Utahs Last Wrecking Yard Closing – David Conwill @Hemmings

As it seems to be the case either side of the pond breakers/wrecking yards are going the way of drag strips and other motoring icons. The decline is generally being caused by the value of the property that they inhabit or general nimbyism.

Read David Conwill’s article at Hemmings documenting the demise of the last yard in Utah.

It’s a sad state of affairs that is hitting the affordable end of the hobby hard.

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Here’s What it Takes to Bring A Hot Rod Back from the Dead – Tommy Lee Byrd @ Hot Rod Network

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The popularity of barn finds and survivor hot rods has created a whole new segment of the hot rod hobby. Cars with history are much more interesting than something built in the modern era, but we had to convince Charles Berry that his ’34 Plymouth, his high school hot rod, was a really special piece

Read the rest of Tommy’s article here

 

World’s Biggest Barn Find has Almost 400 Classic Cars For Sale! – by Jesse Kleib at Speed Society

Possibly the biggest barn find collection ever is up for sale, see the article from Jesse Kleib at Speed Society here

See the collection below on YouTube

Stored for 26 years, a 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra sheds its cage – Hemming & The Barn Find Hunter

I recently watched an episode of Tom Cotter’s “The Barn Find Hunter” where he found an unbelievable haul of cars, one of which was a rare Cobra.

You can watch the video from the show below.

Kurt Ernst at Hemmings has done an article on the same find which you can read here

 

 

 

 

John’s 1929 Tudor Barn Find Update

 

Those of you that have visited the blog before will have seen the post regarding the 1929 Model A Tudor Barn Find that John imported a while back. After some considerable mechanical fettling she’s now a driver!

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Johns Latest Barn Find – Update!

Update on John’s barn find, popped over to see him today, and he’s happily working away on getting the latest find on the road!

Latest Pictures From the UK

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Original pictures from the States

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My good friend Mr Cochran has another really cool Model A barn find.

This time it’s a 1929 Tudor that was sat under a lean to for 25 years!

These pictures are from the previous owners in the States, hope to take some here in the UK soon

Model A Sedan In a Barn Since 1966 and on it’s Way to the UK!

My friend John has another one of his barn finds on the way to the UK from the USA. This time it’s a sedan and has not run since 1966! It’ll be interesting to go and take a look when it lands!

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1929 Model A Tudor Barn Find

My friend has recently imported this 1929 Tudor from the USA, hadn’t run since 1964. A few little adjustments and it runs and drives a treat. It’s a real barn find/survivor!!

You can see the mileages scratched on the dashboard, and you can also see a graffiti style date scratched into the rear quarter panel, great patina

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