Once Again “THE HONKY TONK REBEL” Mario Carboni and our own Dale Matthews and Friends hit another one out of the Ball Park! We all here at Memory Lane want to Thanks Everyone who came to the show, we hope you enjoyed your day here with us as much as we enjoyed having you! Lots of Smiles and Friendly faces along with some Beautiful cars scattered throughout the neighborhood to look at. It appeared to be one of the largest attended shows so far. Once again we’re glad you all came down and hope you had fun! Thank You for another successful event!
One of the Finest Around! No Expenses spared on this magnificent Pro Street Chevy. Receipts and Photos that total well into the $200k Range!! The undercarriage of this car is Art Work!! Not a single weld line to be seen, completely smoothed and painted as Glossy Red as the center of the hood! With only 103 mile since completion, this car is still brand new! Highly polished and detailed engine compartment housing a Fantastic Sounding 471i Aluminum Head Big Block with a Fuel Injected 6:71Blower! Set up to run on pump gas the instant horsepower to the tires is Impressive to say the least! Rear End is a narrowed 9″ Ford with 4:56 Posi-Traction, Mickey Thompson Drag Radials (33×21.5×15) Full […]
What a Stunning Automobile to see traveling down the road! This one is a wonderful running and driving Packard. Older restoration that’s ready for Packard Club Touring! Stock 282ci In-line Flathead Head Engine, Standard Syncro-mesh 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Tan Canvas Top with matching Boot, Trunk nicely finished, Spare Tire Compartment, Windows roll up and down nicely, Gauges and Lights all function properly. Factory AM Radio will need to be redone, Tippe (Road) Lamps, Back-Up Light, Luggage Rack, Heater, All chrome and stainless is in good condition. A very photogenic automobile that would be perfect for Weddings, Wine Touring or any other special occasion as this car turns heads and stops people in their tracks. Also recognized by the Classic […]
Nice older restoration in excellent running and driving condition. 312ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Nice Mellow Dual Exhaust, Good Chrome and Stainless, AM/FM Cassette, Radial Wide White Wall Tires, Dual Antenna’s, Finished in Factory Colors of Flame Red and Colonial White this is a head turning Fairlane!
Strong Running 236ci In-Line 6 cyl engine. Fluid Drive Transmission works great and shifts smoothly, Older restoration in good solid condition. Body is nice and straight with good panel alignment. Recently out of storage and freshened up and ready to be driven. Very unique automobile.
Super clean all stock Chevrolet! One time repaint to a factory color of Windsor Blue. Excellent ALL Original Upholstery! Stock 216i In-line 6 cyl engine with slit manifold with a nice mellow tone dual exhaust. Body is very solid, nice fitting panels, Original chrome and stainless all has nice shine. AM Radio, skirts, sunvisor, heater and white wall tires. Very tight suspension, this little Chevrolet is a wonderful driving automobile!
Top of the line in ’41 for Dodge, “The Luxury Liner”. With Only 29,900 Actual Miles this Dodge is like new! One time repaint of of the factory color of Bombardier Blue on a super solid and straight body that fits fantastic! Original Upholstery is in Exceptional condition! Gorgeous dash and window trim. All gauges function properly as well as the heater, horn and lights. Factory AM Radio. Ribbed Wide White Wall Tires. Smooth and Silent running In-line Flathead 6 cyl engine with a Fluid Drive Transmission. Excellent chrome and stainless. This is truly a wonderful automobile all the way around! Beautiful cosmetically and a pleasurable car to drive.
