Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction®, will auction the renowned Tammy Allen Collection during its 9th Annual Las Vegas Auction from Oct. 13-15, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. More than 80 vehicles from the collection of prominent collector and automotive enthusiast Tammy Allen will cross the auction block at No Reserve.
A couple of weeks back, I installed a new set of tires on my 1966 Caprice to get it to sit higher in the back, and also to eliminate a vibration. The car still shook on the freeway, so I pulled apart the only thing left that could cause the wiggle: the driveshaft and U-joints.
- Custom build completed in 2015
- Balanced and blueprinted 355-ci engine with Comp Cam
- Weiand Team G intake manifold, Holley carburetor with Big Shot NOS system
- MSD distributor with Digital-7 programmable ignition
- Doug’s ceramic-coated headers
- 3½-inch exhaust, Flowmaster mufflers
- Aerospace fuel pump and three regulators with 10-gallon aluminum fuel cell
- Turbo Action 350 transmission with transbrake and Cheetah SCR manual shift
- 3,500 stall converter
- Ford nine-inch rear end 4.11 Richmond gears
- Mark Williams axles, spool and driveshaft
- Aerospace four-piston disc Read More
Back in 2001, my dad found a 1968 Camaro behind a barn in Sherwood, Oregon and bought it for $900. I thought it was the deal of the century at that price, even though it was just a small-block base-level car with no engine, interior or trim.
A couple of years ago, he Read More
With 300 vehicles hammered sold on the auction block in just two days, Mecum’s inaugural Portland auction at the Portland Expo Center was a pronounced success. Held this past weekend, June 17 and June 18, the auction attracted vehicles from 17 states across the country and attendees from even more with total sales reaching more than $9.3 million.
The Read More
Barrett-Jackson’s very first East Coast event took place this past weekend at Mohegan Sun, and the company has released big numbers from the sale: over $26m in total sales with 96% of lots sold, $755k in automobilia sales, and over $605k raised for charity.
Over 90,000 people came through the gates at Mohegan Sun — Read More
Barrett-Jackson bidders will have a shot to own the first fully functional Ford GT — VIN 004 — built in 2003 as part of the late-model supercar’s development phase. The car, known as CP-1, has a bunch of unique components, such as a full carbon fiber rear clamshell, silver trim rings on the seats, and an aluminum headliner. It’s still fitted with test connections and monitoring equipment used for emissions testing and Read More
Father’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still looking for that perfect car guy item for the dad in your life, ACC has you covered. Here’s a couple of cool car guy things dad will love:
Meguiar’s Air Re-Fresher