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Desert Classics...Customer Testimonials
DesertClassics Customer Testimonials
Here are some of the happy customers from around the world who have purchased a restored or restorable project classic or vintage car, truck or farm tractor from DesertClassics. As time permits, I will be adding their testimonials here for your review. Thanks for looking. Steve Murphy, Owner
Testimonials from many happy
DesertClassics customers...

Norbert A. - Germany
1961 Cadillac Series 62 six window 4 door hardtop
I buy your first car in 2000. You good boy sell me
very good Caddy!"

Dr. Gernot H. - Austria
1963 Jaguar E-type XKE coupe
"Please find attached the latest development and believe it or not, she has entered the paint shop last Friday! Thanks for good Jag."

Massimo B. - Italy
1960 MGA Twin Cam roadster
"I have start restoring the Twin Cam, for me is a special day. Thanks for your professional service. The car is as trusted complete. I am happy. The work is big but I love restoring at maximum level my car."

Al S. - Illinois
1960 Pontiac Bonneville convertible
"Well Steve, she's coming along quite nicely. We framed her off and she's nearly done. All she needs is a top and wiring. I included some pictures of the car as it was a few months ago after it was painted. It's been nearly two years now and it's finally starting to look like something. Thanks for the great car for me and my son."

Bert B. - California
1960 MGA roadster
and 1965 Sunbeam Tiger MK1 roadster
"Thanks for the deal on the two roadsters."

Bud H. - Utah
1937 Plymouth 5 window coupe
"I really like my coupe and the speedy delivery. I will be back for more cars"

Terry S. - South Carolina
1967 Vetta Ventura coupe
"Received the car. Thanks for finding it for me. I have been looking for one for a long time."

Kent B. - California
1960 Dodge 1/2 ton pickup
"Thanks for the nice pickup."

Matt S. - Kentucky
1948 Mercury airport limousine
"We are turning the merc limo into a custom limo tailgater for Cleveland Browns games"

Chantell J. - Ohio
1949 Ford F-1 1/2 ton pickup
"The truck was a show-stopper at the Las Vegas Apparel Show! We gave it away as a grand door prize."

Calvin H. - Georgia
1957 Chevy Bel Air 2 door hardtop
"Thanks for the excellent car. You can use me for a reference anytime."

Tom P. - California
1949 Mercury 2 door coupe
"The Merc coupe is great. Turning it into a bad-ass lead sled!"

Tom G. - Oregon
WWII White M1A3 Scout Car
"Howdy I think that this guy asked me for a reference about you. I gave him my honest opinion and I think he was satisfied with my report. I told him you were very helpful, honest and a nice guy. Take er easy Bob."

Art F. - California
1931 Buick 5 window coupe
"Now I can complete me 31 Coupe project. Thanks for the solid car and great service!"

Allen M. - Nevada
1950 Cadillac Series 62 convertible coupe
"Steve, thanks for the great car. I an very happy with all the extra parts. Thanks again!"

Buddy M. - Michigan
1965 Buick Wildcat convertible
"Thanks for the fast refund. Too bad Freman. didn't come through with the car and parts as he promised."

Ken M. - BC Canada
Two 1957 Mercury Parklane 2 door hardtops
"Ken showed up yesterday to meet Goldie. He was very excited to see Goldie in person and told me that they were better than the pictures showed. He was very happy with his purchase. He was also very happy with Pinky because whatever is wrong with Goldie is right with Pinky. He is coming back in about three weeks to get Pinky." "Use me for a reference any time Steve. Thanks, Ken"

Cole A. - Arizona
1958 Cadillac 2 door Coupe DeVille
"Great car! It is now apart and being restored in our shops."

Gene H. - Washington
1964 Chrysler 300 2 door hardtop 
"The Chrysler arrived early this morning. Thank you for all your help with this transaction."

Dan A. - New York
1914 Sterling inboard boat motor
"Great motor, thanks. Just as represented. I appreciate to solid crating. The motor arrived in good condition."

Neil P. - United Kingdom
Three 1918 Fordson Model F antique farm tractors
"That's the spirit Steve your looking after me I like it. Neil"

Matt M. - Pennsylvania
1951 Mercury 4 door spot coupe
"Thanks for the great service and nice no-rust car. I am restoring it for my Dad who had one just like it"

Lee R. - Nevada
1939 Willys coupe, 1953 Buick Roadmaster woodie wagon, 1954 Ford Skyliner, (2) 1949 Chrysler Town & Country woody sedans, 1968 Mercury Cougar, 1954 Ford Crestline Skyliner
"I always get great deals from you. Be sure to let me know what comes up."

