I’ve joked in the past that owning more than one old British car is the equivalent of having a captive breeding program — because you’ll inevitably acquire additional examples of your favorite type of Triumph, MG, Jensen, Austin, etc. Why? Because the cost of a parts car is generally much less than the sum of the parts in that pile of junk, so you’ve got what we have here today, which is a nice chrome bumper ’74 MGB with a dirty rubber bumper ’78 MGB parts car as a bonus. Find this 1974 MG MGB + 1978 MG B offered for $7,500 in Sacramento, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
They say that classic British sports cars are like the Sith — they always come in two. A master and an apprentice. Wait, they don’t say that? Oh…well tipper Scott T sent in the following car with these comments: The good news is that for just $1400 you get two chrome bumper midgets, which the seller […]
DT readers who live in parts of the country that do not use road salt in the winter will breathe a sigh of relief after reading this piece. Parts cars are a great resource for keeping other cars on the road if you actually get around to using them that way. Today’s pair of Jags […]
Ever grab a cookie and then ten minutes later realize that you just ate five of them? Sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned and what starts relatively innocently makes a big u-turn. Any car enthusiast knows having a parts car is a cost effective way to keep a pricey car running. Today’s seller has […]
The C5 generation Corvette is a formidably fast sports coupe that is only a few door dings away from being ready for the race track…or a good freeway speeds sandwich between a UPS truck and a Lexus LX470 to make a good 24 Hours of LeMons car. Find this 1998 Chevrolet Corvette here on eBay […]
What is the difference between a collector and hoarder? What makes one group of cars a collection and another a menagerie? Why would you let cool old cars rot outside for years until they are pretty much worthless for anything other than parts cars? I don’t have the answers, but this ad sure begs the […]
The E30 generation BMW 3-series is currently in a holding pattern between depreciated junk nobody wants and appreciating classic. This is good and bad news for E30 lovers, because it means you can pick up your choice of car for cheap, but many are being sent to the crusher and neglected under blue tarps. It […]