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With a deep-seated passion for traveling and classic cars, I realized that documenting my personal builds and hunting expeditions could be a great idea. Classic cars often come with fascinating stories and sometimes even more intriguing owners.

As I began to connect with like-minded people, I shared my experiences and even started to trade, sell, and rent out my cars. What began as a hobby soon transformed into a passionate business that has been steadily expanding. I now receive requests from dealers, friends, and even strangers looking for that one-of-a-kind car or project.

If you’re searching for guidance in purchasing, inspecting, or locating a classic vehicle in the United States, you’ve come to the right place.

Services

After you have selected a specific vehicle, Vintage Car Connections will take care of the rest. We’ll contact the seller on your behalf and inspect the vehicle locally or even beyond. You’ll receive our detailed evaluation of the vehicle, complete with photos, videos, and a CARFAX report (for vehicles manufactured in 1981 or later).

We’ll also negotiate the best possible purchase price and reserve the vehicle on your behalf. Once the vehicle is purchased, we’ll deliver it to CFR Classic headquarters in Paramount, CA, pay for the ocean freight fees and optional insurance, and provide you with a condition report and check-in photos. After receiving the balance due (including our service fee) via wire transfer from your bank, Vintage Car Connections will advise the shipping agent to release the cargo for loading.

You’ll receive an update from CFR Classic once your cargo has departed from the Long Beach port, along with a copy of the Bill of Lading and tracking information, as well as an estimated time of arrival at the destination port and the contact information for the unloading agent. The transit time from the port of Los Angeles to Bremerhaven or Rotterdam is approximately 4 weeks on water (please allow an additional 10-14 days for loading and clearance).

Please note that the buyer is responsible for all destination fees, such as unloading, terminal handling charges, customs clearance, licensing, and road legal adjustments (lights, tires, electrical, etc).

If you’re interested in reading some of our references, please visit the testimonials page by clicking here.

In addition, we offer thorough vehicle inspections for customers who want to ensure that what they’re buying is not junk or misrepresented by the seller. To request a vehicle inspection, please send an email to vintagecarconnections@gmail.com with a link to the vehicle you’re interested in and contact information for the seller. We’ll contact the seller and arrange an appointment to view the vehicle after the fee has been satisfied. Each inspection is customized based on your needs, but all come with a set of basic attributes. When you request a vehicle inspection, you automatically get…

  • a. 100 Photos of the vehicle.
  • b. Detailed description of the vehicles condition.
  • c. Video(s) of the vehicle running / driving.

When requesting an inspection there are three different categories.

Category 1 is designed for local vehicles within 50 miles from Los Angeles. ($400)

Category 2 reaches out to further support your inspection needs anywhere from 50-100 miles from Los Angeles. ($500)

Category 3 Is undefined, which means that we will cater to your needs. Please specify exactly where the vehicle is, and we will revert back with a quote. Please see a few samples below :

Sample 1 :

Vehicle Inspection

I met up with Dean this morning up in Idlewyld, CA the mountain is 5000 feet in elevation.
Very cold place! The owner, and car are great. The owner of the car is in the entertainment business and has his own collection of cars. He has owned hundreds of cars through out his life because he has got “the sickness”.
We talked about all kinds of cars, and he not only knows his stuff but opens his wallet to make sure everything is right. This car is no stranger to an open check book policy with premium shops.
He told me that he spent $18,000 in paint alone. The car ran, and drive nice and tight. The suspension, and bushings are all tight and in good order the car sits on new tires. He had just done a tune up, and replacement of any old tubes, and hoses including bushings in the suspension with what he calls the Corvette “God”.
The paint job is very nice and clean, the bumpers are very shiny and apart from the windshield all the glass is original. He said that he had the replacement windshield date stamped to be period correct which cost $450 for just that! The interior is clean, and tidy. Everything works except for the clock. There are a few spots that I didn’t like on the paint.
The back left bracket that holds the bumper has a bubble / paint imperfection (see photo), the exhaust has a bit of overspray from the paint. Apart from that I did not find anything abnormal on the car.
He has very good documentation up to the original registration, and some other goodies.

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Sample 2:

Vehicle PPI (Pre-Purchase-Inspection)

I met up with Dan little bit earlier today to take a look at his Studebaker.
Great little car! Very, very original 2nd paint car that is more than presentable, although not perfect! The car is very solid, and apart from very minor surface rust here, and there I couldn’t find any corrosion. The paint is very nice, but around some various edges is not perfect. The rear passenger side has some strange discoloring from what looks to be like either older paint, or not perfectly cured paint. Not sure… I have checked the inner fender, and it doesn’t have any structural damage, or wrinkles that you would typically see if it was hit.
Therefore I don’t think the car was ever involved in an accident just paint issues. The interior, glass, and chrome is in great shape. The owner had mentioned some various things that are not perfect including the shock towers for the trunk, a cracked interior switch which he will include a replacement of, and the lighter that doesn’t work.
The car ran, and drove very nice. Drives, and brakes straight with extremely low wheel shake or vibration.
All the lights work perfect including the running light on top of the fenders. He has a VIN decoder, said that the car is traceable back to the original owner, has the original manual, some original black / white photos from back in the day.

