object: A 1983 Avanti Done To The Nines

Ah, yes, the Avanti…the car that outlived it’s original manufacturer by decades. Originally Studebaker’s last shot at a true sports car or Grand Tourer and described by Studebaker...

Grandpa’s Sleeper: This 1987 Mercury Grand Marquis Coupe Combines Comfort And Muscle Into A Discreet Package!

I’m becoming quite fine with a new adjustment in my way of thinking about a car: comfort first, with performance a very, very close second for daily or highway use. As much as I want a...

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Compact, Roomy And Sporting…No, It’s Not The Newest Crossover, It’s This 1976 Pontiac Astre!

A couple of weeks ago, as I was cruising car lots, I got to talking with a salesman. He was bent on making a sale, and was the type that wasn’t going to take “no” for an answer. He...

Like Finding Bigfoot Hair: This Dodge Daytona Wing Is Purported To Be The 1970 Daytona Prototype’s Unit!

Chrysler legend and lore when it comes to the Musclecar Era is a strange thing. There is no mystery to where all eleven 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda convertibles wound up, but there are many...

Money No Object: Walking Softly And Packing A 544 RWHP Turbocharged Lincoln LSC

Yep…the resident freak-show fan is back with one of his typical choices. I’ve made no bones about the fact that I love the Lincoln Mark VII LSC. Fox chassis, Aerobird shape, Lincoln...

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Want To Help With Hurricane Relief? Larry Chen Is Auctioning Off A Photo Shoot…Your Junk Can Be Pro-Shot And You Can Help People In Need!

(Photos: Larry Chen via Speedhunters) When people look back on what 2017 should be known for, only one word really needs to be said: “hurricane”. The 2017 season repeatedly took and hit...

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Makes A Strong Point: This 1982 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Is Kind Of Neat, But The Sales Pitch Is Greatness!

The 1982 Oldsmobile Delta 88 is simply a car. Other than being on GM’s excellent 1977-90 B-body platform and being available as a two-door with the last remaining vestige of the Oldsmobile...

Freak Show Find: What Could Be Made Out Of This 1979 Oldsmobile Armbruster Stageway Six-Door Limo?

When a funeral coach limousine is removed from it’s service to a funeral home, where does it go? Outside of the occasional used-car lot find, they seem to just disappear. Not too shocking,...

How Would You Build It? This 1978 Ford LTD II Was Stored Away For Twenty Years…What Would You Do?

Growing up, I read all of the musclecar restoration rags. They all had this one theme that they tried to cover: “FOUND after XX years hiding in a barn, perfectly preserved!” Buick Gran...

Walk Softly: This 1967 Plymouth Sport Fury Looks Gorgeous. Look Underhood If You Want Your Excuse To Buy It.

Elwood Engel’s slab-sided design theme was the dominant feature of the mid to late 1960s Chrysler lineup. Engel, who had been instrumental in keeping Lincoln alive during his tenure at Ford,...