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How Not to Buy a Project Vehicle: The tale of the 1975 International Pickup

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Oct 28th, 2010 at 11:57AM

Fifty miles. After 16 grueling hours of nonstop cursing, bleeding, sweating and huffing gas fumes from the open jerry can in the floorboard, I'm less than an hour from home, laying on the oil-soaked asphalt of a truck pull off on the side of I-40 with antifreeze in my eyes. Both of them. Admittedly, this was not part of the plan. Confession time: I spend an inordinate amount of time in the autos section of Craigslist. That site is like Krispy Kreme doughnuts dipped in crack cocaine for any connoisseur of bad ideas, and I, loyal readers, am the world's foremost authority on poor... Read More

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