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Barn Find Hunter: K-codes and customs


#1

Still chasing leads from a lunch stop in Midland, Texas, Barn Find Hunter Tom Cotter follows a gravel road to Rolands Customs, where he is treated to a smorgasbord of vintage metal. Before he parks his Woodie wagon, Tom marvels in a view that includes everything from panel trucks to an airplane.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/09/19/barn-find-hunter-k-codes-and-customs

#2

What an enjoyable Barn Find Hunter episode…Guys, you don’t even have to edit these episodes…I could have watched the entire hour and a half and probably would still have wanted to see more…Keep them coming. Thanks Tom !!


#3

That was FUN! Thanks Tom and crew for sharing Rolands Customs. So many vehicles and STORIES!


#4

The fire engine is powered by an American-LaFrance version of the 1930-32 Auburn V12. When Auburn cratered along with the Cord organization, American LaFrance bought all the tooling for the V12. Upgraded the engine and used it into the 50’s


#5

Good job guys ! I like how you are now asking if they will sell the “Classics” and let someone else make new memories.


#6

Thanks. There are plenty of cars for everyone!


#7

Thanks for clearing that up. Unusual drivetrain.


#8

When you meet folks like Roland, the fun never stops!


#9

I think I’m in love with the Land Rover at 16:16 … looks like an old Defender 110 or thereabouts. That would be a fun project!


#10

Great video. Good job.


#11

This is the best video series on the web. I love all of the video’s, please keep them coming ! Thanks Tom.


#12

What a fantastic tour! I thoroughly enjoyed the short tour the place is amazing and I’m glad I don’t live near Texas because I would be there every single day. Thank you for taking the time to explain what a K code Mustang is, yes they are very rare and believe it or not I did used to own one many years ago. Of course hindsight is 20/20. I also have to agree with another post is one of the best videos I’ve ever seen. Love Haggerty


#13

If memory serves, the 2 doors were called Anglia and the 4 doors were Prefects. My brother had a Prefect in high school and served as my “campaign manager” when I ran for student council. During an unauthorized “election parade” around the school grounds, I stood on the seat with my upper body up through the large sunroof, waving like the queen, wearing a tux and top hat. The outfit seemed to fit the vehicle. I did not win the election. cbc. Ontario, Canada.


#14

@clelandcb - Now that is a look that fits the car!


#15

There was a restored American La France like that running around central New York this summer. Very cool. Places that size need a quick shot from the air to give us more of an overview. We know Tom can’t talk about every one but a big look at the collection would be more fun.


#16

Tomorrow at 11am there is going to be an auction in Pendergrass Ga. For an estate that includes a 65 mustang convertible.


#17

Thanks Tom, One of the best i know how you feel when you see so many great cars it hard to not want to stop and look al everyone.