Customs

Patinamod? 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

The Chevy Nomad was a Sport Wagon built between 1955 and 1957. It carried Bel Air trim and shared little key sheet metal with other 2-door wagons from the doors back. It was based on a 1954 Corvette show… more»

Cheap And Running: 1980 Bradley GT

The Bradley GT is one of the more widely known kit cars, and there seems to still be quite a few of them out there.  These were back from the good old days when a VW donor chassis was… more»

Same Family Since ’65: 1939 Ford Coupe

The seller refers to this 1939 Ford Coupe as an older restoration, although its updated engine and interior may lead some to class it as a refurbishment. They admit the paint shows some age, but its overall tidy presentation… more»

$122k Already Spent: 1955 Chrysler C-300

I’m sure that almost every Barn Finds reader knows of an enthusiast who has spent considerably more than a car’s potential market value in their pursuit of perfection. That is the story behind this 1955 Chrysler C-300. Mere words… more»

Road-Going Racer: 1941 Plymouth Coupe Gasser

The trend of returning old racing machinery to the road isn’t new, and we’ve seen a few examples of that practice at Barn Finds. However, none have been quite like this 1941 Plymouth Coupe. The seller hasn’t attempted to… more»

Ran When Parked: 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

We suspect this once-magnificent vehicle is a Rolls-Royce Phantom II which replaced its predecessor in 1929. Because the work to turn this grand machine into a limousine was done by coach builders designated by R-R, it no doubt was… more»

Not a Wrap! 1986 Jeep CJ-7 “Patches”

Custom builds take many forms, and the finished product typically reflects the creator’s taste. Some builders follow a conventional path, while others choose what I will call a more eclectic approach. Such is the case with this 1986 Jeep… more»

BF Auction: 1956 Plymouth Fury Power Pack

Plymouth introduced the Fury to its model range as a “Spring Special” in 1956, and the badge endured in various forms for over two decades. Buyers received excellent performance for their cash, but those craving more could order their… more»

Custom Front: 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Project

“America’s Sports Car,” the Chevrolet Corvette, was treated to its third design in 1968. Inspired by the Mak Shark concept car, the C3 Corvette would remain in production through 1982. And across other generations, it’s still going strong today…. more»

Award Winner! 1934 Chevrolet Master 283 V8

The Chevrolet Master and Master Deluxe were the GM division’s primary lines of automobiles between 1933 and 1942. New car sales were finally starting to return in the aftermath of the 1929 Stock Market Crash and the ensuing Great… more»

21k Original Miles? 1983 Oldsmobile Toronado Convertible

The practice of transforming Sedans or Hardtops into Convertibles isn’t new, and everyone from ambitious amateurs to renowned coachbuilders has tried it. However, when a company famous for producing Presidential limousines performs the work, you can be sure the… more»

Corvette Powered! 1990 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser

This 1990 Oldsmobile isn’t any ordinary Custom Cruiser. It’s a custom Custom Cruiser. It offers a fantastic alternative for someone seeking a classic Station Wagon with performance credentials because its engine bay houses a fire-breathing Corvette V8. It is… more»

A Classic Combination: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

Some automotive journalists think that interest in pre-war cars is not what it used to be, however true fans of barn find hotrods know that 1940 Ford coupes like this one, up for sale here on ebay in Tuscon,… more»

427/4-Speed: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Coupe

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air remains one of the most iconic American classics from that decade and has been a strong market performer for many years. They have always been a target for enthusiasts, with some choosing faithful restoration… more»

V6 Surprise! 1975 Pontiac Astre Hatchback

In the mid-1970s, U.S. automakers scrambled to build more fuel-efficient vehicles in the wake of spiking gasoline prices. Pontiac, for one, had no subcompact offering, so they rebadged a Chevrolet Vega and called it the Astre (“star”). It remained… more»

Custom Drop-Top: 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix SJ Convertible

I am constantly amazed by the classics that emerge from estates because the mix is quite eclectic. Take this 1979 Pontiac Grand Prix SJ as a shining example. Someone sought personalization and wasn’t afraid to splash their cash to… more»

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