A wonderfully restored V8 Ford by a well known family in the local Portland Area. Life long V8 Ford Club of America Members they love for well restored and correct Fords runs very deep. This car was purchased a few years ago by us from their Collection and has stayed in the hands of Collectors. A whisper quiet running Flathead V8 Engine, Standard shift 3 speed manual transmission, Beautifully finished sheetmetal with excellent paint, Tan Canvas Top and Full Side Curtains and Top Boot, Luggage Rack, Original AM Radio, Nice Wood Grain Dash, Spyder Hub Caps, Clock Faced Mirror and a Heater. Ready for V8 Ford Club Touring this is one worth looking at. Detailed Engine Compartment and Just as […]
OH SO COOL!!! That’s what you hear cruising down the road in the Gorgeous Suburban!! As popular as ever these are highly sought after. Factory 400 (402ci) Big Block V8 Engine with a 4 bbl Carb, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes and Super Rare Dual Factory AIR CONDITIONING!!! Blows nice and cold to slow the kids melting ice cream!! Tilt Column and a Tach Dash, Stock AM/FM Radio, Excellent Dark Green Factory Upholstery, Beautiful Straight Body with a real nice fit and finished in factor colors of Medium Olive Green with a White Top. Side Glass has been tinted, bumper chrome and all the stainless is nice, dual exhaust and a Smooth Sweet 2 Wheel Drive Ride, […]
Meticulously restored to Factory Stock in 1973 with little use since completion! At it’s first showing at the Forest Grove Concourse de’Elegance in 1974 this Nomad Won it’s class against many other beautiful automobiles! Beautifully finished in Lacquer in the Original Colors of India Ivory over Canyon Coral. We had the opportunity to purchase this car from the restores just 2 years ago who had owned the car since the early 70’s. Rarely driven or shown but always kept in tip top condition. We sold it to one of our regulars who just traded it back in to us. This car has nearly ever available option you could get for a Nomad in 1957 including….. Air Conditioning, 283ci Power Pak […]
Over $25,000 in receipts for work done on this Wonderful driving little Plymouth!! Smooth Running Stock Flathead 6 cyl Engine, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Stock Independent Front Suspension with Disc Brakes added, 8″ Ford Rear End with Gears with 3:55 Gears, New Radial White Wall Tires, 12 Volt Electrics, All New Upholstery that is nicely done to a stock styled pattern. Super tight driver, no rattles or squeaks, The body of the car was redone in a factory color of Boatswain Blue and was redone many years ago and has weathered the years to an almost original appearing patina. This is a great car to use Daily or take it to the next level. A lot of time, […]
Absolutely Gorgeous Restoration of this highly desirable Big Back Window Pick-up to Factory Stock. Detailed better then new throughout! Refinished in the Factory Color of Tartan Turquoise, Highly detailed 235ci In-Line 6 Cyl Engine, Very Rare Hydra-Matic (automatic) 4 Speed Transmission, Working Factory AM Radio, Heater, Wipers and Gauges. Wood Bed with Painted Stripes, Rear Bumper, Chrome and Stainless is all very nice, Glass and Weather Stripping has all been refinished. Fantastic Sheetmetal, Fit and Finish. A true compliment to Any Collection!
Previous owner of over 40 years! Local area car in excellent running and driving condition that’s been in the hands of only 2 different families! In-line 262ci 6 Cyl engine runs whisper quiet, Standard shift 3 speed manual transmission, Original Upholstery is in near mint Condition! Seats have been under plastic until just a few years ago. Body is very solid with only one repaint of the original color that was done many years ago. Factory options include…. Sun Visor, View Finder, Spot Light, Rear Window Shade and White Wall Tires. Unique and Fun Automobile!
Wonderfully kept and maintained it’s whole life by the Original Family!! This Real 442 was bought new locally by the Mom for a daily driver! This car was loving restored by the youngest son just 15 years ago. Original 455ci Big Block V8 Engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission with Hurst Shifter. Stock Suspension is nice and tight with Factory Power Steering and Power Disc Front Brakes. Appears to have all been gone through at time of restoration. Power Windows and Power Door Locks along with a CD Player and Alarm have been added to the car. Always a Platinum (Silver) car with a Black Vinyl Top and Matching Black Vinyl Bucket Seat Upholstery. All Beautifully refinished to stock. Dash is […]
High on eye ball and sounds good too! Non-Numbers Matching, Finished in Black Cherry Metallic with Tu-tone Black Vinyl and Cherry Cloth Inserts, Nice Chrome and Stainless, 350ci V8 Engine, Console Shift Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Has a Rockin’ Stereo System, A real good car for cruising and having fun!
