My Car Quest

May 26, 2019

The Collector Car Market Can Be Inefficient Sometimes

by Mike Gulett - Classic car dealers and auction companies can play a valuable role in bringing together willing sellers and buyers as long as the seller and buyer are comfortable paying the required fees. There are cases of collector car … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang

by Mike Gulett - In 1964 Ford asked Carroll Shelby to transform the Ford Mustang from a “secretary’s car” into a race car. He did that and in 1965 the Shelby GT350 Mustang won the SCCA B/Production Class championship. There were 562 1965 GT 350s … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1963 Cheetah Race Car

by Mike Gulett - Bill Thomas created the Cheetah to compete with the Shelby Cobra in 1963 and produced 16 or 17 examples between 1963 and 1965. Thomas had help from Chevrolet in the beginning because they wanted to beat the Ford powered Shelby … [Read more...]

My Experience With The California Lemon Law

by Mike Gulett - The California Lemon Law is intended to protect customers from defective and unrepairable vehicles that are still under the original manufactures warranty. Subsequent owners to the original owner are protected as well as long as … [Read more...]

Counterfeit Cars

Caveat emptor, let the buyer beware, is important in the collector car world... by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a counterfeit can be profitable, dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing … [Read more...]

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]