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 […]
Good looking head turning Jeepster! Finished in Maroon and Black with Black “Tuck-n-Roll” style vinyl upholstery. Off White Canvas Top and Matching Side Curtains. Strong Running “Hurricane” 6 cyl Engine with a 3 Speed Manual Columns Shift and Working Overdrive! Kelly Charger White Letter Tires on Corvette Rally Wheels painted to match the maroon body color. Heater and Turn Signals, Nice Solid Body. This is a wonderful driver, runs great and they are a conversation piece everywhere they go!
One Owner Local Portland Car Since New with ONLY 25,200 Actual Miles!! Originally purchased as a 2nd car while summering here in Portland. This car has been meticulously garage kept and maintained by it’s retired owners. Super clean inside and out. The Tan Leather Upholstery is in Mint Condition! Tan Canvas Power Soft Top with Tan Boot that we took out of the plastic bag for the first time just for our photos! Power Windows, Power Seat, Factory Chrome Wheels with Good Black Wall Tires, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Nice Sounding Stereo CD Player, Ice Cold Air Conditioning, This is a super fun and inexpensive Top Down Toy car well worth the money!!
Wonderfully refinished and ready for summer time touring!! Lots of recent work has been done to make this a fun reliable driver. New dual carbs on the stock engine that runs like a sewing machine! Standard shift transmission that easily goes through the gears. Excellent Sounding Exhaust!! Makes you just want to head to the closest curvy road and go through the gears! Radial White Wall Tires are like new. Super solid body with no signs of significant repairs and finished in British Racing Green with Saddle Vinyl Upholstery and a Black Soft Top. After market CD Player. This is a great little car, well worth the look if your in the market and once you drive it, you’ll Love […]
Stunning Frame-Off Rotisserie Restoration completed by well known local area shop, Steve’s Auto Restorations. Finished over 15 years ago at a cost of over $120K this car without saying is Better then New! This car hasn’t seen the road or been used hardly at all since completion. Finished for Show with attention to Detail and Correctness was a must with this Factory 428ci CJ 335hp Big Block Cobra! It is absolutely accurate throughout. Automatic C6 Column Shift Transmission, Very Rare Factory Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, AM/FM Original Radio with Fader Control, Bench Seat with Factory Correct Black Upholstery that is Expertly Refinished, All Glass and Exterior Trim is NOS, Goodyear Polyglass Tires on Factory Wheels, Dual […]
Nicely done Chevrolet! Small Block 350ci V8 Engine, TH350 3 Speed Automatic Transmission, Power Disc Brakes, Stock Front Suspension and Steering, Well finished Silver and Dark Blue Upholstery that Matches the Exterior very well. Nice chrome and stainless. Good sounding dual exhaust that has a nice smooth mellow tone. “BeCool” Aluminum Radiator, Polished American Torq. Thrust II Aluminum Wheels, CD Player tucked away in the glove box. A good sanitary fun driver that’s Ready to head to the local car show and be seen!
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!
One Owner Local Portland Car with Only 14,800 Actual Miles!! This car came to us through the estate of a long time person friend and car collector. Always garage kept and used sparingly this RX8 is in Beautiful Condition! Upholstery appears as it’s never been used! Crisp and fresh as the day it left the showroom. Black exterior is Excellent! 1.8L Rotary Engine with an impressive feeling 207hp. Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifter, Nice Sounding Stereo, Heated Leather Seats, Power Mirrors, No Adverse History of any kind. With this kind of mileage and the color combination the potential for this car to be a future Collector Car is very likely! Look it over, wonderful condition and a blast to drive!!
Beautiful Regal Turquoise and India Ivory! Straight Solid Body with Excellent Chrome and Stainless. Small Block 265ci V8 Engine with an Edelbrock 4bbl Carb and Aluminum Intake. Power Disc Front Brake Conversion, 4 Speed Manual Transmission with a Hurst Shifter, Polished American Torq. Thrust II Aluminum Wheels. Wonderbar AM Radio. Nice stock Turquoise and White Upholstery, Clean and Sanitary Engine Compartment. Undercarriage is tidy and presentable. Wonderful Driver. Nice and Tight. Ready to go Cruising Tonight!
Gorgeous Restoration on a Super Straight and Solid Body!! Finished in Sheridan Blue this truck is better then New! Strong Running 215ci In-line 6 cyl engine, Columns Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Shifts Easily and a nice smooth clutch, Gauges all function properly, over head dome light and heat work, nice wood bed, undercarriage is clean and tidy. Very few miles since restoration. Look it over, this is one sweet old truck!
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.
All Steel Henry Ford Sheet Metal! Very well known car built in the early 80’s by well known and respected Posies Rod Shop out of Pensilvania. A great driving car that we on the cover of Street Scene Magazine in November 1985! Very little has been changed, just well cared for and pampered as we all do with our Toys. Has a Small Block Chevrolet 350ci V8 Engine with a good cam and excellent sounding dual exhaust! TH350 Automatic Transmission with the Shifter on the Column, Dropped Tube Front Axle, 8″ Ford Rear End, Power Windows, Air Conditioning, Power Bench Seat, Saddle Leather Upholstery Rumble Seat to Match, Classic Instruments Gauges, Just a Super Fun Street Rod with a lot […]
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!
