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Matthews Celebrates 40 Years in Business!!

September 18, marked Dale Matthews’ 40th Anniversary in business with “his name on the sign!” It all started when he vacated his seat managing Moak Chevrolet in Canby, Oregon, rolled the dice and bought property at 52nd and SE Foster Road, formerly Discount Car Co. He “blacked out” DISCOUNT and proudly displayed MATTHEWS over the top and the legacy of Matthews Car Co. began. He’s built an amazing business and earned a reputation based on honesty, integrity and an unmatched work ethic expanding the business into what’s known today as Matthews Memory Lane. We wouldn’t know where to find the answer but We highly doubt there’s many “used car dealers” that have 40 years and counting in the industry. Let’s […]

Every Deal’s Different (Season 1, Episode 2) “Buying & Selling”

Well we’ve been hard at it, Selling Cars, Having Fun and Making Movies! This episode is just a quick glimpse into the average day around Memory Lane. Cars come in, cars go out. Sometimes faster then you can believe! But it’s all true! This is simply just what we do! Hope you all enjoy…….  

1966 Chevrolet Corvette

Just purchased from previous owner who had owned this beautiful Corvette since 1974!  This is a numbers matching 427 cui 425 horsepower big block, factory 4 speed manual transmission with power steering, four wheel power disc brakes and factory side pipes.  The interior is in excellent condition, finished in black leather upholstery.  This Corvette was repainted in its original Nassau Blue over 45 years ago and still looks fantastic!  The stock knock-off wheel covers are a nice touch and we think you’ll find this is a fantastic car for the money!  


1929 Ford Model A Roadster

This is one fun little Hot Rod with high quality throughout the build!  It started with a custom tube chassis by Jim Myer Fabrication, Alfa Romeo independent transaxle and independent front suspension with disc brake.  It’s powered by a Turbo Charger 4 cylinder Merkur engine with a 4 speed manual transmission.  The paintwork is beautiful on the fiberglass body and fenders, complimented by tan leather upholstery with a finished matching trunk.  This car is super quick and a blast to drive!  


1954 Chevrolet Corvette

This little Corvette has undergone a stunning restoration to factory correct!  It’s powered by the original 235 cue “Blue Flame Six”, correct triple carburetors, power glide transmission and loaded with all factory options to include the Wonderbar radio, heater, turn signals, courtesy lights, parking brake light and windshield washers.  It’s finished in beautiful Polo White with bright red upholstery and a tan canvas soft top.  Definitely a show quality car that drives as good as it shows!

$79,500 SOLD

1963 Chevrolet Corvette

Over the years these have become harder and harder to find, especially in this condition.  This is the infamous “63 split window Corvette” and it’s beautifully finished in Tuxedo Black with matching black upholstery.  With a numbers correct 340 horsepower 327ci. V8 engine and 4 speed manual transmission and tight suspension, you’re gonna love shifting through the gears in this incredible classic!


1957 Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

Just in time for Christmas and this little gem may just fit under your tree!  This bright white roadster has a black cloth top, black apron and black interior and it’s powered by a Volkswagen motor with dual downdraft carburetors with Dellorto air cleaners.  The gold instrument bezels compliment the emblems on the car and the Gene Berg short-throw shifter has you feeling like you’re driving a slot car!  This is a whole lot of fun for the money and yes, it’s a replica and an awfully nice one at that.


1936 Ford Convertible Sedan

This fantastic car was previously owned by the President of the V8 Ford Club for nearly 25 years and only has 64,500 actual miles!  Nearly all original paint, powered by a whisper-quiet Flathead V8 engine, manual transmission with a Columbia two-speed rear axle in excellent working condition.  The original wood grained dash and trim are beautiful and the clock-faced mirror and factory AM radio are nice options.  It sits on wide whitewall tires with Spyder caps and it’s ready to roll for Ford Club touring.   


