American Barn Finds

Faded Glory: 1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 454

Just look at this faded red beast! Doesn’t it make you want to grab a rag and polish a spot to see what might be left of the original red paint? Just imagine the person who… more»

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Nicest One Left: 1989 Dodge Colt Vista

The amount of Dodge Colt Vistas left on the earth in mint condition has to be in the 10s. I can’t remember the last time I saw one in any form, and this 1989 example is… more»

It’s Back Here Somewhere: 1958 Chevy Corvette

“Oh, the Corvette? Yeah, I parked it out back. Let me go dig it out, I think the keys are in the trunk…” In this round of Mad Libs on Craigslist, what’s happening in this picture?… more»

4-Speed Loophole: 1981 Pontiac Trans Am

This car represents the last of the second generation Trans Ams. It had been produced for more than a decade, but new regulations were not kind to muscle cars and by the time this car was… more»

Heart Transplant: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Wagon

What do you do when you have a solid chassis without its original drive train? Put one in it! Although this Chevrolet wagon appears original and untouched, this snazzy looking wagon has been lowered, and features… more»

Dirty Pony: 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback

This Mustang had been sitting in a barn for the past 9 years before the current owner got a hold of it. They could have just left it all dusty and tried to sell it as-is… more»

Cheap Speed: 1976 Chevrolet Corvette

Some people overlook this era of Corvette because they know that the power was down. The mid to late seventies was a bad time for performance cars and the ‘Vette was not immune. The only bright… more»

Not a Lincoln! 1957 Continental Mark II Project

Considering Ford’s Continental Division sold a mere 1325 and 444 of these elegant Continental Mark IIs in 1956 and 1957 (respectively), it’s amazing how often they turn up for sale. Or is it? These extravagant and… more»

30 Year Owned: Survivor 1978 Pontiac Trans Am

Sometimes you can tell when a car has been loved even without seeing it in person. That’s certainly the case with this 1978 Pontiac Trans Am, which has been with the same owner for more than… more»

Big Block Power: 1965 Ford F100 Custom Cab

When the fourth generation Ford F100 was introduced, it brought with it new looks, unibody construction, improved drivability and new engine options. This particular example was optioned with the 352 V8 and a manual transmission. It… more»

48k Documented Miles: 1969 Chevelle SS 396

Looks kinda sad, doesn’t it? It’s a shame when a project goes by the wayside, but at the same time it’s an opportunity for someone else! This 1969 SS396 Chevrolet Chevelle has been in the seller’s… more»

By Request: Cabin Fever Car Show Part Three

Here we go again!  At the request of a few of our dedicated readers, this is the third and final (I swear!) post on the Cabin Fever Car Show in Knoxville, Tennessee.  While the two previous… more»

Stained Glass Boogie Van: 1978 Dodge Tradesman

I first fell in love with custom vans after watching Edward Scissorhands. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, and you like vans, you need to go watch the movie! This 1978 Dodge Tradesman is subtle,… more»