Rob K. - Iowa
1964 Jeep Wagoneer 4 door station wagon
"Love the Jeep. Thanks for the quick shipping".

Raleigh A. - Utah
1959 Chevrolet Parkwood 4 door station wagon
"Appreciate to great deal on the 59. When we picked it up we were happy to find it was even better than represented."

Steve W. - Australia
1973 Elfin 620 Formula Ford open wheel racer car
"Today she arrived she is now in my garage. Customs pulled it apart and did some damage but I am rebuilding it so it dose not matter. Anyway thanks Steve for the car and please find some 1966 onwards race cars for me."

Ian B. - New Zealand
1961 Cadillac Coupe DeVille 2 door hardtop
"Thanks for note about delivery, really looking forward to getting it home now. The last photos of it cleaned and ready to go looked great. I will mention your business in the Cadillac club newsletter over here and will certainly tell everyone about your great service. Thanks again  Ian B."

Maurice T.  - Netherlands
1964 Mercury Parklane Marauder 4 door hardtop
"The 'Mad Dog' Marauder is in my driveway. It turns alot of heads here in Holland. Fast too! Thanks again!"

Terry S. - Mexico and Canada
1959 Cadillac Series 62 2 door hardtop and 1967 Lincoln-Continental convertible
'Thanks for the cars. They are the perfect addition to my collection. Keep me posted on anything new."

Tom P. - South Africa
Two 1956 Dodge Custom Royal 4 door sedan and 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible
"Thanks for getting me the replacement car. Hard to believe the transporter dropped the first one and totaled it. And thanks so much for backing me up and going to court against the transporter and beating their big time attorneys. I really appreciate the great service and you honesty."

James R. - Washington
1952 Case model LA farm tractor on rubber
"Received the JD LA. Nice tractor. The local John Deere dealer is going to restore it for me. Thanks again!"

Glen B. - Kentucky
1929 Ford Model A Canadian 2 door sedan
"Steve, the car arrived in Mt.Vernon KY last night at 11pm.  I think I can have it looking good by spring. Getting ready to pressure wash it today so I can start disassembly. May try to see if I can get it to run today before I start disassemble. Thanks again Steve. I will send you pictures of progress. Best, Glen"

Brandon N. - North Carolina
1976 Ford F-250 3/4 ton Super Cab pickup truck
"Thanks for the nice truck and spare tranny. Use me for a reference any time!"

Danny M. - Australia
1956 Oldsmobile Holiday 98 2 door hardtop
"The Olds arrived. It is way better than you described. I am very happy. Thanks again!"

Donald N. - California
1953 Chevrolet 210 four door sedan
"Got the Chevy. Just what my wife wanted. Will start restoring it right way. Thanks for the deal and service."

Robert W. - Michigan
1954 Mercury Monterey 4 door woody station wagon
"Nice wagon. Better than I expected. Thanks for quick shipping."

Al K. - Kuwait
1954 Jaguar Mark VII 4 door sedan
"Finally received the Jaguar. Just the car I need to start my restoration business."

Ryan S. - New Jersey
1958 Temp Matador 6 door mid-engine van
"I love the Matador! It will be alot of fun to restore!"

Mark R. - Montana
1958 MGA wire wheel 2 door coupe
"Thanks for the nice MGA. I have wanted to restore a good one like this for years and I now have my chance"

David S. - North Dakota
1963 Ford Falcon convertible
"Picked up the Falcon. Just like you said it would be. Thanks"

Mike W. - Nebraska
1948 IHC International KB-1 1/2 ton panel truck
"The truck is better than I expected. Thanks for good service and quick delivery."

John D. - Texas and Iraq
1964 Chevrolet Impala 4 door hardtop
"Sir, thank u so very much!! We assure you that whenever you tell us is a good time in the spring, we will get it done. Just told my wife yesterday that you have been most understanding when it came to my car!! You've had it there for 2 1/2 years and I don't know anyone else that would've done that, I do appreciate that!!! I hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!"

Glenn S. - Bahrain and California
1936 Cord Westchester 4 door sedan, 1948 DeSoto 5 window coupe, 1958 Studebaker Silver Hawk 2 door coupe
"Thanks for the cars. A Cord like this is very hard to find."

Mike O. - Montana
1926 Ford Model T Roadster pickup
"Thanks for taking the truck out of the museum display in Deer Lodge and selling it to me.Really appreciate the driving lessons. I am new to driving a Model T."

