At Valve and Piston, our process is simple. We aim to connect buyer and seller. We help sellers find an achievable price and help buyers find the vehicle of their dreams. We can arrange everything: auto detailing, marketing, paperwork and transport, all using trusted professionals. We also facilitate discreet sales from high-profile sellers via our Private Premier Service.
As enthusiasts ourselves, we understand the amount of time, money and pride you have invested in your vehicle. Let our expert team do the heavy lifting by providing:
Valve and Piston continues to expand their services by adding Market Analysis & Appraisals for your collectibles. We utilize multiple resources to pinpoint a market value based on national demographics. We analyze private party sales and compare values with various auctions throughout North America.
This insures we are pricing the vehicles competitively while maximizing profit.
Memorabilia sales at Valve and Piston have escalated since 2020. This service includes valuation, professional photography, nationwide advertising, and targeted marketing.
Utilize connections that we’ve built over 40+ years of locating vehicles around the country.
At Valve and Piston, we also offer a Private Premier Service (PPS) set up for private collections offered for sale to a targeted market. This inventory is not available on the general website. The names of buyer and seller are not disclosed to the other party. Please call for inventory.
We can help you safely transport your purchased or sold vehicle from point A to point B, taking extra care to ensure it arrives in the same condition it was in before it was moved. We partner with Passport Transport and uphold their reputation of world-class enclosed auto transport.
Some of the unique vehicles make their way overseas. Israel, Dubai and United Kingdom are some of our final destinations.
T-shirts, sweatshirts, vests, trucker and stocking hats and pens. Contact us for pricing and size availability.
Memorabilia sales at Valve and Piston have escalated since 2020. Recently, Frank Kilton of Valve and Piston helped sell a worldwide collection of vintage automobiles, porcelain petroleum signage, gas pumps, milk glass globes, oil tins, vintage automotive testing machines, Coca-Cola items, and other vintage collectibles.
This service included valuation, professional photography, nationwide advertising, and targeted marketing. Within six days, Valve and Piston established several qualified buyers. We screened candidates to ensure the legacy collection would transfer to another museum. The final agreement was signed on October 16, 2023. The collection is being relocated to Kansas City, Missouri in Spring 2024.
We are interested in continuing your legacy. Contact us to learn more.
“I am amazed at the amount of money this truck brought in today’s market. Thanks Frank for making this simple and profitable!”
“This website reached across the country to find top notch buyers at above average prices. Vehicle was represented correctly and both buyer and seller are very happy.”
“My experience with Valve and Piston was flawless from the initial introduction to final transfer of funds and title. Within one week, multiple offers were presented and the sell price was greater than expected. Frank Kilton went above and beyond to market the vehicle for maximum exposure. Highly satisified!”
In 2020 Valve And Piston created a special club for those with over $100,000 in motor vehicle transactions. If you purchase or sell vehicles totaling over $100k, you become a lifetime member.
Special token of appreciation will be provided when the transaction is completed!
We can help you locate the vehicle you've been searching for. Let us search our network of collectors and car enthusiasts to find you the perfect ride. You'll only pay us if you buy it.Contact Us