Ford Barn Finds

First-Year Rig: 1966 Ford Bronco

At first glance, this 1966 Ford Bronco appears very clean and rust-free. While it isn’t exactly rust-free, it is clean in its own right as a first-generation Bronco. Many and maybe most of these are or… more»

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Baby, I’m On Fire: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

Oh, this is tempting.  Very tempting.  I have always had a soft spot for 1955-1957 Thunderbirds.  My fourth grade teacher, Ms. Pennington, had a Goldenrod Yellow 1955 Thunderbird.  It was her daily driver, and, to a… more»

Bird of Few Words: 1962 Ford Thunderbird

If I had to pick a favorite generation of Thunderbird (because who doesn’t have a favorite generation of Thunderbird?) I’d probably go with the 1961-63 “Bullet Bird.” I love how it marries totally of-the-moment space age… more»

Clean English Tin: 1959 Ford Anglia 100E

British and pint sized, the Ford Anglia is a well-recognized car in Europe, as well as in America. More commonly seen now a ’days with V8 swaps, and big tires, it isn’t all that often that… more»

California Dreaming: 1934 Ford Roadster

We have discussed the concept of patina before on Barn Finds.  Nowadays, patina is basically a word used to describe a rusty wreck, a clear coated rusty wreck, or a car that is in fair condition,… more»

Early Turbo Coupe: 1983 Ford Thunderbird

This 1983 Ford Thunderbird turbo coupe wears an unusual shade of forest green paint and is a pleasing mix between a sensibly upgraded example and one that hasn’t been boosted to death. The seller claims its… more»

Retired Workhorse: Well-Preserved 1962 Ford Econoline

Cars that have been well-preserved and are in good, unrestored condition are a neat thing all of their own. That being said, preserved work vehicles are something else. Most work trucks and vans saw abuse on… more»

British Invasion! 1958 Ford Escort Wagon

  And now, for something completely different… When was the last time you saw one of these? If you call America home and answered “never,” don’t be embarrassed. This 1958 Ford Escort Estate (wagon), offered on… more»

Garaged Since 1981! 1960 Thunderbird Convertible Project

Though the First Generation Thunderbird (1955-1957) achieved Collectible status almost immediately, Ford sold four times as many Second-Generation “T-birds”  from 1958 to 1960. This 1960 Thunderbird Convertible, offered here on eBay and stored since 1981, would… more»

Plain Pony: Low-Optioned 1970 Mustang

Most Mustangs have been done up with a nice, powerful V8 engine, aftermarket wheels, and a flashy paint job. We all know the drill. For many younger enthusiasts, and perhaps older enthusiasts as well, it can… more»

Still Daily Driving: 1988 Ford Tempo Coupe

While it’s hard to appreciate cars that were shockingly ordinary, finding one that has been lovingly maintained is always worth noting. This 1988 Ford Tempo Coupe has clearly performed dutifully for its owner, with the seller… more»

289/3 Speed: 1963 Ford country Sedan

Although a bit rough around the edges, this classic Ford Station wagon boasts a 289 V8 heart and a 3 speed manual transmission. Apparently discovered recently, the seller has managed to partially revive this well weathered… more»

Four Door Survivor: 1973 Ford LTD

Every type of car has its niche, and enormous ’70s American sedans are no exception. Big, squishy American luxury sedans make for some of the best cruising vehicles if you’re looking to go out with a… more»