One of Harley Earl’s most Beautiful Designs! Only 1,690 were Designed and manufactured to commemorate 50 Years of Buick. These “custom” built Factory cars are Fantastic Automobiles not only to look at but to drive! Set on a Roadmaster chassis this one has had a complete Factory Correct Restoration done with only a few hundred miles since completion. Finished in “Majestic White” with the Correct Red and White Leather Upholstery and Boot. Smooth Running 322ci Overhead Valve V8 Engine, Dyna-Flow Automatic Transmission, All the Luxury Options in it’s time…..Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Seat, Power Windows, Power (Tan Canvas) Soft Top, AM Radio, “Checker Board” Dash and Factory Kelsey-Hayes Wire Wheels with Radial White Wall Tires added. All Chrome and […]
Here’s a Fun one for you!! 383ci Aluminum Head “Stroker” hooked to a 5 Speed Manual Transmission, Posi-Traction Rear End, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, This little Silver Bullet is a Blast to Drive!! Sounds really good with Flowmaster Mufflers, Chrome and Stainless is all in nice condition. Body is Straight and Solid. Black Stock Upholstery looks great! Polished American Torq. Thrust II Wheels, Metal Cowl Hood and Black Stripes give this an excellent Street Machine Attitude!
Sooo Rare and Oh So Sweet to Drive!! Older built and in excellent Cruising Condition! 455ci Big Block Oldsmobile V8 Engine, Automatic 3 Speed Transmission with the Shifter on the Tilt Column, Late Model GM Subframe with Power Steering and Power Disc Front Brakes, Black Vinyl Power Top, 16″ Aluminum Wheels, Chrome and Stainless is Beautiful, Nice Bright Red finish on a straight solid body. This car is Ready for the Street! Not many around like it!
Oh how Rare and Unique!! Coach built in their time for use by Funeral Homes to carry flowers to the Cemetery. A few kits we also sold but we’re told this is a coach built but we didn’t get much paperwork history with the car. Previous owners have driven it all around the Northwest and it does drive wonderfully! 429i V8 Engine with the Stock Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and Power Brakes, Newer Radial White Wall Tires, White Vinyl Soft Top and Matching Boot. Stock Red Leather Upholstery with Power Seat, Power Windows, Tilt Column, Older restoration in good mechanical condition. Needless to say it gets tons of attention! You could be the only one in the neighborhood with one!
Older frame off restoration with a few photos on a photo board, Freshly rebuilt and smooth running 331ci V8, automatic transmission, power windows, power top, all chrome and stainless is very nice, undercarriage is nice and clean, used very little since completion. Runs and drives very well.
A Wonderful Mercury!! Bought from the son who restored this car about 8 years ago for his father who has owned it since 1957!! Finished in the Factory color of Laguna Blue Metallic, SMS in Canby Oregon had all the correct material for the upholstery that is Beautifully finished, Excellent chrome and stainless, Body is nice and straight and the fit is very good. Glass has all been replaced as well as the weatherstripping, Radial Wide White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels with Factory Hub Caps and Trim Rings, Dual Exhaust has a nice mellow tone produced by the Stock Flathead V8 that was rebuilt by a reputable local area shop, 3 Speed Standard Transmission and Stock Rear End. This […]
Only 7,149 Produced in ’62 and we don’t see very many of them! This one is a good running driver. 394ci V8 Engine with a single 4bbl carb., Console Shift Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and Power Brakes, Power Top that is in nice condition, Stock Upholstery looks real good. Chrome and Stainless is complete and in nice condition. Only 7,149 Starfire’s were produced in ’62 making these rare, unique and desirable collector cars. We purchased this car with 8 others that have been sitting stored from the estate of an avid collector and freshened up mechanically to make it a driver.