Darwin D. - Arizona
1971 Dodge Challenger 2 door hardtop
"Great car thanks alot. Looking forword to building my muscle car."

Bill H. - California
1948 Allard DHC roadster and 1970 Porsche 914 race car
"Great deal on the Allard. Sold it the next day! That is the cheesiest Porsche I have ever seen.
Gonna give it away it is so ugly. Thanks for giving me a grand back because I didn't like it."

Gary S. - Ontario Canada
1940 Chevrolet 1/2 ton pickup truck
"Just want to let you know that I picked up the truck yesterday. I am very pleased with it and appreciate all your help. Everything went smoothly with no problems. You can use me as a reference any time."

Maurice W. - Netherlands
1958 Edsel Pacer 4 door hardtop
"Sorry that it took so long hearing from me. First of all happy new year and the best wishes in these bad times. My car has arrived in holland without problems so far. It has been transported from rotterdam to roosendaal wich is closer to bergen op zoom. It has to do with customs. The car is cleared by the custom and now I have to transport it to a garage. So that I can start the restauration. I think it will take a lot of time but I will keep you informed. Thanks for good car."

Jim J. - Denmark
1942 Ford COE cab-over-engine 1 1/2 ton truck "Thanks for me truck good. You is more proffesionel about the hole deal than other guys I get trucks from in USA. You good guy!"

Martin W. - Maryland
1939 IHC D-2 1/2 ton pickup truck
"I received the truck this afternoon. First of all I would like to thank you for your extremely professional duties making all the arrangements. It made the whole process very easy. I also received the title in the mail on Friday. I will be glad to give you any information that you need for any references for the future."

Mike D- Connecticut
1963 Dodge Polara 2 door hardtop
"Both the car and the title arrived today...all better than you represented, Thanks Steve"

Paul G. - New Jersey
1948 Gardner-Denver/CAT 500 GPM air compressor
"Great old compressor from Idaho!. Arrived as promised right on time. Going to use it in my construction business. Thanks you don't find these very often."

Matthew W. - New Mexico
1967 Lincoln-Contienntal convertible and
1967 Lincoln-Contitnental sedan parts car
"Steve, I received the cars Saturday evening w/ no problems. It was great doing business with you, I appreciate all of your help. I'm looking forward to the project that is ahead of me now. Take care."

Tim Holland - United Kingdom
1942 GMC AFKX WWII Army ordinance shop van
"Thanks Steve for selling me the truck, buying the motor and getting the truck running and driving so it could be shipped to the UK. Would have never happened without you and your shop crew."

Peter W. - Netherlands
1970 Massey-Ferguson Model 1150 diesel V-8 farm tractor
"Thank you very much for the good service and maybe we can do more business in the future.I am very happy whit this tractor and a lott of people were coming to look for this big Massy Ferguson because tractors of this size (and whit a V-8 engine!!!!) are very rare here in Holland."

Rick A. - British Columbia Canada
1939 Chevrolet COE cab-over-engine semi tractor
"Good truck. Thanks for the excellent service and getting it to the BC border so we could come across the pick it up."

John W. - Finland
1955 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday 2 door hardtop
"Hi, Steve! Well the car arrived to day, and from what I've seen so far I'm satisfyed. Everybody is not like you. You always do what you say."

Neal C. - New Zealand
1951 Ford F-5 School Bus
"All looks good. Thanks, Neal"

Bob J. - Pennsylvania
1931 Ford Model A pickup body
"Got the pickup body. Just as good as you said it was. Use me for a reference anything. I am very happy!"

Jack V - Michigan
1959 DeSoto Fireflite 2 door hardtop
"Thanks for the good car and good service. Got the title too right on time."

Murray C - Texas
1954 Chyrsler New Yorker 4 door sedan
"Got the car thanks. Just as good as your said it would be. Unbelieveable it has factory air condtioning. Next to impossible to find."

Daniel B. - Illinois
1942 Ford Jeep GPW WWII 4X4 utility vehicle
"It arrived here late yesterday.You were right the driver figured out how to off load it. Very interesting event. Everything looks good, now its just about getting to work on it. Thanks also for straightening out title problem."

Roger A. - California
1969 Dodge D200 Custom Camper pickup truck
"Hi Steve, Just have a moment to let you know that the truck has arrived and all is good. Many Thanks! Roger"

Marty N. - California
1946 Chevrolet Aerosedan 2 door fastback sedan
"Thanks Murph for the great car. Starting to work on it right away.".

