MAY 2013:1976 MERCURY COUGAR XR7- A BUMPER CAR WITH A FAN CLUB
1970s bumper cars are door number two for car guys. Maybe it's the bumpers themselves or maybe it's the smog equipment that chokes off real performance.
That's a bias that needs to disappear because these are very unique cars.
Allen Bodnaruk doesn't have that anti-70s bumper car bias so he's the proud owner of this 1976 Mercury Cougar XR7.
MAY 2013: 1961 CHEVY IMPALA TWO DOOR HARDTOP: A BUBBLETOP = BLUE CHIP STIOCK
The '61 Chevy Impala was like a stock that hung around the market without attracting too much attention then suddenly spiked in value.
There are many guys who wish that they'd popped on a '61 Impala "bubbletop" two door hardtop before the stock went through the roof on these extremely cool bowties.
Rick and Donna Park don't have that regret.
MAY 2013:100 YEARS OF STUDEBAKER: HOW A 1952 STUDEBAKER CELEBRATED THE OCCASION
1952 was quite awhile ago in most people's lives and it marked the 100th anniversary of the Studebaker as a part of the American transportation scene.
Studebaker purists will probably rough us up because it seems the actual 100th year was 1951, but it appears that Studebaker wanted to run with 1952 as its anniversary.
MAY 2013: A 1968 PONTIAC PARISIENNE 2+2 CONVERTIBLE: A GRANDFATHER'S GRAD GIFT
Bill Hazlett was well-known in his area for two reasons: he was a lifelong farmer and unrepentant car guy for as long as anybody knew him during his 90 years.
Bill was apt to buy anything that caught his eye during his life and it might be a car or it might be a tractor.
MAY 2013:THIS '54 DE SOTO IS ANOTHER "YOU ARE NOT BUYING ANOTHER CAR" STORY
One of the first battles for many car guys is fought right on the home front.
He finds his ideal car and decides that he desperately needs that old car as his second life partner, so he consults with his first life partner about the idea.
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