Going With The Flow: 1935 Chrysler Airflow

When you really stop and think about it, automobile design hadn’t really progressed much beyond horse and buggy days by the early 1930s.  Every car was basically a variation of a full frame with an engine and a body… more»

Stalled Deuce Project: 1932 Ford Roadster

Elegant simplicity is one way to describe the eye-pleasing beauty of a 1932 Ford roadster.  Long the staple of hot rodding, builders have amazed us with endless variations of these once basic cars.  Differences in paint, mechanicals, stances, and… more»

Cheap Fastback: 1965 Mustang

As prices for first-generation Mustang coupes and convertibles fall, fastbacks seem to be holding their own.  The good looks of these models are still inspiring collectors to purchase and restore them in numbers that keep demand far above supply. … more»

Restored At 37,000 Miles: 1970 Pontiac GTO

When I was a car crazy kid, my grandfather passed on some valuable advice.  He said that if I were to buy a collectible car, that the smartest thing to do is start by purchasing the best car I… more»

California Dreaming: 1965 Ford Mustang Coupe

At one time, California was the epicenter of everything cool.  Hollywood, Disneyland , hot rods, and surfing were all synonymous with the Golden State.  Nowadays, the news tells us that California’s golden days are over.  The same can be… more»

Motion Modified? Custom 1968 Chevrolet Corvette

When it came to custom Corvettes in the seventies, you had two options: all show or all go. Usually, it was all show. The independent rear Corvette wasn’t the straight line racer’s first choice. The custom car craze was… more»

Diamond In The Snow: 1937 Ford Pickup

Chances are that when this tale finds you, the latest snowmageddon will be working its way across our great land.  While most of us will be snuggled up in our jammies and abusing the internet, there will always be… more»

Hexed Hauler: 1952 Ford F3 Pickup

Ever have a project that just seemed like it had a hex on it?  Well, the seller of this 1952 Ford F3 pickup, found for us on craigslist in Danvers, Massachusetts by reader AMXBrian, has tried to get this… more»

Fork In The Road: 1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor

Once upon a time, a poet once threw some words together about encountering a fork in the road.  As the lines between hot rods and restored cars becomes somewhat blurred these days, anyone taking on a new project these… more»

Battered Barn Find: 1934 Ford Five Window Coupe

For such a practical company, Ford certainly found a way to produce some of the most beautiful cars of the prewar era.  Even after these Fords ended up on the back row of used car lots, many were re-imagined… more»

Great Starter Classic: 1967 Ford Mustang Coupe

If you have attended a car show lately, it is obvious that there are a lot more people looking at cars then there are people showing cars.  It is imperative that we get more people behind the wheel of… more»

Buried In The Garage: 1950 Ford F1 Pickup

If you are a car buff of any note, then you are aware that last week was auction week in Arizona. From the spectacle that is Barrett-Jackson to the myriad of lower level auctions also held that week, a… more»

Battling Hershey Mud: 1978 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

In a few previous stories, I have written about my grandparents and their Cadillacs.  Earlier this week, I wrote about their 1973 Coupe deVille and a number of people wanted me to continue the tale.  I will, but this… more»

See The USA Part Two: 1940 Plymouth Coupe

If you read my previous story, See The USA Part One: 1935 Plymouth, then you are aware of my goofy idea to purchase a prewar coupe, complete some period modifications, and head off across America.  Given that my bank… more»

Stored Since The 70s: 1935 Plymouth Coupe

Nobody is better at perusing classified ads for cars and dreaming up ways to squander what little money I have to purchase them.  To justify the (usually) imaginary purchase, I assign a certain role for each car to play. … more»

My First Road Trip: 1973 Cadillac Sedan de Ville

A few weeks ago I wrote a story about a gorgeous 1950 Cadillac coupe and touched on how Cadillac had lost their way.  Well, I guess Cadillac’s problems were worse than they appeared.  An article appeared last Monday on… more»