Milne Auto Restoration has three vehicles going up for auction at the Mecum Auction in Monterey, Calif., in August.
Below are details about the show as well as a photo gallery of the three rides going on the block. For more information, contact Milne Auto Restoration at firstname.lastname@example.org or (805) 466-6881.
Mecum Muscle Cars & More
LIVE on Discovery’s Velocity Network
August 16-18, 2012
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa
on Del Monte Golf Course
1 Old Golf Course Road
It was worth a lot more, but in this economy during what has shaped up as a very slow auction this year, Milne Auto Restoration’s 1962 VW Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab Truck sold for $25,500 at the 2011 Russo and Steele auction in Monterey, California. Here’s the raw video. An edited version and photo album will be published shortly.
Milne Auto’s latest restore, a 1962 VW Type 2 Double Cab Truck will be on sale at the Russo And Steele Auction on Saturday around 6 p.m.
The vehicle will be offered WITHOUT RESERVE and SOLD to the highest bidder on Aug. 20 at Russo and Steele’s 11th Annual “Sports & Muscle at The Marriott” in Downtown Monterey, California. Visit russoandsteele.com for more information and to watch the auction live online.
This 1962 Volkswagen Type 2 Double Cab truck is completely restored and features a rebuilt 1600cc motor, rebuilt transmission and a 12 volt electric system that was finished in 2011. Additionally this bus is finished with new paint, interior, rubber, chrome, tires and brake system. The only miles since restoration are test miles.
Consignment # 8512
VIN: 883503 Run # S609
Approx. Run Time
Saturday 5:57 PM – 6:17 PM
And yes, that’s the same VW truck Santa drove around San Luis Obispo a few years ago when he was visiting the Central Coast for a little R&R before his big trip around the world.
Milne Auto Restoration also has 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28, the official pace car for the Miller High Life 150 at Phoenix International Raceway on Oct. 20, 1979, going up for auction at the Russo and Steele auction in Phoenix on Friday between 4-4:30 p.m.
Consignment # 9302
VIN: 1P87LAL504302 Run # F470
Approx. Run Time Friday 4:00PM – 4:30PM
1980 Z/28 Camaro one of one official pace car. This car paced the Miller High Life 150 Indy car race at Phoenix International Raceway on Oct. 20, 1979. Built in CA for Bobby Unser Chevrolet. Bobby Unser, 3 time Indy race winner donated it to PRI to pace this CART Indy car race. Bobby Unser himself confirmed that this is the real deal. It’s 1 of 1 built to pace the race. Bobby Unser autographed the glove box lid. Also included is an official program of the event. After 20 years of storage in CA, the car was professionally restored to it’s beautiful track debut condition.
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Milne Auto Restoration’s latest restoration, and 1961 is set to go on stage at the Barrett Jackson Auction in Scottsdale on Thursday, Jan. 19 around the lunch hour.
The bug is listed as Lot No. 637. Here are some additional details courtesy Barrett-Jackson.com:
Resto-Mod with professional body-off rotisserie restoration of a rust-free CA car that was stored over 20 years. Low mile rebuilt 2,017cc stroker motor, rebuilt transmission and suspension. Everything new or rebuilt with test miles only.
Resto-Mod with a professional body-off rotisserie restoration of a rust-free California car that was stored over 20 years. Low mile rebuilt 2,017cc stroker motor, with all the right high performance parts. Virtually everything new, like paint, interior, Stayfast top and boot, chrome, rubber, glass, brakes, tires, Porsche H4 headlamps and 5 BRM wheels. Fully detailed chassis, motor, trunk and rebuilt transmission. Rebuilt front end suspension and 12-volt electrical system conversion with test miles only.
The Lot Numbers have finally been posted for the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort on Sept. 23-25 and Milne Auto Restoration’s 1956 VW Truck is Lot #56 as luck would have it. The bus is set to go on Thursday during primetime, and should be aired on SPEED TV. Contact us with any questions you might have or for additional information on this and other show-ready cars.
Auction: LAS VEGAS 2010
Exterior Color: GREEN
Interior Color: BLACK
Engine Size: 1500CC
Outstanding professionally restored with new paint, tires, rubber, chrome, safari windows, complete interior, canvas canopy and frame. Rebuilt brake system. Updated engine, transmission and 12-volt system. Detailed undercarriage with test miles only.
Volkswagen packed a lot of utility into these single cab pickups. The type 2 transporter can carry 3/4 ton payload while sipping fuel instead of guzzling like American trucks. The side and tailgates fold down to increase loading flexibility. Under the bed is a lockable, weatherproof 20 square foot cargo area. Professionally restored throughout. New tilt canopy canvas with wood and metal support frames, allowing 161 cubic feet of covered wagon charm. Bed has new varnished oak skid strips. Exterior has new paint, tires, rubber, chrome and safari windows. Interior is completely new. Brake system is newly rebuilt. Engine, transmission and 12-volt electrical system are updated. Fully detailed undercarriage. Test miles only. A million and one uses for this versatile transporter. Ready for work or play.
Despite a terrible storm and a smaller than usually crown this morning at the Barret Jackson Auction in Phoenix, Milne Auto Restorations 1956 Ford F100 Big Window Truck sold for $35,200.
You can see live auction results at Barrett-Jackson.com. Unfortunately the early auctions were not broadcast by SPEED TV. If anyone got shots or video of the 56 truck, please send ‘em our way, at email@example.com.
Here’s a look at an Arizona Republic story hinting sales will be down this year partly because of the weather.
Milne Auto Restoration will post additional photos and video as they become available.