2012 Ford Mustang Shelby 1000

AVAILABLE SOON-  You’ve seen plenty of Mustangs and you may have even come across a Super Snake or two, but its highly unlikely you’ve ever seen one of these.  This is a 2012 Mustang Shelby 1000, one of the last high-horsepower designs directly influenced by Carroll Shelby himself. These are extremely rare and we would encourage anyone interested to search the internet under “2012 Shelby 1000” for detailed specifications.  We purchased this vehicle from the original owner and have authenticated the automobile with Shelby American, where the Director of Registry confirmed that Shelby did indeed transform the car at their shop in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In a nutshell, the owner purchased a new 2012 Ford Mustang GT500 from a dealership […]

$125,000 SOLD

1956 Chevrolet Belair Convertible

One of the most stunning we’ve ever had to offer!! A very meticulous frame-off restoration was preformed on this car over 25 years ago and it has only been trailered to be shown since it’s completion. Restored to a quality that’s better then new! Super Rare Dual 4bbl Carburetors with the correct “Bat Wing” Air Cleaner on the stock 265ci V8 Engine, Power Glide Transmission, Power Steering and Power Brakes. Engine runs and sounds fantastic! The factory dual exhaust is running through stock style mufflers out dealer optioned exhaust tips, this ’56 sounds just the way the it came from the factory! The lacquer finish is exceptionally done in the Factory colors of Dusk Plum and India Ivory. Has a […]

$92,500 SOLD

1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

Nice little Jaguar and a lot of fun for the money!  This is a two-owner car with only 96,100 miles, finished in Jaguar British Racing Green with tan leather upholstery and a tan canvas power top.  It has a 4.0L fuel injected V8 290 horsepower engine, automatic transmission, power windows, power seats, air conditioning and original wood trim in excellent condition.  Tires are like new and mounted stock aluminum wheels.  This is a fantastic driver with exceptional performance!  


1990 Buick Riviera

With only 9,008 actual miles and 3 owners since new, this Riviera is completely original and in mint condition!  It has a 3.6L V6 fuel injected engine, automatic transmission, air conditioning, power windows, locks, dual power seats and a digital dash.  This is a real smooth, comfortable driving, low-mile Buick!


1948 Mercury Convertible

This is a fantastic driving Mercury street rod!  It’s powered by a small block Ford V8 engine, automatic transmission, late model independent front suspension, power steering, power disc front brakes and a tilt column.  The convertible top is black canvass with a matching boot and the brightwork on this Mercury is excellent.  It sits on chrome wire wheels with wide whitewall radial tires and it’s turn-key ready to cruise!  

$34,500 SOLD

1998 Chevrolet Corvette

This is a nice little Corvette finished in Torch Red with black leather interior and a black cloth convertible top.   It has an automatic transmission, tilt wheel, power windows, locks, air conditioning and factory ride control.  You’re sure to enjoy the drive while listening to your favorite cassette tapes in the factory AM/FM/Cassette radio.   Tis the season to treat yourself to a bright red sleigh!


1950 Ford Sedan

This is a real solid ’50 Ford Sedan, powered by a strong running flathead V-8 engine with a standard shift 3-speed transmission.  It has a real nice straight body, the paint shows a few signs of patina with great looking chrome and stainless and nicely finished tan leather upholstery.  The dual exhausts give this car a rumble and it sits on radial tires mounted on chrome “Baby Moon” wheels.  This ’50 Ford has a tight suspension and we think you’ll find it’s a wonderful driving automobile.  


1956 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

With only 2,150 produced, this is a very rare Cadillac!  Restored to factory stock years ago, this beautiful Eldorado Biarritz was finished in its original color of Bahama Blue, complete with matching leather upholstery.  It’s powered by the original 365 cui V8, dual carter 4 barrel carbs and automatic transmission and equipped with power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seat and a white vinyl power top.  It sits on chrome wires with factory center caps on new wide whitewall tires.  This is real smooth driving top-down cruiser and the first of its kind we’ve had in over 20 years!    


1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner

Here’s your opportunity to own a fantastic ’57 Skyliner, the world’s first retractable hardtop convertible!  Finished in a beautiful two tone factory paint scheme of Colonial White and Starmist Blue, this car is a head turner!  The upholstery’s completed in black and white and compliments the exterior finish.  It’s equipped with a  312 cui V8 motor, automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes, with wide whitewall tires on chrome spoke wheels making this car a true classic cruiser.


