Trucks

Alternative Energy: Coal Gas Powered 1931 Ford Model A

On June 22, 1940, the unthinkable happened to the people of France.  It was on that date that the French government under Marshal Henri Petain signed an armistice with Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany.  Before long over half of… more»

Prospector Package: 1987 Dodge Ramcharger

The Dodge Ramcharger is one of those trucks that borders on timeless. The looks alone make this rig a standout among 1980s rigs, but there’s a functionality factor that makes the Dodge a better choice than most for a… more»

Competition Motors Tribute: 1963 Volkswagen Type 2 Pickup

This Volkswagen Type 2 pickup has seen a lot of restoration work already, including a rebuilt engine, a new clutch, and a front disc brake conversion. Its sheet metal is said to be all original. It’s a handsome tribute… more»

33k Original Miles: 1979 Ford Ranchero GT Brougham

The 1979 model year marked the end of Ford’s Ranchero range. There have been rumors that the company is considering reviving the badge and concept, but nothing concrete has seen the light of day. Therefore, buyers must turn to… more»

Monster Fire Truck! 1950s Seagrave Ride Truck

Most of the classics featured at Barn Finds fit neatly into a specific category. We see muscle cars, pony cars, sports cars, exotics, and station wagons. However, pigeon-holing this 1950s Seagrave Fire Truck is impossible. It is undoubtedly a… more»

Never Modified: 1999 Dodge Dakota R/T

The Dodge Dakota R/T is a truck that I have a personal connection to after owning one for about a year. This was one of those weird moments in a car guy’s life where you almost get tunnel vision… more»

61k Original Miles: 1993 Toyota 4×4 Pickup

The Toyota Pickup, known in some markets as the Hilux, enjoys a reputation for exceptional reliability. Top Gear UK once tried to “kill” one of these classics, but after an 8-hour total immersion in ocean water and a deliberate… more»

Nicest One Left? 1974 Ford Courier

Coming in a couple of feet shorter than an F-series pickup in the Ford lineup for 1974, this 1974 Ford Courier is one amazing time capsule. It was Ford’s first compact pickup back when Japanese imports were starting to… more»

Nicely Optioned: 1987 Chevrolet S-10 4×4 5-Speed

Looking like it’s right out of a brochure, this 1987 Chevrolet S-10 4×4 pickup has some nice features. The most desirable feature may be its 4WD. Winter or summer, if you’re going off-road or just trying to stay on… more»

Jump Seats! 1978 Subaru BRAT 4×4

You little brat! It’s refreshing to see a small car, truck, carck, whatever you’d call a Subaru BRAT, these days. There are so many monster pickups out there, even though they’re the new “normal”-sized pickup. At one time, we… more»

Explorer Package: 46K Mile 1978 Ford F-150 Ranger

I believe this time capsule 1978 Ford F-150 Ranger with Explorer package is Candyapple red and it has to be one of the nicest ones left. It only has traveled 45,980 miles over the last 46 years and the… more»

Little Hustler! 1974 Datsun 620 Wrecker

Listen up, Datsun wrecker fans! That’s right:  Shirley in Goat Elbow, Nebraska and Ed in Frozen Loaf, Oklahoma, this is your day! Joking aside, this 1974 Datsun 620 Little Hustler tow truck might excite a narrow band of enthusiasts,… more»

No Reserve 1979 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT

Survivor-grade Pickups invariably attract plenty of attention when they hit the market, and this 1979 Ford F-250 Ranger XLT is no exception. Part of the attraction could be the impressive condition, while the drivetrain promises excellent performance and exceptional… more»

BF Auction: 1994 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Dually

Finding a vehicle that can haul a substantial load but still has enough interior space to accommodate six people comfortably is challenging. That’s where this 1994 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Dually steps up to the plate. Its diesel engine… more»

Solid 40 Year Barn Find: 1947 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

When Chevrolet came out with the Advanced Design pickup trucks in the second half of 1947, nobody had any idea that this truck would hang out until the first half of 1955 with relatively few changes.  Yet this classically… more»

Resurrected Stepside: 1979 Chevrolet C10

This 1979 Chevrolet C10 short wheelbase stepside truck was found sitting in a garage since 1994. The truck was dusty and junk was piled all over it. The half ton pickup is said to have only 37,000 miles and… more»

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