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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!

BF AUCTION: 1984 Lincoln Continental Mark VII LSC

The Lincoln Continental name dates back to 1939 and has managed to stick around to this day, with a few short breaks here and there. The “Mark” series didn’t technically show up until 1956, but that’s just a technicality…. more»

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BF AUCTION: 1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Automatic

I know we talk a lot about the fun of rowing the gears of a manual transmission, but let’s be honest, there are times when an automatic is better and sometimes, you just want to kick back and enjoy… more»

BF AUCTION: 1982 Porsche 924 Survivor

Reader Cara W needs to find a new home for this dusty Porsche 924 and while it needs a good detailing, this looks like one amazing find! These cars have long been overshadowed by their air-cooled siblings, but more… more»

38k Mile Survivor: 1970 Porsche 914/6

Over the past few years, we’ve really gained an appreciation for the Porsche 914. For a long time, these cars were overlooked by Porsche purist, as they were viewed as being nothing more than a rebadged Volkswagen. There was… more»

SECOND CHANCE: 1972 Plymouth Valiant Scamp

UPDATE 3/5/2020 – The high bidder planned on giving this sweet Mopar to a family member, but their situation has changed and unfortunately, he is not able to purchase it. It really is a great looking machine, so if… more»

BF AUCTION: 89K Mile 1989 VW Cabriolet

When the VW Golf (Rabbit in the US) hit the market, it proved to be a surprising success. The front-wheel-drive configuration allowed for a compact package that was light, efficient and wildly fun to toss around. Leadership at VW… more»

BF AUCTION: 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL

UPDATE – After receiving a few questions about the year, Ernie double checked the car’s title and it turns out it’s a 1990! Sorry for the confusion. Reader Ernie M has tasked us with finding new homes for a… more»

Junkyard Sighting: 1978 Dodge Shaggin’ Wagon

The ’70s brought about some really cool and interesting trends, especially in the automotive world. None are quite as unique or memorable as the Shaggin’ Wagon, although I’m sure there are a few Van owners out there that can’t… more»

Junkyard Sighting: 1968 Dodge D100 Sweptline

There’s something therapeutic about going to a junkyard just to have a look around. So, we regularly visit our local pick and pull. For the most part, you don’t find anything over 30 years old, but or most recent… more»

Reader Find: 1968 Triumph Spitfire

We recently received a message from Reader Carrie B about the story of the barn find that her 17-year-old son just discovered. Obviously, we love a good barn find story. And boy, this one is a good one! While… more»

BF AUCTION: 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible

It seems like the Germans get all the attention when it comes to air-cooled cars these days, but they weren’t the only ones that experimented with ditching antifreeze. With Porsche 911 prices at an all-time high, it sure makes… more»

BF AUCTION: C4 Corvettes Plus Parts Stash!

Last year reader Tina R spotted a local ad for a collection of C4 Corvette projects that the owner’s family just needed gone, so she rushed over to have a look. Well, Tina was struck by a case of… more»

BF AUCTION: 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Sport Coupe

Reader Dan G has known this Ford Fairlane for a long time, as a matter of fact, his parents purchased it as a second car to use when they visited Florida to escape those harsh Alaskan winters. Upon their… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1929 Plymouth Model U

In the seller’s words: “Selling a very nice, original 1929 Plymouth Model U, complete with suicide door, clean interior, original paint. The vehicle has been parked covered in a barn for the past 35 years and its time to… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1946 Chevrolet 1.5 Ton Dually Dump

When Gary F found this Chevy truck on a farm in central Maine, he just had to have it. Given how solid the cab is and how complete the truck is overall he figured he would get around to… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Pair Of 1962 Oldsmobile Starfires!

Don’t worry, you aren’t suffering from double vision! There really are two Oldsmobile Starfires sitting here. Reader Jim R has two of these rare Oldsmobiles and they both need to go. He has realized he isn’t going to get… more»