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Dream Car Barn Find

I was looking around in internet a few years back , and I noticed an advertisement for a 1968 American Motors Corporation AMX. It was a barn find and appeared relatively untouched for years. The owner was an engineer for AMC and the car had been featured at the 1968 Chicago Auto Show at McCormick…

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A Great Trade

I am 66-years-old, I traded my nephew for the 1966 Chevrolet Caprice, he didn’t know how to work on it so he got my 1986 4-wheel drive Chevrolet Blazer and I got the 1966, It was in fair shape, and this was 2006. Since then I have done all the body myself, I took off…

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The car I always wanted

I have owned a number of American cars in my time, the first being a 1968 Mustang, then a 1963 Buick Skylark then a 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1. Through it all I always wanted a C4 Corvette, but had to wait until I was 53-years old but it was worth it. I searched for…

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Gull Wings, Hot Wheels & MG’s

My family and I were traveling from Philadelphia to Alabama to visit relatives. It was the 1960s and I-95 hadn’t been built so we went through many small towns. I remember driving down the main street of a small town in Alabama and seeing it at a gas station…a Mercedes…Gullwing…with a “for sale” sign on…

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Long Road to Excellence

I purchased my 1964 Chevrolet Coupe in July of 1970, from the original owner. It was love at first sight from the moment I saw her, and only grew when I realized she was born with the 327 Special High Performance engine, producing 365hp, and a formidable performer in her day. She came off the…

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The Rise and Fall of a Lincoln

It was a Lincoln, a Continental Signature, with a V-6 and absolutely every power accessory known to man, in Burgundy with a White Leather Interior. In a California early evening one would hit the button on the fob provided with the car, and it would light like a Christmas Tree, Interior and Exterior. And practically…

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Mr. Fix-it’s Corvette Passion

I have always been a “Mr fix-it” kind of guy and never afraid to take on any project big or small. I purchased a 1976 Chevrolet Corvette with lots of problems… but I could fix it. Before I knew it I ended up taking the ‘Vette down to the bare frame. Then rebuilt everything except…

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Drop Top ’68 Cutlass

When I was much younger and having just finished University, I bought a 1968 Cutlass S 2-door hardtop. Unfortunately, there was an accident and the old gal was the worse for wear. Fast forward 50 years and I decided I wanted to restore one. I was able to find a 68 S Convertible and was…

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It Started with an El Camino

I have been a car guy my entire life, I guess it was in our blood as my family owned a auto truck repair business. My first car was a 1973 Chevrolet El Camino, but once the car passion flame was lit it remained strong throughout my life. Pictured are a few of the cars…

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‘37 Pontiac Named Buttercup

I have owned so many vehicles during my lifetime; I probably couldn’t recall them all. However, my favorite ride is still in my possession and that is the story I am going to tell you here and I have titled it a BUTTERCUP STORY. I made myself a promise that when I retired I was…

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