Memory Lane Motors Inventory
Last Updated 05-22-2018
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1953 Buick Skylark

One of Harley Earl’s most Beautiful Designs! Only 1,690 were Designed and manufactured to commemorate 50 Years of Buick. These “custom” built Factory cars are Fantastic Automobiles not only to look at but to drive! Set on a Roadmaster chassis this one has had a complete Factory Correct Restoration done with only a few hundred miles since completion. Finished in (more)

2002 Chrysler Prowler

Last Year of Production for the Prowler and Only 1437 were Produced. Only 11,950 Actual Miles!! Meticulously maintained by Collectors since new, 3.5L 253hp 24 Valve V6 Fuel Injected Engine, Auto-Stick 4 Speed Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and 4 Wheel Power Disc Brakes, 4 Corner Independent Suspension,17×7 Front Chromed Aluminum Wheels with 20×10 Rear Chromed Aluminum Wheels, Power Windows, Air (more)

1956 Nash Metropolitan Coupe

Gorgeous Fram-Off Rotisserie Restoration with less then 200 miles since completion!! Lots of records and a photos album of the restoration showing the bare metal body and floors. This little Metro is Very nicely finished! Wonderfully painted in factory colors of Turquoise and White, Matching custom stitched upholstery is expertly done, show quality chrome and stainless, nice tight fitting body, We’re told (more)

1982 Chevrolet 1/2 ton 2wd Step Side Pick-Up

Lot of mild custom treatments done to this Sweet little Hot Rod Pick-up! Frame-Off Restoration all painted bright glossy red to match the exterior. Detailed engine compartment with a healthy 350ci 350hp Small Block V8 Engine. Column Shift Automatic Transmission, 12 Bolt Rear End, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Custom Bed with a Nice Wood Floor, Black Cloth Upholstery, Tinted (more)

1940 Ford Deluxe Convertible

Wonderful Older Restoration in Excellent Running and Driving Condition! Whisper quiet Flathead V8 Engine, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Power Black Canvas Top goes up and down with ease, Nice fitting canvas top boot, Mellow Tone Dual Exhaust, Factory AM Radio, Heater, Body is nice and solid with good panel alignment and clean undercarriage, Excellent car for V8 Ford (more)

$49,500 SOLD
1954 Mercury Monarch Lucerene Convertible

Absolutely Gorgeous Restoration to Stock! These are Extremely Rare Automobiles with only 252 Convertibles Produced in ’54!! Smooth Running 256ci Y-BLock V8 Engine Nicely Detailed, Automatic Transmission, Lots of Factory Options….. Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Seat, Power White Vinyl Soft Top, AM Radio, Continental Kit, Skirts, Dual Exhaust with Deflectors, Day/Night Rear View Mirror and Optional “Monarch” Hood (more)

1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

Only two local owners since new, bought at Monte Shelton Jaguar. Only 96,100 Miles on this garage kept and pampered Jaguar! In the Iconic color Jaguar British Racing Green with a Tan Power Canvas Soft Top and Very Well Maintained Tan Leather Upholstery these cars have a style and class all there own! 4.0L Fuel Injected V8 Engine with 290hp (more)

$12,500 SOLD
1984 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

With Only 19,800 ACTUAL MILES this First Year C4 Corvette is in Exceptional Condition! 350ci Cross-Fire Fuel Injection with a 4+3 Manual Transmission, After Market Dual Exhaust that give this car a nice deep rumble, New performance tires, power windows, power seat, power steering, 4 wheel power disc brakes, removable top panel painted body color, air conditioning, Original dark Brown (more)

1957 Ford Ranchero

1st Year for the Ranchero! Great daily driver or fun weekend toy! Newer 390ci Big Block Ford V8 Engine with very few miles since rebuild, C6 Automatic Transmission with a Lokar Style Floor Shifter, Power Steering, Disc Front Brakes, Tinted Windows, Chrome and Stainless all Shines real nice, Straight Body with a nice quality Medium Blue Metallic, Aluminum Wheels with (more)

