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Mustang Dream Turned Datsun

My name is Eric and I am 45 years old. I’ve had a love of cars since I was a kid and routinely watched my dad wrench on his cars. My father had a Rambler, a Trans Am (complete with gold eagle on the hood and a T-Top), a Datsun 240 Z and many others.…

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Mom’s Little Hot Rod

This car has been in my family a long time. My dad bought this 1968 AMC Rebel SST with a Typhoon 343 engine for my mom, although she was only 5ft tall. In order to drive the car she had to move the seat all the way forward and then had my father put a…

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Cutlass Call of Duty

I was stationed at Fort Hood back in 1980, Although I had to give up my 1964 Cutlass due to Army Levy to Germany. I wish I still had that car and have been looking one just like it ever since, it had a 330ci. engine 4-speed transmission on the floor with center console, red…

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A Long Wait Corvette

I am a retired 100% disabled (PTSD, Depression, Spinal Surgery) Air Force Master Sergeant. I retired with 22 years on active duty (4 Gulf War tours) and did 13 more years as a DOD Air Force Civil Service employee. It was then that the DOD told me I had to retire due to my PTSD…

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A Shared Passion

About 15+ years ago, I bought a 1965 Chevrolet El Camino in pieces from a friend who needed funds for his medical issues. It is a numbers matching 327/350hp, 4-speed car from the Northern California factory by GM (now the Tesla factory). It was unrestored and in pieces. Over three-years, it was “body off” restored,…

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A Once Forgotten Old Friend

I finally came into the stage of my life where I could buy the car I actually wanted AND was able to afford. It was a new 1981 Honda Prelude. Drove the car for 10 years, then put it on blocks and it sat in my garage for another 10 years, not running. Moved and…

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Pontiac Pathfinder Resurrection

I picked up a 1957 Pontiac Pathfinder deluxe (Unique to Canada) a few weeks ago. The car had been sitting in tall grass since 1968. The body on the Pathfinder is in really good shape with no exterior rust. However the floor pans and trunk bottom didn’t fair as well. Lots of work will be…

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Living The Classic Car Dream

I am Ron Ayers, General Manager of Classic Cars of SC, Inc., in Gray Court, SC. My family started collecting antique cars in 1958. My dad bought a 34 Ford pickup. I just barely do remember it. He sold it some time later and then in 1961, he bought a late 31 Model A Ford…

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Sometimes Life Happens

My name’s Fernando, I am from the Central Valley in California and I’m restoring a 1963 Chevrolet C10 long-bed fleetside. I have owned three other C10’s that I would get started on but as fate has it, the kids needs or life situations caused me to have to sell them before I could complete the…

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It Started With a Coupe

My first car was a 1948 Chevrolet 2-door coupe. My mom and I made the headliner for it from a green wool military blanket. My 2nd car was a 1953 Ford Victoria. I bought it with my babysitting money. I took the flat head engine out and pulled it on a wooden crawler, 2 blocks…

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