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THE MOST INSANE MOPAR JUNKYARD TO DATE – CHARGERS, SUPERBEES, ROAD RUNNERS,CORONETS, GTX AND OTHERS

Take a look around at some of your favorite cars on the road today. Now, imagine those same cars all sitting in a field, dilapidated, with foliage growing around them. That’s exactly the situation at hand here when we check out this Mopar graveyard sporting some of the most amazing cars from the days of old. In this one, we’re exposed to a wild Dodge Charger collection, Road Runners, and Coronets galore as we go through a bittersweet trudge through a junkyard. For some reason, we feel like this video is only…

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Decaying Jaguar E-Type barn find wants $54,000 at auction

Even underneath all that dust and rust, most of the original parts remain. Though it may not look like much at first glance, this worn-out Jaguar is heading to auction next month where it could go for as much as £44,000 ($54,000). Why? Because it’s a rare 1962 E-Type Series 1 Fixed Coupe, and it’s been sitting in a garage, virtually untouched for nearly 20 years. As part of the Classic Car Auctions (CCA) Birmingham sale in April, the barn-find Jag will cross the auction block where estimates suggest it could go…

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1966 Chevelle SS396 Found in a Barn Filled with Street-Racing History

It might only be a local piece of history, but it’s history nevertheless, and when it’s about street-racing muscle car like this unique ’66 Chevy Chevelle SS396 – we’re bound to take notice. Moreover, this story includes a triangle of owners – all with their own plans for the car. So, let’s not waste any more time. The car used to belong to David Heath who often put it through its paces off Dobyns Road outside the little mountain town of Claudville, Virginia. That was back in early seventies though, when…

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A $3 Million Tucker 48 Prototype Was Discovered Stuck in Mud Behind a Barn

Preston Tucker launched his car company after World War II. One of the biggest events in his company’s story was the unveiling of his prototype Tucker ’48–sometimes called the “Tin Goose.” Tucker’s enterprise ended a few years later and for a decade or so, the 51 cars he completed were not considered all that valuable. Today, however, a nice Tucker ’48 might auction for more than $2 million. Still, there was a time when you might see a Tucker stuck in the mud out behind a barn. Occasionally, copies of…

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Immaculate, 9,000-mile 1979 Camaro Z28 Barn Find

For the most part, barn finds today are almost as elusive as Yetis and honest politicians, yet we are fortunate to come across an absolute gem now and again (cars, not politicians). As time goes on, though, cars we once considered “garden variety” and not really worth much are suddenly attracting lots of interest. And that’s been the case since cars have become a collectible commodity. But now there’s a new generation of automotive enthusiasts coming up that consider cars of the late-’70s as potential collector’s items. While the term…

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One Dedicated Car Enthusiast Unveils A Shed Containing 41 Valuable Classic Cars!

In the automotive world people have a tendency to get excited when they hear about tremendous car collections. For several years one car collection seemed to always become subject of conversation at the car shows and swap meets. Supposedly there was a barn northwest of the Twin Cities that was said to have a huge collection of some of the rarest muscle cars, hot rods and vintage cars. However, no one had ever went to look for or even knew if the collection was real so it was hard to…

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Over 700 Barn Finds Up For Grabs!

When Ron Hackenberger bought his first car, a 1948 Studebaker, at just 15 years old, he likely didn’t realize that over half a century later he would amass a collection of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors that numbers over 700. Nevertheless, that’s just what the Norwalk, Ohio resident has consigned to auction this July and it’s one of the more eclectic collections of vehicles we’ve seen yet. Hackenberger’s former trucking company used to deliver goods around the country and when the man himself was at the wheel, he’d always keep…

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11 New 1975 Norton Commandos Found in Belgium!

A “brand new” 1975 Norton Commando Interstate still in its crate, one of 11 found recently in Belgium Here’s something you don’t come across every day: 11 brand new 1975 electric-start Norton Interstate motorcycles, still in the crate and awaiting final assembly! The horde of Nortons came to light recently following the death of the owner of Motoshop Podevyn in Aalst, Belgium. Incredibly, the bikes are just a small part of an even larger collection. From what we’ve been able to learn, the owner of Motoshop Podevyn had quite a reputation…

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10,081-Mile, Original Owner 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

“He said he really loved the car and he wanted it to last.” This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 will last. Its new owner will simply clean it, no restoration necessary. Jim Leonard bought this Camaro new in 1969. On the first day, he put the car on blocks “because he couldn’t figure out exactly what he was going to do with it,” said his cousin Gunnar Steward. Incredibly, Leonard began his 40-odd-year Z/28 preservation program in 1969! On the first day, he put the car on blocks I got to ride…

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Unbelievable Secret Stash of Mopars Hidden for Decades

This is a series of videos from Auto archaeology showing that these muscle car rarities are still tucked away around the country just waiting to be restored. There is a lot to choose from here. Mainly Mopar’s with a few Fords and other types thrown in, but the main thing is the incredible stash of cars that are just begging to be restored. As you can see in the second video, it’s not always in barns or remote areas. Some are tucked away in the back of old showrooms. Here…

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