Kaiser

SoDak Fire Department 4×4: 1968 Jeep M715

This 1968 Jeep M715 4×4 former South Dakota Forestry Department fire vehicle crosses over to a few different collectible genres. It’s first, well, a 4×4 Kaiser Jeep, it’s a 4×4 pickup, it’s a former fire department vehicle, and it’s… more»

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350 V8 Equipped: 1954 Kaiser Manhattan

While the 1950s were a boom period for the “big three” American automobile manufacturers and they were able to secure the largest slice of the sales pie, that left the smaller independent manufacturers to fight over the crumbs. This… more»

Hidden For 57 Years: Customized 1952 Henry J

In our continuing mission to bring you the weird, wild, and wonderful of the barn-found-automobile world, we present you with this extremely-customized piece of work. It’s been in hiding for a long time, but it’s out in the sunlight… more»

What Is This Car’s History? 1951 Henry J Custom

The seller of this 1951 Henry J custom thinks that it may be a prototype of some sort, possibly made for a movie star and another idea is that it may have been made for Walt Disney. Maybe one… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1952 Kaiser Henry J

It seems like many of the Henry Js that are still around have been turned into hot rods, with small block Chevy V8s and all the accompanying speed parts. As cool as these hot rods are, it’s really nice… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1952 Kaiser Manhattan Sleeper!

From the outside, this 4-door Kaiser Manhattan looks like any other ’50s family hauler, but under that hood is a bit of a surprise! I’d say that Reader James R’s Kaiser here is one heck of a sleeper, but… more»

Deluxe Darrin Survivor: 1954 Kaiser Darrin

A lot of the cars we feature here on Barn Finds require some form of time, patience, elbow grease and likely some modest investment. But if you’re working to fill out your high-end car collection and you need to… more»

Gasser or Original Spec? 1951 Henry J Deluxe

We have seen a few independent and/or orphan cars here recently with a few Frazers, and this 1951 Henry J Deluxe is also a Kaiser-Frazer offering. This interesting car can be found here on Craigslist in Gresham, Oregon, a… more»

Very Tempting: 1953 Kaiser Manhattan

While it is largely original, this Kaiser Manhattan is believed to have undergone a repaint at some point in its life. Barn Finder Roger spotted this Kaiser for us, so I have to thank him for that. If you… more»

Barn Find Frazer: 1949 Frazer Manhattan

Henry J. Kaiser had a huge company building ships during WWII and being a forward-thinking businessman, he knew that once life returned to a reasonable state of normalcy after the war, people would need cars. Lots and lots of… more»

Two + One Barn Find Kaiser Coupes

One of the lesser-known American cars that appeared after World War II was the Kaiser. This find has two pretty solid 1951 versions and a 1953 that might be charitably described as a parts car as well as some… more»

Confusing Concept: 1947 Frazer Pickup

If this car looks familiar to our regular Barn Finds readers it’s because we have featured it before. Scotty G wrote this article about this car in November 2017. I considered not writing a second article about it but… more»

Historic Hatchback: 1949 Kaiser Traveler

Small, independent automakers trying to find ways within their limited resources to stand out from their bigger competitors have done some pretty innovative things. Kaiser had a short run on the American automotive scene—just a decade, from 1946 to… more»

Parked For 44 Years: 1952 Kaiser Virginian

Henry J. Kaiser was an astute entrepreneur whose firms built roads, dams and other civil projects and during World War II, perfected mass production in shipbuilding. At the end of the war, Kaiser saw the demand for new cars… more»

Barn Clean-out: Lincolns, Fraziers And A Rabbit Oh MY!

Reader Crazy George has found us an interesting listing for an unusual collection of cars in a really big barn. Could you imagine having a barn big enough that you could lose a bunch of old cars in? Except… more»

Very Tempting: 1968 Jeepster Commando

I apologize for the quality of the photos, or lack thereof. They were almost thumbnail-size in the Hemmings listing so they’re pretty low quality. But, this 1968 Jeepster Commando was too promising of a vehicle to not show, bad… more»