1937 Ford 2 door Slant back Sedan

Extremely Well Built Street Rod! High quality though out and attention to detail radiates from every angle!! Laser Straight Sheet Metal with an Exceptional Fit and Finish. All Steel and All Ford! 302ci Small Block V8 engine runs nice and smooth! 4 Speed Overdrive Automatic with the Shifter on the Tilt Column, Air Conditioning and Heat, Mustang II Independent Front Suspension (more)

$39,500 SOLD
1940 Ford Deluxe 2 Door Sedan

This Wonderful V8 Ford came to us by a long personal friend who bought the car in 1955! As a life long member  and 2 time president of the local Columbia River V8 Ford Club ’40 is dialed in mechanically and ready to tour! Whisper quiet Flathead V8 Engine, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Set up with Air Conditioning (more)

1951 MG TD Roadster

Wonderful Older All Steel and Stock restoration in Excellent Touring Condition! Smooth Strong Running 4 cyl stock engine with dual carbs, 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Tan Canvas Soft Top with Side Curtains, Chrome and Stainless is very nice, (Original Grill and Steering Wheel Included) Radial Black Wall Tires on Stock Wheels, Complete with All the Tools, Manuals and Jack. (more)

1955 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible

What a Stunning car Pontiac had in ’55! This is a very nice older restoration in wonderful running and driving condition. 287ci Stock V8 Engine, Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission, Factory Power Steering and Power Brakes, Power Top works smoothly and is in nice condition, Brand New Radial Wide White Wall Tires on stock wheels with Full Wheel Covers, AM Radio Plays, (more)

1959 Austin Healey “Bug Eye” Sprite

Oh so coveted these little “Bug Eyes” have become!! This wonderful little car came to us by a local gal owned for the past 30 years! All Steel with Solid Original Upholstery Floors, Excellent Running 4cyl Engine with a 2bbl Weber Carb, 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Nice Top and Side Curtains, Radial Tires on Reversed Steel Wheels, These Austins are (more)

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Good Looking and Great Sounding Top Down Fun! This is a Non-Numbers Matching Small Block V8, Mildly Built with a nice sounding over stock cam, dual exhaust with Flowmaster Mufflers, Headers, HEI Ignition by Accel, Hurst Shifter Hooked to a Manual 4 Speed Transmission, Torq Thrust II Aluminum Wheels, Simulated Wood Steering Wheel, Nice Black Upholstery with a Newer Black (more)

1956 Continental Mark II

Highly sought after “Investment” Automobile! Only 2,550 Produced in 1956 and one of the most expensive American cars of it’s time! This car came to us through the 39 car Collection that we bought. It is a 2 Family Owned car since new. They bought the car in Canada from the son of the original owner and brought it to (more)

1974 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Numbers Matching and Color Correct. Only 5,474 Convertibles Produced in ’74. Nice Shiny “Medium Red” Exterior with Matched Dark Red Upholstery that is in very nice condition! Bright White Soft Top fits real well, Power 4 Wheel Disc Brakes, Tilt/Telescopic Steering Column, Power Steering, 350ci V8 Engine and an Automatic Transmission, Raised White Letter Tires on Rally Wheels, Factory Air (more)

1963 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Always a Rangoon Red Thunderbird with matching Red upholstery and a nice power white. Nicely finished trunk compartment. Straight body with good panel alignment. Clean and Detailed 390ci V8 Engine Compartment, Automatic Transmission, Column Shift with a Swing-A-Way Steering Column, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Dual Power Seats, Power Windows all work smoothly and fit the top good, Radial Tires with (more)

$29,500 SOLD
1938 Buick Special 4 door Sedan

Very Well Built, Rare and Unique Dual Side Mount Sedan. Recently rebuilt 401ci. “Nail Head” V8 engine with Dual Edelbrock 450 Carbs! Custom Built Long Tube Headers hooked to Hush Power mufflers giving this “Luxury Rod” a real nice exhaust note! 700R4 4 Speed Automatic Transmission and a Buick 3:36 geared Rear End move this cruiser down the road with ease! 4 (more)

