Big-Block Horse Hauler: 1970 Ford Ranchero GT

Though I am a dyed-in-the-wool GM and Mopar guy, I’ve always had a soft spot for Rancheros, especially 1970 and 1971 models. With Mustang prices reaching record prices (especially in big-block form) and Ford Torinos, Mercury… more»

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Holiest Of Grails: 1936 Auburn 852 Supercharged Speedster

There are certain cars that serious car enthusiasts want to find and own; the Auburn 852 Speedster is one of them. One of the most replicated cars in automotive history, finding a real Auburn 852 Speedster… more»

Rough Droptop: 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

Out of all of the luxury car brands out there, hands down one of my favorites is Cadillac. My dad bought a 1967 De Ville convertible back in 1989 for $100 (which he still own today and… more»

All Original: 1972 Ford LTD Convertible

A few weeks ago, I sat down and watched the second film from the “Dirty Harry” franchise, Magnum Force. In the movie, Harry Callahan (played by Clint Eastwood) drives a 1972 Ford LTD convertible in blue. As… more»

Twin Boom Wrecker: 1976 International Harvester Loadstar 1600

As I delve further into the collector car and truck market, I find that there are a lot of unusual and unique cars and trucks out there. Though I usually use the eBay or craigslist to… more»

Shop Truck Candidate: 1987 Dodge Ram D-150 Shortbed

When I was a kid, my dad used to drive Dodge pickup trucks as a part of his fleet (he’s a general contractor that works in southeastern Pennsylvania). From when I was four to thirteen years… more»

Teutonic Sports Wagon: 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Lakewood

While out on a walk one day up on the outskirts of Lock Haven University, I spotted an old car sitting in a driveway underneath a tarp. As I approached the car, I discovered that it… more»

Obscure Muscle Car: 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado GT

As soon as I have a nice, steady career with a nice, steady paycheck, one of the first collector cars I am going to buy is a 1966-1970 Oldsmobile Toronado. I’ve always admired the technological prowess… more»

Tow Rig Candidate: 1982 Chevrolet C30 Silverado

Though summer is nearly over, as an automotive archaeologist, I realize that as the days go by, winter is coming. As the year draws to a close, pretty soon the leaves will fall off of the trees,… more»

Three-Pedal Fintail: 1968 Mercedes-Benz 230S

I’ve never understood why four-doors are usually not as desirable as coupe and convertible cars in the classic car market; more doors means more space for you and your friends, and four-doors still typically have plenty… more»

Flared Fox-Body: 1982 Ford Mustang GT IMSA

Though I usually prefer GM’s F-bodies and Mopar’s E-bodies, I do have a soft spot for Fox-body pony cars. Usually I look more at the 1987 to 1993 Fox-body Mustangs, but more recently the 1979 to… more»

Eddie “Bauwer” Edition: 1984 Ford Bronco II

Spelling errors always crack me up, especially when they are so close to the correct spelling. When I was a kid, my family used to make fun of my brother for his poor spelling (it was… more»

Manual Equipped G-Body: 1980 Chevrolet Malibu Wagon

After deciding that my brother’s 1979 El Camino was too rusty to save, my dad and brother set out to find a replacement car to build up as a hot rod. While perusing through local junkyards… more»