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1940 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe

Oh SOOO Rare!!! This is #9 of Only 54 Produced in 1940!! We have records and information on this vehicle all the way back to 1964, when it was bought by a local man, Art Crino in California and driven up here. He drove the car for many years as daily transportation before doing a Beautiful ground up restoration beginning (more)

1960 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

Absolutely Gorgeous Frame-Off Rotisserie Restoration done on this Wonderful Cadillac! Only 1,051 Miles Since Completion! Meticulously Finished in Factory color of Olympic White with Black and White Leather Upholstery and a Black Power Vinyl Top, Detailed 390ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Seat, Power Windows, Power Antenna, AM Radio, The Undercarriage is as Detailed and Finished (more)

1934 Ford Cabriolet

Lots of money and time spent on the build of this Street Beast Street Rod! Only 930 Miles since completion!! Does Not have a Top. Small Block Chevrolet 350ci V8, Automatic Transmission, 8″ Ford Rear End in a 4-Link with Adjustable Coil Over Shocks. The Purple Metallic Paint with Ghost Flames on this car is Beautiful!! Lots of shine and (more)

1953 Cadillac Series 62

Absolutely Wonderful Automobile! Whisper Quiet 331ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Windows, Power Seat, Beautiful Tan Canvas Power Top. Cadillac Wire Wheels, Radial Tires, Excellent Chrome and Stainless, Leather Upholstery. Look it Over, This is One Fine Cadillac. A True Collector Automobile.

$89,500 SOLD
1932 Ford Deluxe Roadster

Gorgeous Factory Correct Restoration! Beautifully finished from Top to Bottom! Correct 21 Stud Flathead V8 Engine with the Correct Aluminum Oil Pan, Dual Side Mounts with Factory Covers, Double Wide White Wall Tires, Finished in Washington Blue with Tacoma Cream Wheels, Stripe and Black Fenders. The only changes from Factory Stock are Hydraulic Brakes, Electric Fuel Pump and a Later (more)

$89,500 SOLD
1934 Ford Cabriolet

Built by Posie’s Rod Shop. All Steel Henry Ford Sheet Metal. Finished in 1983!! Cover Car of Street Scene Magazine November ’84! This car has been in numerous magazines. Small Block Chevrolet V8, Automatic Transmission, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Dropped Axle, 8″ Ford Rear End. A whole lot of Street Rod History for the money!

$38,500 SOLD
1971 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Convertible

Just a real fun top down low rider cruiser! Nice custom upholstery, Newer White Power Top, Power Windows, Power Seat, Power Steering and Power Brakes, New 4 Corner Air Ride Suspension, Automatic Transmission, 455ci V8 Engine, Radial Tires, CD Stereo, Runs and Drives Real Good!

1948 Crosley Pick-Up

What a Cute Little Novelty These Are!! 44ci 26.5hp in-line 4 cylinder “Cobra” Engine!! 3 Speed Manual Transmission. Good Solid Body. Runs excellent, Drives very Good. Most Looked at Car in our Inventory. There’s Always Room for a Crosley!

$8,950 SOLD
1963 Chevrolet Nova Super Sport

Only Year for a Super Sport Nova Convertible! This is a wonderful little Nova. Nicely finished in the Factory Color of Palomar Red. Black Bucket Seats and a Nice Black Vinyl Top. Stock “SS” Wheel Covers with Radial Tires, Nice Chrome, Stainless and Glass. Later Model 230 ci 6 cylinder Engine. Upgraded transmission-3 Speed TH350 Automatic. Straight and Solid. Ready (more)

1967 Pontiac LeMans

Not many stock Lemans’ running around! Super Clean, Straight, Solid Body. 326 ci, V8 Engine Console Shift Automatic. Power Steering, AM Radio. Chrome and Stainless is all real nice. Factory Correct Upholstery. Previous Owner of over 40 Years! Wonderful Driver!

1965 Ford Thunderbird

Nice cruiser, new pearl white paint, original blue upholstery, Smooth running 390ci engine, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, swing-a-way steering wheel, radial tires, nice clean trunk, could make a great daily driver or weekend toy

1966 Pontiac Bonneville

Same Owner for the Past 30 Years! Smooth Running 389 ci, V8, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Tilt Column, AM Radio, Rear Antenna. Not Many 4 door hardtops around. Look it over this is a Wonderful Automobile!

1947 Buick Super Deluxe

What a Wonderful Riding and Driving Buick! Straight Eight Engine-Smooth and Quiet! Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission We are told the Mileage is actual, shows 45,708. One time repaint. Factory color of Titian Maroon Upholstery is Completely Original. Traded to us from the 3rd Owner AM Radio Sounds Great All Lights, Gauges and Accessories Function Just a real good (more)

1972 Buick Skylark

Great Driving Buick!! Strong Running 350 ci, V8.  Nice Sounding Dual Exhaust! Automatic Transmission.  Power Tinted Windows, Power White Vinyl Top, Power Steering and Power Disc Front Brakes.  Excellent Sounding Stereo, Factory Air Conditioning.  Turn Key Ready!    

