’53 FORD SEDAN DELIVERY: 302-INCH REST-MOD HAULER!

Stephen Stanley blogs about transplanting a V-8 powertrain and bringing his beast of burden back from the dead. I purchased my ‘53 Ford Sedan Delivery in 1984 from the original owner, who had used it to deliver tea in San Francisco. The cost: $750.00. This was a heater-delete model powered by a Six, three- speed column shift, no clock, no radio and only one sun visor. A basic model that was popular with fleet managers and tradesmen. A far cry from the way it looks and runs today. For the c...
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’70 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD: VITAMIN C!

Ron Charity’s Dad bought this winged Road Runner Superbird new and  it’s still in the family! The story of Ron Charity’s ‘70 Plymouth began in August 1969, when the 440 four-speed Superbird rolled off the line at Chrysler’s Hamtramck plant in Michigan for delivery to Sorenson’s Plymouth/Dodge in Toronto, Canada. Ron and his Dad were going car shopping, driving a small-block ‘67 Chevelle 327 on Sheppard Avenue. Their first stop was Hudson’s Chevrolet to check out an orange ‘70 Pontiac GT...
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BOSS 429 GPT-SPECIAL TORINO: POTEET POWER!

 Bonneville racer George Poteet nails Street Machine of the Year honors. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Tennessee’s George Poteet collected the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year award for his vintage NASCAR-inspired ’69 Ford Torino at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, OH. Poteet’s Torino captures the essence of hot rodding’s current trend of blending retro styling cues from bygone eras with modern technology and masterful bui...
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