Ford

Pre-War Project: 1941 Ford Deluxe

As world events looked increasingly sketchy going into the 1940s, Ford would introduce an all-new automobile lineup for 1941. In Special, Deluxe, and Super Deluxe trim, the cars would carry over into 1942 and then things went on hiatus… more»

Not Started in 37 Years: 1974 Ford Pinto Station Wagon

This one got my attention. That’s because my folks surprised me and my twin brother with a new dark blue 1975 Pinto station wagon on our 20th birthday just before we started our junior year of college. It was… more»

390 Driver! 1972 Ford F-250 Highboy

Slightly rough and definitely ready, this 1972 Ford F-250 Ranger 4×4 in Ogden, Utah needs little more than a new owner to put it to work. Certain imperfections may need attention in the future, including a cracked windshield and… more»

Bargain Daily Driver? 1973 Ford Pinto Runabout

The Pinto was Ford’s answer to the success of the VW Beetle and other imports. It would become quite popular over 10 model years (1971-80) with more than three million copies built. This 1973 edition is the Runabout, which… more»

Stalled in 1990: 1971 Ford Bronco

We see our share of stalled projects at Barn Finds, with some showing greater promise than others. This 1971 Ford Bronco looks like it could be a beauty. A previous elderly owner commenced the work in the 1990s, but… more»

37k Mile Drop Top! 1990 Ford Mustang ASC McLaren

I’ve never been one to take big risks in uncharted stocks or bet the farm at a Blackjack table, but for what it’s worth, I’m feeling really good about the future of Fox-body Mustangs in the muscle car market… more»

Estate Find: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

It’s sad when someone passes away and the loved ones are left to dispose of things that were near and dear to them. Case-in-point is this 1967 Ford Mustang, one of several cars in the owner’s estate. It sat… more»

“Woodie” Project: 1966 Ford Country Squire

For five decades, the Country Squire was Ford’s top-of-the-line station wagon. It began in the closing days of the wood-bodied wagons of the early 1950s and stayed around into the 1990s when the woodgrain was just a fake applique…. more»

Restore or Rod It? 1937 Ford Tudor Slantback

I’ll admit, I’m more of a purist when it comes to car restorations; I guess it’s the museum archivist gene and history lover in me. But Google “1937 Ford Tudor Sedan” and see what pops up on the Images… more»

Final Year Survivor: 1980 Ford Pinto

Theoretically, purchasing one of the final examples of a particular model car to roll off the production line should mean the buyer is getting the best the company offers. Years of development and evolution allow the manufacturer to identify… more»

Which Engine? 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

UPDATE 06/12/2022: We’ve seen a couple of recent examples where a seller has been brought undone by a non-paying buyer, and this 1965 Mustang Fastback could be another. The previous auction indicates that it sold for $26,400, although the… more»

Moldy Pony: 1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II

History shows that the First Generation Mustang was the right car at the right time, and few models before or since have generated the passion and sales success enjoyed by the original pony car. Ford repeated their perfect timing… more»

Race or Restore? 1951 Ford Anglia

According to anglia-models.co.uk, the Ford Anglia was introduced in Europe in 1939 shortly before the outbreak of World War II. They “…used a very simple mechanical layout that included mechanical brakes and a sidevalve engine.” They were in production… more»

Dirt Cheap Car Collection for Sale!

Sometimes, truth in advertising does actually happen, as a seller on craigslist has listed a variety of projects for the dirt-cheap prices they deserve. This seems to be more a case of a personal junkyard that a new owner… more»

Numbers-Matching Project: 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback

While the public’s love affair with the First Generation Mustang hadn’t ended by 1968, there was no denying that sales totals had fallen off a cliff. Form a high of 607,568 cars in 1966, the 1968 model year saw… more»

Project Potential: 1949 Ford F-1 Pickup

It can sometimes be challenging to choose what path to follow with a project build, although that may not be so hard with this 1949 Ford F-1. While it would make an ideal candidate for a faithful restoration, the… more»