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We’ve had a good run of cars in the ACC garage since we started the publication back in 2011. First, we had a nice 4-speed Nova wagon for hauling parts. Then we bought a nasty Hemi-powered Dodge 440 sedan that ran hard and irritated our neighbors. And finally, we found a 2000 Dodge Viper ACR still in the wrapper. Now it’s time to buy something else. What should it be?
Oregon is a rainy place, but starting around May, the sun starts to peek out, and the days turn from grim to bright. There are two local events that capitalize on that change and mark the start of the Pacific Northwest’s car season: the pair of Portland Swap Meets in early April, and the Portland Transmission show — always the Saturday before Mothers’ Day.
My brother-in-law Cameron is a high school teacher here in Oregon, and the school where he works owns some land that includes a run-down house and a big yard. The school uses the house to store stuff — chairs, desks, lawn equipment, etc — but some of the original owners’ things are still around, seemingly abandoned when they left.
The classic car market is always on the move, and as interests change, so do values. So with that, here are three cars I’d recommend buying right now, and why:
1. 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra
With thousands of parts spread out over what seems like sprawling square miles of space, the dueling Portland-area swap meets — the Portland Swap Meet and the PIR Swap Meet, both taking place the same weekend every April — have literally everything you’ll ever need for your project. This year I wasn’t on the hunt for anything specific, but Read More