Like those who restore victorian homes or antique furniture, car guys see not a decrepit piece of junk, but a desirable object that "just needs some attention. And should the vehicle abandoned in a field or lying in a creek bed be too far gone to resurrect, car enthusiasts can simply enjoy it for what it once was while lamenting that it has come to such a sad end.
Amazing Barn Finds and Roadside Relics: Musty Mustangs, Hidden Hudsons, Forgotten Fords, and Other Lost Automotive Gems #ad - Finding a lost, restorable car is every auto collector's dream! Amazing Barn Finds and Roadside Relics taps into the thrill of the hunt with hundreds of photos of lost cars - each accompanied by detailed information covering the nature of the find and details about the car. Motorbooks Intl.
Muscle Car Barn Finds: Rusty Road Runners, Abandoned AMXs, Crusty Camaros and More!Motorbooks #ad - Finding an abandoned, restorable car is one of the most common dreams among collectors and a touchstone for the hobby. . Author and photographer ryan brutt is the “automotive archaeologist”, author of the CarsInBarns blog, and a monthly columnist for Hot Rod magazine. Brutt has selected his best muscle car images for Muscle Car Barn Finds.
No searching the back roads required--just kick up your feet and begin your barn-finding adventure by turning the page. These old warriors aren’t dead, just resting. It’s no secret among car collectors and enthusiast that the pursuit of “lost” cars is what drives many gearheads. A drive in the country or through a small-town back street will reveal them lurking under tarps, hidden behind garage doors, stashed behind fences from prying eyes.
Muscle Car Barn Finds: Rusty Road Runners, Abandoned AMXs, Crusty Camaros and More! #ad - Top shows like the pebble beach concours and Chicago’s Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals have added special classes devoted to original and barn find vehicles.
Barn Find Road Trip: 3 Guys, 14 Days and 1000 Lost Collector Cars DiscoveredMotorbooks #ad - It's a real-world, his car collector pal brian barr, barn-find banzai run in which auto archaeologist Tom Cotter, and photographer Michael Alan Ross embarked on a 14-day collector-car-seeking adventure with no predetermined destinations. It's barn-find freestyle! roaming the Southeast, they documented their day-to-day car search in photos and through stories and interviews.
Great collector cars are still out there--just waiting to be found!Sadly, there is very little reality in reality TV. This trip is absolutely real and the same kind of junket any gearhead with the skills, knowledge, and time can undertake. Cotter and company hit the road in cotter's 1939 Ford Woody, the kind of car that opened doors and started the conversations that revealed where interesting cars were squirreled away.
Barn Find Road Trip: 3 Guys, 14 Days and 1000 Lost Collector Cars Discovered #ad - The result? the discovery of over 1, 000 collector cars and some of the most amazing barn-find stories Cotter has yet unearthed, all accompanied by Ross' evocative photography. If you love stories of automotive adventure, this is the book for you! Motorbooks International. That wouldn't be so bad except for the fact that these shows are the only TV shows for the barn-find collector car aficionado.
Barn find road trip is the antidote to all the manufactured collector "reality" shows.
Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along the Mother RoadMotorbooks #ad - Along the way, mishaps, ace lensman Michael Alan Ross documents their finds, and various adventures. You'll never guess what automotive treasure they see peeking out from corroded garages and behind weary buildings along the way. Starting in the midwest and barreling through Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico, the barn-find bunch continues on to Arizona before completing their quest in Santa Monica, California.
Sounds like a great idea for a road trip. For a nation that loves the idea of the road, there is no more legendary ribbon of highway than the 2, 451 miles comprising historic Route 66. Hidden in, lost trucks, around, and behind its buildings or abandoned along its roadside hide collector cars, and moldering motorcycles.
Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along the Mother Road #ad - How could there be a better destination for automotive archaeologist tom Cotter?In Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip Cotter and his BBF best barn finder pal Brian Barr jump on Route 66, just outside Chicago, seeking rusted gold in every state Route 66 passes through. Motorbooks International. Along the mother road lies the detritus of the automotive age: motels, roadside attractions, diners, drive-ins, service stations, and dives.
