Winter’s Coming! 1986 Nissan 720 4X4 King Cab

Winter’s a’comin’, unfortunately, if a person lives in a region that gets cold and snow for 5+ months out of every year and they don’t like it and never have. 1986 was the last year for… more»

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Rare Convertible? 1964 Chrysler 300

It’s blue, it’s a Chrysler, and it’s a convertible. These are all things that get me excited! Although this Chrysler is a little older than the MoPar products I typically involve myself with, this is a… more»

Not a Dolphin: VW Bishcofberger Camper

The range of mini camper conversions is somewhat hard to plot, as it seems there’s always an oddball or two like this Volkswagen pickup-based R/V running around the English countryside. Here in the states, we’re accustomed… more»

Less than 25K Miles: 1984 Ford Escort

The seller of this 1984 Ford Escort typically takes in interesting donated vehicles which usually have some tragic flaw, such as structural rust or engines that have run without coolant for years. That’s just the nature… more»

Turbocharged Unicorn: 1986 Toyota Hilux Xtra Cab 4X4

Though previously I preferred full-size pickup trucks, more recently I have gotten into mid-size pickup trucks, especially ones from the 1970s and the 1980s. One of the mid-size pickups that has caught my eye more recently… more»

$2,100 Icon: 1960 Chevrolet Corvair

A fellow member of a Corvair owners’ group on Facebook recently posed the question: Which version, if say, a statue was made, would best represent all Corvairs? This is my nomination right here: a 1960 Corvair… more»

8,700 Original Miles: 1980 Chrysler Newport

I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for Mopar four-doors; I currently own a 1965 Dodge Custom 880 six-window sedan with a 383 two-barrel that I rescued out in Juniata County, Pennsylvania for $500, and a 1981… more»

Luscious Luce: 1972 Mazda 1800

Ok, maybe luscious isn’t quite the perfect word to describe this fantastically-rare and cool 1972 Mazda 1800. Lively? No, with a 0-60 time of 16 seconds, there may not be much zoom-zoom in this one. But,… more»

MG TD Alternative: 1982 Blakely Bernardi

Among the legions of VW-based kit cars, a few non-Beetle based kits squeaked in that we don’t hear too much about. The Blakely Bernardi is one such example, effectively providing a modern riff on the classic… more»

Mucho Macho: 1979 Dodge Power Wagon

This tough mudder is a 1979 Dodge Power Wagon “Macho” edition. It’s one of the trucks from Dodge’s “Adult Toys” series from the late-70s. This cool project truck is on Craigslist in Fargo, North Dakota with… more»

Dont Come a-Knocking: 1976 Dodge Tradesman

Don’t come a-knockin’…because this van is definitely rockin’! This might be the best throwback I’ve ever seen to the custom van trend of the ’70s. How could it possibly get better than a be-muraled Dodge van… more»

$1,500 & Rust-Free! 1984 Mazda 626 LX

The Mazda Capella was known as the 626 in markets outside of Japan and these sleek third-generation cars, manufactured from late-1982 to 1987, were quite a change from the somewhat-frumpy-but-lovable second-generation cars. This great-looking 1984 Mazda… more»

Aftermarket Rarity: 1982 Datsun 200SX Convertible

The early eighties were a tough time for convertible lovers.  In 1965, over 500,00 convertibles were produced by GM, Ford, Chrysler, and American Motors.  By 1976, due to fear of government safety mandates, air conditioning, costs,… more»