Eric’s Cars

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1964 Ford Galaxie 427 Convertible

Big cubes, big power, the Killorin Galaxie can be yours!

15Mar2011 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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Eric’s Cars are a Family Affair

It all began with my first ride as a newborn in the 1950 Riley, still in service and 1997 carriage of choice for my youngest son Sam at just three days old. Here I am with trusty sled alongside Dad and our family 1954 220S Mercedes Benz. Indelible memories of the prickly grey cloth upholstery and [...]

21Feb2008 | | 1 comment | | Continued
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1923 Duesenberg Model A Touring

There’s so much to tell about my 1923 Model A Duesenberg I truly don’t know where to begin. Briefly, my father acquired the Duesy in 1948 sans body, believed to have been a formal sedan sacrificed for the aluminium scrap drive during WW II. He managed to locate a period twenties Caddy touring car body [...]

4Feb2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1994 Mercedes Benz E500

Make no mistake, MB’s 500E/E500 series from the mid-nineties rank right up there in the pecking order of insanely perfect performance sedans. For three years (1992-94), Benz and Porsche teamed up to create a high-powered stealth sedan using the E-class platform and the big brother’s five-litre twin cam V8. Then Porsche tweaked the power plant [...]

2Feb2008 | | 1 comment | | Continued
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1969 Chrysler 300 Convertible

Nothing beats a big American convertible from those days when Detroit ruled and big actually meant something. After dabbling in all manner of furrin cars including Jags and Astons, it was time for a dose of good ole American iron. The fall 2007 RM auction at Hershey featured the perfect antidote with just the right [...]

8Jan2008 | | 2 comments | | Continued
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1950 Riley 2-1/2 Litre Saloon

This 1950 Riley 2-1/2 litre saloon holds a special place in our family’s history with automobiles. Afterall, it offered my first car ride – as a newborn – way back in 1954 when it was already four years old. Bought new by my father from a Connecticut dealer in 1950, the RMB, as the Brits [...]

6Jan2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1926 Duesenberg Model A sedan

You’ve read about my 1923 Model A Duesenberg in a related post within this section. Smitten with Duesys, in about 1996 I managed to run across the proverbial barn find in the form of an all-original 1926 Model A sedan that hadn’t seen the light of day since the 1930s. After some negotiating, its then [...]

4Jan2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1964 VW Bug

When the wife turns 40 you better rise to the occasion. In a auto-obsessed family, that can mean only one thing: buy another car! Once upon a time, wife Betsy drove a VW Bug as her daily commuter. It served her well and she simply loved her beloved “Jed” in dark green and stick shift. [...]

4Jan2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1939 Custer Go-Kart

Yup, that’s me October 1965 and proudly the chosen image for the family Christmas Card that year. And I’ll bet you’ve never seen a motorized go-kart quite like this 1939 Custer? Very little is known about Custer Manufacturing. I published what I could find on the company in the premier issue of Mobilia Magazine April [...]

4Jan2008 | | 1 comment | | Continued
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193? Hot Rod

What you see is all I have to show for my old-school rod project. Its a period-correct 8BA flattie with Navarro heads and Eddie Meyer intake. The plan, as they say, calls for a jumping on this project as the ’23 Duesy winds down to completion. Of course, I’ve been saying that for 10 years! [...]

4Jan2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1966 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

Noted R&T columnist Henry Manney said it best on the debut of the E type in 1961: “The Greatest Crumpet Collector Known to Man.” Nothing before or since has equaled the E-Type’s stunning design and power for the dollar. From every angle, the E-Type grabs you by the heart strings and won’t let go. There’s [...]

4Jan2008 | | 0 comments | | Continued
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1959 Aston Martin DB4

Without a doubt, my ’59 Aston DB4 was simply the best all around sports car I’ve had the pleasure to own. For a stretch of time mid eighties to early nineties, the Aston and Jag shared garage space. Though the Jag outpaced the Aston in terms of handling and outright slingshot ability, the Aston offered [...]

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