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Last Updated 09-20-2017
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“These Old Fords”

If you have a few more minutes you never want back, Recorded another tune I wrote! Just a fun little jingle of a few of my favorite old cars, V8 Fords! Hope you enjoy- Dale

1940 Ford Deluxe Convertible

Fantastic Build on this Drive it Anywhere Street Rod!! Independent Front Suspension with Power Steering and Power Disc Front Brakes, Small Block Chevrolet 350ci Aluminum Head Engine, Automatic Transmission with the Shifter on the Tilt Column, This car has the last Black Hartz Cloth Top that the Late and Well Respected Kenny Jones did. His Top Work in our local (more)

1941 Ford Pick-Up

Very Well Built by Local Car Builder. Very Healthy Small Block Chevrolet V8, Turbo Hydramatic Transmission, Column Shift, Custom VDO Gauges, Oak Bed and Stainless Stripes, Tinted Glass. Dropped Front Axle w/Disc Brakes, Parallel Leaf Rear Suspension w/Ford Rear End. Nice Custom Gray Vinyl and Cloth Upholstery. Sounds Great! Looks Great! Is Great!

1950 Chevrolet Hardtop

Previous Owner of over 20 Years! Small Block V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission w/Tilt Column Shift. Later Model GM Rear End, Later Model Independent Front Suspension, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes.’50 Oldsmobile Windshield, Dual Exhaust, Nice Chrome and Stainless. Good Solid Body on a Nice Driver.

1977 Ford F150 4 x 4

Factory 4 Wheel Drive Short Bed Pick-Up. Excellent Solid Straight Body! 351ci V8 Engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes. New Tires and Wheels, CD Player, Tinted Windows, Sliding Rear Window. Dana 44 Front with a 9″ Ford Rear End. 3 Owner Local Truck.

1935 Ford Woody Station Wagon

Stunning Build of this Original Woody Wagon! Finished in the late 90’s and Featured in numerous Magazines Including…. Street Rodder, Rod & Custom, Woodie Times and Good Guy Gazette Feature, Re-featured in Rod & Custom as Top 100 Street Rods! 4 Time Winner GoodGuys Wonderful Woody Award, Class Winner at the Prestigious Oakland Grand National Roadster Show! This is a very Quality build Cosmetically and Mechanically! Split Wishbone (more)

1934 Ford Roadster

Gorgeous ALL Henry Ford Steel! Restored in the late 70’s by Charles Noble of Hillsboro Oregon as a stock car with the exception of a ’48 Ford Flathead V8 that has been bored .060 Over. This car was not restored to “show” as he did most of the work himself, however it’s every bit as good as the Factory! After (more)

$75,000 SOLD
1952 Ford 1/2 Ton Panel

Very Rare and Unique this Solid Older Restoration! Good Panel Alignment, Been in the same family for over 20 years it was brought from Alaska to the Portland area a few years ago. Stock In-line 6 cyl engine runs excellent! Standard shift 3 speed transmission, Radial White Wall Tires on stock wheels, Tight stock suspension and it drives and handles (more)

1956 Chevrolet Belair 2 door hardtop

Here’s a Fun little Tri-Five Chevrolet! 454ci Big Block Power! T10 4 speed manual transmission, 9″ Ford Posi-Traction Rear End, Drop Front Spindles on Tubular A-Arms, 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Tilt Column, Power Steering, Nicely Detailed Undercarriage, Corvette Rally Wheels painted Adobe Beige to Match the body, Good Profile, Nice Sound, California Car with a title brand of reconstructed, we’re (more)

$35,500 SOLD
1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe

Take a Look at this One of a Kind Fuel Injected Flathead V8!!! Expertly engineered by the Late Joel Anderson with the help of Bruce Murray at Majhor-Murray Automative here in Portland. This ’51 Mercury Flathead is Equipped with a 1993 Ford 5.0L Fuel Injection!! Custom made Billet Intake and Distributor housing and countless hours of design and trial and (more)

$39,500 SOLD
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

With only 67,400 miles this 3 owner local area adult owner Corvette is a Fantastic “Bang for your Buck”!!! Quicksilver Metallic paint is in very nice original condition as is the Original Black Leather Upholstery and Black Canvas Soft Top. This Corvette has nearly all the options, Heads Up Display, Adjustable Suspension Control, Dual Power Memory Seats, Power Mirrors, Power (more)

1934 Ford 3 Window Coupe

ALL STEEL by Henry Ford!! This is a nice quality built Street Rod refinished nearly 15 years ago by the owner of over 35 years!! Excellent Sheetmetal with a great fit and finish! Painted Bright Red this is a Head Turning ’34 on the Street. Chrome Tubular A-Arm Independent Front Suspension with Disc Brakes, Coil Over Rear Suspension w/Later Model (more)

