He’s An Old Hippie: 1967 Ford Econoline 8 Door Van

In April of 1985, the Bellamy Brothers recorded a song called “Old Hippie.”  It must have spoke to a lot of people, because the catchy tune ended up making it to #2 on the Billboard Country… more»

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Even the More Doors Are Cool: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Certain people, places, and objects immediately trigger us to think about particular eras of the past.  For example, when you see an image of Marilyn Monroe, a drive-in, or a Wurlitzer jukebox, you automatically think of… more»

I’ve Seen You Before: 1969 Corvette Coupe

If you follow the classic car market, you know that there is a time and a season for everything.  Some cars are hot, and some are not.  Prices climb, and prices fall.  Sometimes there is a… more»

Entry Level Square Body: 1984 Chevrolet Silverado

While I usually like to write about sports cars and prewar Fords, I do have a special place in my black little heart for trucks.  While I guess you could say I am a Ford truck… more»

Fairly Fair Lady: 1968 Datsun Fairlady Convertible

As the number of people who are collecting Japanese sports cars rises, the search for restorable examples continues to turn up a number of cars that probably cannot be restored economically.  As with nearly all of… more»

Meaty Bird: 1962 Ford Falcon Gasser

I have to admit that I was never fond of gassers.  That is, I was never fond of them until the Southeast Gassers Association came to our local 1/8 mile track for a couple of days… more»

Down Mexico Way: 1927 Ford Model T Hot Rod

One day, a doctoral student will do a thesis on the hot rod movement. From its birth to today, this flamboyant part of car culture has gone through many different phases. All of them are interesting,… more»

An Almost Untouched Beauty: 1972 Corvette

For some reason, original condition 1968-1972 chrome bumper Corvettes have started to show up in the classifieds lately. Just when you thought that most of them were restored and cocooned away in heated garages, or returning… more»

Late Corvette Summer: 1972 Custom Corvette

When I was a kid, I thought that Corvettes were, by far, the most awesome cars God had ever allowed to roam the highways.  I loved to read anything that I could about them, and sent… more»

Even Garaged Ones Rust: 1966 Ford Mustang

When we do a Mustang write up here at Barn Finds, the word rust comes up every single time.  Floor pans, torque boxes, quarter panels, fenders, and on and on.  You name the parts, and they… more»

Soon To Be Rising Sun: 1987 Toyota Celica Convertible

It is often hard to figure out what types of cars will be collectible.  Of course, cars with high horsepower, sports cars, convertibles, and generally those that were hits in their day are pretty sure bets. … more»

They Like Jerry Lewis Movies: 1975 Citroen 2CV

While we often question French practices, such as eating snails and wearing those silly looking beret hats (Rusty!), you have to give them credit for not being afraid to go their own way.  They have been… more»

The Best Toyota: 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo

Toyota isn’t exactly known as a company that stirs up raw passion in car enthusiasts hearts.  Camrys are fine family cars, and some of them are even pretty fast.  However, let’s face facts.  You don’t find… more»