1941 Ford Club Coupe Super Deluxe

We’re told this car was originally purchased and owned for many years by a family in Montana. This is a solid ’41 Ford, nicely finished in a gloss green exterior, wide whitewall tires on color matched steel rims with chrome caps.  The interior compliments the car and is very good condition as well.  It has a flathead V8 motor, 3 speed manual transmission and would make someone a real nice driving classic!

$17,950 SOLD

1952 Lincoln Capri

Top of the line two-door Capri hardtop model with a 317 cui Overhead valve V8 engine and a Hydra-Matic automatic Transmission.  This car has beautiful brightwork and correct upholstery finished in two-tone leather and cloth.  It’s a very solid car and it’s beautiful.  Here’s a fun fact for car enthusiasts…….Lincoln came in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place in the Pan America Road Race in Mexico back in 1952!          


1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Number’s Matching 350hp 327ci V8 Engine, 4 speed manual transmission, Knock-off Aluminum Wheels with Red Line Radial Tires, Nice factory sounding dual exhaust, Finished in Rally Red with a Big Block Hood and a “Black Stinger”, Black Leather Upholstery, Both Factory Tops come with the car, Very nice White Vinyl Soft Top and Body Color Matched Hard Top, Over $6,000 spent on the mechanical’s a few years back and very few miles have been put on it since, to make this a turn key and worry free road worthy Corvette. Simulated Wood Grain Steering Wheel and an AM/FM Radio was added. A nice tight driver with good smooth power. Ready to see the USA in your Chevrolet?


1935 Ford Tudor National Cash Register Conversion

NEW ARRIVAL –  This is an extrememly rare 1935 Ford Tudor National Cash Register (NCR) Conversion with an original build date of July 16, 1935. Very few of these were built and this is believed to be one of only two remaining and the only one of its kind fully restored to its original condition. Even more impressive is the restoration included its original 21 stud aluminum head V8 engine, transmission and has only 27 miles of travel since being fully restored. The fit and finish of this car is absolutely unbelievable! The history of the Ford Tudor National Cash Register Conversion is well documented in advertising materials, copied and originals, dating back to 1935. Back then, Ford Motor Company […]


1965 Ford Mustang Coupe

This is a nice driving little Mustang with a smooth 6 cylinder engine, standard 3 speed manual transmission, finished in the original color of Spring Time Yellow with clean black vinyl upholstery.  This would make a fun weekend toy or even a solid daily driver.

$11,500 SOLD

1950 Mercury Coupe

This is one tastefully finished Mercury and it’s absolutely stunning!  Un-chopped, nosed and decked, french headlights, rounded hood corners and push button door knobs with Mercury dime centers!  The interior is finished in the factory correct upholstery and the seats are oh so comfortable.  Under the hood are Offenhauser polished aluminum heads on a flathead V8 with triple carbs on an Offenhauser polished intake.  It’s got a 3 speed column shift with overdrive and headers with dual side pipe exhaust with that old school sound.  To finish the look there’s a pearled two tone black and white steering wheel, dual functioning spot lights, custom side trim, full fender skirts for that “low and mean lead sled look” and ’57 Cadillac […]

$49,950 SOLD

1939 Mercury Convertible

An absolute gorgeous restoration of a very rare automobile finished in beautiful Garnet Maroon paint, brown leather upholstery and a tan canvas top.  It has a whisper quiet flathead V-8, standard floor shift transmission and new wide whitewall radial tires.  The sheet metal and fit and finish of this very rare and collectable Mercury is excellent.


1964 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible

If you’re in the market for a beautiful ragtop cruiser, this is certainly deserving of your attention.  Powered by a 389 cui V8 motor, automatic transmission with power steering, power brakes and dual exhaust.  Bright red paint with a nice vinyl top, black interior with a matching boot for the convertible top.  We’ve known this car for a long time and always known it to be as good as it looks!