Video 1 (Walk-Around) :

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Sample 3 :

Vehicle PPI (Pre-Purchase-Inspection) 

I met up with the seller Bruce, and he gave me the keys to the car for an hour so I drove to a school parking lot to take photos.
The interior was out of the car the first time I looked at it so I took photos of all the parts. Bruce asked me if he should put it back in, and I told him not to do it because I can take good photos of the floors.
The car runs, and drives good. It started up cold with no problem, and didn’t have any leaks / squeaks. The air blower works, and the heat works but the AC does not (All parts are there). The steering has some play (2 inches each direction), and is VERY tight someone must have tightened it to try and make the play go away.
The body of the car is actually very solid, the only questionable areas with primer are all metal except the driver side sill on the bottom. I took photos with my light magnet, and one photo shows the magnet on the ground which is the only place it did not stick.
There is no question that you will need to paint this car because the paint is cracking everywhere. However the body is very straight and I dont see signs of an accident.
The driver door did not close properly (see photo). All the seams are there in primer, and behind paint but thats good most people paint it, and sand it down. The interior will need to be put back together right. Everything is loose. The dash has crack (see photo). The chrome is not perfect, but presentable. All glass is good. The trunk is very solid.

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EU Warehouse: Huckelhoven, Germany, 41836 Appointment Only!)

Email Address: vintagecarconnections@gmail.com

Yevgen (Sales) +USA (213) 308-4478 (Calls / Whats App Messages)Dmitriy (Rentals) +USA (323) 306-0105 (Calls / Whats App Messages)

$21,000

Beautiful, nimble 1986 Porsche 944 Coupe with only 71,500 original miles.

The car is finished in optioned Garnet Red Metallic painted exterior on Light Grey leather interior.

4-Cylinder 2.5-liter engine mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox which produces 150 HP @ 5500 RPM and 142 TQ @ 3000 RPM.

The weight balance on these cars is 50/50 straight down the middle. With a rear-wheel-drive car that weighs 2778 lbs that makes the analog driving experience quite fun.

This specific example runs, drives perfectly. And at the moment needs nothing.

Exterior is immaculate as is the interior.

Recent Maintenance:

– New clutch @ 66,052 miles

– Drain-refill gas tank

– Change fuel filter

– New Battery

– New electric window switches

– Air Conditioning recharged

– New Yokohama YK420 (215/60/15R) tires

History: This is a one owner / family-owned car since new. It lived all its life near Denver, Colorado where it spent most days sitting in the garage. The owner, now in his 80s and on a medical assisted breathing machine hasn’t taken it out much lately. The car has seen one repainted in its lifetime, so it’s near perfect at the moment. After towing it back to California we revived the car by draining the gas, installing a new fuel filter, battery, tires, recharging the AC system, having it detailed, fixed / replaced all bulbs / switches necessary, placed for sale.

Comes with Clean California title, manual, original key, gas key, spare, toolkit, spare air compressor, jack.

Walk Around / Driving Video:

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$21,000 including transport within 100 miles of Los Angeles, California. Of course, we can also assist with state side transport, or overseas shipping. Send a private message with any questions.

PS: Plates are personal and are not included.

Beautiful 1986 Mercedes Benz 560SL near immaculate exterior, interior condition.

It is finished in Cabernet Red on light Brown leather interior with 65k miles on the ODO.

Starts easy hot or cold. Runs below the quarter mark when warmed up.

Perfect body lines, panel gaps.

Good power, precise steering box, perfect brakes.

Everything works.

Comes with hard top, soft top. Soft top in good, original condition.

Recent maintenance:

– New windshield wipers

– New Michelin Premier all season (4x)

– Alignment

– Steering shaft replaced

– Oxygen sensor repaired

Comes with Clean California title, manual, 2 keys, un-used spare in trunk.

PS: Plates are personal and are not included.

$22,000 including transport within 100 miles of Los Angeles, California. Of course, we can also assist with state side transport, or overseas shipping. Send email / Whats app message with any questions.

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$12,500

On offer today is a rare 1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Coupe in Silver Taupe on black cloth interior.

Great repaint in original color (Silver Taupe, 64) approximately 8 years ago. Shows very nice. No dents or dings. Super straight.

Completely original cloth interior in great shape. Front and back windows roll up / down easily. Original key. All locks work.

Runs and drives very smooth, straight. Can hardly hear it. Undercarriage super clean, original. One spot of rust in trunk (see photo).

350 V8 Motor, Automatic transmission on steering column. RWD.

Options:

-Power Steering

-Power Brakes

-Air Conditioning

-New 15×8 Vision 148 Wheels

-New BF Goodridge 235/70/15 raised white letter tires.

$11,500 including 100-mile delivery (Los Angeles, California area) other destinations including export please send email.

Walk Around / Driving Video:

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