Hop in; you can ride shotgun. You can bet every awesome barn find was investigated and recorded in Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip. Whether you've only dreamed of retracing us 66 or are familiar with its path but never considered car hunting there, Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip will take you on the trip of a lifetime.
Tom Cotter's Best Barn-Find Collector Car TalesMotorbooks #ad - From shelby cobras, to harley hoards and lost supercars, to classic Duesenbergs, Cotter brings to light the most amazing, outrageous, and unexpected finds he and his barn-finding brethren have discovered. Motorbooks International. Tom cotter is the best-known barn-find collector-car expert working today.
Tom's passion for automotive archaeology has made him a nexus for other barn finders, whose stories he has collected for more than 20 years. Over the proceeding decades, he has continued to unearth automotive gems, some of which reside in his garage and others found just for the pleasure of the hunt. Tom cotter's best barn-find collector Car Talesâ?? pulls together his best barn find stories from America and around the globe.
Tom Cotter's Best Barn-Find Collector Car Tales #ad - Tom cotter bought his first barn find some 50 years ago and has never looked back. He’s further expanded the scope of his passion as host for The Barn Find Hunter, a Hagertys-sponsored webcast with over 20 episodes now available. Tom cotter's best barn-find collector car talespulls together the very best stories from Cotter’s previous books and adds several new tales, all of which are presented in this handsome hardcover edition.
Motor City Barn Finds: Detroit's Lost Collector CarsMotorbooks #ad - Motorbooks International. Detroit's lost cars are abandoned in empty lots, resident in decrepit buildings, squirreled away in garages, and stashed in historic wrecking yards. Motorbks. Behind the wheel of his classic 1939 ford Woodie, Cotter trolls the back streets and neighborhoods of this historic city looking for lost automotive gems accompanied by photographer Michael Alan Ross.
As america's motor city, detroit is an emotional and historical mecca for car enthusiasts, capable of drawing hundreds of thousands of car people for events like Woodward Dream Cruise and attracting design-forward companies like Shinola. Add it all together and you have fascinating and intriguing opportunities to dig for barn-find gold.
It's home to ford, general motors, and Chrysler, as well as numerous auto industry companies and specialty and speed shops. At the same time, it's intimidating to navigate, with numerous dodgy neighborhoods and risky abandoned factory sites. Tom cotter returns to troll through Detroit and discover long forgotten classics in Motor City Barn Finds.
Motor City Barn Finds: Detroit's Lost Collector Cars #ad - Detroit has been America's Motor City for decades. You won't believe some of the rides he finds. It's truly a city of contrasts, which presented challenges and opportunities in equal measure to barn finder Tom Cotter. In motor city barn finds, Cotter plies his trade in a locale rich with automotive history.
50 Shades of Rust: Barn Finds You Wish You'd DiscoveredMotorbooks #ad - So large, what's my car worth?, in fact, one of a kind, that the subject of automotive archaeology has inspired an entire genre of television programs, Chasing Classic Cars, Desert Car Kings, including Counting Cars, and numerous others.101 barn-find tales sure to entice any car collector. Motorbooks International.
In recent years, the quest to find and restore forgotten automotive gems has generated a cult-like following - a very large cult-like following. Author tom cotter is at the forefront of this movement with his In the Barn series, a line of books that inspired many of the above-mentioned television programs.
50 Shades of Rust: Barn Finds You Wish You'd Discovered #ad - Motorbks. 50 shades of rust collects 90-plus of the all-time best barn-find stories. Each story is accompanied by photographs from the scenes of the finds, creating a heavily illustrated book unlike any barn-find book yet published.
