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Car of the Week: 1958 Ford Custom 300

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After forty-five years, Dave Owens still has his yellow-and-black 1958 Ford Custom 300 sedan, More »

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Car of the Week: 1965 Ford Thunderbird

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In hindsight, buying a 1965 Ford Thunderbird limited edition Special Landau coupe that just needed a little attention an some TLC doesn’t seem to be too big of a risk, More »

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Car of the Week: 1934 Auburn 652Y sedan

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The 652Y was a small but interesting chapter in the Auburn history book. More »

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Car of the Week: 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury Indy Pace Car

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Larry Baker’s first new car was pretty cool — a red 1965 Plymouth Sport Fury convertible. More »

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Car of the Week: 1966 Mercury Park Lane

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If Ron Nelson ever decides to part with his big, beautiful, bright yellow 1966 Mercury Park Lane, it definitely won’t be for the same reason that the previous owner let the car go. More »

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Car of the Week: 1956 Continental Mark II

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“What are we going to see this time,” I said to myself. We wound up at the Lincoln-Mercury dealer in Easton, PA — right on the East end of Northampton Street. We walked into the showroom, and there was a ‘light blue’ (the official color) 1956 Continental Mark II. More »

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Car of the Week: 1932 Ford hot rod

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With his knack for uncovering great cars, Larry Fisette has learned that leads can come from surprising places, and no matter how unlikely sounding they may be, a lead is always worth following. When fellow gear head Bob Brown was driving to Michigan to check out some Mills Novelty Co. musical instruments, he invited Fisette along for the ride. Fisette wasn’t going for the instruments, but because of what was also in the garage: two 1932 Fords. More »

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1942 Chrysler Town and Country six-passenger sedan

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Sometimes, when Jeff Larger gets to talking about how ridiculously original — not to mention very rare, and very cool — his family’s 1942 Chrysler Town and Country sedan is, all he can do is laugh. More »

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Car of the Week: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

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When Jack Ross gets really fired up about a car, particularly “The Great American Sports Car”, you can bet it’s for something pretty sweet. Such is the case with his stellar 1959 Corvette convertible. More »

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Car of the Week: 1950 Oldsmobile Sedan Delivery

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It’s not a Photoshopped Chevrolet, nor is it a custom. It is indeed a 1950 Oldsmobile sedan delivery, and no, Oldsmobile did not build one for John Q. Public. It built the vehicle for itself. More »

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