1936 Ford Phaeton

All Steel Henry Ford Sheetmetal beautifully restored to factory stock. Just a few years ago a small block Chevrolet replaced the stock Flathead, Hydraulic Brakes we’re added along with 12 volt electrics. Columbia 2 Speed Rear Axle helps roll this old Ford right on down the road with ease. Finished in the factory color of Cordoba Gray with a Red Pinstripe, Correct LeBarron Bonney Leather Upholstery, Tan Canvas Soft Top with Matching Side Curtains, Woodgrain Dash is very well finished, Stock Gauges with an AM Radio, Spyder Hubcaps with Radial White Wall Tires, Chrome and Stainless is all beautiful. A fine example that feels real good to drive, sounds great and is ready for touring!

$46,500 SOLD

1963 Ford Thunderbird Landau Coupe

Wonderful running and driving T-Bird! Solid straight body finished in factory color of Wimbledon White with a Black Vinyl Top, White Bucket Seat Upholstery with Blue Accents, Chrome and Stainless is all in very nice condition. Engine compartment is nice and clean. Strong running 390ci V8 engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Remote Driver Mirror, 15″ American Racing Torq Thrust D Wheels with new tires, Dual Exhaust, Stereo System with Small Screen in Dash. Great cruising Thunderbird!


1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass

3 Owner local area car in great running and driving condition with Only 77,780 Actual Miles!! Original blue cloth upholstery is in very nice condition, one time repaint of the original color by the 3rd owner. V6 engine runs great, automatic transmission, air conditioning, remote driver mirror, Rally Style BF Goodrich Radial  TA Tires, Air Conditioning, This would make for a fun and unique daily driver!


1979 Ford Ranchero

Beautiful Black finished on a Super Straight body with an excellent fit! This sheetmetal on this Ranchero is better then new! Great profile with Polished Aluminum Centerline Wheels and White Letter Tires, 351i V8 engine runs great and has a great sounding set of dual exhaust! Factory Air Conditioning! Automatic Column Shift Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Nice clean Black Bucket Seat Upholstery, Dash is in very nice condition, Power Windows, Bed floor is painted to match the exterior and is nice and straight like new! These are very hard to find in this nice of condition. Look it over, it’s a good one!


1939 Ford Deluxe Convertible Sedan

Super rare ’39 convertible sedan!  This is one fantastic driving Ford with a flathead V8, standard 3 speed manual transmission, dropped front axle, and a nice mellow dual exhaust.  This is nicely done older stock restoration finished in Ford’s color of Madeira Maroon with LeBaron Bonney leather upholstery.  This would be a great car to go touring in!  


1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Convertible

Beautiful bright red ’67 Olds Cutlass Supreme convertible with a nice white vinyl top complete with an interior matching boot. 330 cui motor with a factory 4 speed transmission, power steering, power brakes and factory air conditioning. The interior’s in great condition with new carpet kit throughout.  Nice polished torque thrust mags set this car off and make it a real nice drivin’, head turnin’ machine!      


1964 Pontiac Gran Prix

Super Rare Factory Stick!! 3 Speed Column Shift Transmission works slick as a whistle! Original 389ci V8 Engine with a 4bbl Carburetor. Factory 8 Lug Aluminum Wheels. Nice repaint of the Original Nocturne Blue Exterior with Tu-tone Blue Bucket Seat Upholstery. Very nice chrome and stainless, glass is all in very nice condition. Only 3,124 produced with manual transmissions, I bet there wasn’t many with 3 speeds!! Such a fun, smooth driving car. Sounds great with mellow toned dual exhaust. This is a very special Gran Prix!


1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible

Just a fun little top in the sun run around town kind of car! Good running 6 cyl engine, automatic transmission shift nice and tight. Car handles real good, smooth steering and suspension. good brakes. newer radial white wall tires, body is solid and straight with a good fit. older repaint in Daytona Blue with blue vinyl upholstery. AM/FM Cassette radio. Put the kids in the back seat and head to the ice cream store. A fun little car for the money!


