My Bitchin Buick

Posted on: July 2nd, 2024 by

Breaking The Glass Ceiling The two women broke the glass ceiling in unexpected ways.  They were car thieves and crackheads.  This was 1991. A Teenager’s Eternal Selfishness Siblings are often cursed with a directive to share stuff.  In my case, it was to share a 1986 Buick Century Limited with my older sister while we…

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The Fernandina Find

Posted on: June 2nd, 2024 by

I Can Find Stuff I’ve been doing it my whole life. Brightly colored Easter eggs, loose change in the couch, the sunglasses on my forehead, nothing escapes me. That is especially true of cars. If I get a whiff of something special hidden away for decades, I will find it.  A Shelby Cobra that was…

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Posted on: August 10th, 2023 by

You won’t believe this GTO! I’ve always loved the early Pontiac GTOs but I never thought I would own one. Until I got a phone call from a friend, who I’ve known for +20 years, “about a car”. Random phone calls “about a car” usually don’t go well. The treasured family heirloom often turns out…

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Meet My Grandma Mustang

Posted on: May 30th, 2023 by

This is my Grandma “Mustang”. In 1979, Grandma Mustang retired to a small town in Florida so my Grandpa could live out his retirement dream of fishing from a john boat on a brackish canal in the sweltering south.  I’m paraphrasing this from childhood memories. Pennies were tight, but they found a 936-square-foot house on…

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We Lost A Great Car Guy

Posted on: February 26th, 2023 by

On 12/2/22, we lost a great car guy. Most of you did not know him. He wasn’t known for chasing classic cars, his restoration work or for his impressive collection. His daily driver varied from a 1969 Mustang Mach 1 to a Ford Econoline van to an Acura RDX. He encouraged my love of cars,…

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“Guess the Hammer” Game Show launches on 1/7/23 at 4PM EST

Posted on: January 4th, 2023 by

Greg Stanley, Creator and Host of The Collector Car Podcast, will hold an interactive YouTube Game Show called “Guess the Hammer” during the live bidding of The Rick Grant III Estate Collection from Mecum’s Kissimmee Auction. You can play along virtually online or in-person @ the Mota Lounge in Cincinnati, OH. How Does It Work? At 4PM EST on 1/7/23, join us at The Collector Car Podcast’s…

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207: 100 Cars That Changed the World (1970-Present)

Posted on: July 14th, 2022 by

Welcome to The Collector Car Podcast.  Before we get to the final installment of the 100 Cars That Changed the World, I have a few updates. Be sure to check out our YouTube channel…new content daily Keep, Cash and Collect Market Valuations Virtual Car Shows Collector Interviews Museum Tours Coming soon…a tour of the Blackhawk…

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New Podcast: 207: Jay Leno’s Collection – Performance & Racing

Posted on: July 7th, 2022 by

OK, let’s get onto Jay’s Performance and Racing Cars.  As a reminder, I previously provided an overview of Jay’s entire collection a few weeks ago called “A Deep Dive into Jay Leno’s Collection” and a closer look as his European Classics.  You will find the links to these episodes in the description of this podcast. …

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New Podcast: 19 Depreciation Proof Collector Cars

Posted on: June 30th, 2022 by

What does “Depreciation Proof” mean and how did I pick these cars? By “depreciation proof”, I mean that if you buy one of these cars today as a fair price, I do not see them depreciating in any meaningful way for a very long time.  We are at the market peak right now so most…

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New Podcast: Jay Leno’s Collection – European Classics

Posted on: June 9th, 2022 by

The European cars in Jay’s collection are outstanding.  Join Greg Stanley as he reviews 13 of these rare cars as well as market trends for the most recent one, three and five year periods.  Be sure to subscribe so you do not miss the future episodes which will review Jay’s American Classics, Performance Cars and…

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New Podcast: The First Shelby GT350

Posted on: June 2nd, 2022 by

Why is #3 really #1?  Why was the first Shelby GT350 shipped with two different types of wheels?  What is the importance of the red marker on the firewall?  Nick Smith, owner of the very first Shelby GT350, answers all of these questions and more on this episode of The Collector Car Podcast.  You can…

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New Podcast: Recreating a Classic with Devin Sports Cars

Posted on: May 19th, 2022 by

Episode Show Notes so forgive typos and unfinished sentences:) For today’s episode, we are going to learn more about recreating classic Devins with Kevin Callahan.  After the interview, I will review the differences between continuation cars, replicars, clones, kit cars along with a recap of what continuation cars are available from the original manufacturer.  There…

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