Project Cars

Which Would You Pick? Two 1938 LaSalle Project Cars

This is a tale of two 1938 LaSalles – both are tips from T.J., and they arrived in our “assignments pile” nearly simultaneously. I’ve decided to cover both cars in one article – and you can help us out… more»

19K Mile Backyard Find: 1973 Datsun 240Z

So, this Datsun sportscar has a tough tale to tell. The seller claims that he’s the second owner and it has less than 19K accumulated miles. So, that makes it a perfect candidate for a “What in the Sam… more»

Original 455-SD: 1974 Pontiac Trans Am

Stricter emission regulations were beginning to bite when this 1974 Pontiac Trans Am rolled off the line. Still, it was a car that cemented the company’s reputation as the performance arm of the General Motors empire. It could show… more»

Cross Country Project: 1965 Rambler Ambassador

Beginning in the late 1950s, the Ambassador was resurrected as American Motors’ top-of-the-line automobile. At times, it was a mid-size with fancy trim, while at others it strived to compete as a full-size product. This 1965 Ambassador is the… more»

Big Barn Find: 1968 Chevrolet Impala

UPDATE 05/23/2023: If there is one character trait I admire in a person, it is persistence. That appears to be one possessed by the owner of this 1968 Chevrolet Impala as they make their third attempt to find it… more»

Original 440: 1970 Plymouth GTX

Manufacturers during the muscle car era walked a fine line. Each sought to offer potential buyers the most power and best performance while ensuring those numbers didn’t cause insurance companies to hyperventilate. The result was cars like this 1970… more»

11k Original Miles? 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

This 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS has been sitting for a few years and needs work to regain its former glory. It is a classic with a claimed ultra-low odometer reading, but it is unclear whether it can be… more»

U-Assemble Project: 1968 Maserati Ghibli

Parts is parts, right? Well, if putting a puzzle together is your thing, here’s an opportunity in the form of a fairly rare 1968 Maserati Ghibli. We’re told that this one’s 90% complete so let’s check it out and… more»

Cheap Wheels? 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta

Despite riding on a 10-year platform, the Chevy Camaro had a record sales year in 1979. The Berlinetta was introduced as the “luxury” version of the car, replacing the LT. This ’79 Berlinetta is a well-used “pony car” with… more»

Mechanically Solid: 1958 Ford F-250

Ford has been the sales leader in the pickup truck market for as long as anyone can remember. The F-Series debuted in 1948 as the company’s first post-war truck design and it was led by the ½-ton model, the… more»

Slant-Six Survivor: 1975 Plymouth Valiant Custom

The Valiant began as Plymouth’s compact entry in 1960. With a couple of redesigns along the way, the Valiant (and Dodge’s similar Dart) lasted through 1976. In its later years, a fancier version of the Valiant was offered called… more»

BF Auction: 1970 Triumph GT6

Choosing an ideal candidate for a restoration project can be challenging. An enthusiast must consider the initial purchase price, the availability and cost of parts, and how complex the restoration itself is likely to be. That is why classic… more»

Easy Restoration: 1929 Ford Model A Rumble Seat Roadster

Henry Ford was a flawed individual with strong views and was seldom willing to compromise on his opinions. This made him a ruthless tyrant toward those with whom he crossed swords, but it also meant that the cars produced… more»

Custom Conversion: 1982 Ford E350 Centurion

If you’re looking for a way to transport motorcycles, bikes, and other gear without having to load up on trailers and related equipment, a vintage Ford Centurion “Kountry Aire” like this one here on eBay is a compelling option…. more»

Mopar Power! 1964 Bristol 408

Bristol! Now there’s an iconic British brand if ever there was one. Started in 1945, and liquidated in 2020, Bristol built many fine luxury cars such as this 1964 model 408. It was a limited production model and they… more»

1 of 2: 1951 Fromm-Mobile (Go Kart)

Engineer Carl Fromm had the notion of going into the go-kart manufacturing business in 1951 and we’re told he built two prototypes of the Fromm-Mobile. Apparently, the project never got off the ground and go-kart #1 has stayed in… more»