1970 Oldsmobile 442

True 442 that we bought from the Family of Original Owner the first time we owned it and just took it back in trade on a Street Rod. This is a wonderful Automobile that has always been well maintained and pampered! Factory 4 Speed Manual Transmission with the Original 455ci V8 engine and Stock Rear End. Factory Power Steering and Brakes. Correct colors of Platinum Poly with a Black Vinyl Top and correct Black Bucket Seat Upholstery. Super Solid Rust Free Body with an Excellent fit and finish! Power Windows, Power Door Lock (by remote) and a CD Player under the dash are the only deviations from stock. Smooth tight and ready to drive, this is a wonderful Oldsmobile 442!


1960 Ford Galaxie 2 door sedan

A very rarely seen body style! This is an older restoration in great running and driving condition! 352ci V8 runs nice and smooth and has a wonderful mellow dual exhaust tone. Automatic Transmission. Radial tires on Chrome Baby Moon Wheels. Black and White Upholstery in good condition. Body is nice and solid. Rides nice and turns heads cruising down the road!


1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

Oh how Rare is this one!! A 3 Owner Numbers Matching 427ci 400hp Tri-Power Big Block, 4 Speed Manual Transmission and Very rare Air Conditioning!!! One time respray of the Original Daytona Yellow, Black Upholstery with a new Black Canvas soft top, Factory Color Matched Hardtop is included! Original Rally Wheels with Radial Tires. A very correct and original car, Very nice clean body with great paint. Upholstery is in very good original condition. Smooth Clutch and easy to shift. This is a real special car in good honest original condition!  


1963 Buick Wildcat Convertible

Super Rare and Unique Buick!! Only 6,021 Produced. Nicely finished in Granada Red with Matching Red Bucket Seat Upholstery, Nice White Vinyl Soft Top that gives this car the look with the top up or down!! 401ci V8 Engine that is detailed back to factory stock, Automatic Transmission with a console shift, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Tilt Column, Cruise Control, Power Seat, Power Windows, Remote Trunk Release,  Radial White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels and Full Wheel Covers, Chrome and Stainless is all in very nice condition. Body is straight and solid. A great cruising Buick!!


1964 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible

Gorgeous triple black convertible!  Smooth running 327ci 4bbl V8 engine, power glide automatic transmission, power brakes, power top, sittin’ on radial white walls and Corvette rally wheels. Nice chrome and stainless throughout.  Really smooth ride and smooth running convertible with mellow dual exhaust.  Very straight body with a nice fit and finish. Lot’s of Curb Appeal with this one and there’s still plenty of summer to cruise this sweet convertible Malibu!!


1984 Datsun Nissan 300ZX

Bought from the Original Owner this local Portland car was lovingly pampered and garage kept until she couldn’t drive anymore. Only 73,300 Actual Miles!! Beautiful Original Burgundy Leather Upholstery, Exterior of this 300ZX is completely original! A few minor dings, nicks and scratches but all in all it shows rather well. The Digital Dash is Bright, all electronics function and work like new, air conditioning, power windows, remote mirrors, Fuel Injected V6 Engine Runs Great! Automatic Transmission, Removable T-Tops, Weather Stripping is soft and the tops fit nice and tight, Power Door Locks, Cruise-Control, Lots of receipts for regular maintenance that’s been done over the years. A fun car to drive as these cars handle great and have good smooth […]

$8,250 SOLD

1953 Mercury Monterey

Wonderful driving automobile with 50’s style custom treatments. 255ci Stock Flathead V8 with wonderful sounding mellow tone dual exhaust! 3 Speed Manual Column Shift Transmission with Overdrive. Nosed, Decked and Fender Skirts. Tastefully lowered all the way around. Finished in factory colors of Superior Blue over Banff Blue. Dark Blue and White Leather Upholstery. This car has a wonderful look and feel, just like you’d see in a High School parking lot in 1958!


2006 Chevrolet Corvette

Meticulously maintained and kept Corvette!  Only 36,400 miles on this beautiful coupe featuring a 6 liter 400 horsepower fuel injected V8, 6 speed manual transmission, heads up display and power windows with black leather interior and a Velocity Yellow exterior.  The Magna-flow exhaust sounds incredible and this car is a blast to drive Look it Over, this is a real good Corvette!


