Interesting Vehicles Sold at Auction Around Country Yesterday

Man, did I see some interesting vehicles sold at auction yesterday (May 1, 2021) around the country. Here are a few highlights:


1987 Land Rover Defender 110, sold: $125,000

Pete’s Note:Brand new build - Cummins 4BT Turbo Diesel - Removable hard top with original military roll bar - 30 mpg ENGINE: Invigorated with a fully re-built Cummins 4BT Turbo Diesel P-pump engine which is fitted with a #10 fuel plate for improved fuel delivery and achieves 30 mpg during normal highway and city driving

1981 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler, sold: $60,000

Pete’s Note:Mega-build frame-off restoration. Brand new build - 4.2L inline six,TBI fuel injection and MSD ignition and headers - Jeep Baja Yellow paint and black vinyl interior - Modern 4L60E automatic - TCI EZ-TCU programmable controller with paddle shift capability - Sandblasted, galvanized and powder coated chassis - Removable Bestop Softop - Modern Old Man Emu long travel leaf springs and high end gas shocks

1970 Chevy K5 Blazer, sold: $35,000

Pete’s Note:Refurbished by Blacksmith Garage including a professional grade paint job. Everything was gone through and sorted to provide the buyer with off road and/or daily driver enjoyment. ?ENGINE: The 383 stroker motor starts easily and runs perfectly. The motor is fitted with an Edelbrock RPM Air Gap intake manifold, Edelbrock model 1825 650 cfm 4bbl carburetor and Edelbrock air cleaner, valve covers and long tube headers. ?DRIVETRAIN: ?The engine is mated to a TH350 transmission and NP205 transfer case. The front axles are Dana 44’s with GM 8.875 rear axles and 3.07:1 gear ratio. The New American Racing Baja Black AR172 wheels are alloy fitted with Cooper Discovery 33 x 12.50 R15 tires

1988 Land Rover Defender 90, sold: $33,500

Pete’s Note:Battleship Grey original color - Black interior in great condition - Imported from Italy - Land Rover 19j Turbo Diesel Motor - LT-77 5-speed Manual Transmission - LT-230 Transfer Case - New BF Goodrich KO2 265/75 R16 Tires - Land Rover Alloy Wheels


1989 Grand Wagoneer, sold: $30,100

Pete’s Note:Engine: 360 Cubic Inch V-8; Fuel Injection: Holley electronic (installed in last 6 months); Cooling System: all replaced in the last 6 months; Service: all fluids changed in engine, transmission less that 100 miles ago; Power windows and seats (all operate); Power steering and brakes; From the owner- History of the Grand Wagoneer: I understand tht this wagoneer was originally purchased by an airline pilot from Washington. He maintained it like he did his plane. In the glove box is every ticket on everythig he ever did to the car. All the rubber on the car is like new. It was always garaged. All the interior is in excellent condition. Headliner will need to be replaced soon

1929 Ford Rumble Seat Roadster, sold: $29,600

Pete’s Note:Chevy 327 w/ double hump 2.02 Digh Compression Heads; Edelbrock Torker Manifold; Edelbrock 600 CFM Carb w/ High Lift Cam; Coated Headers; 350 Turbo Hydromatic Transmission, 9’ Ford Posi-Trac Rear End; 4 Wheel Disc Brakes; 15" Steel Wheels, w/ BFG Coker (front brand new) Wide White Radial Tires; Stainless Steel Magnaflow Exhaust System; Saddle Color Tuck-N-Roll Interior w/ Black Piping including Rumble Seat; Titl Column; New “Auto Meter” Gauges; La Carrera Steering Wheel; Great Show Quality Paint (GM Roman Red); Carson Type Padded Black Top; Custon Fitted Car Cover; Extra Set OD Red Running Boards; Westcott Fiberglass Body w/ 1932 Grill; Chopped Windshield


1979 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, sold: $44,000

Pete’s Note:2nd owner, 74,252 actual mile example. The original owner of this great original condition FJ was a combat fighter pilot from Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. After owning it for 18 years and 60,000 miles he sold his beloved FJ in 1997 to his good friend and co-worker at the base who also was a Navy fighter pilot and flew F-4s in Vietnam then the F-14 Tomcat. After retirement, he became an F-18 Hornet instructor at NAS Oceana where it resided for the last 24 years and 15,000 pampered miles. It was his baby that he tried to keep in perfect original condition and has never spent a night outside the garage. It is equipped with the highly reliable 2F, 4.2 liter, inline 6 cylinder engine, 4 speed manual transmission and 2 speed transfer case


1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, sold: $31,000

Pete’s Note:Odometer showing 12,761. No A/C , no cruise control, bench seats in front and rear, manual windows and locks

1962 Cadillac Sedan Deville, sold: $31,500

Pete’s Note:Odometer showing 07,655


2002 Honda Goldwing 1800 Ultimate ST-18 Tricycle, sold: $17,750

Pete’s Note:23,801 miles


2011 Chevy Tahoe, sold: $10,200

Pete’s Note:1 owner, 4x4, 150,267 miles


1953 Mercury Monterey, sold: $20,000

Pete’s Note:Flathead V8, 2-door hardtop

2017 Mercedes C300, sold: $25,000

Pete’s Note:4-matic, 23,224 miles


2017 Porsche Macan GTS, sold: $45,000

Pete’s Note:4WD, V6, 3.0L, Turbo, New Tires, Fresh Service, Leather, Loaded, 55,598 miles, spotless, like new!, Clean Car fax


Pete’s Note:Odometer: 31,283, - Documented w/ Marti Report, Finished in correct Candyapple red paint, Parchment interior w/ new seat covers–otherwise original interior, Parchment Bronco floormats, 302 V8, 3 speed transmission, Sport Package, 5 90’s style alloy rims w/ Michelin Radials, Dual Tanks, Convenience Group, Skid Plates, DANA 30 Front Axle, 4:11 Limited Slip Rear Axle, Sold New D.S.O. Dnever, CO - Dealer-Phil Long Ford

1966 International Scout 800A, sold: $30,000

Pete’s Note:Body on restoration, Very clean, 196ci 4 cylinder, 3 speed manual, 4x4, New paint, New interior

Machinery Pete

Wished I bought some Ford Broncos and Ih scouts way back ? Funny what people prize as time passes.

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