Restored

One-Family-Owned: 1965 Plymouth Barracuda

This car wasn’t found in a barn or a garage and it isn’t original, but it sure looks like a nice example of a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda. There is no reserve on this eBay auction and the current bid… more»

Fast Finds

Restored Retro: 1977 Ford Pinto Cruising Wagon

When you have a sporty vehicle like this 1977 Ford Pinto Cruising Wagon, you also need stylish, sporty clothing. This cool cruiser is listed on eBay with a current bid price of just under $5,000 and it’s located in Swanton,… more»

Classic Restoration: 1978 Chevrolet Malibu Classic

Sometimes a person runs across a car that really stands out in a particular, or peculiar, way. This is one of those times. This 1978 Chevrolet Malibu Classic is listed on eBay with a $3,495 buy-it-now price or you… more»

Not a Barn Find! 1964 Studebaker Champion

Soooo.. that last one was a little muddy, eh? This car is anything but muddy or dusty or possibly home to the Mouseketeers; it’s an almost-too-clean-to-be-real 1964 Studebaker Challenger and, man, it really looks fantastic. This incredibly-clean car is… more»

The Cars from Hershey AACA Fall Swap Meet 2017

In the first installment of the AACA Fall Swap Meet, I covered some of my favorite items from the “flea market.” As Hershey winds down, more cars seem to trickle in, and on my last day there quite a… more»

Your Lying Eyes: 1956 Corvette

Before I am the guest of honor at a Barn Finds tar and feathering extravaganza, I am aware that this in no way looks like a 1956 Corvette.  I am also not drinking, but I am willing to start… more»

94 Years and Still Kicking: 1923 Maxwell Model 25

As America became more engulfed with the automobile, prices and availability finally were within reach for middle class America. Many of the cars of the 20’s lived a lifestyle that no other era of car could relate too. Muddy… more»

1963 Autorama Attendee: Studebaker Avanti

Originally built for the 1963 Detroit Autorama, this Avanti was a special “Show Finish” car noted on its build sheet. Originally an R2 powered car, after the 1963 Detroit Autorama a R3 “race” engine was retro fitted so this… more»

Restored King Cab: 1979 Datsun 620

As they (they = people with a lot of experience buying old vehicles) say, always buy the nicest example that you can find, instead of getting something cheap that needs a ton of work. Let someone else do the… more»

Looong Bed: 1931 Ford Model AA Express

A classic Ford truck isn’t that rare of a sight as they are popular and well cherished, but this oddball long wheel base truck is certainly an uncommon sight. With production beginning in January of 1931, and ending in… more»

Rear Engined Beauty: 1961 Chevrolet Corvair Lakewood

While some of us are satisfied with more mainstream classics, sometimes a lesser seen borderline oddball really hits the “spot.” Absolutely stunning, this Corvair Lakewood is definitely pleasing to the eyes, having undergone a light restoration. Beautiful and ready… more»

Eldo-Camino: 1974 Cadillac Eldorado

Although a bit strange in the looks department, this Cadillac “Flower car” was purchased off of ebay several years ago and then lovingly restored to its current condition. Originally from California, this Eldorado has always been a rust free… more»

Oh The Possibilities: 1960 dodge Town Wagon

What could be more pleasant than this ready to drive Dodge? Well I am sure you could think of something, but this Town Wagon is a nice truck that was fully restored in the late 1980’s. Solid, with a… more»

Utilitarian Beauty: 1938 Studebaker K10 Fast Express

Who decided that utilitarian vehicles couldn’t be beautiful? Well, Studebaker obviously had an interesting vision with their beautiful prewar trucks. This gorgeous machine is claimed to be 1 of roughly 100 units built in this configuration. Rare, beautiful, and… more»

Purple Reign: 1957 Rambler Six Custom

Oh what a tangled web we weave.. This isn’t a “custom” as in a wacky Ford Shoebox or a Tub’d Cameo, but a Custom, as in a 1957 Rambler Custom, the top trim level for this car. This beautifully-restored car is… more»

It’s GO GO Time! 1965 Dodge Dart GT

An oddly packaged but rare Dodge Dart GT, this 1965 “GO GO” package is unique for sure. In excellent condition, clearly having been restored, this Dart is ready to roll in its rare “Dart Charger” yellow. Packing a V8… more»