More testimonials from many happy
DesertClassics customers...

Mac M. - Kentucky
1928 Marmon 4 door sedan
"Thanks for the great project car. My son and I are turning it into the street rod. Thanks again for good product and service."

Robert S. - Netherlands
1954 Ford F-100 pickup 460 V-8
"Im happy with the truck and this sommer I will paint it again. Greetings, Robert"

Gary L. - Washington
1970 KID 8X8 All Terrain 8 wheel vehicle
"The KID was delivered right on schedule. Will be using it up on the Canadian border where I work
for the border patrol."

Mark B. - Ohio
1962 Chevrolet Suburban 2 door Carryall truck
"Thanks for good truck and title. Will be turning this into a custom 4X4 and use it as a mascot for our hardwood lumber company."

William G. - Texas
1966 Ford Fairlane 500 2 door fastback 390/4
"Thanks for the car. Less on shipping is always good. This has been a lot smoother then expected."

Joeri D. - Netherlands
1952 Ford F-1 1/2 ton pickup truck
"Last Friday I picked up my Ford F1 at Marlog Car Handling. Everything looks fine and exactly as you've told me before. Always a bit risky to order via internet an unseen car or truck. Thanks for your service and honesty. It was nice doing business with you."

Mark and Candy P. - Florida
1838 Mack Model EF semi tractor
"Thank you, I really appreciate bunches. Candy"

Ben S. - New Mexico
1956 GMC Series 350 LCF low-cab-forward truck
"Picked up my truck Thanks. Hope to still have the Chevy LCF when I am ready to buy another one."

Jason M. - New York
1939 Ford Model 92D 1/2 ton pickup truck
"I received truck on Friday. Transporter said rear wheels were frozen when he loaded but they were rolling when we unloaded. Thanks a lot. I will send updates along the way."

November 10, 2011...more to come...Steve

August 16, 2019

Glenn S - CT
"Steve, Thanks for getting back to me. I appreciate that and no problem. Also, just wanted to tell you that the truck is great!! Just what you said it was. I couldn"t be happier with it. And as you told me... It is even better than I expected! Take care of yourself and thanks for taking good care of me with your honesty and straight forwardness. Hope to do business again with you soon. Glenn

Jim G - Ocilla GA
Hello Steve  ………...
76' Dodge PwrWgn. arrived at my location yesterday 2 - 14 - 2020 . All was in order and the truck was all your photos and descriptors indicated that it was . I remitted to Douglas Allen , transport driver , the sum of $1,200 .00 cash for which I have a signed receipt . Douglas apprised me of his departure and travel routesvia cell phone to my number of record . He arrived ' 30 minutes ' late as to his projected arrival time but considering the distance for the haul …….. he was in fact ' on time ' ……. LOL  …… !!!!! There were no problems as to the haul and when , with some local assistance @ the dealership vehicle drop off destination , I entered the cab and we gingerly let the truck ' roll off ' the car carrier lower berth . Amazingly , the brakes did hold and when unloaded , I placed the manual transmission selector in a lower gear which then kept the truck in place until I could get into a permanent locate bay . All in all , I would like to say thank you for a satisfactory business transaction . All was a ' win - win ' for both of us in that you made a sale and I received a truck that was a very near match for my project . Thank you for coordinating the haul as well as Mr. Allen was very good to work with while on the road and also assisted at the point of delivery.

Chris - Tennessee 50 Ford F-1 Pickup
The truck arrived this morning in exactly the condition you described and what was shown in the photos. Thank you for getting the truck delivered in a timely manner. It has been a pleasure doing business with you and I will share your website and contact information with anyone that asks me about finding a great project vehicle. Thanks again,

Mauro B.- Italy
Hello Steve, this is a great news! (His 1961 Plymouth was shipped). Thank you very much for the picture, so you did not forget to send it, it's good. Merry Christmas for you all out there. Hope hear you next year for another purchase!
Greetings from Italy, Mauro Balcet

Mark D - Chilimoto Speed Ship - UK
Hi Steve, Thanks for the update. (1968 Dodge Coronet 440 shipped) Hopefully deal with you again in the future.
D. Wilson - Tucson AZ
57 Flatbed arrived this morning and is now in my garage. It even came with all 4 dually wheels! Dave the transport driver was excellent and helpful. All is well and I am very pleased with our transaction and will recommend Desert Classics as a good place to do business. Thank You!

By L&L Classic Auto LLC - Wendell Idaho USA