Somewhere along the line, Don and Gladys Cass’s old car hobby almost turned into a game. “How many car shows can you get to in a year behind the wheel of a 1968 Camaro?”
In trying to buy a 1932 Cadillac coupe from nearby car collector Jerry Bushman of Rosholt, Wis., Red Lewis had to buy this restored 1941 Ford Platform Stake truck to seal the deal.
By John Gunnell Brothers Scott and Mike Mitzke operate an auto repair shop in Poi Sippi, Wis., near Old Cars Weekly headquarters. In addition to old cars, the brothers are into “old school” hot rods and have one with real family history. Their family’s life with the hot rod dates back to 1963, when...
Axel Axemann found his car hiding in lower British Columbia about five years ago. He knew the odds of finding a nice, mostly original example of a “Mark Donahue” Javelin on his side of the border were pretty slim, so he didn’t wait long to jump on the opportunity.
On Nov. 28, 1969, the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe arrived at the dealership and this time, Curt Wright had the financial means to take delivery. It was one of the proudest days of his young life
When Jeremy Timco of Southport, N.C., was searching the internet for a suitable work truck, he had his parameters fixed on a 1/2- or 3/4-ton stake bed truck, preferably manufactured by General Motors.
By Brian Earnest Studebaker enthusiasts have a reputation for being among the most brand-loyal car lovers around. Chances are, if you run into a “Studebaker guy,” he’s owned a bunch of them in his life, and odds are good he still has more than one at home. Studebaker lovers always seem to have cars...
With “performance” as their byword in 1964, the ’64 Fords had a ready-to-go-fast look.
By Brian Earnest Dan Oliver doesn’t take offense when somebody acts puzzled or tells him they’ve never heard of a Pontiac Firehawk. Until he bought one and became a big fan of the factory hot rods, Oliver says he didn’t know much about them, either. “I think I had read about Firehawks but had...
Automotive archeologist Larry Fisette recently uncovered the lone surviving prototype 1932 Ford Model Y (Model 19).