I bought this car from my neighbor in 1972 as I saw her drive home in a new 1973 Corvette with automatic transmission. She got the 1964 Corvette as a high school graduation present and very rarely drove it as she did not enjoy a four-speed manual transmission. Continue reading
My favorite uncle bought this in the fall of 1973. He taught me how to drive it when I was 12. When he passed in 2001, I inherited the car and restored it as a tribute to him. Continue reading
This historic vehicle was purchased at a Barrett-Jackson Auction, where it was the Hagerty Fantasy Car Bid of the Day. Prior to purchase it was a one-family car. given to Whitney J. Young, Jr., civil rights leader and adviser to several presidents by the Ford Motor Company. Continue reading
Home at last after 47 years, the history of my 1969 Camaro Z28:
The ’69 Camaro Z28 was ordered by my then-girlfriend, who later became my wife, and the car came along with the deal.
The marriage situation changed a long time ago, but now the car has returned. Continue reading
My niece got her first car at 16, a used Pontiac Firebird that her dad bought for her birthday. Shortly after on a first trip to the city to see friends, her boyfriend stole the keys and took his buds for a ride. Long story short, end of car, broke up with boyfriend.
With insurance money and more she bought her second used Firebird, a 1980 and keep it until marriage and a daughter came along. Continue reading
This car is all original. This was a one-owner, father-and-son car that I purchased in 2005.
The car had been in storage in a building too small for a boat this size and was dented on the front fender. On the other side of the car was a coal pile and when the engine was started, coal dust would be sucked into the engine compartment and the interior. Continue reading
I had a truck like this at age 20. I sold it to build a garage for my 1969 Z28 Camaro.
Thirty years later, at age 50, once all my kids had moved on, I wanted to find another one. Continue reading
When Don and Jeanette McKinney heard the Beach Boys sing “409” in the spring of 1962, they fell in love with the song… and then the car. Continue reading
Since I was kid, my dream was to drive a classic Mustang. Three years ago, my dream was done.
This car, I made some things to be almost perfecto. I converted to disc brakes in rear, put in a new performance clutch, rebuilt the 289 engine to produce 550 horsepower, rebuilt the transmission, new radiator, etc.
My Dad and I bought this in 1984. It was 20 years old and we were only the third owners.
The previous owner used this convertible as a truck. Therefore, there were three inches of pine bark in the back seat and four inches of pine bark in the trunk. Continue reading