Patina Deluxe: 1947 Mercury One Ton Pickup

Ford introduced the Mercury pickup in Canada in 1946. They were identical to the Ford trucks except for a fancier chrome grill and trim. This pickup was left in a barn at the end of its… more»

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Old Grape Hauler: 1946 Ford Gondola Truck

This truck started its life in the Navy and then it hauled Gondolas of grapes out of the Taddei Ranch vineyards for years. The vineyard was subdivided long ago and the truck has sat unused. It’s listed on… more»

Turbo Diesel Spacecab 4×4: 1986 Isuzu P’up

The checklist on this truck is a mile long: 4×4? Check. Spacecab? Check. Turbo? Check. Diesel? Check. No rust? Check. This 1986 Isuzu Turbo Diesel 4×4 P’up is listed on eBay in Graham, North Carolina with… more»

Diesel Longevity: 1981 Toyota Hilux

For those of you who recall my 1981 Toyota HiAce project (there will be updates…someday), this little Hilux diesel played an indirect role in my van making the trip from Panama to the USA. You see,… more»

Flower Power: 1953 Cadillac Series 62

This old Caddy must have been an elegant sight in its day, festooned with flowers in a funeral procession. Everyone (well except the guest of honor) must have enjoyed it. There have been a number of flower… more»

No Reserve Castaways: Cheap Projects on eBay

One of my favorite sellers on eBay tends to get a lot of donated, abandoned and tax write-off vehicles in their yard, and while most of the cars are completely forgettable, there’s always a few that… more»

Ready To Work: 1946 International K-1

It’s amazing what great photos can do for an old truck! This International has already had all the mechanicals sorted and is said to be a great driver, but cosmetically it looks to be all original…. more»

Factory Roll Bar: 1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5

To me, one of the coolest features of any vehicle is the presence of a standard roll bar. True, rollover protection is easy enough to install via aftermarket suppliers, but the fact that Toyota felt like… more»

No Reserve: 1940 Ford Farm Truck

These old Ford farm trucks just have a great look to them. It doesn’t seem to matter if they are dinged up or if the paint has been burnt to a crisp. The fact that something… more»

27 Years In A Lean-To: 1969 Chevrolet El Camino SS

When I first saw that this was an SS396 El Camino, I immediately was suspicious. We’ve seen a lot of SS badged Chevrolet vehicles that turn out to be just that; badged. However, this one looks… more»

Terrific Tahoe: 1983 Chevrolet S-10

I don’t know if sellers are coming out of the woodwork with their time capsules or if they’ve always been here and I haven’t noticed it as much as I have in the last couple of… more»

Factory 4×4: 1960 GMC 1000 Deluxe

It’s hard to beat the kind of utility a 4×4 like this GMC has to offer. Not only do you have ample space to haul anything from car parts to lumber, but you also have the… more»

Cheyenne Super Special: 1974 Chevrolet C20

This Chevy C20 looks absolutely fantastic and is said to need nothing! It’s packing a 454 V8, air conditioning and just about every other option you could want in a truck. The odometer is showing just… more»