Police Arrest Craigslist Scammer In Undercover Operation

Craigslist is a pretty great place to find inexpensive, jalop-worthy cars. The not-so great thing about Craigslist is all the scammers trying to sell you a car that doesn't exist. A Houston police task-force managed to nab one of these scammers with an undercover sting operation. » 7/27/14 11:37am 7/27/14 11:37am

This Craigslist Ad Will Break Every Truck Enthusiasts' Heart

"I was told this is an International Scout... Some type of 4 cylinder engine." It's enough to make an enthusiast weep. I'm all for an "extreme-makeover" level restoration but I'm pretty sure this thing is at the point where the owner pays someone to haul it off, not the other way around. » 7/25/14 10:12am 7/25/14 10:12am

You Can Own The Dryer That Helped Win The 24 Hours Of Daytona!

Sure, owning a race-winning race car would be great. But you know what would be even better? Owning a dryer that helped win that race! Everyone wants the car. But it takes a special, higher-level connoisseur of precision racing machinery to appreciate the sweet, hot performance of a race-team's dryer. Now it can be… » 6/26/14 9:45pm 6/26/14 9:45pm

I'm Losing My Shit Over This Perfect Ford Tempo

I was just talking to the curator at the Petersen Museum about getting cars for the collection, and he revealed to me something that most of us don't realize: it's not the rare stuff that's hard to find — it's the mundane. Because who keeps or restores a car no one cares about? I think I found the answer to that… » 5/01/14 9:00pm 5/01/14 9:00pm

Man's Rockin' Fantasy Involves Beer, Potato Salad, And An El Camino

It's a story you've heard a thousand times(?) Recently single old timer is unsatisfied with the car-truckiness of his Subaru Brat and wants you to turn it into a different car-truck. Don't worry, he can pay. In cheap beer, potato salad, and stories about Deep Purple. » 4/29/14 2:41pm 4/29/14 2:41pm

Tips To Make Me Want To Respond To Your Craigslist Ad

We all have been there; browsing the classifieds on Craigslist. You see a car that sounds pretty good so you click it. And then, it all goes downhill. No pictures. A specs sheet copied and pasted from Edmunds. A one sentence blurb saying “Call so and so for a showing at 555-555-5555.” The ones that speak no english.… » 7/19/13 2:13pm 7/19/13 2:13pm

Person On Craigslist Trying To Sell Haunted Parts From Ryan Dunn's…

It's pretty well established that Craigslist is the de facto place to go to get pretty much anything: slightly vomit-stained sofas, sousaphone lessons, furtive handjobs in cars, the cars themselves, and now it seems even allegedly haunted Porsche bits from the car former Jackass star Ryan Dunn died in. » 3/18/13 1:55pm 3/18/13 1:55pm