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I have been hunting down barn finds since childhood and my passion for automobiles has only grown stronger through the years. When Jesse told me about his idea for this site, I was more than a little excited. Before he had even finished the site, I was already writing the very first posts! And it has been an amazing trip ever since!

302 Equipped? 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Any time you spot a Corvette parked out in the elements, you can’t help but wonder what the story is and how it ended up being left out. Well, Reader Bill B in Central Florida just spotted this 1969… more»

Period Hot Rod: 1930 Ford Model A

From day one, the Ford Model A was the go-to car for anyone wanting to build a hot rod. Over the years, hot rodding style and customization have changed wildly but one thing has remained, the Model A. Over… more»

Truly Special: 1974 Lotus Europa

We often weigh classic car projects on their financial merits and how much of your investment you will get back when the time comes to sell, but some project cars aren’t really about the numbers and whether they make… more»

On Stands: 1974 Chevrolet Corvette Project

It appears that the previous owner of this Corvette Stingray stalled the restoration shortly after starting on it. They did manage to get the engine machined and to acquire a ton of new parts for it. The seller doesn’t… more»

V8 Powered Italian: 1969 Intermeccanica Omega

If you’ve never seen or heard of an Intermeccanica Omega, no one will blame you. They built just 33 of these American powered Italians. Given the steel being used to build Italian cars in this era, rust issues are… more»

Big Fins, Big Price: 1959 Cadillac Convertible

I’m a huge fan of the finned Cadillacs, especially in convertible form. The massive fins are as cool as they are ridiculous. And of course, you can’t beat the build quality and comfort of the late ’50s Cadillacs. With… more»

BF AUCTION: 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO Ending Soon!

When it comes to classic trucks, few are as rare or interesting as the early factory optioned NAPCO GMs. While you could order a 4×4 system directly from NAPCO and install it on any truck, part way through 1955… more»

Garage Find: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro 327

There’ve been quite a few early Camaros surfacing from long term storage lately. This 1968 model might be a base 327 car, but it’s a highly original survivor with 26k original miles. The seller is the 3rd owner, finally… more»

Endless Potential: 1947 GMC 3100

Think of all the things you could do with this GMC truck! You could fix it up enough to make it a driver, it could be fully restored back to pristine condition or it could be built into a… more»

Garage Find 1958 Corvette 4-Speed!

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that the guys at Gullwing Motor Cars find some pretty interesting vehicles. Right now they are offering several garage/barn find cars, including this sweet Corvette. And at $49,500 it isn’t all… more»

Cheap C1? 1954 Chevrolet Corvette

With a $9,200 BIN and a current bid of $6,999 I wouldn’t necessarily call this C1 Corvette cheap, but I suppose the term cheap is relative to the vehicle. Early Corvette projects can fetch serious money if they are… more»

Lucky Auction’s Spring Classic 2019!

It’s finally that time of year when classic car auctions are starting to take place across the country and one of our personal favorites is coming up quick! Lucky Auctions is preparing for it’s annual Spring Classic, which is… more»

Beautiful Project: 1960’s LaDawri Daytona

While it’s a big project, this LaDawri is an incredibly tempting find to undertake. You simply don’t find these Daytonas in any condition often, so when one pops up, it’s worth a look. And unlike a few of the… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Cheap Projects In Tennessee

We recently received a message from Linda O about needing help clearing out a few projects that are sitting in her father’s garage. He ran a salvage yard for a number of years and had a private stash of… more»

Rare 4-Speed Goat: 1973 Pontiac LeMans GTO

UPDATE: After featuring this GTO, the seller was got bombarded with inquiries so they pulled the listing. Now that “the smoke has cleared”, they have relisted it here on eBay – presumably with a higher reserve. Will it find… more»

Hyper Pak Equipped: 1962 Dodge Lancer GT

I’m a huge fan of unusual classics. Especially, the ones that we’ve all read about, but rarely see. The 1962 Dodge Lancer GT is definitely one of those unusual American classics, with some really unique styling. That isn’t what… more»