Ford Barn Finds

1986 Revisited – Part 1: Deals on Wheels

This is a different one, but it may be fun, and very, very painful. In going through a couple of boxes of old magazines recently I ran across an August 1986 edition of “Deals on Wheels”,… more»

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Sprint or Mustang? 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint

This Mustang predecessor is a 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint and, as you can imagine, its sibling, the Falcon Ranchero, will be very sad to see it leave the nest. This one is listed on eBay with an unmet opening… more»

Three Mustangs, Two Fastbacks, One Price

I have found that over the years, as more parts from projects past and current continue to pile up, I become more altruistic with my spare parts sales. That is, I have started giving stuff away… more»

Dream Survivor: 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429

Throughout the years so many valuable “dream” cars have been restored to tip top shape, and always command a high value. Today, there aren’t many unrestored dream cars, but boy when you see one, it really… more»

Economic Econoline: 1965 Ford Econoline Pickup

I’ve always liked these things. Look at that, who wouldn’t like to own this? Come on! That wraparound rear side window, dang. And the legs-as-airbag.. er.. This is a 1965 Ford Econoline Pickup and it’s listed here… more»

Save These Classics! Pick ‘N Pull Project Vehicles

One of my biggest gripes about any number of self-service salvage yards is that they allow good project cars to go directly to scrap. There’s never a chance to “save” a car before it goes into… more»

Fordillac: 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special

I hope the next owner of this 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 60 Special custom limousine has a lonnnnng garage. This super custom limo is listed on eBay with a Buy It Now price of $7,500 or… more»

Engine Choice? 1930 Ford Model A Coupe

It’s hard to believe how successful Ford Motor Company was in the early-1900s. The Model T was such a runaway success that it was truly life-changing for a few million people who bought their first gas-powered… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1970 Ford Torino 429 Cobra Jet

Reader Paul S has quite the amazing find parked in his garage! He found this Torino 429 Cobra Jet in California about 12 years ago. It had been parked for years and was in need of… more»

Tri-Power/4-Speed: 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

After seeing as many car advertisements as I do, I have a tendency to be a little ‘jaded’ when I see “rare” or “special” in an ad. Usually this means the seller has an overly inflated… more»

It Takes a Villager: 1959 Edsel Villager

It’ll be hard to not use the p-word (patina) here, this one is loaded with it! Here’s a super solid-looking 1959 Edsel Villager and boy, it really likes like a great project. It is on Craigslist… more»

Last Gasp: 1982 Ford Granada GL Manual

This 1982 Ford Granada was the last gasp for this model. I think that it’s a pretty elegant, formal design. This one is on Craigslist with an asking price of $2,500, about 50% more than NADA’s… more»

Unfinished Project: 1961 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

While some of the ‘heavy lifting’ has been completed on this 1961 Ford Thunderbird convertible, there’s still a fair portion to go. Luckily, that’s reflected in the price of the car where it’s listed for sale… more»

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