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1968 & 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner

1968 & 1970 Plymouth Roadrunners

1968 & 1970 Plymouth RoadrunnersDuring his youth, Todd Montgomery was able to drive thousands of cars, albeit for “15 feet at a time.” In 1976 he worked at a car wash in Glen Ellyn and was exposed to all kinds of (more…)


1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

1967-1969 Chevrolet Impala SS427 Collection

Going fast was all the rage in the 1960s. Automakers were jamming performance parts into all their offerings — both large and small. However, as the decade closed it became evident that lead-foots were more interested in buying smaller, nimbler vehicles. Even as the writing (more…)


1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S ‘Ram Rod 350’

This 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Ram Rod 350 is still with it's original owner.

This 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Ram Rod 350 is still with it's original owner.Larry Speicher was an industrious lad growing up. For many years he worked at this father’s furniture store, socking away money. His goal was to save up and purchase a first car. “I earned $1.25 an hour,” Speicher said. “Over six summers, from when I was (more…)


1968 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air

Chet Kumm purchased this 1968 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air IV new.

Chet Kumm purchased this 1968 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air IV new.Chet Kumm ordered his 1968 Pontiac Firebird new, but only because he was “late to the game.” His 1960 Pontiac Ventura had recently died and he needed wheels in the fall (more…)


1968 Ford Mustang GT ‘Bullitt’

1968 Ford Mustang GT 'Bullitt'

1968 Ford Mustang GT 'Bullitt' It’s hard to not consider Steve McQueen’s character as one cool dude in the film “Bullitt.” Not only was he an undercover cop but he also got to tear up the streets in (more…)


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