Posts Categorized: Love Stories

Dave from the Atlantic City Car Show and His 1966 Mustang

American Collectors Insurance caught up with Dave and his 1966 Ford Mustang on Facebook Live at the Atlantic City Invitational Car Show. Check out our interview on Facebook and share your #1 tip (or tips) for new collectors!

1969 Camaro Factory 427

In 1999 my wife and I found this 1969 Camaro in a junk yard and it was about to be crushed. Luckily, we got there before they started, so we asked if we could take a look. Upon further inspection, we saw that it was a factory 1969 Camaro Big Block and it looked good… Read more »

1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

This is my 1967 Chevelle Malibu. Its significance other than its age, is the year I married my wife. I found it in a cornfield in Saratoga NY, all shot full of bullet holes. I had it flat bedded to my house and put four years of work into it, searching junk yards for parts…. Read more »

1968 Chevrolet Corvette

From the moment I first saw that new 1968 Corvette I knew I had to have it. Fortunately my Dad had a friend who was a Chevy dealer in Yonkers and happened to have a red T-top on his showroom floor. It had been ordered for his wife but she changed her mind in favor… Read more »

1989 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible

Saab convertibles started arriving in the U.S. in 1986 and sold in limited numbers. Since these original “Classic 900” models are disappearing from American roads and Saab’s 64 year history as a Swedish automaker ended in 2011, I believe in keeping the Saab heritage alive at auto shows. I became part of the “Saab experience”… Read more »

1969 Chevelle Malibu Sports Coupe

My husband & I were married in Sept. 1968. His car broke down soon afterwards and was not worth the repair cost so he had to drive my little Ford Falcon which he did not like because he had always liked Chevrolet sporty, muscle cars. We decided to trade my Ford Falcon in on a… Read more »

1941 Willys MB US Army Jeep

Rebuilding after Sandy: A military legacy and a 1941 Jeep On the one year anniversary of 1941 Willys Jeep Superstorm Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey comes a story that’s about more than rebuilding after the storm. It’s about preserving memories and standing strong and resilient in the face of adversity, whatever its form. And this… Read more »

1993 Ford 5150 Lightning

I bought my 1993 Ford 5150 Lightning in February 2008 from a used car dealer in Leitchfield, KY. Although the engine, drive train, and interior were in perfect shape, a previous owner had tried to paint it, so it was about three shades off, peeling all over the trim and windows, and had some rust… Read more »

1989 Chevrolet Corvette

Tony has wanted a Corvette ever since he had a rear-end collision in 1967 which totaled his 1963 Corvette. We were dating at the time and even though the accident was not his fault, he could not afford to fix it. We got married in 1968, had a family, sent them to college, had grandchildren,… Read more »

1967 Corvette

I bought my 1967 Corvette new after graduating from college, drove it to work and over 114,000 miles in the following years including one fast “coast-to-coast trip.” 1967 CorvetteSince then, I totally restored it myself as an “11 year project,” including even the paint job in my own garage. I still have a log book… Read more »