Spotted on eBay is what appears to be several vehicles from one seller clearing out an old property. The vehicles are nothing super valuable, and it makes me realize that not every “discovery” is necessarily a valuable or rare vehicle. Starting with this 1970 Ford F-100 pickup here on eBay, it’s clear the original owner stopped driving them long ago – while the garbage pail full of beer cans continued to grow.
Next up is a 1971 Ford Maverick, seen here on eBay and in desperate need of a paint job. This car has a decent interior and what looks like a fairly straight body, but you have to wonder if the primer was simply prep work for a respray or a more involved project. Like all of this vehicles, the seller has no title but has applied for one.
Here’s the oddball of the backyard troupe: a 1980 Datsun 510 wagon, shown here on eBay. By this time, the 510 moniker didn’t mean what is used to and this example is far from a track-day special. It’s a wagon and it’s equipped with an automatic, so you’re buying this one purely for the fuel economy, if anything. I suspect this car will be off to the scrap heap soon.
My guess is this is the one that’s most likely to find a new home: this 1976 GMC Sierra here on eBay is a good bet for a solid work truck, provided the rust on the hood is only skin-deep. Still, like all of these vehicles, I feel the opening bid is very ambitious. Every vehicle here opens at above $1,000, and I’m afraid these are all sub-$1,000 cars and trucks on a good day. It does goes to show you that even when someone calls about a backyard full of old cars, there’s not always gold waiting on the other side. Which one would you choose?