Revive - Repair - Restore
This is a big bad roadster with all sorts of potential! It’s a ’22 Buick, and it’s all original, but its low stance and huge tires and wheels give it a custom look. You could build a killer hot rod out of this roadster, or restore it to original, but we left it just like we found it. This car runs and drives and you won’t find a better one for the price!
We bought this truck specifically for its engine and transaxle. It had a massive T-head, six-cylinder engine, so we yanked it out and stuffed it into our Marmon Wasp replica. Even without its original engine, this Brass era ladder truck is a great candidate for restoration. The chassis, suspension and bodywork is in great shape for its age, and we’ll even throw in the ladders for free!
If it’s muscle you want, then this classic Impala is a perfect candidate. With a healthy 350ci small block Chevy under the hood and a TH350 automatic transmission, it has lots of potential, whether you want a weekend cruiser or an everyday driver. It’s a great project car that needs a bit more body work to be ready for paint, but it's a great start to a fun project!
This 1934 Packard Coupe Roadster is a project car with great potential! This car needs metal work, mechanical work and interior work, but it's mostly complete and has a truck load of parts that comes with it! The body has been sprayed with epoxy primer to protect it from rust, and we cleaned up the original wire wheels and gave it a fresh set of BFGoodrich 7.50-17 whitewall tires. It needs a full restoration, but it would also make an awesome super sized hot rod roadster! Please inquire for pricing.
This '68 Triumph TR250 is a great option if you want the look and driving experience of a British sports car, without the steep price tag. The TR250 is a considerably rare model, as it was only built for 15 months, with a total of 8,484 cars built. There are only 600 of these cars accounted for today, so this one is a rare bird. The 2,498cc inline six cylinder engine runs great, and the four-speed manual transmission shifts smooth. This car has 97,676 miles on it and features a brand new interior, top, weather stripping and Coker redline tires. It also has new bumpers, hubcaps, trim rings, and many new trim pieces. It's ready to hit the road, so be prepared to drive this one home!
The 1990's had a number of influential super cars, and the Acura NSX is one of them. It's a mid-engine, rear wheel drive sports car with a low slung stance and lots of high-winding horsepower. This car has been modified with a carbon fiber hood, carbon fiber interior accents, a cold air intake with cone filter, and a set of 17-inch ADVAN Racing wheels and Hankook tires. This car runs, drives and handles great, and the original paint and interior looks awesome, even though the car is 20 years old. If you want a capable super car without a huge price tag, this is it!
Alfa Romeo Spiders are collectible convertible cars with lots of cool sports car flavor. This one is ready for the road, and it's in great shape considering its age and originality. These cars feature a 1962cc four-cylinder engine that cranked out 120 horsepower. Disregard the dirt in the photos--this car will be professionally detailed soon, and new, more detailed photos will be added.
The Ford Taurus SHO is a special edition Taurus that came with special suspension, wheels, engine, transmission, interior and ground effects. These cars are continually getting more rare, and this one is a great example. It's been driven quite a bit but it's still in great running order. This car features the special Yamaha-built 3.0 liter V6 engine that makes 220 horsepower, backed by a five-speed manual transmission. The leather seats have quite a bit of wear, but have covers. Everything works on this car and it's ready for daily driving!
1967 was the last year for the Austin Healey 3000 and this blue-on-blue MKIII BJ8 is in great condition. It is very original, and features a 150 horsepower inline six-cylinder engine with twin carburetors. This car is capable of driving on a regular basis, and the manual transmission and clutch work well. The blue upholstery is in great shape and this car came from the factory with a woodgrain dash and steering wheel. The car rolls on a set of wire wheels and Michelin XZX radial tires. Drive it home and enjoy it!
British sports cars are great collector cars because they look cool and they are a blast to drive. This one is a right-hand-drive 1955 MG TF (last year for the TF series) and it's one of the 9,600 cars manufactured from 1953 to 1955. This car's rarity and originality make it a valuable project car. It needs interior work, and the paint is starting to separate, but the car is mechanically sound and is a perfect project car!
This is a rare-one because back in ’34 this futuristic art deco styling was just a little too different for the masses. But, nowadays, they make an incredible statement restored or and even greater one as a street rod. This car has a very straight body with rust on the lower portion. And, all the hard to find parts are there! This is the first all-steel car produced, so don’t worry about woodwork typically found in cars of the 30’s. The “Airflow” design gets its name from being the first car streamlined in a wind tunnel. The original flathead six cylinder engine is in place but it is stuck and the cylinder head is removed.
When someone looks up "solid California car", this is the picture that shows up in the dictionary. This '38 Ford sedan has been in dry California storage for MANY years, and it is completely rust free. The body does have some dents here and there, but no rust repair is needed. The original Flathead V8 and three-speed manual transmission are in place. This is a TRUE barn find, and has not been touched since it was purchased on the Backroad Gold TV show.
This one is just so ugly, it's cute! Nash Ramblers were semi-compact cars from the '50s and they had a bathtub shape that didn't really go over well with the public. However, the funky styling and rarity of these cars makes them pretty desirable today. This one is a '53 Nash Rambler Country Club two-door hardtop, and it's mostly solid aside from the floor pans. The original flathead six-cylinder engine is in place. This car does not run or drive, but it would make a great project for a restoration or a killer hot rod!
A true barn find survivor, this 1939 Lincoln Zephyr has an extremely solid body and is mostly complete. The interior is all there, but needs restored, while the body can either be restored to perfection or preserved with the natural patina. The car does not have its original V12 Flathead engine. It has been replaced with a more conventional Ford Flathead V8 from the same era. This would make a great restoration project or an outrageous hot rod or custom!
This thing is just plain cute! It's a very small two-seat roadster that almost has a cartoon look about it. The car is solid and has lots of potential for a very cool restoration project. These cars bring surprisingly big money when restored. The car has the original four-cylinder flathead engine, and doesn't need much to run. We just put a brand new set of BFGoodrich 5.00-15 bias ply whitewall tires on it, so that's one less thing to worry about! Get this little roadster, spend a few bucks to restore it and you will have a very fun and very valuable car!
You don’t see these everyday. Lambretta motor scooters were manufactured in Milan, Italy. But, don’t confuse this with a Vespa… Lambrettas are more rare! This particular one is one of the earlier models--a 1955 LD 150 MKII to be exact. While it shows surface rust, its solid and a good restoration candidate!
This '32 Ford sedan is a project car that we roughed in, and we're leaving it up to YOU to finish it to your liking. It would make a great car, and we've done quite a bit of work to get it up and rolling. It has a running Flathead V8 engine, three-speed transmission and stock rear end. It's an original Henry Ford body and chassis, with original front and rear cross members. It has a "heavy" '32 Ford front axle, '35 Ford wire wheels (16's) with Firestone whitewall tires. We installed new patch panels in the cowl, doors, quarter panels, and also replaced the wheel houses and parts of the floor pans. It's a good start for a killer project, and you can finish it with Honest Charley parts!