$12,950 SOLD
1980 Chevrolet Corvette

21,920 Actual Miles!! We were told this is a 2 owner car that was traded in locally at an RV Dealer whom we purchased the car from. Completely Original Inside and Out. Factory Black Paint In Very Nice Condition. Oyster Vinyl Cloth Upholstery is in Like New Condition. Factory Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Steering and Brakes, Cruise Control, Tilt/Tele-Scopic Steering (more)

$13,950 SOLD
1957 Nash Metropolitan Coupe

One great running little metro, bought from an avid collector of anything cool, he drove this one around often! 4 Cyl engine runs excellent! 3 Speed manual transmission shifts nice and smooth, great brakes, and tight suspension. Nice clean older Black and White Upholstery, Red and White paint is in good condition. White Wall Tires. Heater, Wipers, Lights and AM (more)

1967 Chevrolet Caprice

Very Special Caprice!! One Owner with Only 24,365 Actual Miles!! We bought this car nearly 10 years ago from the estate of the Original Owners just 10 blocks from our store! With the exception of the tires and wheels, this car is an untouched original. Sold new at Ed Randall Chevrolet right here in Portland, The Original Royal Plum exterior (more)

1931 Ford Model A Coupe

This little Model A has some of the straightest and nicest fitting sheet metal we’ve had! Brought in from Dale Matthews own Collection. Sweet Running Flathead 4 cyl Engine, Smooth and Tight Shifting 3 Speed Transmission, Beautifully Finished Upholstery, Excellent Black Paint with Apple Green Wheels and Pinstripe, Very little use since completion. We are certain this car will complement (more)

1941 Packard 160 Touring Sedan

Wonderful Running and Driving 160! Straight Eight is whisper quiet and smooth, 3 Speed manual shift with Overdrive! Restoration has been done for many years and is in excellent touring condition, Wipers, Lights work properly, Chrome is in good condition, This Packard just feels like you could jump in it with some friends and head out touring!

1950 Oldsmobile 88 Club Coupe

Stunning Black, Factory Stick Club Coupe just brought in from Dale Matthews’ Personal Collection. Very solid rust free body with super straight sheetmetal! Clean and Sanitary engine compartment with a stock Rocket 303ci V8. Standard 3 speed column shift manual transmission, Radial White Wall Tires on Red Stock Wheels with ’55 Olds Fiesta’s, We cut one coil and heated a (more)

$42,500 SOLD
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Very clean and fun to drive!! Non-numbers matching, has a 350ci V8 with a 4 Speed Manual Transmission and a Hurst Shifter, Later Model (was told a ’65) Rear End and updated front brakes giving this car 4 wheel disc brakes and great stopping power! Both Factory Tops, White Soft Top and Color Matched Factory Hardtop, Knock-Off Wheels, Nice Sounding (more)

1976 Ford Thunderbird

Absolutely Beautiful All ORIGINAL with Only 17,875 Actual Miles!!! This Thunderbird is in As-New Condition throughout. Paint has an excellent shine, Upholstery is in Immaculate Condition, 460i V8 runs like new, Automatic Transmission, Power Windows, Power Seat, Air Conditioning, 8 Track Tape Player with AM/FM Radio, A Wonderful Driver!!

1948 Ford Coupe

Fantastic Driving Street Rod!! Later model Independent front suspension with power steering and power front disc brakes. Small Block Chevrolet V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission with Loker floor shifter, Tilt Column, Chrome Dash, 12 Volt Electrics, Chrome Baby Moons with BF Goodrich Radial TA’s for the Classic Hot Rod look, Finished in Charcoal Gray with Light Gray Ghost Flames, This is (more)

1956 Packard Executive

Only 1,031 of these Stunning Automobiles were produced. This one has been Beautifully Restored to factory stock. Excellent Persian Aqua and Dover White color combination that really sets this car apart in a crowd! Upholstery is very well done in Aqua and Black. Chrome and Stainless on this car is beautiful! Laser straight body with a very good fit. Nicely (more)

1940 Mercury Convertible Sedan

Oh Soooo Rare!! Only year Mercury made a Convertible Sedan, Recently gone through mechanically with less then 100 miles on the Flathead V8 that runs whisper quiet and smooth as could be. Standard shift 3 speed manual transmission, Working Factory AM Radio, Nice Deep Maroon Leather Upholstery, Black Canvas Top in Excellent Condition, Very Straight Body that Fits real good, (more)

