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Barnacle find: Complete 1927 Chevrolet found aboard Lake Huron shipwreck

Divers in Lake Huron have recently discovered the wreckage of a ship named the Manasoo. While neat in an of itself, the wreckage revealed a perfectly preserved piece of history: a 1927 Chevrolet Coupe. The Manasoo sank in Georgian Bay during September 1928. A storm wracked the ship, which pointed out a pretty damning problem: there was something wrong with the stern, and it was filling up with water in the middle of the night. At that point, they were, for all intents and purposes, screwed. Only five folks survived the sinking,…

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Watch this 92-year-old Packard sedan leave an abandoned Philadelphia factory after 40 years

By phillyvoice A nearly-century-old Packard Six sedan, which has been sitting in an old Philadelphia factory for decades, is starting a new life. Johnpaul Golaski — a Philly resident whose father, Walter Golaski, owned Golaski Laboratories, including the factory building in Germantown at the corner of Apsley Street and Wayne Avenue — and his family are turning the property into a joint venture with Mosaic Development Partners. The property will be turned into a mixed-use development called Golaski Labs, according to Alexandra Golaszewska, who is Johnpaul Golaski’s sister. Golaski’s father had purchased the property back in the 1970s, and…

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Steve McQueen’s ‘The Hunter’ Pontiac Trans Am emerges from barn after 39 years

A 1979 Pontiac Trans Am driven by Steve McQueen in his last movie has been found in a barn in rural Illinois. The car was driven by McQueen in The Hunter from 1980, which follows the glamorized storyline of real-life professional bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson. The car doesn’t play a huge role in the movie, but it was still driven by Steve. Six Trans Ams were used for the film, and two were wrecked during production as part of a scene where the car gets blown up. According to Hemmings Motor News,…

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The Volvo with a world-record 3 million miles

This venerable Volvo won’t get off the road. Long Islander Irvin Gordon bought the P1800 in 1966 and since then has driven more than 3 million miles in the cherry red beauty. The 74-year-old retired schoolteacher from East Patchogue fell in love with the car during a test drive and plunked down about $4,000 to buy the convertible. “I just couldn’t get out of the car. I was having such a good time. I spent all Friday night, all day Saturday, all day Sunday and came back Monday for a…

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Rare 1966 Shelby GT350H found in ‘little old lady’s garage’

Old rental cars often make the least appealing used vehicles, but there’s one very big exception to that rule: The 1966 Shelby GT350H. The “Rent-a-Racer” was a run of special edition cars built for Hertz by Carrol Shelby that were based on his high-performance Shelby GT350 version of the Ford Mustang. Along with two prototypes, only 999 were made, and the vast majority of them were finished in Hertz’s signature black and gold color scheme, but a few were painted other colors. Some were literally driven by renters from the agency…

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This Is the Greatest Fiberglass Car Collection on the Planet

If you’re into obscure cars made with material other than metal, you’re going to love this collection of fiberglass kit cars nestled in the wooded outskirts of Tampa, Florida. It’s called Fiberglass Farms, and it’s run by Jeff Hacker, an old friend of Tom Cotter, the host of Hagerty’s Barn Find Hunter series. Hacker gives Cotter a tour of his facility, showing off ultra-rare kit cars and half-finished projects that have long since been abandoned by their original owners. Some are cool, nicely styled cars that draw from other designs from their eras,…

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Time capsule 1934 Buick found after sitting in shipping container for 40 years

Time’s almost up to buy an amazing time capsule find. A 1934 Buick Series 60 that’s been sitting in a storage container for the past four decades is up for auction on eBay through Saturday. The seller tells Fox News that he had retrieved a group of containers from a client over 20 years ago and just got around to opening them up while clearing his property, even though he’d heard there may be a couple of cars still inside of them. (cadreammach ) The Buick was in one, and is in…

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Huge barn find of American muscle cars unearthed in Iowa

A huge collection of classic American muscle cars has been uncovered in Iowa by YouTuber and Hot Rod magazine contributor Patrick Glen Nichols. Unlike most reported barn finds, these cars all have the potential to start and run, too! Surveying the property, Patrick showcased several big block, high-end collectables from the era of hot pants and permed hair. For starters, two L78 1970 Chevrolet Novas, a 1976 Ford Gran Torino wearing *Starksy & Hutch* livery, a 1970 Chevelle SS and 1971 ‘Heavy Chevy’ reside in the main garage. Of all the Chevrolet…

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There are Over 400+ Collector Vehicles and Awesome Petroliana Up For Sale in Kansas

There is an amazing collection of vehicles and petroliana up for auction next month. The estate of “Bud” Walters Jr. is being presented here by Sullivan Auctioneers. The 2-Day Estate Auction will be held on-site at two separate locations in Southwest Kansas on September 18th and 19th. The auction is “being held for the heirs of the late Raimon G. “Bud” Walters Jr. Mr. Walters, along with his brothers, owned and operated Walters Motor Co., which was a Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge new car dealership.” So how does someone acquire so many vehicles and…

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11 Crazy Things You Probably Never Knew About U.S. Muscle Cars

Americans have a thing for speed. This is quite evident in the 1960s and 1970s production of wild and quite rare muscle cars that had giant V8 engines with powerful torques. The 1980s introduced more powerful machines capable of faster speeds and more compatible with the then stringent emission controls. Behind the massive horsepower and speed stats of these cars, there were some surprising stories too. Let’s take a quick peek at some of the most interesting facts you may never have known about American muscle cars. 11. The 1968…

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