One Owner Local Area Car Since New! Very well maintained and garage kept! 350ci Tuned Port Injected V8 Engine, 4 + 3 Manual Transmission, Power Steering, Power 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Independent Suspension Front and Rear, Tires are in Excellent Condition, Shows 150k and it runs like a top! Power Windows, Glass Removable Roof Panel, Original Silver Metallic paint is in very good condition. Strong Running and Fun to Drive!
This is a Wonderfully Restored “Tour” Ready Mercury! Fantastic Running Flathead V8 with Offenhauser Heads, Dual Exhaust, Standard 3 Speed Column Shift Manual, Excellent Chrome and Stainless Trim, Glass and Weather Stripping is all very nice, Beautiful Dash and Gauges, Power Tan Canvas Top in Very nice condition, Newer Radial White Wall Tires on Red Painted Reversed Steel Wheels, Correct Mercury Color of Maize Yellow is nicely finished on a Very Good Fitting Body! We don’t get many Mercurys of this era and this is a very clean example!
Highly sought after “Investment” Automobile! Only 2,550 Produced in 1956 and one of the most expensive American cars of it’s time! This car came to us through the 39 car Collection that we bought. It is a 2 Family Owned car since new. They bought the car in Canada from the son of the original owner and brought it to Oregon. The Fairmont Blue Exterior was recently refinished and it’s beautifully done. All new Matching Tu-Tone Leather Upholstery and Show quality Chrome and Stainless. Very nice fitting body that is laser straight! 368ci Engine V8 Engine runs smooth and quiet. Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes w/Disc Front Brake Conversion, Power Windows including Wing Vents, Power Seat, Power Door Locks, […]
Numbers Matching and Color Correct. Only 5,474 Convertibles Produced in ’74. Nice Shiny “Medium Red” Exterior with Matched Dark Red Upholstery that is in very nice condition! Bright White Soft Top fits real well, Power 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Tilt/Telescopic Steering Column, Power Steering, 350ci V8 Engine and an Automatic Transmission, Raised White Letter Tires on Rally Wheels, Factory Air Conditioned Car and Power Windows, Nice sounding dual exhaust, Rides nice and Drives Great! Ready for a new loving home!!
Only 3,775 Produced in 1956! These are Rare and Collectable and Tough to Find!! This is a well maintained example that is a well kept unrestored Packard showing just over 72,300 Miles, that we’re certain are actual as this has been a Portland area car in the hands of two well known Collectors since the 80’s. With the exception of a one time repaint of the factory colors of Scottish Heather and Corsican Black and regular maintenance it’s pretty well been left alone. Original Upholstery is still in good condition with some minor aging and wear it presents itself nicely. Stock 374ci V8 Engine with a 4bbl carburetor, Column shift Automatic Transmission, Aftermarket Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Signal Seeking AM Radio, Radial Tires, Power Seat, Power […]
Sooo Much Fun to Drive!! Original 383ci Big Block Mopar Power! Push-Button Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Excellent Sounding Dual Exhaust! Chrome and Stainless is all in very nice condition. Always a Polar White car with Red and White Bucket Seat Upholstery, Very Solid Body that has nice Straight Panels and good Alignment. It has a newer Aluminum Radiator and a CD Player, Otherwise this Polara is the way it came from the factory!
Only 24,610 Actual Miles on the 2 Owner Pampered and Babied Lincoln! Wonderful Original Condition! 460ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Dual Power Seats, Power Windows, Air Conditioning, Radial Tires, Working 8 Track Radio, Original Pastel Blue Paint has a great shine! Dark Blue Leather Upholstery is in very nice condition, Original Spare and Jack in the trunk. Very Continental inside and out! Drives Wonderfully!!
Here’s a fun little car a lot of people haven’t seen! And with Only 200 Standard Models Produced, We Wonder just how many are left. Built by Kaiser-Frazier and sold primarily in the South and South West in Selected few Sears, Roebuck and Company Department Stores and Catalog. Similar to a Henry J but they offered less options keeping the Sales Cost under $1,500 Brand New! Stock running gear with the Body refinished in a Medium Blue with a little Metallic, Gray Cloth Upholstery, Flathead 134ci 4 Cyl Engine, Standard 3 Speed Transmission, A unique little car that’s solid, complete and in it’s Simplicity, Way Neat!