1956 Ford Thunderbird

Well maintained and cared for Older Restoration to factory stock. Only 2 Owners Since New. Smooth Running 292ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Seat, Town/Country AM Radio, Radial Tires on Stock Wheels with Full Wheel Covers, Black Soft Top Only, Chrome and Stainless is all in good condition, Clean Solid Trunk and Floors, Just a good (more)

1948 Mercury Convertible

Very nice older restoration in good driving condition. Flathead V8 Engine, Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Woodgrain Dash, Red Upholstery is well done, Black Canvas Power Top, Accessory Bumper Tips Front and Rear, Spot Light, Chrome and Stainless is very nice, Solid body with a good fit. A real good driver!

1934 Chevrolet 3 Window Coupe

Good Looking and Well Cared for older built Hot Rod!! Steel Body and Hood with Fiberglass Fenders, this is a head turning little car! Small Block Chevrolet 350ci Crate Motor with a single 4bbl Carb, TH350 Automatic Transmission with the Shifter on the Tilt Column, Mustang II Independent Front Suspension with disc Brakes, 9″ Ford Rear End, Halibrand Kidney Bean (more)

$32,500 SOLD
1974 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Only 5,474 Convertibles Produced in ’74. All Numbers Matching and Color Correct. Nice clean newer Dark Red Upholstery with a White Soft Top, Refinished in the Original “Medium Red” Exterior. 350ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Rally Wheels with Raised White Letter Tires, Dual Exhaust, Power Windows, Tilt/Tele-Scopic Steering Column, Factory Air Conditioning, Nice (more)

1965 Imperial Crown Coupe

2 Owner Car in Excellent Condition. Nice tight 413ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Seat, Very clean upholstery with just the front seat being recovered, original door panels and rear seat! Beautifully restored Steering Wheel! Chrome and Stainless is nice, Super Smooth Driver!!

$11,500 SOLD
1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe

Wonderful, Unique Automobile with a very special History that was documented by the “Continental Comments” 1989. It was said that this very Lincoln was 1 of 5 Easter Egg Edition Lincoln’s done for the 1948 Macy’s Easter Parade in New York City!! Of the 5 Produced this is the only on finished in these Factory Colors of Grotto Blue with (more)

$32,500 SOLD
1977 GMC Eliganza II Motorhome

This has been a local area motorhome since new. Owned for the past 15 years by the 3rd Owner who is an avid car collector. This Motorhome is Completely Original and in Amazing Condition! Having always been garage kept, it is as-new inside and out as they come! Upholstery is Fantastic! Mechanically ready for vacation and with only 65,000 miles (more)

1980 Cadillac Coupe deVille

What a Cruiser these are! Wonderful Driver! Smooth, Quiet and Comfortable, well cared for inside and out. Upholstery is in very nice condition, Body is straight and solid with excellent plastics. Engine runs great, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power seats, power windows, wire wheel covers on radial tires. Use it Daily or Weekend Wine Country Cruiser!  

1950 Chrysler Windsor Newport

What an Amazing Driving Automobile!! Smooth, Quiet without a single rattle or squeak! With Only 31,550 Actual Miles!! Factory Original Upholstery in near Mint Condition! Flathead 6 cyl engine is whisper quiet! Presto-Magic Automatic Transmission (Fluid Drive) Brand New Radial White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels w/Full Wheel Covers, Original Chrome and Stainless, This is a well maintained Original car! Some minor (more)

1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V

Only 29,250 Actual Miles!! Beautifully kept and maintained original Mark V. Solid Rust Free Body with a Very Straight Body and tight fit. 400ci V8 Engine Runs Excellent, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Seats, Very Nice Blue Cloth Upholstery, Polished Aluminum Factory Road Wheels w/Radial White Wall Tires, Tilt Column, Aftermarket AM/FM Radio, (more)

1994 Dodge Viper R/T10

Here’s a Whole Lot of Performance and Pure Street Muscle for the Money!! The ever popular and unmistakeable Viper! These 1st Generation Vipers are Raw Power! V10 Engine with 400hp at 465 ft lbs of torq out of 488ci! True factory Side Pipes give these cars a sound of their own! 6 Speed Manual Transmission, Power Steering and Power Disc (more)

1936 Ford 4 door sedan

Owned since 1963 by our own late mechanic Rudy and has been sitting stored in his wonderful collection since. His cars are something special! He loved Original Low Mileage cars, the way they came from the factory. This one is no exception, Only 83,000 Actual Miles, Completely Original Washington Blue Exterior with Completely Original Upholstery that is in very nice (more)