Lost Muscle CarsCarTech #ad - Readers will be armed with the tools to begin the quest to make the next great discovery in automotive archaeology! Motorbooks International. You find four categories celebrity, rare, recently discovered that take you through the search for some of the most sought after muscle cars with names such as Shelby, Hurst, Race Cars, Yenko, Lost History, and Concept/Prototype/Show Cars within three genres Missing, and Hemi.
In the world of the muscle car, some of the greatest creations are still waiting to be discovered. This book is a collection of stories written by enthusiasts about their quest to find these extremely rare and valuable muscle cars. Whether it’s related to king tut’s tomb, the uncovering of an artifact outdoes all the research; work; and blood, or Amelia Earhart, sweat, the Titanic, and tears into a singular rush of adrenaline.
Lost Muscle Cars #ad - Motorbks. Along the way, the 1971 boss 302, success stories including finding the first Z/28 Camaro, and the 1971 Hemi 'Cuda convertible will make you wonder if you could uncover the next great muscle car find. Lost muscle cars includes 45 intriguing stories involving some of the most significant American iron ever created during the celebrated muscle car era.
In the world of archeology nothing compares to the discovery.
The Corvette in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive ArchaeologyMotorbooks #ad - It’s every car-guy’s fantasy—to casually peer into a long-forgotten garage or barn or warehouse and find the car he has searched for his whole life. Corvette in the barn is a collection of true, forgotten in all manner of locations from barns, often amazing, stories and essays about car collectors and enthusiasts who have discovered unusual and desirable cars, to old-school junkyards, to farmer’s fields.
Motorbks. These are the stories that fuel the dreams of car collectors everywhere. See tom cotter, author of motorbooks “In the Barn” series, interviewed by Jay Leno on JayLenosGarage. Com: http://www. Jaylenosgarage. Com/video/jays-book-club-the-hemi-in-the-barn/1237422/ Motorbooks International.
Way Beyond "Barn Finds" ... The Story Behind Smokey Yunick's Boss Mustang: and 49 other Entertaining True Tales From the World of Rare and Exotic Car CollectingEnthusiast Books #ad - Make that 17, " he said and drove away, having plumbed the roll bar for additional gas storage. Although not the story of the boss 302 herein, these are the kind of anecdotes that make this book a fun read and more than just facts about barn-finds. Motorbooks International. He sold it for under $8, 000 only to find out decades later that the chassis was from a Le Mans winner in '52.
At one race the naSCAR sanction boys noted 16 infractions. A luckier later owner rebodied it, probably worth $20 million today. With gas tank removed after the inspection, he grinned. The story behind smokey yunick's Boss Mustang is just one of 50 entertaining true stories from the collector car world. Smokey was racing's ultimate trickster.
Way Beyond "Barn Finds" ... The Story Behind Smokey Yunick's Boss Mustang: and 49 other Entertaining True Tales From the World of Rare and Exotic Car Collecting #ad - He paid only $7, 000 to one agreeable owner and the car recently sold for over a million dollars. Celebrities like steve mcqueen, who bought a Jaguar XK-SS, originally created for the track but turned into a street car by the factory, now worth $10 million!.
The Vincent in the Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle ArchaeologyMotorbooks #ad - It’s every motorcyclist’s dream. And rather than the usual worthless Hondazukimaha pile of hopeless oxidation, at the back of that barn you find a genuine classic, the motorcycle collector’s dream. Motorbks. See tom cotter, author of motorbooks “In the Barn” series, interviewed by Jay Leno on JayLenosGarage.
Com: http://www. Jaylenosgarage. Com/video/jays-book-club-the-hemi-in-the-barn/1237422/ Motorbooks International. A friend or acquaintance says, “You know, there’s an old bike that’s been sitting in this garage for years. The hunt is on. The only difference? They’re true. The vincent in the Barn tells forty such stories--tales of motorcycle hunting dreams come true.
The Vincent in the Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology #ad - . From ducatis in basements to vincents abandoned in sheds, Harleys in barns to Brit bikes moldering behind urban garages, these are the stories that fuel every motorcyclist’s fantasies.