1951 Chevrolet Suburban

OH SOOO COOL!!!! Very well built Hot Rod Family Cruiser! Nice straight body with a good fit and finish. Independent Front Suspension with Power Steering and Power Disc Brakes, 410hp 350ci Aluminum Head Small Block Chevrolet V8 Engine, TH400 Automatic Transmission, Late Model GM Posi-Traction Rear End, Air Conditioning, Power Disc Front Brakes, CD Stereo, Tinted Glass, Tow Package, Big-N-Little (more)

$42,500 SOLD
1956 Packard Patrician

Only 3,775 Produced in 1956! These are Rare and Collectable and Tough to Find!! This is a well maintained example that is a well kept unrestored Packard showing just over 72,300 Miles, that we’re certain are actual as this has been a Portland area car in the hands of two well known Collectors since the 80’s. With the exception of a one time repaint (more)

1963 Dodge Polara 500 2 door Hardtop

Sooo Much Fun to Drive!! Original 383ci Big Block Mopar Power! Push-Button Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Excellent Sounding Dual Exhaust! Chrome and Stainless is all in very nice condition. Always a Polar White car with Red and White Bucket Seat Upholstery, Very Solid Body that has nice Straight Panels and good Alignment. It has a newer Aluminum Radiator (more)

1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow

Wonderful driving automobile! Smooth running 6.2L (378ci) V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Power Windows, Dual Power Seats, Heat, Air Conditioning, Power Door Locks, Aftermarket Radio and Cd Changer, Radial White Wall Tires on Stock Wheels with Full Wheel Covers, Original Dark Blue Leather Upholstery is in very nice condition, One time repaint of the original color (more)

1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

Only 24,610 Actual Miles on the 2 Owner Pampered and Babied Lincoln! Wonderful Original Condition! 460ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Front Brakes, Dual Power Seats, Power Windows, Air Conditioning, Radial Tires, Working 8 Track Radio, Original Pastel Blue Paint has a great shine! Dark Blue Leather Upholstery is in very nice condition, Original Spare and Jack (more)

1966 Mercury Monterey

Wonderful Running and Driving Mercury! 390ci V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Original Parchment Upholstery is in very good condition, Radial White Wall Tires on Chrome Baby Moon Wheels, Nice Mellow Dual Exhaust, AM/FM/CD Player, Just a nice clean driver!

1951 Chevrolet Club Coupe

Super Clean, Solid and Straight Body with nice Panel Alignment! Chrome and Stainless has all been redone and is beautiful, Very nice Metallic Silver over Metallic Blue Paint. Upholstery is nicely done in Tu-tone Gray and Charcoal Cloth. Engine is a 235ci In-line 6 cyl with Fenton Headers, Dual Exhaust with a real nice deep 6cyl tone. Smooth Clutch and (more)

1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe

Sweet Little Hot Rod Ford. Tight Small Block Chevrolet V8 dolled up with Cadillac Chrome Valve Covers and a Chrome Cadillac Air Cleaner. Hooked to a 3 Speed Column Shift Transmission and a Columbia 2 Speed Rear Axle! Radial Big-n-Little Wide White Wall Tires on Red Wheels with Stock Caps and Trim Rings, Beautifully painted dash with a ’50 Crestliner Steering (more)

1958 Chevrolet Biscayne 4 door sedan

Finished in Tropic Turquoise this icon of the late 50’s stands out in a crowd! Stock 235ci In-line 6 cyl engine, Power Glide Automatic Transmission, Radial Wide White Wall Tires on stock steel wheels with Full Wheel Covers, Nice Chrome and Stainless, Upholstery is nicely finished, Lots of Dealer Accessories  adorn this wonderful Biscayne making it a very unique car, (more)

1953 Allstate Series 4 Coupe

Here’s a fun little car a lot of people haven’t seen! And with Only 200 Standard Models Produced, We Wonder just how many are left. Built by Kaiser-Frazier and sold primarily in the South and South West in Selected few Sears, Roebuck and Company Department Stores and Catalog. Similar to a Henry J but they offered less options keeping the Sales (more)

