How’s That Shifter Work? Lightning Rods 1984 Hurst/Olds

Sometimes I wonder what the younger generation thinks of these ‘80s collectibles, especially compared with the cars we treasure from the 1960s. When those come up at auctions, or as barn finds, they’re often totally rusty or trashed. Cars… more»

Summer Bad Boy: 1981 Camaro Z28

Pictured parked on a dusty driveway, this 1981 Camaro Z28 has been in current ownership about nine years. The current caretaker confesses that it just sits in the garage, and so says that it’s time to move the car… more»

Too Big to Tackle? 1970 Mustang Mach 1

The Mustang Mach 1 came out in 1969 and continued with small changes for the next model year, when this 1970 Mustang Mach 1 found its way to the streets. Now a body shell, two engines, and an interior… more»

Good Enough for Government Work: 1954 Ford F-100

I think I get it. Old Ford trucks, restored, are selling in the $60,000-and-up bracket. That’s why this 1954 F-100 available here on eBay is a ripe candidate for picking. It is currently bid to the mid-$7,000 range, with… more»

You Can Buy History: 1969 Shelby GT500

Don’t paint it. That’s the most important thing one can say about the fabulously original 1969 Shelby GT500 for sale here on eBay. Sure, if you spend the six figures it will take to secure this car, it’s yours… more»

Puzzling History: 1984 Mustang LX 5.0

Hard to believe that a mid-80s Mustang is now nearly a forty-year-old car, but with time, even cars like this 1984 Mustang LX 5.0-liter have become the subject of collector nostalgia and desire. Hence it is that this one… more»

This Van’s Rockin’: 1966 Dodge A100

This van has been sitting on the Barn Finds assignment page for a while, and nobody’s grabbed it. I’ve looked at the ad more than once, and I just can’t resist—this is just too silly. This customized 1966 Dodge… more»

Orphan for Rescuing: 1981 AMC Concord

Twenty-plus years ago, the original owner of this 1981 AMC Concord quit driving it with 95,000 miles on the clock. Now, someone down the family line has decided to get it the heck out of the yard. It’s available… more»

Instant Collection: One 1978 and Two 1980 Ford Fairmonts

“Ford Fairmont Enthusiasts”—assuming that there’s more than one out there—are invited not just to buy a car but start a collection with three cars for what auctioneers call “one money.” That amount is $5000, and it gets you three… more»

1989 Ferrari 328 GTS: Not Magnum PI, But Close

I’m not writing as an expert on Ferraris, but I do know what I like, and the Ferrari 328 GTS (and various close cousins) has been on my radar for a long time. This 1989 Ferrari 328 GTS is… more»

1976 Mustang II Hopes for Resurrection

Remember when the Mustang Club of America didn’t recognize Mustangs built from 1974-78? I feel like I do, though it seems hard to believe now given that the nameplate is still alive all these years later, and even graces… more»

Don’t Say “Mustang”: 1967 Ford T5

Shhhh. Don’t say “Mustang” around this car, because it isn’t one. What? It looks an awful lot like a 1967 Mustang coupe. The familiar body lines, the taillights, the pony and corral in the grill. Well, it is, of… more»

Super Rare: 1970 Mustang Mach 1 Twister Special

You probably already know what a Mustang Mach 1 was for 1970: a hotted-up offering with a 351-CID engine at minimum, a 428 at the max end, and various other exterior and interior refinements.  The Twister Special, totaling 96… more»

Restore Or Customize? 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

Remember high school English? You learned the term “oxymoron” at one point. It helped you interpret poetry, and it might help you understand what you’re looking at with this 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS. The car is located in Connellys… more»

Radical Red Muscle: 1974 Pontiac Firebird Formula 350

What’s wrong with this picture? A 1974 Pontiac Firebird Formula for sale in shiny resale red with big tires and tailpipe extensions, looking for all the world like a car a high-school shop student would hop up in about… more»

Any Hope? Mud-caked 1968 Chevrolet Caprice

It might be located in Paradise, PA, but the new owner of this 1968 Chevy Caprice may not feel like heaven is his home when he gets this car to his own garage, if restoration is his goal. Yet… more»