What can $10k buy you these days? It may not seem like much, but it’s enough to get you something fun to drive that’s also on the collectible spectrum.
What do I mean by that? Well, unless you’re into a total project, you’re not going to find a ’69 Camaro for $10k. Muscle Mopars are out, too — unless you like trucks. And no, you probably won’t find a good ’66 Mustang, either. Although that one is worth investigating.
The ACC team is back in the office and busy crunching numbers and processing photos from last week’s Monterey auctions and events. We’ll be diving into results in our next issue of the ACC, and in our sister publication, Sports Car Market. In the meantime, here are some of my favorite shots from Car Week 2019.
This custom Read More
Portland is home to Beaches Summertime Cruisin’ — the largest weekly cruise-in on the west coast. A good night will see over a thousand 1974 and older classics take over acres of grass at Portland International Raceway — and on certain nights, later model muscle, trucks, and sports cars are welcome, too.
I headed out to Beaches this past week to kick some tires before the thrash of Monterey Car Week set in — and to Read More
I’m sure you didn’t wake up this morning thinking about the fuel lines on your classic car. Maybe you should have.
Most American cars utilize sections of rubber fuel line in several locations to allow engine and chassis movement — typically between the fuel tank and the carburetor supply line, from the hard line on the frame to the fuel pump, and sometimes between the pump and the carburetor as well. That’s fine in most cases — but what isn’t Read More
I used to think that all interesting cars stopped in 1972. The gas crunch and impact bumpers really did a number on American cars by the mid-1970s, and with the introduction of the 1973 Chevelle and the 1974 Mustang II, the death of interesting cars seemed, well, permanent.
It’s funny how perceptions can change, though. Lately I’ve been looking at more cars from the later 1970s all the way up through the mid-1980s. For years I more or less Read More