1929 Ford Model A Roadster

All Stock and All Steel this restored Model A is in Fantastic Mechanical Condition! Stock 4 Cyl Engine with a Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Black Top with a good fitting Tan Canvas Top Boot, Clean Upholstery with a Rumble Seat, Luggage Rack and Spare on the Back, A Wonderful Roadster ready for you to join the local Model (more)

1985 Ford Thunderbird

Very Rare Turbo Coupe! This car has been lovingly pampered it’s whole life. Always garage kept and has always been treated as a “Toy” car. We bought this car from the 2nd owner who bought it at a year old with just 10k on it. It now has just over 68,600 miles and is one of the cleaner examples we’ve (more)

1952 Migi MG TD Replica

Set on a Volkswagen Pan and Suspension this is a fun and easy little car to drive and maintain. Great Running Volkswagen Engine, 4 speed manual transmission, Radial White Wall Tires with Wire Wheel Covers, AM/FM/CD Stereo, Black Soft Top in good serviceable condition, just a fun little toy to zip around in!  

1966 Chevrolet ElCamino

Strong Running Small Block V8 Engine, 3 Speed Automatic Transmission with a B&M Floor Shifter. Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Bucket Seats done in tan cloth, Older Red Paint is a little faded and showing it’s age, polishes up and looks real good, Body is Solid, Tonneau Cover, Dual Exhaust has a nice throaty Hot Rod Sound! Would make a great (more)

$13,500 SOLD
1956 Ford Victoria

Stunning Victoria!! Just a real pretty old Ford with  great flowing lines and a real outstanding presents coming down the street! Meadow Mist Green and Colonial White with very nice chrome and stainless, Thunderbird Wire Wheels with Radial Wide White Wall Tires, Nice Mellow Toned Dual Exhaust from a tight strong running 292ci V8 Engine, Ford-O-Matic Automatic Transmission, Upgrade to (more)

1973 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

Only 74,050 Actual Miles!! Beautiful “Dynasty Red” Exterior on a Very straight, nice fitting rust free body! Very nice white power top with matching top boot, Factory Red Upholstery is in Excellent condition! Radial White Wall Tires on Accessory Aluminum Wheels, Chrome and Stainless is all Very nice! Power Windows, Power Seat, Power Door Locks, Remote Mirror, Air Conditioning and (more)

$18,500 SOLD
1951 Fiat Topolino Convertible Saloon

What a wonderful little car! A fun car to drive and put around town in! 569cc Engine with a whopping 16hp!! Top speed said to be 53mph and achieving nearly 40 miles to the gallon!! 4 Speed manual transmission, this little car runs Excellent! Unusual designed engine as the Radiator is mounted behind the engine allowing a lower profile hood (more)

1949 Lincoln 2 door Coupe

This car has been in the same family since new! Completely Original Upholstery that is in good serviceable condition! Body is very Solid, Older repaint of the Original Dark Blue showing it’s age, Chrome and Stainless is all there and good, with the chrome being a bit dull. This car basically is fresh out of storage and brought back to (more)

1963 Ford Galaxie 500

Very Solid Body. 352cu V8 Engine, Runs Great, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering. Radial Tires on Stock Wheels, Dual Exhaust. A Little TLC Would Go a Long Way! Drives very good.

1977 Datsun 280Z

Bought from the Original Owner in Milwaukie Oregon who bought it right here in Portland Oregon at Jim Fisher Motors. Lovingly cared for and she put Only 76,791 Miles on this car since new! Completely original right down to the License Plates with the exception of a few minor touch up’s, Strong Running 6 cyl engine, Automatic Transmission, Air Conditioning, (more)

$14,500 SOLD
1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Good Driver Quality Stingray! Always Ermine White with Black Upholstery, Nice Black Soft Top Only, Torq. Thrust II American Racing Wheels, 283ci V8 Engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission with a Hurst Shifter, AM/FM Radio, Good Sounding Dual Exhaust, Drop the top and have fun running around the town!

1965 Mercury Comet Caliente 4 door

Very nice unrestored and very well maintained family car. Original Upholstery is in excellent condition, nearly all original “Blue Ice” Exterior, 289i V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Super Rare Factory “Intermediate Wipers”!!, AM Radio, Radial White Wall Tires with Wire Wheel Covers, Chrome and Stainless is all very nice, Great Driving Mercury!

