Most Barn Finds aren’t running when they are discovered and typically have to be towed, so when we came across this 1952 Ford F2 tow truck we thought it might be the perfect vehicle to go out hunting for barn finds with. It’s a running field find, but it will need work before it is ready to go on the hunt. If you are tired of paying the tow company to load up your finds, this truck can be found here on eBay.
The interior will need to be replaced, as it was left in a field for several years and mice moved into it. Thankfully, these trucks were very simple and there isn’t much to the interior. The seller states that the wiring is a mess and will need to be rewired. The brakes are also in a sad state and will need a complete rebuild. At some point its engine was swapped for a 348 cui Chevrolet V8 and Powerglide transmission, which supposedly work as they should.
The seller is starting bidding at $1,133 for this truck, which is a little high given all the work it needs. That being said, it sure would make for a great conversation piece and might even open a few barn doors that would otherwise be shut. It might not be your typical barn find, but it could make for a cool project. Let’s just hope its solid enough to still tow those heavy classics.