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Last Updated 08-11-2017
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It’s That Honky Tonk Time of Year Again!!!

Our 7th Annual Open House Honky Tonk! Featuring the one and only Mario “The Honky Tonk Rebel” Carboni with our own Karen and Dale Matthews! Come on Down around 1pm to 3pm on Labor Day (September 4, 2017) Don’t forget bring a Chair and your friends. There will be Hot Dogs, Chips, Pop and Beer available from the restaurant. Rain or Shine we’ll be (more)

“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

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)

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)

1960 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Gorgeous head turning Thunderbird finished Monte Carlo Red with Matching Upholstery and a very nice White Power Top! Smooth Running V8 Engine in a nicely detailed engine compartment, Trunk is nicely finished, Excellent Chrome and Stainless, Power Steering and Power Brakes, Power Windows, Power Driver Seat, Nice Straight Body with a good panel alignment. Runs great and drives great!

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)

1968 Chevrolet Camaro

Stunning Tuxedo Black Exterior with a White Nose Stripe on this Super Straight and Solid Camaro! Has a Crate 350ci Non-Numbers Small Block V8, Original Column Shift Power Glide Transmission, Super Rare Bench Seat! Power Steering and Power Disc Front Brakes, Nice Newer BF Goodrich Radial TA Tires on Rally Wheels, Nice Mellow Toned Dual Exhaust, Clean and Tidy Inside (more)

$29,500 SOLD
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)

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)

1996 Ford Mustang Convertible

ONLY 44,450 Actual 2 Owner Portland Oregon Miles!! Very well kept by enthusiast. Excellent condition gray cloth upholstery, chrome 17″ 5 Spoke wheels with like new tires, nice original paint, straight body, 3.8L V6 Fuel Injected Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Power Windows, Air Conditioning, Nice Power White Soft Top, This little Mustang is in wonderful condition! (more)

1939 Chevrolet Master 85 2 door sedan

This is one sweet running and driving Chevrolet! Goes down the road with ease and is super user friendly! Small Block Tuned Port V8 from a mid 90’s Camaro, 3 Speed Automatic Column Shift Transmission, Independent Front Suspension with a Mustang Power Rack and Pinion, Power Front Disc Brakes, Late Model GM Rear End, Air Conditioning and Heat, Power 6 (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)

1963 Chevrolet Nova Convertible

Sweet little driver with lots and lots of receipts for the love put into this one! All New Custom Suspension to make this car handle! Tubular A-Arms with Billet Adjustable Coil Over Shocks, Disc Front Brakes, Sway Bars, Small Block 327ci V8 Chrome Dual Snorkel Air Cleaner and a 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Chrome Rally Wheels with nearly new black (more)

$22,500 SOLD
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)

1957 Chevrolet 1/2 Ton Pick-Up

No Expenses Spared on the Build of this Stunning, Head Turning Pick-Up! Very High Quality “Candy Brandy Wine” Paint over High Gloss Black with Layered/Overlapping Flames to split the color! The pictures do not do the paint job on this “show worthy” truck justice! Suspension and Running Gear has just as much attention to detail spent on it! Independent Mustang (more)

$39,500 SOLD
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 with Dual Carbs, 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!  

1969 Pontiac Firebird

Good Strong Running 350ci Pontiac V8, Console Shift Automatic 3 Speed Transmission, Posi-Traction Rear End, Original Black Upholstery is in good condition, Power Steering, Disc Front Brakes, Always a Cameo White with a Black Vinyl Top and Black Upholstery. Nice stereo system. This is a good driver class Firebird. Not a Show Car, Just one to Show up in and Have (more)

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)

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)

1972 Chevrolet Chevelle

Non-Numbers Matching, Badge as a SS396, This car started life with a small block. Believed to have been at least a “SS” car with a 4 Speed. Came with Strato Brucket Seats in White, Now Painted in Flame Orange with White Stripes this Chevelle is a Head Turning Muscle Car for a good price. Body is solid, older paint and (more)

$19,500 SOLD
1939 Ford Deluxe 2 door sedan

Beautiful Restoration of a good solid original car. Restored by the original selling dealer! Bought back by the dealer himself from the family he’d sold it to and meticulously finished to factory stock! Finished in Factory Original Color of Dove Gray with Correct LeBaron Bonnie Upholstery that was done to perfection. Stunning Woodgrain Dash and Window Moulding, Chrome and Stainless (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)

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)

1976 MGB Roadster

Strong Running Stock 4 Cyl Engine with Dual Carbs. 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Good Solid Body with Nice Serviceable Black Upholstery, Black Vinyl Top is in Good Condition, Radial Tires, Tight Driver with a Smooth Clutch, Not a lot of history or information, Just a fun driving little car for the money!

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)

1947 Ford 2 Door Sedan

Nicely built Street Rod thats All Steel and All Ford!! Small Block Ford V8 Engine with a 4 speed manual transmission, Hurst Shifter in an easy to shift location, Chrome Dash Trim with Autometer Gauges behind the factory cluster, Dropped Front Axle with Disc Brakes, Later Model Rear End, Nice Beige Body with a Traditional Style Set of Flames, Tu-Tone (more)

$21,500 SOLD
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)

2002 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Wonderful Driving Fun Car for the Money! Only 80,950 Actual Miles! Triple Black and in very nice condition, Black Leather Upholstery has been well kept and maintained, Black Cloth Soft Top is also very nice and fits tight, No Hardtop, Body is nice and straight and the paint has a great shine! Factory Chrome Wheels with Brand New Radial Tires, (more)

$13,500 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)

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)

1947 Cadillac Sedanette Series 62

Stunning Restoration with No Expenses Spared! Beautifully Finished Woodgrain Dash and Window Trim, Upholstery is Beautifully Finished in Gray Cloth, 500ci Cadillac V8 Engine, Smooth and Powerful. TH400 Automatic Transmission with a Gear Vendor Overdrive that works slick as could be! Power Steering and Power Disc Brakes, Late Model GM Rear End, Radial White Wall Tires on Wire Wheels, Power (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)

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)

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!

1950 Oldsmobile Holiday 88

This one is as good as it looks! Late Model Big Block 455ci V8, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering, tilt column, Radial tires, Beautiful Custom Tu-tone Upholstery, Solid Body with Excellent Paint, Super nice chrome and stainless, ready to be shown or driven!    

$39,500 SOLD
1937 Chrysler Airflow

Super Rare Automobile! Wonderful Running and Driving Automobile!! Flathead In-line 8 cyl Engine, 3 Speed Manual Transmission with Factory Overdrive, Woodgrain Trimmed Dash and Window Mouldings, Nice Gauges that are fully functional. Dual Cowl Vents and the Split Windshields Crank Out for fresh air! Nice clean stock style upholstery, Last year for the Airflow. Lots of unique styling and thought went (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)

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!!

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.  

1950 Mercury Coupe

Fantastic Driving Mercury! Just driven down from Victoria BC, Only 64,500 Actual Miles!!!! Stock Flathead V8 Runs Excellent! Standard 3 Speed Manual Transmission. Radial Tires, Dual Exhaust. Super Solid Rust Free Body! Look it over, this is a wonderful. Unmolested Stock Mercury!    

$26,500 SOLD
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!  

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.  

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”

“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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