Jamie

About Jamie

I've been a car nut ever since I can remember, loving all cars but having a special affinity for eclectic British ones, starting with an Austin-Healey Sprite when I was 12. I've been lucky enough to collect some and drive the heck out of them, including autocrossing and racing them. There's nothing more fun than poking around an old car that hasn't been disturbed in years and getting it to run and drive again!

Chicken Coop Car: 1969 AMX

American Motors wasn’t afraid of doing things differently, and the early two-seat AMXs are a prime example of that. The whole idea must have sprung from a conversation like “why not cut out the middle of a… more»

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Real Barn Find: 1963 Buick Skylark Convertible

No one can argue that this car isn’t a real barn find! This 1963 Buick Skylark convertible has been resting for more than 30 years in a real barn. It’s for sale here on craigslist for an asking… more»

Cat Nap In The Barn: 1967 Jaguar E-Type

Wire wheels. Covered headlights. A real barn location. One of the longest bonnets (hoods) in history. The sleeping car you see in the picture above has all the makings of a great barn find! It’s listed… more»

2 Times 6 = A Pair? Two 1976 TR6s For $2,150!

Yes, it’s your resident Triumph lover again, but even if you aren’t familiar with the cars, you’ll have to admit this is a deal for the backyard mechanic. This pair of 1976 TR6s is for sale… more»

Shots Fired! Crazy Copart Corvette

Remember all those comments you Barn Finds readers have made about once you own a car, you can do what you want with it? Remember that as you look over what was once a stock 1969 Chevrolet… more»

Fuselage Find: 1970 Chrysler Newport

This is one of those rare incidences when a original, largely stock automobile that’s been been called a survivor really is one! If you’re interested, you can check out this beautiful 1970 Chrysler Newport here on craigslist…. more»

Whatzit? Beetle-Based Barn Find Needs Love

Ok, I admit wanting to know the history behind this oddball! Barn Finds reader Jim M. sent us this interesting Volkswagen-based find that shows off someone’s sheet metal forming skills. It’s located in Atlanta, Georgia and is… more»

One Owner Barn Find: 1964 Corvette Convertible

Back in 1964, a red Corvette convertible (with a hardtop for winter) was just about as cool as it got, even in car-crazy California! I’m sure this car was the envy of many folks in the… more»

Grape Hauler! 1965 Jeep FC 170

The seller tells us that this 1965 Jeep FC 170 was only used on a farm to haul grapes to the packing house, and therefore only has 26,000 original miles! Naturally, farm miles are pretty tough… more»

1973 Pontiac Grand Am With T-Tops: 1 Of 1?

In 1973, Pontiac introduced its answer to sporty import coupes; the Grand Am. Basically combining the images of their Grand Prix and Trans Am nameplates, this Colonnade coupe came with real wood in the interior and… more»

Off The Road Since 1985: 1971 TVR 2500

Reader Peter R. sent in this cool TVR 2500 find. It’s not as bad as it looks, as the seller has stashed the extremely expensive rear window and the windshield somewhere else for safe keeping. The… more»

What A Pair! 1967 And 1969 Volvo 1800S Finds

How about this–over 30 years ago, the folks that owned a Volvo dealership put some cars away after giving up the dealership they had owned for 35 years. These two Volvo sports cars (yes, they are!)… more»

Gonna Sell Quick: 1974 Toyota Hilux Pickup

Given the huge following for these small Toyota trucks, I’m guessing this one won’t be around long given the price. If it were closer to me I’d be going to pick it up rather than writing… more»