My Car Quest

June 16, 2024

Economic Theory and Collector Cars

by Mike Gulett - I was reading an article in the New York Times from Nov. 22, 2014 titled Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy by Robert H. Frank, economics professor at Cornell University. The article basically said that rich … [Read more...]

Fake Collector Cars Can Be A Big Problem

Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware... by Mike Gulett - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a fake car can be profitable then dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing off a fake as the real … [Read more...]

Selling Your Classic Car

by Mike Gulett - Owning a classic car is a lot of fun but when the time comes selling one can be a challenge. Finding the right buyer for your car can take some work. There are many options and today we are focusing on selling on the Internet … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between A Cobra And A Tiger?

by Mike Gulett -  Both the AC Shelby Cobra and the Sunbeam Tiger were styled by British companies, built on British chassis designs and are powered by Ford V8 engines. And Carroll Shelby was involved with both. Shelby created the Cobra based on … [Read more...]

The Older I Get…

by Mike Gulett - The older I get the more my taste in cars, that I want to own, changes. Maybe some of you do not want to admit this but it is true for me. I am attracted to cars by their beauty and style but underneath they must also have … [Read more...]

Patina: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

by Mike Gulett - I pointed out to a friend one time that the interior of his original 1960s Ferrari was "dirty" and he replied that it was "patina". We were joking around but it started me thinking about what is good patina and when does the … [Read more...]