1939 LaSalle Convertible

Wonderfully Restored to Stock, Whisper Quiet 322ci Flathead V8 Engine in a nicely detailed engine compartment, Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Stock wheels painted red with correct wheel covers and wide white wall tires, Nice Black Canvas Soft Top with Red Upholstery, Chrome and Stainless is all very nice, Good Glass and Weather Stripping, Gorgeous Wood Grained Dash, Rare (more)

2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT

Great running little car that would make a great first car! Runs Great and Drives Great. Has just over 92,000 miles. Only 2 Owners Since New. 4cyl Economical Engine, Automatic Console Shift Transmission, Power Windows, Power Steering, Power Anti-Lock Brakes, CD Player. Paint has a nice shine and the upholstery is in nice condition as well. We took it in (more)

$3,750 SOLD
1941 Ford Deluxe 4 door sedan

Flathead V8 Engine that runs real good, standard 3 speed manual transmission, all new tinted glass, nice gray cloth upholstery that is very well done, exterior refinished in a mid 90’s Cadillac Champagne Silver,  chrome and stainless all is very nice with a great shine, body panels are very straight and fit quite well, body is solid with a very (more)

1956 Desoto Firedome Seville

330ci Hemi Engine! Pushbutton Automatic Transmission , Power Steering, Power Brakes, Radial Tires, Good Chrome and Stainless, Finished in Factory Color of Iridescent Blue and White, Gray Cloth with Blue Vinyl Upholstery, Well maintained and in excellent running and driving condition.

1940 Ford Deluxe Woody Station Wagon

Absolutely Beautifully Restored Original Wood that has been done for over 40 years! Stock Flathead V8 Engine Runs Whisper Quiet!! Standard Shift 3 Speed Manual Transmission, Stock Saddle Correct Leather Upholstery, Gorgeous Headliner, Solid Body and Floors, Finished in Garnet Maroon, It is a wonderful driving Woody Wagon, All Stock Glass with the “Ford Bug” in the Corners, It Has (more)

1980 American LaFrance Ladder Truck

Bought in Sublimity Oregon and Driven to Oregon City where it has been stored inside since purchased for the collection. We are told it’s fully functional but the water cannon has a few leaks in the couplings.

1973 Trabant 601 S Deluxe Coupe

A very unique Automobile built in Zwickau, Sachsen (East Germany) They run Two (2) Cylinder 36ci Two Stroke Air Cooled Engine, Producing a Whoping 26hpStandard 4 Speed Manual Transmission

1928 REO Fire Truck

Needs finishing, going to need electrical work and mechanical. We were told it has ran but not in the past few years.  Wood Work was just finished over this past winter/spring, paint is good and the sheetmetal is nice, Very Unique………

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)

$6,250 SOLD
1964 Ford C850 Fire Truck

Very nice throughout, We’re told it’s functional and in good working order. Park bench mounted on top for Parade use. This old Ford Fire Truck has a great look and feel to it! They are a blast to play around with!

1985 Pontiac Feiro GT

Gorgeous Black Paint on a Very Solid, Straight and Good Fitting Body! Ground Effects and Spoiler really make this little car a head turning toy! Custom 17″ Wheels, Custom Exhaust and Receipts for Thousands of Dollars Spent on the Performance Upgrades and Restoration! We were told by the builder he had in excess of $40k in this car! Upgraded to (more)

1990 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Only 77,950 Actual Miles! Very clean and well cared for. Beautiful Polo Green Metallic with Saddle Leather Upholstery, Glass Lift Off Top Panel, New Tires on Chrome Stock Wheels, Brand New 700R4 Automatic Transmission, Dual Power Seats, Excellent Sounding Aftermarket Stereo System, Exhaust Sounds Great! Tinted Windows, Comes with a Bra for the Frontend. A nice clean fun to drive (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!

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Every Deal's Different Pilot
Dale Matthews TV Show “Every Deal’s Different”

Click here to watch Season 1 – episode 01 (pilot) “The Coin Toss”

“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

“Down Memory Lane”

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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)

Every Deal’s Different

The Dale Matthews Story

From Doodlebugs to Desotos, He’s owned and sold them all.

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