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Flower Car: 1955 Cadillac Pickup Conversion

If an El Camino is high on your wish list but you are open to something a bit different, then perhaps this 1955 Cadillac Series 62 could provide the answer. It has spent part of its life as a… more»

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Back to The…Past: 1999 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Over the years, numerous manufacturers have made a concerted effort to capture the hearts and wallets of potential buyers with retro models. Some of these have proven to be a success, while some haven’t (to be polite). Occasionally, other… more»

One Of Only 100: 1976 Monte Carlo Custom Cloud

From the land of 24/7 gambling, wedding chapels, Elvis impersonators and plastic champagne flutes, we have this 1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with full Rolls-Royce “Custom Cloud” treatment. Located in, you guessed it, Las Vegas, Nevada, it is available here… more»

Retro Cool: 1962 Ford Econoline Custom

When I first saw this 1962 Ford Econoline, my immediate thought was that it was a beautifully-preserved older custom build. It isn’t. What this vehicle represents is a freshly finished retro-custom project that is ready to be driven and… more»

Pint-Sized Pickup: 1971 MG MGB GT Custom

Well, this is something a bit different. What you are looking at here is a 1971 MGB GT that has been the recipient of some pretty creative thinking…to say the least. The work of renowned MG specialist Mike Goodman,… more»

Wild V8 Swap: 1961 Chevrolet Corvair

I will always respect a custom build because they will almost inevitably demonstrate interesting thinking and a novel approach to design and execution. That doesn’t necessarily mean that I would like to own or drive those particular cars, but… more»

Custom Project: 1981 Cadillac El Caddy

Custom builds reflect the fertility and creativity that lies within the mind of the creator, and some of those minds are more fertile than others. This vehicle, affectionately known as “El Caddy,” is a great example of creativity, because… more»

Patina Hot Rod: 1951 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup

When it comes to custom builds, it’s the little details that will always separate the average vehicle from the really good ones. This 1951 Chevrolet C-10 has these details in abundance, making it an absolute beauty. It wears the… more»

Custom Roadster: 1969 Jaguar XKE

For a Jaguar XKE, condition and originality are key to the car commanding some of the stratospheric prices that we see in today’s marketplace. This particular car is an unfinished project, and it is far from being original. The… more»

Three On The Tree: 1969 Buick Skylark Custom Convertible

This 1969 Buick Skylark Custom Convertible has spent 49 out of its 50-years housed in a barn or a garage. The damage that you see to the paint is the result of spending 1-year outside, covered with a tarp…. more»

Hot Wheels Inspiration: Amphicar 770 Custom

The owner of this customized Amphicar 770 claims that it is a vehicle that may have served as the inspiration for a Hot Wheels diecast model that appeared on toy shop shelves a few years ago. Whether this is… more»

Can you identify this Ford Flathead Special?

This is a car that certainly represents something different, and I’d love to know the full story behind it. The owner believes that the car is based on a 1939 Ford chassis, although he hasn’t been able to locate… more»

Harley Powered: Custom Bonneville Racer

It isn’t clear when this hand-built special was constructed to run at the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, but the fact is that while it eventually did find its way there at some point, it never managed to turn a… more»

Coolest Car Ever? 1925 Buick Custom Roadster

After writing 2,429 posts for Barn Finds, I’ve seen and had the pleasure of writing about a lot of distinctive cars. This custom one-off roadster based on a 1925 Buick is certainly one of the coolest of the bunch!… more»

Creative Thinking: 1950 Plymouth Coupe

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention, but I’m sure that we will have a few readers who will be wondering whether the invention of this particular custom was really necessary. Barn Finder Sean C spotted… more»

Prestige Pickup: 1981 Cadillac Eldorado “El Camino”

Undertaking a custom conversion that sees a family sedan or coupe transformed into a pickup is not unusual. However, seeing such a conversion performed on a Cadillac is less common. Barn Finder Roger spotted this incredible custom for us,… more»