Private Eye: 1977 Pontiac Firebird

Wish I could start this post out with a witty answering machine clip! As easily recognizable as a Bandit Trans Am, Jim Rockford’s Sierra Gold Firebirds came into millions of homes week after week in the ’70s. Though this… more»

Golden Loophole: 1970 Oldsmobile Rallye 350

Insurance companies are a necessary evil. Being born and reared in Houston, I know all too well that insurance is essential, even if it costs a small fortune monthly. There is a feeling of security but it means less… more»

Hot Wire: 1978 Oldsmobile Toronado XS

GM was the only manufacturer to really embrace full size FWD luxury cars. Ford and Chrysler dabbled with the idea in the 90s, and Ford is still giving it a half-hearted go today, but the General has continually kept… more»

Mind the Beak: 1971 Ford Thunderbird

Edsel, Pontiac, and AMC have nothing on this nose! I think even Barbra Streisand is a little jealous. Beyond the protruding proboscis, these four door Birds are unique and worthy collectibles. Huge V8, room for all your friends, suicide… more»

Jolly Green Giant: 1973 Imperial LeBaron

Here it is folks, the longest post-war, non-limousine car you could buy. 235.3” of American made steel. Weighing in at over two and a half tons on a 127” wheelbase, the 1973 Imperial LeBaron would be the beginning of… more»

Disappearing Act: 1980 Ford Fairmont Futura

Where did all the Fairmonts go? Once FoMoCo’s best selling model, it seems like all the original Fox bodies disappeared about twenty-five years ago. They were reliable, sturdy, economical, over one million were made, and just about the perfect car for anywhere America…. more»

Fury Road: 1957 Plymouth Fury

If you aren’t a fan of gold trim, then you might want to look away from this 1957 Plymouth Fury. For the first few years, white or off white paint with gold anodized trim was the only way you… more»

Hidden Breeze: 1968 Mercury Park Lane

If you require a roll down rear window on a new vehicle today, your choices are limited to trucks and SUVs. For many years, Ford felt you should be able to get this feature not just on station wagons,… more»

Turbo Stretch: 1986 Chrysler Limousine

Name another stretched, front wheel drive, turbocharged, four-cylinder limousine based off an economy car. Come up with any? How about one owned by a former President? Or a famous blue eyed crooner? This 1986 Chrysler Executive Limousine pushed the… more»

Command the Road: 1953 Studebaker Commander

Once or twice a decade it seems Studebaker was able to knock a home run out of the park. Bullet-nose Stude’s, Avanti’s, Presidents, and Larks all wowed car buyers when they were introduced, then were allowed to whither on the vine. 1953… more»

Final Bid Results for the Dallas Leake Auction

Here are the results for the final fantasy bids for the 2017 Dallas Leake Auction. Traditionally on a Sunday you can get some great deals. Check out the following prices and see how you did. Were any of these vehicles… more»

Auction Results for Dallas Leake Auction

Here are the results for Saturday, November 18th at Leake Auctions in Dallas, Texas. Some of the vehicles now have new owners and some went home with who they came with. If you have never been to an auction, the energy… more»

Fantasy Bids for Final Leake Auction Day!

Here are a few vehicles that will be crossing the block today, Sunday 11/19. Have you been right on the money in your predictions? Have you ever won a car at auction? Traditionally on the last day of an… more»

Fantasy Bids Round 2: Dallas Leake Auction

Let’s take a look at some vehicles that will be crossing the block for Saturday, Nov. 18th. Leake Auctions is an auction house known for having something for everyone and for every budget. What do you think this mix… more»

Friday Dallas Auction Results

For those that checked out the Leake Auction vehicles posted for the Friday auction, here are the results on the 1970s vehicles that we featured. All prices listed do not include fees.

Guess The Price! 2017 Dallas Leake Auction

Many of you know that one of my part time jobs is as an independent contractor for Leake Auctions. I drive vehicles for prep, placement, and on the block for bidding. Everything from classics to exotics, lifted to lowered,… more»

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