Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

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Ford car show in England

A convoy of more than 40 iconic Mustangs will be driving across the New Forest to join an expected 1,500 vehicles at Beaulieu’s Simply Ford on Sunday, April 30th. The South of England area division of the Mustang Owners Club of Great Britain is one of 48 clubs booked to attend the show. To...

The petite grille on Jerry’s T was a genuine Miller, reportedly purchased for a mere $8. Its scale is perfect for this car. A Farm-All tractor radiator fits snugly under the hand-formed track nose. The neat hood and the louvered side panels were hand-formed from 16-gauge steel.

Tee-rific…The Jerry McKenzie T

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 24, 2008 issue By Ken Gross Jerry McKenzie’s pert little ’27 T won first place in the hot rod class at the fifth annual Indianapolis Custom Auto Show in June 1954. That same year, it was featured on the September cover of Rod & Custom. In those days,...

Roland Osborne passed away

By John L. Bellah While the name of Roland Osborne may not be as recognizable as Roger Huntington, Ford’s Ak Miller, Lee Iacocca, or Smokey Yunick, Roland’s legacy was well known among MoPar fans. Roland passed of a brain tumor at his home in Quinlin, Texas on April 18. He was 68. Roland Harvey...

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‘Million Dollar Car Hunters’ starring RM Sotheby’s

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s announced its starring role in an all-new television documentary series that provides a glimpse into the thrilling world of collector car auctions. Titled Million Dollar Car Hunters, the series charts a full year in the life of RM’s expert car specialists as they traverse the globe on a mission to...

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Vintage convertibles cruise into America’s Car Museum

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) is blowing the top off its Summer Drive Series with a gathering of vintage convertibles on display in the Route 66 Gallery. ACM’s Route 66 Gallery is known for featuring vintage American cars from the golden age of motoring – the ’50s and ’60s. To pay homage...

Mecum Auctions ‘Gone Farmin’ offers up John Deere tractors

Walworth, WI –  More than 175 of the finest vintage John Deere tractors from the Ron Drosselmeyer Collection will be offered June 2-3 at Cam II Warehouse in Muscatine, Iowa. Drosselmeyer’s notable assemblage of more than 175 tractors—most of which are beautifully restored—includes tractors from the 1950s and early ‘60s, with a handful dating to the...

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RM Sotheby’s offers up bikes at Villa Erba sale

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, announced that it will present a single-owner collection of fine motorcycles, comprising some of the most significant machines ever made, at its exclusive Villa Erba sale, May 27th, on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Dubbed ‘Moto-Icons: From Café Racer...

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Keels & Wheels Concours turns 22

SEA-BROOK, Texas _ The 22nd Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance which will take place May 6-7. The weekend-long classic car and vintage wooden boat show takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in  Seabrook, Texas and attracts more than 15,000 attendees. The car and boat exhibitors come from every part of the...

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The Gavel: Cars of the Saratoga Auto Auction Exhibit opening reception

Friday, April 28th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00pm Join the Saratoga Automobile Museum for their exhibit’s opening cocktail reception and get an insiders look at the workings of the classic and collector automobile auctions that have become so popular with television viewers. The exhibit includes a 1931 Ford Model A Woody, a very rare 1957 Chrysler 300C, a 1957 Ford...

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A Sense of ‘Humor’

Old Cars Weekly archive – April 24, 2008 issue A 1967 Ford F250 ice cream truck still puts smiles on its owners’ and show-goers’ faces Story and photos by Bob Tomaine Maya Curto’s Ford isn’t perfect, but it still attracts attention. “I was driving home one day,” she recalled, “and someone was waving me...