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James Carmichael

James Carmichael

Federal Way
80 years old and still working everyday at Freightliner Northwest. love the old cars and enjoy sharing them.

Vehicles

1967 Ford Mustang
Federal Way, WA
1
$250
per day
1956 Ford Thunderbird
Pacific, WA
$375
per day
2008 Chevrolet Corvette
Pacific, WA
$500
per day
1964 Mercury Comet Caliente
Pacific, WA
$250
per day
Story
I am 80 years old and still work every day at Freightliner Northwest selling used trucks. I enjoy working on cars and like to drive them so I make sure all the mechanical parts are in good condition. I would trust my cars to drive anywhere and not expect a breakdown.

Reviews

Tina Robison
Jim, you were so helpful in making my husband's 50th super special. Your TBird is a dream!!!
+1
Jul 31, 2021
John Boire
Had such a great experience renting from James. To say he went above and beyond is an understatement. Great at communicating and made coordinating pick up and drop off a breeze. The car was amazing! Drove great. It is a 1957, so it was fun to see how designs and styles have changed. I'm 6'4" and I probably maxed out height for a driver. Under 6' would probably be most comfortable. GREAT EXPERIENCE! HIGHLY RECOMMEND
+1
Sep 20, 2021
mico Paris
Surprised my girlfriend at the airport when I picked her up and she absolutely love it! Jim is very nice and he really takes care of the car. Ford Thunderbird is so easy to drive and fun. Everyone in the street and highway giving us a thumbs up! Highly recommended. Thank you Jim!
+5
Sep 11, 2021
Bobbi Macdonald
Wonderful time cruising in the T-Bird. Runs great and powerful engine. James was so responsive and took the time to show us how to put the top down and gave us detailed instructions. Everything went great. So much fun! James even drove us to the airport when we returned the car. Thanks, James!
+3
Oct 7, 2021
Greg Hoon
Oct 4, 2021
Jake Weber
James was extremely helpful and easy going. The Thunderbird exceeded my expectations. I rented the car for my proposal and my fiancé was absolutely blown away. The car is gorgeous, exterior and interior, and it drives very well (even in Seattle rain!). Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thanks James!
+2
Dec 14, 2021
jacob fleshman
Jim could not have made this a better experience for me. The process was smooth, he was very flexible and helpful. The 54 belair is very well maintained and cared for. Me and my wife had a wonderful time. We would highly recommend renting from Jim.
Feb 14, 2022
William Block
Jim was great to work with and the car is a joy to drive.
Apr 13, 2022
Zach Roeber
Jim was super accommodating, and the vehicle drove like a beauty. It created many memories that me and my Now wife will take with us forever. I highly recommend if you want a great classic vehicle that will bring a joy/attention to any occasion as well as a ton of compliments from passerbys. Thanks so much Jim!!
Jul 12, 2022
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Jim made this process very easy for us greatly appreciated! We had so many people commenting on how they really liked the paint color and how it looked in the sun bright & shiny. Also on our trip we had many waves & thumbs up along the way. My folks especially enjoyed the ride to lunch with us. They also owned a ‘53 & ‘56 chevy back in the day, lots of fun enjoying stories they shared with us. Thank you again Jim for sharing your Classic with our family, you made our day today. It was a great day!!
+1
Aug 8, 2022
Jason Corbett
James is a great host! Thanks for making my dream come true by renting me this beautiful car ?
Aug 7, 2022
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Jim made this another easy & successful process for us - thank you The Mustang pulled 27.5 mpg on our short road trip. It was perfect for what we needed. Appreciated Heyler & Stephanie
+1
Aug 8, 2022
jared middleton
James has taken pride in providing a clean vehicle that looks beautiful and runs/rides perfectly. We enjoyed this vehicle so much that we asked to rent it an additional day. I couldn’t have asked for a better first time experience on this rental site. Thanks to you James, for making it such an easy and fun experience!
+2
Aug 10, 2022
Louis Truong
Jim is amazing. I would totally rent again!
Aug 10, 2022
Kate shchetnikova
Jim was very friendly and the process smooth! Had a great time with the car!
Sep 11, 2022
Natalia Boldyreva
Amazing experience, the car is very well maintained. Jim is a great owner and a pleasure to work with! Rented the car for my husband as a birthday gift and he loved it!
Sep 22, 2022
Kristie Pope
What a delight to rent the 1957 Thunderbird for my dad's 65th birthday! James was great to work with - very communicative, easy pickup/drop off, the vehicle was clean, ran well, and looked great. You definitely get noticed in this car! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or rent again?
Nov 16, 2022
Catherine Fitzpatrick
Great car. Gorgeous and in good condition. Car is well maintained and has a beautiful paint job. I rented it as a surprise for my dad to scratch his nostalgia itch and it made him really happy. It’s a head-turning car and others approached us to tell us how great it is. James (the host) was really easy to work with. Very responsive and helped me navigate the Hagerty/rental system. Overall a great experience that was worth the money.
Jan 29, 2023
Ed Hammond
James was very flexible and made it easy to rent his convertible for my daughter’s wedding. He went over the ins and outs of his classic car with me. As an owner of many classic cars, I know that they all have their special quirks and that’s want makes them special, and James explained them and provided written direction. everything went well and we had many compliments where ever we went.
Aug 20, 2023
Arjan Dosanjh
I had rented Jim's 1967 Mustang for my wedding/wedding events, and it was an absolute delight. The classic car not only turned heads and received compliments from everyone but also provided a smooth and enjoyable ride. Jim's excellent communication skills and accommodations made the entire process easy and stress-free. Working with him was a pleasure, and his commitment to customer satisfaction shone through. I highly recommend Jim's collection of classic cars for anyone looking to add a touch of class to their special occasions or for a weekend ride. Overall this was a great experience!
Nov 27, 2023
Sydney Wilcox
We had such an amazing experience renting from James. He was so kind and helpful in giving us the ins and outs of the car, easy to communicate with at all points of the rental, and the car was in great shape and was easy to drive. We will absolutely be renting from him again!
May 5, 2024
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