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Barney’s Auto Blog features a wide variety of wheels with their owners. I write about Chevys, Fords, and Chryslers, but also foreign makes, “orphans” and even fantasy cars when I find them. I think you’ll like this page if you love cars, so please share with your friends and enjoy the ride! ~ Jeff Barnes

Back to School

Owners Share Antique Autos with History Students

The Mopar Family of Malvern

An inability to part with family cars has given the Baer family of Malvern, Iowa, a fascinating sampling of Chrysler car history.

Beauty and the Beast

Two gems from Speedway Motors’ Museum of American Speed, one sparing color and the other exploding with it.

Gremlin Grabs a Return Trip

X marks the spot for ’72 AMC Gremlin’s resto-mod by Jeff Barnes You never forget your high-school car. Sometimes if you want it bad enough, you can get it back. Other times if you want it bad enough and can’t find it, you just rebuild it. Ed Veneck had a great little high-school hot rod…

Triple Timer

’38 Chevy Coupe Back with Family for Third Time