Archive for the ‘1950 Cars’ Category

Good Bye

March 2016 this site is going offline. It was fun, but time to move on. Thanks to all . Regards, Starfire

Make That Custom Pre 60’s Rod Safe

Bring the safety of a modern car to your custom rod. Check out

1951 Packard 250 Convertible: Is This Your Car?

Hello to all, my apologies for my absence of late, but hey it is winter time and my projects have been taking priority of late. That being said I have several images of a gorgeous 1951 Packard 250 Convertible. What we want to know is this your car? Write us and let us know all […]

More Parking Lot Finds: 1957 Studebaker Silver Hawk

1957 Studebaker Silver Hawk Front Right, click to enlarge Nestled in the parking lot of a city park I ran across this un-restored 1957 Studebaker Silver Hawk that was just begging to be photographed. For those who are unaware, this was first year of the Silver Hawk series of ‘ hawks’ replacing the Sky Hawk, […]

Read More; More Silver Hawk Photos >>>

Parking Lot Finds; 1950 Ford F1 Custom Pickup

1950 Ford F1 Custom, Notice anything? Perhaps the exhaust system location? The roof is chopped and the truck is lowered several inches from stock, click to enlarge Even a trip to the mall can be interesting for finding rare gems parked just begging to be seen. The 1950 Ford F1 is one such find. This […]

1956 Dodge Mayfair Convertible; Original and Just Beautiful

1956 Dodge Mayfair Convertible Nameplate, click to enlarge The gems that show up various car shows over the years is really quite astounding. So many rare cars being saved from the scrapper is quite gratifying knowing that these great pieces of car history will live on for years to come…provided of course we have gasoline […]

1956 VW Beetle; Meet The Beetles!

1956 Volkswagen Beetle Hood Ornament, click to enlarge Wandering the streets I ran across an ancient insect parked quietly on a side street in my town. A truly gorgeous 1956 Volkswagen Beetle ( I think its a 56, but feel free to correct me). I wont bore you too much other than to say this […]

Read More; 1956 Beetle>>>

1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville; This Ones All Original

Editors Note: My apologies to you readers if you have been seeking an article here lately. I needed a few days off to recuperate from a minor illness, and I wasn’t up to writing (or all that inspired for that matter). Back now and all is well. 1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville, click to enlarge […]

Read More; 1959 DeVille >>>

1955 Oldsmobile Super 88; The Luxury Bel Air

1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Holiday Coupe Trunk Emblems , click image for a larger view Its 1955 and you were looking to buy a new General Motors car, and you looked at the Chev’s, you checked out the Buick’s and were still trying to decide when you spotted at the Oldsmobile lot across the street. […]

Read More; 1955 Super 88 >>>

1959 Chevrolet Impala; One For You Four Door Lovers

1959 Chevrolet Impala front view right, click image for a larger view Once again I find myself loving a four door sedan. Certain model years either two door or four door cars are outstanding looking pieces of machinery. The car here is a restored and pristine 1958 Chevrolet Impala 4 door sedan. It isn’t the […]

Read More; 1959 Impala >>>

1951 Mercury Monterey; Crazy ‘Bout A Mercury

1951 Mercury Monterey rear emblem , click image for a larger view When I saw this car, the “Mercury Blues” song originally by K. C. Douglas and Robert Geddins and later covered by many bands such as The Steve Miller Band, or Alan Jackson, came to the forefront of my mind. One look at that […]

Read More; 1951 Monterey>>>

1958 Morris Minor; Grandma Would Have Been Proud Of This One

1958 Morris Minor 1000 4 door front view, click image for a larger view The Morris Minor 1000, truly a British Classic automobile. The one pictured here could easily have been my Grandmothers car. In point of fact, it was what caught my eye about it. I was a young lad when my Grandma used […]

Read More; '58 Morris >>>

1950 Pontiac Chieftain Convertible; Truly The Chief Of Pontiacs

I seem to be on a bit of a Pontiac kick lately, my Firebird series continues this month, and I found myself focusing on the Ponchos at Barrett Jackson as well. Well, when it comes to writing, go with your heart is my rule, so here is a short picture set of a beautiful 1950 […]

Read More; 1950 Chieftain>>>

Rat Rod, Or Show Piece; Always A Tough Call

To rat rod or not to rat rod, that is the eternal restoration question. On the plus side, a rat rod can cost many many thousands of dollars less than a typical restoration. On the down side, scrubbing that body to get that patina look leads to danger of the body rusting so fast that […]

Read More; Photo Essay>>>

1958 Chevrolet Impala; My Dream That Nearly Was…

1958 Chevrolet Impala Hood Emblem, click photo to enlarge It was because of my Fathers era that I dreamt of owning a 1958 Chevrolet Impala. It seemed that all was just somehow better having had a ride in such a chrome gleaming car. Rolling in the countryside to go camping in the mountains, the flat […]

Read More; 1958 Impala>>>

Charity Raffle Of 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood By “Limbs For Life Foundation”

1958 Cadilliac Fleetwood, Limbs For Life Foundation Raffle image, click photo to enlarge The Limbs for Life Foundation (LFL) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it as well as raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees. Limbs for Life awards full prosthetic care […]

1952 Studebaker Commander State Convertible; A Car For The Fanatics

1952 Studebaker Commander State Convertible Front Right image, click photo to enlarge The Studebaker name today is matter of history. However, followers of the line are avid lovers and owners of these unique stylish cars. The car here today is a very rare 1952 model, a Studebaker Commander State Convertible coupe, the final year of […]

Read More; Studebaker >>>

1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria; Another Fine Ford Chromemobile !

1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Front Right, click photo to enlarge Our car show beauties continue with a gorgeous 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria. Sometimes called the Chrome Vic, it was a year that Ford produced some of their finest Chromemobiles of the day. The Chrome Vic, or Crown, was a masterpiece machine that offered […]

Read More; Crown Victoria>>>

Switch to our mobile site