FIREBIRD RACEWAY IDAHO Spring Swap Meet April 4 2015

21st Annual swap meet , 100’s of vendors , 1000’s of shoppers. If you need it it’s there. If you don’t need it there is someone there that does. If you are anywhere near Emmett Idaho  for April 4, and are a gearhead you owe it to yourself to be there. I have been to most of them, and each is bigger and better. See you there.

I'll be there selling ,bring your stuff I'm sure I will need more

I’ll be there selling ,bring your stuff I’m sure I will need more

Silver Auto Auction 2010 Sun Valley Idaho

GTO Road Trip to Sun Valley! It was a beautiful day for a road trip…here are a few highlights from the auction. In the next couple of days you can see more at

First car across the auction block was a Porsche Speedster replica (on a ’70 VW chassis)  – sold for $10,400.

1948 Packard Woody

Those Corvette guys always go for the Blondes!

This ’53 Chevy was bid to $5,300 but didn’t sell.

Mr. Norm’s

OHC 6 Cyl Firebird sold for $11,750

Jaguar XK 120 roadster sold for $77,500. The MGTD with a Judson Supercharger sold for $25,500. Both great deals for the buyers!

Bubblegum pink VW Thing – they claim it’s “the perfect car for Sun Valley.”

’40 Ford Woody replica on a Suburban chassis…not my cup of tea nor anyone else’s as it didn’t sell. It was bid to $55,000 but needed $70,000 to sell.

’54 Ford Crestliner, mild custom, 292 T-bird engine – was bid to $9,000 but didn’t sell. (needed $15k to sell)

This Mustang convertible was being bid on by a young lady whose limit was $10,000, but it went for $10,100.

If you were late booking a room, these deluxe accommodations are all that were left!

It’s always fun to go to the Sun Valley auction on the green, check out the cars, talk to old friends, have a glass of wine or a beer and enjoy the day!