1932 Ford 2 Door Sedan

Nicely Built Older Street Rod. Steel Body and Rear Fenders, Front Fenders are Glass, Clean Undercarriage w/Boxed ’32 Rails, Dropped Front Axle with Disc Brakes, Parallel Leaf Rear Spings and a Later Model Ford Rear End, Classic Instrument Gauges in an “Engine Turned Aluminum Dash Insert, Tilt Column, Set Up with Under Dash Air Conditioning, Powered by a 302ci Ford (more)

1964 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport “409” Convertible

She’s Real Fine this 409! Engine has been gone through and rebuilt back to 425hp Specifications (maybe a little more!) This is one Power House Engine! Previous owner out of British Columbia spent a lot of time and money on the running gear of this Impala. The original block was replaced many years ago with an even rarer ’61 409 (more)

1954 Ford Skyliner

STUNNING Old Ford!! Very Rare and Quite Collectable! Beautifully finished in the Factory colors of Cadet Blue and Sandstone White, Excellent Chrome and Stainless, Lots of Factory Options such as Continental Kit, Accessory Bumper Guards and Over Riders, Finger Nail Guards, Fender Skirts and Deluxe Steering Wheel, Am Radio, Nice Mellow Toned Dual Exhaust, Radial White Wall Tires on Stock (more)

1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Very Clean and Well Cared for 2 Owner Local Portland Camaro with Just 37,975 Actual Miles! Just traded in to us for a different toy, this car has been Pampered his whole life and garage kept! Z28 trimmed and T-Tops make this a fun little car for the money, 350ci Tuned Port Fuel Injected Small Block V8, 4 Speed Console (more)

1948 DeSoto Custom Convertible

Oh So Rare to see one of these on the streets these days! Only 8,100 Convertibles Produced in ’46-’47-’48! Thats less then 2,700 a year averaged out! Needless to say these are few and far between. This one is a very nicely restored example of a very unusual Automobile. Beautifully finished in Royal Maroon with Matching Maroon and Tan Cloth (more)

1936 Ford Convertible Sedan

All Steel Older Restoration in very nice touring condition, Dropped Front Axle with Hydraulic Brakes, Smooth Running Flathead V8 With Headers and Full Dual Exhaust with a very tight mellow tone! Sounds just right!! Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Big-N-Little Black Wall Radial Tires on Steel Wheels, 12 Volt Electrics, Turn Signals Added, Nice Banjo Steering Wheel, Finished in (more)

1992 Chevrolet Cavalier Convertible

Super Clean inside and out! Just traded in on a Classic Car, this little Cavalier has been pampered it’s whole life! Showing just over 145k the engine was rebuilt just 40k miles ago. 3.1L Muilt-Port Fuel Injection this little car runs Fantastic! Excellent fuel mileage too! 3 Speed Automatic Console Shift Transmission, Very nice Gray Cloth Bucket Seat Upholstery, Power (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.  

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)

$35,500 SOLD
1954 Chevrolet 6400 Dump Truck

Beautiful Restoration! Excellent Bright Yellow Paint on a Super Straight Body! Detailed Engine Compartment with a Stock In-line 6 cyl engine, 4 Speed Manual Transmission with a 2 Speed Rear Axle. Nice clean tan upholstery. New Hydraulic Pump and Motor makes the bed go up and down with ease! Factory Vacuum Assist Brakes, Runs Great and Drives like a Good (more)

1966 Chrysler Crown Imperial

Wonderful Crown Imperial 4 door hardtop! Just a 2 Owner car with 27,800 Actual Miles. We were told it came from Walla Walla Washington, the 2nd owner bought this car within the last 2 years and spent nearly $8k on it mechanically going through the whole car!  Has been repainted many years ago the Original Color of Crystal Blue with (more)

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.  

1948 Mercury Convertible

This is a Wonderfully Restored “Tour” Ready Mercury! Fantastic Running Flathead V8 with Offenhauser Heads, Dual Exhaust, Standard 3 Speed Column Shift Manual, Excellent Chrome and Stainless Trim, Glass and Weather Stripping is all very nice, Beautiful Dash and Gauges, Power Tan Canvas Top in Very nice condition, Newer Radial White Wall Tires on Red Painted Reversed Steel Wheels, Correct (more)

1938 Ford Deluxe 2 Door Sedan

Wonderful Driving Ford Ready for V8 Ford Club Touring! Quiet and Smooth Running Flathead V8 Engine, 3 Speed Manual Transmission with Columbia 2 Speed Rear Axle, Cokar Radial Wide White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels, Nicely done LeBaron Bonnie Upholstery, Dual Exhaust with a Nice Mellow Flathead Tone, Working AM Radio, Gauges and Lights all Function properly, Tropic-Air Hearer Works (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!

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)

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!!

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!  

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Roar With Gilmore Book

“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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The Dale Matthews Story

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