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1971 Road Runner - If passion is the freedom to live life as you choose...

 1971 Road Runnerby  By: Clive Branson If passion is the freedom to live life as you choose, then this story is about passion worth waiting for. Stylistically, the 1971 Plymouth Roadrunner was launched towards the bookend of the muscle car hallucinogenic flamboyance, inextricably linked to such ebullient terms as "far out," "groovy" ...
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Welcome to Ed’s Project Car Swap Meet

Who are we? What are we? Will you run to us or away from us? These are important questions and they are the key to our readers understanding why we are, possibly, the new wave of community for car lovers from all points around this huge and wonderful world.Who are we?Simply put, we're a couple of car loving maniacs who want you to enjoy every aspec...
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1951 Studebaker Woodie - Never Slow Down

Written by Tim Bernsau on May 19, 2015 Contributors: Eric Geisert, Dennis Varni's Fastback '51 Studebaker WoodieGray Baskerville accurately described Dennis Varni as "a hot rodder's hot rodder." Since buying a '31 Model A as a teenager in the late '50s, Dennis doesn't seem to have slowed down … ever. He has amassed a phenomenal stable of collector ...
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32 Best American Cars to Restore

 June, 2010 - Richard LentinelloJudge for yourself, do you agree with the premises set forth below?Restoration is an expensive proposition. Even if you can perform most of the work yourself, it's still going to cost you a tidy five-figure sum to buy the necessary parts, materials and paint supplies needed to transform an old car from a worn-ou...
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Flipping Classic Cars: What You Need to Know

Originally Published in DailyFinance.com by Hank Coleman, March 2014 Is investing in the classic car market the next big thing? If so, is it right for you? With TV shows about finding, fixing and flipping classic vehicles all the rage right now, it's no surprise that investors burned by the real estate crash who are looking for a new get-rich-quick...
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Car Lovers: My affection was Birthed with a Corvette

 At some time in each of our lives we have a memory or experience which stands out as the moment when we first fell in love with cars. With me, JP, it was when I was five years old in 1959, going to kindergarten. I was standing at the school bus stop at the Carvel Ice Cream building on Route 10 in lovely New Jersey. I would watch the traffic g...
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King of the Hill Car Show, Mine Hill, New Jersey

 Everyone loves a car show, a car swap, a car anything, as long as it has something "good" to look at. We at Ed's Project Car Swap Meet have been at Turkey Run at Daytona, Florida, Pomona in California and Carlisle in Pennsylvania, to name a few huge events. We have seen tens of thousands of people go through their gates, yet it doesn't mean t...
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Crushed Glass Media

There is now a new material on the market that practically reinvents the world of sandblasting. The material is crushed glass media. Crushed glass media is the very best for blasting and cleaning sheet metal body panels for automotive restoration. It will not warp 20 GA sheet metal and will etch the surface making it perfect for body filler or prim...
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Rare Barn Finds Featured in National Publication

Enter your text here ... From Barn Find to Chairman's Award Winner at the 2014 Lake Mirror Concours D'EleganceAny car person who loves the roaring '20s era knows what you mean when you refer to the "3 P's." It is an acronym for the most popular of the high end cars of the late '20s - Packard, Pierce-Arrow and Peerless. But would you be surprised to...
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2015 Carlisle MOPAR Car Show and Swap Meet

The weekend of July 10, 2015 the Carlisle MOPAR Car Show and Swap Meet was held in Pennsylvania.Given the longevity and professionalism of this event, the anticipated 40,000 car lovers arrived from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, Ohio, New Jersey, Oklahoma and other places to experience everything offered by small and large vendors, alike. EdsProj...
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1959 Fuelie Corvette Comes Out of Hiding After 44 Years

 Prince took down the inner walls to reveal the Vette.Michael Prince could hardly contain his excitement. He'd heard stories of his father's '59 fuel-injected Corvette all his life, and now he was the winning bidder for the car, walled up inside a barn for 44 years. As Prince stated, "I had to chain saw trees that were 16 inches in diameter." ...
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General Lee arrives with its Confederate Flag and lots of Viewers

On July 10, 2015, the General Lee with its Confederate flag and two stars of the Dukes of Hazard that drove the car on the TV show were at the Carlisle Pennsylvania MOPAR car show to talk about the car, pose for photographs, and just have a lot of fun with a large portion of the 40,000 people who attended the event. Since all the hoopla over the sh...
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Superbird Found Nesting in a Barn

Gotta love a good barn find, and this is no exception to that. We know these hibernating cars are very "rough" (using a polite term) as barn finds usually go. For some reason, none of the barn cars found still have the shine they had when they left the show room some 45 years ago. I think its poor housekeeping but who am I to say. They all come rus...
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Family Buys Blood Money Auction ‘71 Hemi Cuda

 In September 2014, the U.S. Marshal's Department held an auction in Lodi, New Jersey of a collection of muscle cars maintained by super thief David Nicholl, who bilked the government of $33 million dollars several years before. Of that $33 million, Mr. Nicholl purchased and stored nine elite, collectible cars, including a 1971 Plymouth Hemi B...
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1953: The Corvette Comes off the Drawing Board

Only 300 Corvettes were produced in 1953. This is number 283. The whereabouts of roughly 225 of these cars are known these days. The first two cars appear to have been intentionally destroyed by Chevrolet at the proving grounds.Surprisingly, at this point in American automotive history the one vehicle that raised very little interest from the publi...
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1970 Boss 429 Original, 12,000-mile Drag Survivor

Written by Drew Hardin on April 23, 2015 Contributors: Wes Allison, Owners Shotgun 429This 1970 Boss 429, for example, an original-paint, original-interior car, now lives in the rarified air of the most desirable of Detroit's supercars. In 1970, though, things were different. On December 21, 1970, McCoy Ford in Southern California's Orange County p...
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Sandblasters, Auto Repair & Restoration Equipment

Our valued sponsor at Ed's Project Car Swap Meet.com, Brut Manufacturing Company, produces automotive repair, restoration, and sandblasting equipment for customers ALL around the world. Brut Manufacturing was founded in 1975 by Lynn Neiss - a body shop owner and auto body repair instructor. Neiss was frustrated by the lack of high-quality racks, be...
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Plymouth Superbird Barn-Find Project

People say there are no more cool cars left hidden in barns or hanging around in junkyards. While barn finds might not be as prevalent as they once were, there are still some incredible cars out there to be discovered. Sometimes those hidden cars can go from sitting in a concrete cell to a show car in the blink of an eye—especially when that car ha...
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Because for less than $4,000 more the Corvette Z06 can be in your driveway, starting from $78,995. The supercharged Z06 is touted as one of the best performance-for-dollar cars you can get in today's market and how can you ignore its gorgeous style? With 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque at your disposal, it's hard not to see why the Z06 would be a co...
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1964 AMC Rambler Saved My Life

In 1974 to 1976 I attended the University of Wyoming in lovely Laramie. Being from New Jersey, it was a 1,300 mile trek that usually meant 38 to 42 straight hours behind the steering wheel each way. My roommate who was also from my hometown split shifts driving with me.Rarely could I say the trips were "non-eventful." I do recall one tale of extrem...
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