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
I bought this 1970 Plymouth GTX through ClassicCars.com in 2010. It meant something to me because in 1978 I had almost the identical car that was borrowed — without permission — by my then brother-in-law, only to find itself in a collision with a bus. Continue reading
My father had three of these cars as I was growing up.
I remember his first Mark III being a pale yellow with black interior and vinyl roof. I must have been about 4 or 5 years old, which would have been 1970-71. Continue reading
All of the factory 1940 woodie wagons were four doors, but Jody Sauls of Cowboy Customs in Clinton, South Carolina, decided to make this one a two-door Ford.
I watched him while he was building it. I was in his shop one day and a pallet of lumber straight from the saw mill was setting on the floor. One month later, I went in and the body was built and in paint. Well, I said in paint. When Jody built the car, there was some differences in the color of the wood and Jody decided to stain the wood almost black and he painted the rest of the car black. 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