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Blurry Vision? 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Shorty

Some custom builds can be quite stunning, while others probably come under the heading of “that seemed like a good idea at the time.” I believe that this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Shorty probably falls into the latter category…. more»

Shorty Panel Project! 1963 Chevy II

Barn Finds reader Gary must be well-aware that we frequently post “shortys” (some might say we find every single one that’s for sale) as they seem to be very polarizing amongst our readers. He was kind enough to send… more»

Shorty Project: 1965 Chevrolet Impala

The Chevy Impala would hit record sales in 1965, accounting for more than 800,000 of the company’s full-sized automobiles. And the Super Sport played a big role in that as either a 2-door hardtop or convertible. However, there were… more»

Cool Custom: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Shorty

We’ve seen a few shorty conversions over the years here at Barn Finds, and owners have “taken the ax” to a wide variety of vehicles in a bid to create something unique. The results have varied enormously, with some… more»

1977 Volkswagen Shorty Bus

Over the years we’ve featured short buses here on Barn Finds. They make very unique projects that get a ton of attention and when they are done right, Volkswagen vans look almost like a factory creation. This one is… more»

Outrageous 1979 Cadillac Seville Shorty!

If you enjoy the weird and wild as well as the wonderful in the classic car world, look no further than this 1979 Cadillac Seville, which looks to be a heavily customized Tomaso conversion! It’s for sale here on… more»

Shorty Camel Van: 1979 Chevrolet G-10

Short wheelbase Chevy vans continue to find new homes on major selling sites with relative ease, as the looks and the period-cool style is hard to resist. The vans themselves may be nothing particularly special, but given how most… more»

3/4 Sized? 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Shorty

It’s hard to imagine an auto line-up from the ’50s with more iconic lines than the tri-five Chevrolets, with arguably, a styling improvement progressing from 1955 through 1957.  That being the case, why take a ’56 Bel Air and… more»

One-Owner Shorty: 1976 Chevrolet G10 Van

It’s rare to find a one-owner example of anything made in the 1970s, but a van that could be used for multiple purposes, from carpentry to camping, typically always has more than one caretaker. Not this time: this short-wheelbase… more»

Shorty Coach: 1960 Chevrolet School Bus

While some former school buses have been converted into proper campers and full-length RVs, few are equipped as uniquely as this 1960 Chevrolet school bus. That’s because it began life as an Army vehicle that featured extra tall roof… more»

Backseat Driver: 1974 Volkswagen Beetle Shorty

The famed VW Beetle was still selling strong in 1974, but the Cabriolet or convertible version showed under 13,000 copies made. This is one of them and is said to have been professionally shortened, so it’s even smaller than… more»

California Survivor: 1975 GMC Vandura Shorty Van

Full-size vans are part of the strong retro craze happening in the classic vehicle market. What once was groovy is now retro-cool and baby boomers are reliving their youth through vintage vans, campers, cars, trucks, and motorcycles. This GMC… more»

Retro Shorty: 1977 Dodge Tradesman Custom Van

Though the niche of “vanning” has gained some popularity in recent years, finding surviving examples of these over-the-top vans often presents a challenge. This 1977 Dodge Tradesman is available here on eBay as part of a no reserve auction,… more»

Hugger Orange Shorty: 1976 Chevrolet C10 454!

Chevrolet’s C-10 trucks are becoming more and more desirable among collectors, especially in the short wheelbase and single cab configuration. This 1976 Chevrolet C-10 that’s available here on eBay not only fits that criteria, but it also sports the… more»

Shorty Van! 1955 Fageol by Twin Coach

If you’ve been looking for a really unique delivery vehicle or business advertisement, this van might be a winner. It is from 1955 and was produced by the Twin Coach company of Kent, Ohio. It can be found for sale… more»

Van-Tastic Shorty: 1974 Chevrolet G10

If you want to step into van ownership, there’s a few things you should look for: one, find a short wheelbase example; two, find one with the interior already decked out in shag; and for the trifecta, see if… more»