The Truth About Cars » rambler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » rambler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com My First and Most Recent Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/first-recent-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/first-recent-cars/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:09:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1014778 Not long ago my mother moved into an assisted living facility and I’ve been cleaning through her house. After observing her, my daughters, my sisters, and my maternal aunts I’ve figured out that there’s likely an OCD gene on one of their X chromosomes. Of course, my daughters got that bit of genetic material from […]

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Not long ago my mother moved into an assisted living facility and I’ve been cleaning through her house. After observing her, my daughters, my sisters, and my maternal aunts I’ve figured out that there’s likely an OCD gene on one of their X chromosomes. Of course, my daughters got that bit of genetic material from […]

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Junkyard Find: 1966 Rambler Classic 770 Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/junkyard-find-1966-rambler-classic-770-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/junkyard-find-1966-rambler-classic-770-coupe/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1004114 I went back to Martin’s Salvage, located midway between Denver and Cheyenne, earlier this week. The last time I’d been there was in 2011, and the place is still full of so many staggeringly great 1930-1970 vehicles that I get overwhelmed and can’t shoot individual cars for this series. This trip, though, I held still […]

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I went back to Martin’s Salvage, located midway between Denver and Cheyenne, earlier this week. The last time I’d been there was in 2011, and the place is still full of so many staggeringly great 1930-1970 vehicles that I get overwhelmed and can’t shoot individual cars for this series. This trip, though, I held still […]

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BODACIOUS BEATERS—and road-going derelicts: RAMBLE ON! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/bodacious-beaters-and-road-going-derelicts-ramble-on/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/bodacious-beaters-and-road-going-derelicts-ramble-on/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:50:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483637 Even though I was just a mere boy growing up during the ‘60’s in SoCal, I have no problem recalling the variety of impressions motor vehicles of all stripes made on me back then. Of course, I was especially into the noisier and flashier examples, be they airplanes, auto, boats, motorcycles, or trucks. I distinctly […]

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Even though I was just a mere boy growing up during the ‘60’s in SoCal, I have no problem recalling the variety of impressions motor vehicles of all stripes made on me back then. Of course, I was especially into the noisier and flashier examples, be they airplanes, auto, boats, motorcycles, or trucks. I distinctly […]

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Junkyard Find: 1965 Rambler Classic 770 Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/junkyard-find-1965-rambler-classic-770-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/junkyard-find-1965-rambler-classic-770-convertible/#comments Tue, 04 Oct 2011 13:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=413410 Many of the older cars you find in the junkyard clearly spent a decade or three moldering in a side yard or driveway before taking that final ride behind the tow truck. The project that never gets started, or the once-reliable car that needs a new transmission, or sometimes just Grandpa’s forgotten daily driver. We […]

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Many of the older cars you find in the junkyard clearly spent a decade or three moldering in a side yard or driveway before taking that final ride behind the tow truck. The project that never gets started, or the once-reliable car that needs a new transmission, or sometimes just Grandpa’s forgotten daily driver. We […]

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Curbside Classic: 1968 Rambler American http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/curbside-classic-1968-rambler-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/curbside-classic-1968-rambler-american/#comments Tue, 12 Oct 2010 15:16:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=368292 Our recent deep immersion in eccentric little French cars might have been a bit much for some of you, so I decided to give you something as all-American as possible: a loaf of Wonder Bread instead of a baguette. This American certainly isn’t challenging; visually, technically or otherwise. A big, cast-iron six resides under the […]

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Our recent deep immersion in eccentric little French cars might have been a bit much for some of you, so I decided to give you something as all-American as possible: a loaf of Wonder Bread instead of a baguette. This American certainly isn’t challenging; visually, technically or otherwise. A big, cast-iron six resides under the […]

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Curbside Classic: 1961 Rambler Classic Cross Country http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1961-rambler-classic-cross-country/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1961-rambler-classic-cross-country/#comments Mon, 01 Mar 2010 21:36:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346956 It’s morning on a bright summer day in Iowa City in 1962. I may have fallen asleep with pictures of Marilyn and the Corvette, but now they’re lost somewhere in the folds of my sheets. The fantasy is over, and its time to face a reality of rampant Rambler Classic wagons with wheezing sixes piloted […]

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It’s morning on a bright summer day in Iowa City in 1962. I may have fallen asleep with pictures of Marilyn and the Corvette, but now they’re lost somewhere in the folds of my sheets. The fantasy is over, and its time to face a reality of rampant Rambler Classic wagons with wheezing sixes piloted […]

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