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Category Archive: CHEVY, Monday Shopper

Super Sport Wagon: We’d Be Banging Gears In This Six-Speed Chevy Caprice Wagon All Day Long!

The miracle that Jon Moss pulled off with the Chevrolet Impala SS of the 1990s was nothing more than a hot-rodder reading the cards and putting the right pieces of the puzzle together. Standard, the...

Money No Object: Benny Parsons’ 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Will Be Hitting The Auction Block!

Benny Parsons might not have had the amount of overall wins that bigger names of his day had, but he was good on one major account: consistency. He might not have been in first place, but you would...

This 1969 COPO Chevelle Is An Understated Badass! 427, Four-Speed, 4.10s Out Back!

Part of the beauty of the 1964-74 Musclecar Era was that manufacturers had started to embrace the idea that the buyer needed to be the one dictating options, not the factory. The first-generation...

Money No Object: It Might Not Be The Street Racer Special, But This 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne Is Still A Hot Ticket!

Last year I found footage of what I believe to be this very car running…and the noise alone it makes is worth it. Could it be a cop car? Who knows. For all anyone knows, there was just a hot...

Money No Object: The Sleepiest Pro Touring Buick Skylark We’ve Ever Seen

Hearing a car called a Pro Touring build evokes certain images. Cars like Mary Pozzi’s Camaro, the RideTech “48 Hour” cars, or just about any of the cars that run in Optima come to...

Monday Shopper: This 1972 Ford Maverick Is Too Good! What A Neat Little Cruiser!

I have a special place in my heart for Ford Mavericks. They were one of the first cars I ever paid attention to, long before I truly blossomed from a car-obsessed kid into someone with a mental...

Money No Object: A 1952 Ford F5 Car Hauler With A Supercharged V-10 For Power!

This is pure indulgence. If you are in a position where you need a car hauler in your life to get your toys moved around, you’re already doing pretty well. You don’t need a monster...

Money No Object: This 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 Is The Draft Horse…Big And Powerful

Yes, you could still get the 429 Super Cobra Jet in the Ford Mustang if you worked over the options sheet just fine. The biggest Mustang with the largest amount of cubes available does seem like a...

Street Racer Sled: An Air-Ride Equipped, Rat-Motor 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne Up For Auction!

Baldwin-Motion referred to it as the Street Racer Special. It flew in the face of common sense, but it was effective: you picked up a 1968 Chevrolet Biscayne with a 425-horse 427, a four-speed, and...

Cobra Benz: This 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Is Now A 429 Cobra Jet-Powered Drophead!

Besides the air of superiority that the cachet of the Three-Pointed Star is supposed to bestow onto the buyer, what are the good things about a Mercedes-Benz? Good build quality, surprising...

Pontiac’s First Ute: This Factory Prototype Pontiac “El Catalina” Concept Is All Class!

Pontiac wanted a coupe utility, that much is for certain. In fact, there were at least three attempts between 1959 and 2008 that had Pontiac actively involved in a concept car/truck combo: this very...

The Plain Package: This 1971 Ford Mustang 429 SCJ Was Optioned To Hurt Feelings!

Most of the 1971 Mustangs with the 429 Super Cobra Jet engine were Mach 1 package-equipped vehicles. It made sense…the Mustang had entered it’s “Fat Elvis” stage and between...

Money No Object: This 1969 Dodge Charger 500 Is The Pinnacle B-Body Mopar!

Dodge and Ford were at each other’s throats over NASCAR supremacy in the 1960s, and it was a consistently escalating war. Engines were getting bigger and more powerful, to the point that...

Monday Shopper: This 1983 Buick Regal Estate Has Flavors Of Both Grand National And Gran Sport In One Unique Blend!

There is something about phantom builds that is too cool. When done right, you stand there looking at the car that the company should have built themselves…like this 1983 Buick Regal, you...