Author Archives: bearnest

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Car of the Week: 1940 Ford Deluxe

Most kids remember the first time they were in a car when the speedometer crossed the century mark. OCW reader Dave Reardon’s century-mark experience may have turned him into a Ford man. It undoubtedly made him a ’40 Ford Deluxe coupe fan.

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Car of the Week: 1965 Buick Wildcat sport coupe

By Brian Earnest Kent Waddington always knew what the answer was going to be, but he kept asking the question anyway. “Can I buy your car?” Finally, after he had begun to lose hope that he would ever land the intoxicating 1965 Buick Wildcat sport coupe he had been lusting after for more than...

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Car of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette

I am a old school Ford guy and have built many '60s Fords and Mustangs and drive them in good weather. But in December of 2014 I heard by word of mouth of a 1956 Corvette project car 30 minutes south of Galena, Ill.