1932 Ford 2 Door Sedan

Beautiful All Steel Henry Ford Sheetmetal! This little Nostalgia Hot Rod is built just the way we like them! Small Block 283ci V8 2bbl Carb., that looks like Henry Ford and Lewis Chevrolet put it in there! Full Synco 3 Speed Transmission, Dropped Axle with Disc Brakes, 12 Volt Electric conversion, F1 Ford Pick-Up Steering Box, Turn Signals, Big-N-Little Radial Black Wall Tires on Black Steel Wheels and ’39 Caps, Mohair Upholstery appears to be completely original, Dash and Window Trim has never been redone. Factory Interior Sun Visors, Heater, Windshield and Cowl vent both still open as factory. Older refinish in it’s original Black color with a Red Pinstripe. Dual Exhaust with a nice mellow old school Hot Rod […]

$49,500 SOLD

1955 Daimler 400 Limousine

Super Rare with Unique History! Only 93 of these DK400’s were produced in 1955 and of those only 6 were crafted by Hooper & Co. Coach Builders. A well known Coach company in Great Britain. We are told that this particular vehicle was purchased new by “The Fraser Group” the parent company of the famous “Harrods Department Store”. The car remained in their collection until the late 80’s when it found its way to the States. Has been in the hands of private collectors since coming to us locally from the Osterman Collection. With only 39,600 miles showing on the odometer that’s said to be actual and all the Original Upholstery that is in exceptional condition, this is a very […]


1966 Sunbeam Tiger

Real Sunbeam Tiger built by Rootes Group with the original numbers matching 260ci V8 engine, 4 speed manual transmission, Only 6,450 produced from 1964-1967. Brand new Burl Wood Dash that is beautiful!! Nice Black Upholstery with a matching black vinyl soft top, comes with a black painted hardtop! Redone many years ago in factory color of Mediterranean Blue (code 100). A very fun car to drive with a unique sound and feel that’s all their own! Very collectable and highly sought after.


1962 Ford Fairlane

Great little 2 door sedan body style that you don’t see very often! Finished in factory color of Chalfonte Blue with a White Top and Tinted Black Windows this little Ford has great “Curb Appeal”! Polished American Torq. Thrust II Wheels, Great Sounding Dual Exhaust hooked to a 289ci Small Block V8 Engine with a 3 Speed Column Shift Transmission. This little car is ready to go cruising! Tu-Tone Gray Cloth Upholstery, Chrome and Stainless is all in very nice condition. Sits Good, Looks Good, Drives Good a whole lot of fun for the money!!


1995 Ford Crown Victoria

Bought from a long time friend this was his driver for the past few years. Runs and drives fantastic!! Very clean gray leather upholstery and the paint has a great shine. Has just over 120k on it but has been very well maintained and kept, both cosmetically and mechanically. V8 engine, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, tinted power windows, power driver seat, cruise control, nice sounding stereo, tires are like new. A great first car, rainy day car or everyday car.


1948 Plymouth Convertible

All Mopar! 440ci V8 engine, Late Model Independent Front Suspension and Rear End, Power Windows, Nicely done Saddle Upholstery with a top boot to match, Dark Blue Canvas Soft Top. Chrome and Stainless is all bright and well done. All new glass. Radial White Wall Tires on Red Steel Wheels with Dodge Lancer “Flipper” Caps with Bullet Centers. Custom Dash with Autometer Gauges. Good Strong Running Hot Rod Plymouth!


1988 Cadillac Allante

Just traded in on a Collector car. Driven in to us from LaGrande Oregon this little Cadillac is ready for top down summer time road trips! V8 engine runs great! Automatic Transmission, Power Windows, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Power Seats, Air Conditioning, Factory Wheels included, Both Factory Tops- Soft top is black canvas and in excellent condition. Original Tan Leather Upholstery has been very well cared for as well as the Original Bright Red Finish. Always maintained and garage kept it’s hard to believe that is has just over 121,000 miles on it! Super clean and nice throughout!


