A Brief History of the First Gen Blue Oval Bronco

The first generation Ford Bronco was introduced in 1966 and was manufactured at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan through 1977. In fact all Bronco’s were made in Wayne and just recently Ford formally announced it is bringing back the Bronco to its global vehicle portfolio in 2020. And yes, it is to be […]

Web Finds For Sale: 84k miler 1986 Jeep CJ-7

Jeep introduced the CJ-7 in 1976 as a longer wheel-based option from the CJ-5. There were several different special editions/equipment packages offered throughout the 7-series run…Renegade, Golden Eagle, Laredo, Limited and a low production volume Jamboree Commemorative Edition. Over 379,000 were made so you can be picky when picking if needed.  However, the CJ-7 was […]

Jeep Wagoneer – The World’s First SUV

A few weeks ago we reported how the IH Scout in 1961 was born, in part, due to the success Jeep was realizing in the growing 4×4 market.  Ironically, the legendary Jeep Wagoneer two years later would be in response to the success of the Scout.  In some ways, Scouts were new and improved Willys […]

International Scout – Rides like a tractor should

Most car nuts could likely tell you one of the first cars that caught their eye when they were just a wee little lad.  For me, it was my neighbor’s 1969 primer grey SS Camaro sans hood.  It was the lack of an engine cover that mostly stood out…surely that can’t be good when it […]