1951 Ford Woody Station Wagon

Nicely Finished Woody Wagon! Great Running Flathead V8 with a 3 Speed Manual Transmission and Overdrive! Radial White Wall Tires, Nicely Wood Grained Dash, Upholstery is nice clean and comes with the Factory 3rd Seat! Chrome and Stainless has all been redone and is Beautiful! Good Sounding Dual Exhaust. Lots of Eye Appeal and Fun! Woody Wagons are Always a (more)

1941 Chrysler 4 door sedan

Nice clean restoration done a few years back and in wonderful touring condition. 6 cyl flathead runs excellent, Fluid Drive Transmission works real good, tight suspension, smooth ride, nice paint, clean well done upholstery, Just jump in and start cruising!

$12,500 SOLD
1954 Chrysler Imperial 2 door hardtop

Absolutely Gorgeous Original Imperial!! With Only 58,600 Actual Miles, this is a Very Collectable Automobile! Only minor touch up where and when needed. The upholstery in this car is excellent! Nearly all original paint (80% or better) Paint has a wonderful shine and minimal blemishes for its age. We were told it is a 3 Owner car, spending many years (more)

1947 Ford 4 Door Super Deluxe

Older restoration to factory stock, Finished in Phaeton Red with LeBaron Bonnie Upholstery, Nice Chrome and Stainless, Excellent Running Flathead V8 with a Standard Shift 3 Speed Transmission, Ford Script White Wall Tires, Nice Mellow Sounding Dual Exhaust, Chrome Dash Moldings, Runs and Drives Fantastic!

1949 Hudson Coupe

We don’t get many Hudson’s! This is a wonderful running and driving Super Six! Engine runs great, Nice Smooth Clutch and 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Radial Tires, Older restoration that is good enough to use as it is or take it to the next level. Upholstery is in good condition. Body appears to be nice and solid. Just a good (more)

1980 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II

Only 73,500 Actual Miles! Very good running and driving automobile! Strong, Smooth and Quiet Running V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Seats, Air Conditioning and Heat. All Electrics are in good working order, Brakes Feel Real Good! Smooth Suspension and just a real good tight feeling driver. All in all a (more)

1950 Mercury Coupe

Old School Kustom!! Nosed, Decked, Shaved, Louvered and Hood Corners Rounded, Skirts, Frenched Headlights, Frenched ’59 Cadillac Taillights, ’57 Cadillac “Sombrero” Wheel Covers on Radial Wide White Wall Tires, Red Pleated Upholstery, DeSoto Grille, One Piece Windshield, 12 Volt Electrics, Oldsmobile 324ci V8 Engine with Tri-Power, 3 Speed Manual Shift Transmission with Overdrive, Great Running and Driving Mercury that’s got (more)

1946 Ford Convertible

Nice solid older restoration in Excellent running and driving condition! Flathead V8 runs real strong and smooth, Standard shift 3 speed transmission, Power Top, Dual Exhaust, nice tight suspension, Ready for V8 Ford Club Touring!

1963 Studebaker Lark 2 door sedan

This is one wonderful driving little Studebaker! Smooth Running 6yl engine with a 3 speed manual transmission and factory Overdrive! Radial white wall tires on stock wheels and full wheel covers. Nice chrome and stainless, beautiful original upholstery, very nicely repainted in the factory color of Blue Mist. Previous Owner of nearly 25 years. Very straight and solid body. Weatherstripping (more)

1939 LaSalle 2Door Convertible

Beautifully Restored to Stock.  Excellent Sheet Metal.  Finished in Kingston Gray.  Nice Black Canvas Top. 322i, Flathead V8 Runs Whisper Quiet, Standard 3 Speed Synco-mesh transmission.  Wonderful Driver.  Ready for Touring.  

1990 Ford Thunderbird SC

This is one Super Coupe!! Lots of money spent on performance upgrades to this Street Machine!! Timing slips from PIR (Portland International Raceway) for 1/4 miles times in the Low 13’s!!! Supercharged V6 with a MPX “Magnum Powers” Supercharger 16lbs of Boost!! 10% Supercharger Upper Pulley, 2.5″ Intercooler and Air Transfer Radiator, 3pc Underdrive Pulley Set, 2.5″ Headers, Upgraded Injectors, (more)

1937 Chrysler Airflow

Super Rare Automobile! Wonderful Running and Driving Automobile!! Flathead In-line 8 cyl Engine, 3 Speed Manual Transmission with Factory Overdrive, Woodgrain Trimmed Dash and Window Mouldings, Nice Gauges that are fully functional. Dual Cowl Vents and the Split Windshields Crank Out for fresh air! Nice clean stock style upholstery, Last year for the Airflow. Lots of unique styling and thought went (more)

