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Henry J And Corvette DNA! 1952 DIY Custom

Post-War America saw a number of fiberglass sports cars compete with nimble imports from MG, Jaguar, and others. Soldiers returning from Europe had acquired a taste for the sporty and fuel-efficient roadsters. These tiny cars offered a driving experience… more»

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Hidden For 57 Years: Customized 1952 Henry J

In our continuing mission to bring you the weird, wild, and wonderful of the barn-found-automobile world, we present you with this extremely-customized piece of work. It’s been in hiding for a long time, but it’s out in the sunlight… more»

What Is This Car’s History? 1951 Henry J Custom

The seller of this 1951 Henry J custom thinks that it may be a prototype of some sort, possibly made for a movie star and another idea is that it may have been made for Walt Disney. Maybe one… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1952 Kaiser Henry J

It seems like many of the Henry Js that are still around have been turned into hot rods, with small block Chevy V8s and all the accompanying speed parts. As cool as these hot rods are, it’s really nice… more»

Gasser or Original Spec? 1951 Henry J Deluxe

We have seen a few independent and/or orphan cars here recently with a few Frazers, and this 1951 Henry J Deluxe is also a Kaiser-Frazer offering. This interesting car can be found here on Craigslist in Gresham, Oregon, a… more»

Henry Steel: 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe

Last registered in 1954, this ’32 Ford 5 window coupe is a very promising original that needs to be returned to street duty. Very complete minus a drivetrain and rear suspension, this Ford could be a worthwhile restoration, or… more»

Hasn’t Been Hot Rodded: 1951 Henry J

While it’s true you don’t see many of these Henry Js anymore, it isn’t the limited production that makes this car particularly rare. It’s the fact that it’s survived without being modified. For a number of years, these lightweight… more»

Solid Henry Steel: 1938 Ford Deluxe

As time marches on prewar Fords are becoming scarcer in usable condition like this 1938 Ford Deluxe. Remarkably solid but with some issues, this Art Deco “Henry steel” Ford is a grand start to an awesome project.  For the… more»

Henry Kaiser’s Stretched 1960 Willys Wagon

Sometime in the early 1990s I attended the International Car Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and witnessed the somewhat-revolutionary Chevrolet S10 Blazer four-door. That’s right:  a small four-wheel-drive truck with four-doors, just like a sedan or a wagon. Meanwhile Jeep… more»

Original Henry Steel: 1932 Ford Model B

Henry Ford had a knack for knowing what customers wanted long before even they did.  Take for example the three most famous prewar Ford products.  Nearly all cars manufactured at the time that the first Model T rolled off… more»

Factory Prototype? 1953 Henry J Convertible

Here’s a neat little mystery machine! If cars could talk, I wonder what story this Henry J would tell—and whether it would back up the claim that it was one of three factory convertible prototypes. That’s the story being… more»

Henry’s Lady: 1931 Ford Model A

With well over one hundred years worth of cars to choose from, the collector market tends to run in cycles.  I have heard that people tend to want what was popular when they were teenagers, and that theory seems… more»

Sold in Stores: 1952 Allstate Henry J

Perhaps one of the more unusual chapters in the American automobile industry is when Sears attempted to sell automobiles. Not service them or even accept trade-ins, but just to move product off the books as if it were a… more»

Henry’s Revenge: 1930 Ford Model A Gasser

This isn’t Henry’s old Model A Ford for the everyday man of 1930, this is a vintage drag racer that is a period correct time capsule. With an amazing condition body and a 327 small block Chevrolet, we are… more»

Rotting And Restyling: 1952 Henry J Convertible

This sad old Henry J has seen much better days. This interesting and attractive convertible conversion isn’t all that common though and a quick search on Google shows how appealing a convertible Henry J really can be. The seller… more»

Parked since 1955: 1951 Henry J 514 Deluxe

This all-original 1951 Henry J 514 Deluxe is in Chicago, Illinois and is listed on eBay. The bidding is up to just over $2,500 with three days left. I sure hope that this doesn’t get turned into the “gasser” that… more»