Wonderfully Restored to Stock, Whisper Quiet 322ci Flathead V8 Engine in a nicely detailed engine compartment, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Stock wheels painted red with correct wheel covers and wide white wall tires, Nice Black Canvas Soft Top with Red Upholstery, Chrome and Stainless is all very nice, Good Glass and Weather Stripping, Gorgeous Wood Grained Dash, Rare Road Lamps, Very Straight and Solid Body finished in Factory color of Kingston Gray. Drives Wonderfully! Ready for Touring or for Show. A Very Rare LaSalle in Excellent Condition!
Absolutely Beautifully Restored Original Wood that has been done for over 40 years! Stock Flathead V8 Engine Runs Whisper Quiet!! Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Stock Saddle Correct Leather Upholstery, Gorgeous Headliner, Solid Body and Floors, Finished in Garnet Maroon, It is a wonderful driving Woody Wagon, All Stock Glass with the “Ford Bug” in the Corners, It Has been owned by a life member and well respected Flathead Mechanic and all around V8 Ford Guru for over 40+ years. Well cared for and always maintained. Look it over, this is a wonderful example of a nice Stock Woody Station Wagon.
Bought in Sublimity Oregon and Driven to Oregon City where it has been stored inside since purchased for the collection. We are told it’s fully functional but the water cannon has a few leaks in the couplings.
Needs finishing, going to need electrical work and mechanical. We were told it has ran but not in the past few years. Wood Work was just finished over this past winter/spring, paint is good and the sheetmetal is nice, Very Unique………
Very nice throughout, We’re told it’s functional and in good working order. Park bench mounted on top for Parade use. This old Ford Fire Truck has a great look and feel to it! They are a blast to play around with!
Gorgeous Black Paint on a Very Solid, Straight and Good Fitting Body! Ground Effects and Spoiler really make this little car a head turning toy! Custom 17″ Wheels, Custom Exhaust and Receipts for Thousands of Dollars Spent on the Performance Upgrades and Restoration! We were told by the builder he had in excess of $40k in this car! Upgraded to a 3.4L Engine with an Automatic Transmission, Power Windows, Sun Roof, This is a unique little car that are very hard to find in this nice of condition!
Very nice older restoration in good driving condition. Flathead V8 Engine, Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Woodgrain Dash, Red Upholstery is well done, Black Canvas Power Top, Accessory Bumper Tips Front and Rear, Spot Light, Chrome and Stainless is very nice, Solid body with a good fit. A real good driver!
What an Amazing Driving Automobile!! Smooth, Quiet without a single rattle or squeak! With Only 31,550 Actual Miles!! Factory Original Upholstery in near Mint Condition! Flathead 6 cyl engine is whisper quiet! Presto-Magic Automatic Transmission (Fluid Drive) Brand New Radial White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels w/Full Wheel Covers, Original Chrome and Stainless, This is a well maintained Original car! Some minor paint touch-up and mostly original. An extremely Rare Automobile, that rides and drives like new!!
Beautiful Restoration! Excellent Bright Yellow Paint on a Super Straight Body! Detailed Engine Compartment with a Stock In-line 6 cyl engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission with a 2 Speed Rear Axle. Nice clean tan upholstery. New Hydraulic Pump and Motor makes the bed go up and down with ease! Factory Vacuum Assist Brakes, Runs Great and Drives like a Good Ol’ Truck!
Very solid older restoration, Was driven from Portland to Bend in 2012 for the V8 Ford Nationals and back without so much as a hiccup! Finished in a Spring Time Color of Turquoise, Older Leather Upholstery, This is a well kept and maintained Ford that was traded to us on the Matching Phaeton. Wonderful V8 Ford.
If you have a few more minutes you never want back, Recorded another tune I wrote! Just a fun little jingle of a few of my favorite old cars, V8 Fords! Hope you enjoy- Dale
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