My Car Quest

March 24, 2017

A Barn Find Discussion

by Mike - This barn find animation is a rerun from a few years ago, it is still pertinent I think. This animated video is 1:10 long and you can watch it on full screen (click on the arrows to the left of 'Vimeo' in the lower right corner … [Read more...]

A Sad Tale In Barn Finding

by Wallace Wyss - In writing my Incredible Barn Finds series of books (Enthusiast Books, Hudson WI), I come across a lot of happy stories—a guy who finds a potential million dollar car for peanuts. But sometimes it’s a very sad story, … [Read more...]

New Barn Find Book From Wyss Makes Four

by Mike - The fourth and latest book in the softbound series that started with the one entitled Incredible Barn Finds is being released by December, reports Wallace Wyss, a West Coast based historian and frequent My Car Quest … [Read more...]

A Porsche In The Driveway – Or How To Find A Barn Find

A barn finder reveals his trailside tracking tips by Wallace Wyss - A colleague of mine, but only an enthusiast who doesn't full time write about them like me, was telling me how recently he was accosted by a man when he was driving his … [Read more...]

How To Treat A Barn Find – A Jaguar XK140 FHC-SE

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton has had a lot of experience around some serious cars. As the nephew of George Tilp he had access to Ferrari race cars and the people who worked on them and drove them. It is no surprise that he would be a life time … [Read more...]

This Apollo GT Is A Backyard Find

by Mike - Not all 'barn finds' are in a barn. But when an Apollo GT that has been sitting in a backyard for about 35 years is found and acquired by a collector it is something to celebrate. And, naturally, it is something to envy. Text and … [Read more...]

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