Barn finds

Collection by Ernest Somogy • Last updated 7 hours ago


1963 Project in Johnson City, TN

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Lock Van Washer lives!

3 months to the day since I took a grungy, non-running heap of rusted metal and transformed it into a sorta clean, still rusting, great running vintage van!! It's cool and is a blast to drive!

K-Code Project: 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback

First Generation Mustang project cars with rust are common, and this Mustang is no exception. However, this particular car is not the worst that I’ve seen, and it has the potential to be restored and to become a very... more»

64k Original Miles: 1966 Ford Mustang

It comes down to a matter of personal preference. When a person ventures out to buy a classic car that is ready to be driven and enjoyed, some buyers prefer to hand over their cash for a vehicle that... more»

Western Sport Special: 1970 Dodge Challenger

In the ‘60s and ‘70s, Chrysler was famous for offering special option packages on some of its most popular cars. One of the lesser known of these is the Western Sport Special that was largely sold in California. These... more»

Rare Notchback: 1988 Pontiac Trans Am GTA

When it comes to placing a value on a vehicle, the options can make all the difference. While a Pontiac Trans Am GTA is already a desirable specimen, this example comes equipped with a few extras that set it... more»

Black Plate Barn Find: 1964 Lincoln Continental

Every time I see a 1964 Lincoln Continental, thoughts go right to Mr. Solo getting himself into a “pressing engagement” in the 1964 James Bond movie, “Goldfinger“. Yes, thoughts abound, how did that compressor squish a 5,000+ lb. luxury... more»

Rare RHD Sportster! 1966 Toyota Sports 800

Festooned with ducts, bug-eyed and rusty, dented and sans powertrain, this rare Japanese sports car awaits an optimistic new owner with a budget and a vision. The 1966 Toyota Sports 800 in Meridian, Mississippi occupied a barn for 25... more»

Rare Color: 1972 Chevrolet Corvette

If you were to compile a wish list of everything that you could possibly want from a C3 Corvette, this example that rolled off the production line in 1972 would have to contain most of your heart’s desires. It... more»

No Reserve: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS

This 1967 Camaro RS/SS is an intriguing car. It was parked in 1983 after some minor cosmetic damage, and it has only just seen the light of day. It has belonged to the same family since new, and it... more»

Rolling Luxury: 1951 Spartan Spartanette Tandem

“This trailer is definitely not for the PURIST!” says the ad, meaning if you insist on a faithful restoration, look elsewhere. Frankly, it’s hard to imagine wanting to live to the standards of 1951, when this 28-foot Spartan Spartanette... more»

Cheap Turbo: 1993 Mercury Capri XR2 Convertible

The 1993 Mercury Capri XR2 Convertible is a car that has always intrigued me. It was a car that was designed and built by Ford Australia specifically for the American market. However, it made it onto Australian roads a... more»

Rare 225 Slant Six! 1968 Dodge Charger

When you think of the Dodge Charger, a sporty car with muscular prowess probably comes to mind, right? Well, not always. Seems that the folks at Dodge in the late 1960s thought that an inline-six with 3-on-the-tree in a... more»

389 V8 Beauty: 1964 Pontiac Catalina 2+2

In 1964, Pontiac wanted to offer a sporty version of its entry-level full-size car, so they created the Catalina 2+2, a trim option only for coupes and convertibles. The 2+2 came with bucket seats, a console, special trim and... more»

Cheap Exotic? 1990 Chrysler TC By Maserati

Here’s another in our Cheap Exotic series. It’s a shame that these cars weren’t ready for the market before the new LeBaron was, I think it could have made all the difference. As it was, people couldn’t see paying... more»

True Barn Find: 1965 Buick Skylark Gran Sport

After seeing the success that Pontiac had with the GTO the year before, Buick decided to produce a muscle car of their own. They added the Gran Sport (or GS) option to the intermediate Skylark for 1965, which was... more»