1954 Lincoln Capri 4 door sedan

This is a real good solid bodied old Lincoln. All stock running gear with Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Suspension feels nice and smooth. 317ci V8 Engine runs strong, Automatic Transmission shifts good. Brakes stop nice and straight and have all been recently gone through. Upholstery is in good stock condition with the seats and carpet being redone a few years back. Original chrome and stainless. Paint is weak but has a good original looking patina to it. Ready to use and tinker with as-is or spend a little time taking it to the next level.


1954 Chevrolet 1/2 ton Panel

Fully Restored with No Expenses Spared!! Beautifully finished inside and out. 261ci In-line 6cyl engine with Fenton Headers and a nice mellow dual exhaust tone. Wayne polished aluminum side and valve cover. Full Syncro 4 speed manual transmission shifts easily and greatly improves the drivability. Electric Power Steering has been added. 12 volt electrics. Custom Stereo System with Video Screen and Back Up Camera. We purchased this vehicle from the “All Classical” Radio Station here in Portland. They had this Panel built as a Rolling Advertisement, fully equipped to host parking lot appearances and to provide music and a PA system. The finish on the sheetmetal is excellent, better then factory. Very nice paint and bright and shiny chrome and […]


1991 Mercedes Benz 500SL

Good looking Mercedes Benz! Black on Black on Black. Wonderful driving automobiles that are a lot of fun and style for the money. V8 Fuel Injected engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Power Windows, Dual Power Seats including Headrest. Both factory tops in nice condition including black canvas power soft top, custom chrome 18″ wheels with good tires. Showing 137,890 miles the cosmetics of this car have been well cared for making this is a real head turning Benz cruising down the road.


1964 Pontiac LeMans Convertible

Beautifully Restored in Starlight Black with Matching Black Vinyl Upholstery and a Black Vinyl Power Top. Super Straight Body. Excellent Chrome and Stainless. 389ci Tri-Power V8 with a Console Shift Automatic 2 Speed Transmission. Power Steering. Power Brakes. Remote Mirror. Power Antenna. AM/FM Radio. Full Wheel Covers on Stock Wheels with Radial Red Line Tires. GTO Trim was added to this beautiful LeMans. Very well finished to look as correct as possible. Drives Wonderfully!!  


1982 Buick Riviera Convertible

A Rare and Hard to Find Buick!! A wonderful riding car, nice and smooth on the hwy, Good running fuel injected 5.0L V8 engine, Automatic Transmission, New White Vinyl Power Top, Original Dark Red Leather Upholstery, Radial Tires on Factory Wire Wheel Covers, One time refinish in the original color. Power Windows, Power Seat, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Remote Mirrors, Power Door Locks, Unique and Fun!  


1948 Mercury Convertible

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!


1956 Packard Patrician

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 […]


1953 Allstate Series 4 Coupe

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!


1975 Mercedes Benz 450SLC

Very clean and well cared for. Runs and Drives Fantastic with lots of records for work done over the years. Nicely repainted in the original color. Dark Blue Leather Upholstery has a little wear but is very serviceable as-is. Newer white wall radial tires on stock wheels. CD Player. Solid body with no signs of repairs. Showing just over 160k on the odometer this car gives a good solid feeling when driving.


“These Old Fords”

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

“Down Memory Lane”

If you have two minutes you never want back click the picture to see the Memory Lane Music Video

Roar With Gilmore Book

“Roar With Gilmore, the Story of America’s Most Unusual Oil Company” by Charles Seims and Alan Darr. 240 pages, hardcover and with over 200 photos, most never before published. Two chapters are devoted exclusively to Gilmore’s racing sponsorship at Ascot, Gilmore Stadium, Indy and Bonneville. There is a chapter devoted to Alan’s extensive Gilmore collection (in color). For instance, he has ten double sided Gilmore globes, all original and no duplicates. To order a copy, Contact Logan Gray @ 503-292-7747 or Email Logan has been running Vintage Motorbooks for over 30 years. He has a Large Selection of Automotive related books, brochures and manuals. Covering nearly every aspect of American, European and British Automative History. If you’ve been “looking for […]