Jeff In The Junkyard: Wintertime Finds

Although I generally loathe winter, it is my preferred season for visiting salvage yards. If the mercury stays above 20 degrees, my flannel-lined work gear keeps up with the colder temps. Plus, this means there are… more»

State of the State: Jeff’s Project Updates

A few of us here at Barn Finds realized that it seems like eons can pass before we provide an update on our project vehicles. So, here’s mine! First up, the 1981 Toyota Hiace: so far, the motor… more»

Straight Six And A Stick: 1979 Toyota Supra

It’s interesting to think that Toyota tried to preserve the lineage of its sporty models by calling the original Supra a “Celica-Supra,” despite the fact that the more expensive two-door was a significantly different car. With… more»

JDM Gem: 1967 Toyota Publica Deluxe

Here’s a little JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) gem to start the new year out right. This is a 1967 Toyota Publica Deluxe and it can be found on eBay with six days of bidding left. The… more»

$1,600: 1980 Toyota Corolla Tercel SR5

Here’s one for your ice racers, this is a 1980 Toyota Corolla Tercel SR5. Yes, for the first two years that these cars were sold in the US they went by both names, Corolla and Tercel…. more»

Crowned: 1978 Toyota Crown 2600 Super Saloon

Here’s one for you high-end Toyota fans (is that an oxymoron, high-end Toyota?)..  This is a 1978 Toyota Crown 2600 Super Saloon and it’s on eBay with heavy bidding and a current bid price of just… more»

$___?? 1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

Barn Finds friend, Olaf, sent this one in, it’s a 1971 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 and it looks like it’s sneaking through the weeds in remote Africa in search of big game. Actually, it’s just resting… more»

4-speed, 6-cylinder: ’70 Toyota Crown

If you had told me this rough-looking Toyota Crown wagon was packing a six-cylinder, four-speed  combination, I would have cast some serious doubt your way! But a quick reference on some Toyota forums confirms that this… more»

Orange You Glad? 1976 Toyota Corolla Deluxe

Here’s a 1976 Toyota Corolla Deluxe in an eye-popping shade of orange. It’s listed on eBay with an unmet opening bid of $3,250 and there are over four days left on the auction. That seems like a… more»

Never Seen Road: 22K Mile ’85 Toyota P/U

Over the years, plenty of trucks have found themselves converted to off-road use, especially if the manufacturer in question has a reputation for building capable 4x4s. What’s less common is to see a truck roll out… more»

Garage Queen: 1982 Toyota Hilux

As the owner of a recently-acquired oddball Toyota project, I’ve begun paying closer attention to vintage Toyota trucks. Reason being is there’s some parts-sharing that will help me find replacement components for my rig and because… more»

Unrepeatable: 14K Mile ’88 Celica All-Trac Turbo

Since he began writing for Barn Finds, Scotty G. has revealed himself to be somewhat of a long-lost sibling of mine based on our shared affinity for oddball vehicles. The recent Isuzu Impulse post further established our… more»

Jeff’s New Project, Part 1: 1981 Toyota Hiace

As I’ve mentioned a few times, my interests have been re-calibrating over the last few months. After realizing life is short and there are many, many vehicles to experience, I quickly sold my 1987 BMW 535is… more»


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