1973 Plymouth Satellite Readies For B-Body Afterlife

A supporting actor in countless Malaise Era cop movies and TV shows, the 4-door early-70s Plymouth Satellite has just about disappeared from American streets by now... and now the number of street-driven Satellites has been reduced by one. I found this example (painted in the Malaise color I'm going to call Diminished… » 4/29/08 2:00pm 4/29/08 2:00pm

Beer, Bratwurst, Baseball, and Belvederes: Tailgate Party Madness With …

Last year, Belvedere Adrian brought two vehicles from his fleet of old Plymouths, plus his vintage Serro Scotty trailer, to a tailgate party before an Oakland Athletics game, and a good time was had by all. Last weekend, however, we figured we needed more Belvederes, so Adrian brought five of his favorite B-bodies,… » 4/25/08 5:20pm 4/25/08 5:20pm

Banish Bad Belvedere Brakes!

So I was hanging with Adrian, Plymouth Belvedere and Serro Scotty King the other day, and he mentioned that he has a trashed-but-running '65 Belvedere that he wants to run in next year's 24 Hours of LeMons. Did I feel like lending some driving and wrenching help? It sounded good, but those fade-o-riffic mid-60s drum… » 10/08/07 10:30am 10/08/07 10:30am

Do The Electric Slide Up And Down: The 1973 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser…

We're not sure if this was the pinnacle of GM innovation, the depths of laziness or the height of cool. More than likely, it's all three wrapped up into one liitle deep and tall invention...on the pinnacle of brilliance. Yes, it helped to make the Custom Cruiser weigh north of 5,000 lbs, but it's a small price to…

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