1949 Chevrolet Deluxe Convertible

Very Rare Body Style! One sweet little Chevy, Finished in Texas Ivory with Matching Cloth Upholstery and a Chocolate Brown Canvas Power Top with a matching Boot, Excellent Sounding Later 235ci In-line 6 with Offenhauser Dual Carb Intake, Fenton Headers with Dual Glass Pak Exhaust that “crack” like a Chev Six Should! Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Very Rare “Deluxe (more)

1973 Cadillac ElDorado Convertible

Only 3 Owners since new with Only 56,500 Actual Miles!!! Completely Original and in wonderful driving condition. Original Oceanic Teal Firmest Exterior with White Leather Upholstery, White Power Top w/”Parade Boot”, Radial White Wall Tires, Power Windows, Power Seat, Hidden CD Player in the glove box, tilt/telescopic wheel, This ElDorado “Floats” down the highway just the like a Cadillac Should!

$18,500 SOLD
1961 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Wonderful Driving Thunderbird! Finished in Corinthian White with Red Upholstery, Power White Top in good working order. Power Windows, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Driver Seat, Thunderbird Wire Wheels with Radial White Wall Tires, 390i V8 Engine Runs Excellent, Automatic Transmission, Swing-A-Way Column, Ready to Go Top Down Cruising!

1940 Ford Deluxe

Gorgeous Sheet Metal! Super straight body with an excellent fit. Very nice black paint with a deep shine. Previous owner for over 45 years, Sweet running flathead V8, Standard column shift 3 speed transmission, Nicely done upholstery. This is one fine 2 door sedan!  

1941 Ford 2dr Sedan

This old Ford is a real good older restoration to driver quality. Paint has a nice shine and the body is nice and solid. Flathead V8 runs real good, standard shift 3 speed transmission, good chrome and stainless, dual exhaust, Great little car to hop in and start cruising!  

1957 Ford Thunderbird

Fresh out of 20 year storage! We got her up and running and the 312ci V8 sounds real good! Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Radial Tires, Both Factory Tops, Needs a little cosmetic TLC but it is a good driving Thunderbird  

$23,500 SOLD
1937 Ford Convertible Sedan

Very solid older restoration, Was driven from Portland to Bend in 2012 for the V8 Ford Nationals and back without so much as a hiccup! Finished in a Spring Time Color of Turquoise, Older Leather Upholstery, This is a well kept and maintained Ford that was traded to us on the Matching Phaeton. Wonderful V8 Ford.  

1954 Mercury 4 Door Sedan

Good running and driving Mercury, 1st year for the Y-Block V8, Factory 3 Speed With Overdrive, New Cloth Upholstery is in nice condition, body is nice and solid, With just a little tlc this would make a great daily driver or family cruiser!

1950 Oldsmobile Holiday 88

This one is as good as it looks! Late Model Big Block 455ci V8, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, tilt column, Radial tires, Beautiful Custom Tu-tone Upholstery, Solid Body with Excellent Paint, Super nice chrome and stainless, ready to be shown or driven!    

1936 Ford Convertible

Beautifully Built Nostalgia Hot Rod!  Offenhauser equipped Flathead V8, dual carbs, ’40 Ford column 3 speed manual transmission, finned aluminum heads.  All steel body and fenders nice ’60’s Style Nostalgia upholstery White soft top, rumble seat.  One sweet driving V8 Ford!

1953 Oldsmobile 98 Hardtop

Nearly all factory options, sun visor, dual exhaust, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seat, factory wire wheel covers, 303 rocket V8, hydro-matic automatic transmission, very well maintained automobile over the years, runs and drives excellent.

1978 Chevrolet Camaro

Very Rare Factory 4 Speed Transmission! Newer Crate 350ci V8, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Tilt Column, Black Cloth Upholstery, Factory Silver w/Black Vinyl Top, Dual Exhaust, Factory Tinted Glass, Very Straight Body with a good fit. These are hard cars to find this nice!

1949 Cadillac Series 62

Older frame off restoration, smooth running 331ci V8, automatic transmission, power windows, power top, all chrome and stainless is very nice, used very little since completion.  Runs and drives very well.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

Sold new at Francis Ford! 95,500 actual 2 owner miles. Original upholstery. Registrations date back to 1965.  Original owners manual. 390ci V8 engine, automatic power top, power steering, one time re-paint of Honey Gold color. This is a wonderful driving Galaxie, not a single rattle or squeak! It’s a good one!

1950 Mercury Coupe

Fantastic Driving Mercury! Just driven down from Victoria BC, Only 64,500 Actual Miles!!!! Stock Flathead V8 Runs Excellent! Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission. Radial Tires, Dual Exhaust. Super Solid Rust Free Body! Look it over, this is a wonderful. Unmolested Stock Mercury!    

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“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 (more)

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