Monthly Archives: March 2020

My (orange) ’71 Charger R/T

This car was originally a nicely loaded 440 4-bbl, but when I bought it, there was a replacement 440 6-pack engine in it. FENDERTAG V6X 26 END N41 N96 R11 V08 V21 C16 C55 J45 J78 J81 M21 EV2 U … Continue reading

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What if….?

Thoughts from someone who has too much time on their hands…… What if … money and time are the 2 basic commodities in life that capitalism makes sure we never have enough of? What are you going to do about … Continue reading

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My (green) ’71 Charger R/T

I bought this Charger in 1987, which was about a year after I had moved to SoCal. I had been giving out my phone number to lots of car owners, telling them “If you ever want to sell your car, … Continue reading

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My high school car

Back in the early ’80s, I was looking around for my first car. I had a budget of $1,000 but did not want to spend all of it on a car. I looked at a ’68 GTX with a 440, … Continue reading

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White is the new gold

Writing a coherent post does not come easily to me and this will probably be one of those times…. I have, at any moment, several dozen posts that I have started, yet not finished; mostly because I got side-tracked doing … Continue reading

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One too many zeros

It’s amazing to see so many people asking such exorbitant prices for old cars. It’s even more amazing to think that someone else is willing to pay that much money. Seriously, $7800 for a slant-6 ’73 Dart? Drop a zero … Continue reading

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The car that got me hooked

Today’s story is about the car that got me hooked on Mopars. I had learned to drive a stick shift when I was 11 years old, putting my parent’s almost new 1972 VW Van around our 3 acre property. Fast … Continue reading

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The story of my Hemi Road Runner

What can I say? Next to a “wing-car” this is probably the greatest car I could ever hope to own. My 1969 Hemi Road Runner was originally equipped with: 426 Hemi engine 4-speed transmission 4:10 Sure-Grip Dana 60 Differential Air … Continue reading

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