Yes it’s a 1970 Corvette that many years ago someone for some reason put a ’73 Nose on it. So a little TLC and drive it like it is or spend some time and take it back to stock. Numbers Matching 350ci 350hp Small Block V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Black Vinyl Upholstery, Engine runs great and the car drives good! Fun little project Corvette well worth the money!
Wonderful running Flathead 4 cyl engine with Mallory Ignition, 3 Speed Manual Transmission with Overdrive, All Steel Body and Fenders, Older Restoration in good running and driving condition. Tight Steering, Smooth Clutch, Shifts Easily, Rumble Seat in Nice Condition as is the Upholstery, Nice White Wall Tires, Ready to Jump in and Run around town in!
Last Year of Production for the Prowler and Only 1437 were Produced. Only 11,950 Actual Miles!! Meticulously maintained by Collectors since new, 3.5L 253hp 24 Valve V6 Fuel Injected Engine, Auto-Stick 4 Speed Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and 4 Wheel Power Disc Brakes, 4 Corner Independent Suspension,17×7 Front Chromed Aluminum Wheels with 20×10 Rear Chromed Aluminum Wheels, Power Windows, Air Conditioning/Heat/Defrost, Rear Window Defroster, CD Changer, Nice Sounding Factory Stereo System, Charcoal Gray Leather Upholstery, Black Canvas Soft Top, Original Paint of Prowler Yellow is in Excellent Condition, These cars are so much fun to go cruising up and down the boulevard in! Hot Rod Style with all the Modern!
This Wonderful V8 Ford came to us by a long personal friend who bought the car in 1955! As a life long member and 2 time president of the local Columbia River V8 Ford Club ’40 is dialed in mechanically and ready to tour! Whisper quiet Flathead V8 Engine, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Set up with Air Conditioning that works slick as a whistle! One time repaint over 40 years ago in the original Sahara Tan color. Original Upholstery is in great condition with 50’s era seat covers. Very solid body with a tidy original undercarriage. Radial Tires on Stock Wheels. This car has been driven all over the West Coast over the years and is ready to […]
Wonderful Older All Steel and Stock restoration in Excellent Touring Condition! Smooth Strong Running 4 cyl stock engine with dual carbs, 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Tan Canvas Soft Top with Side Curtains, Chrome and Stainless is very nice, (Original Grill and Steering Wheel Included) Radial Black Wall Tires on Stock Wheels, Complete with All the Tools, Manuals and Jack. Look it over this is a great 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!!
Wonderful Running and Driving Mercury! 390ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Original Parchment Upholstery is in very good condition, Radial White Wall Tires on Chrome Baby Moon Wheels, Nice Mellow Dual Exhaust, AM/FM/CD Player, Just a nice clean driver!
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!
330ci Hemi Engine! Pushbutton Automatic Transmission , Power Steering, Power Brakes, Radial Tires, Good Chrome and Stainless, Finished in Factory Color of Iridescent Blue and White, Gray Cloth with Blue Vinyl Upholstery, Well maintained and in excellent running and driving 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!
Oh Soooo Rare!! Only year Mercury made a Convertible Sedan, Recently gone through mechanically with less then 100 miles on the Flathead V8 that runs whisper quiet and smooth as could be. Standard shift 3 speed manual transmission, Working Factory AM Radio, Nice Deep Maroon Leather Upholstery, Black Canvas Top in Excellent Condition, Very Straight Body that Fits real good, Nice Chrome and Stainless, Older Black Paint in that shines great with lots of depth. Very well Restored to Factory Stock. This is a wonderful example of a very rare and collectable model. Ready for Touring!
Nicely Built Older Street Rod. Steel Body and Rear Fenders, Front Fenders are Glass, Clean Undercarriage w/Boxed ’32 Rails, Dropped Front Axle with Disc Brakes, Parallel Leaf Rear Spings and a Later Model Ford Rear End, Classic Instrument Gauges in an “Engine Turned Aluminum Dash Insert, Tilt Column, Set Up with Under Dash Air Conditioning, Powered by a 302ci Ford V8 Engine, C4 Automatic Transmission, Smooth Idleing with a fairly quiet dual exhaust. A Very Smooth and Tight to Drive, this Old Ford is Ready for Summer Time Cruising!
Very Clean and Well Cared for 2 Owner Local Portland Camaro with Just 37,975 Actual Miles! Just traded in to us for a different toy, this car has been Pampered his whole life and garage kept! Z28 trimmed and T-Tops make this a fun little car for the money, 350ci Tuned Port Fuel Injected Small Block V8, 4 Speed Console Shift Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and Power Brakes, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Gray Tu-Tone Cloth Upholstery is Original and in Excellent Condition, Newer Cat Back Exhaust System and Kenwood Stereo with an Alarm added by the 2nd owner, Very Sanitary throughout and a whole lot of Sports Car for the Money!!
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.
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