Project Cars

Easy Restoration: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

The owner of this 1955 Ford Thunderbird says that it could be restored with very little investment. That could potentially be quite good news, because values have been flat for the ’55 model for quite some time, and have… more»

Swept Up: 1960 Dodge D-100 Sweptline

The seller has this 1960 Dodge D-100 Sweptline listed as a 1959 truck but the VIN decodes to it being a 1960 model, in case you were wondering why the model year change from the seller’s description. If any… more»

Topper Find! 1967 Ford Mustang

I’m kidding about topper-find, of course, and there’s no word on whether the topper goes with the sale of this 1967 Ford Mustang parts car. When this car isn’t trying to hide under a topper, it can be found… more»

Drive and Enjoy: 1965 Buick Skylark

With ongoing sales success between 1961 and 1963, the Buick Skylark graduated from being merely a trim level to a model in its own right by the 1964 model year. This 1965 model has been painted to look (from… more»

Canadian Convertible Find: 1953 Cadillac 62

Once an absolutely beautiful green on green Cadillac, this Series 62 convertible is still a magnificent jewel. In running and barely driving condition, this Caddy needs a lot of love. In need of sheet metal work, this Cadillac has… more»

Solid Project: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

With 1967 being the final year of production for the C2 Corvette, Chevrolet made the decision to minimize changes to the car, allowing for the company to focus on the wholesale changes that the C3 would bring. Even though… more»

427 Garage Find: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Tucked away in a garage, this sweet ’69 Corvette has a big block heart just aching to run. Apparently slated for restoration at some point, the owner purchased the car after graduation, but he has come to the conclusion… more»

Parked in 1992: 1958 Edsel Ranger 2-Door Hardtop

When the Ford Motor Company became a publicly listed company with the first sale of shares on the 18th of January 1956, many small investors jumped on board for what they believed was going to be a journey into… more»

Stored For 18 Years: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Finding a C1 Corvette for sale in a No Reserve auction is a bit of a rarity these days, but that is exactly what we have in this 1956 model. It will require a total restoration, but the indications… more»

Patina’d Panel: 1959 Chevy 3100 Panel Truck

It’s often overlooked today, but I’ve noticed a trend back towards smaller delivery vans  that can more easily navigate city streets and crowded neighborhoods – vehicles like the Ram ProMaster, Ford Transit Connect, and others. In a way, it’s… more»

READER AD: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette

There really weren’t too many 1972 Corvette Convertibles built with the 454 V8, 4-speed and no AC. Most buyers opted to have AC, but whoever ordered this one was focused more on speed than comfort. Reader John B has… more»

Barn Find Bonanza: Volvo Parts Collection

Acquiring a large parts stash may be a dream for many of us, but it’s also a ton of work to manage an inventory of sizable proportions. A seller on craigslist has listed a massive spread of Volvo parts,… more»

Driving Project: 1970 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Convertible

While 72,343 Mercury Cougars rolled off the production line in 1970, only 1,977 of these cars were XR-7 Convertibles. That represents a pretty low percentage, and finding solid project cars today can be quite difficult. If that’s what you… more»

1-of-268: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible “Pace Car”

It’s always interesting how some of the replicas that different manufacturers release to celebrate one of their models being chosen as the Indianapolis Pace Car are considered to be very desirable, while others are less so. The car chosen… more»

Needs Finishing: 1966 Ford Mustang 289

This 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe is a project car, but the owner has decided to part with the car just when the finish line is in sight. Still, their loss could be your gain, because while there haven’t been… more»

1974 Chevrolet Malibu Classic Estate Wagon

This car looks a little rough, but… no, scratch that, it looks a lot rough. But, this 1974 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Classic Estate Wagon would be a good parts car for anyone who may be restoring one. Did I… more»