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!

Over 200 Classics California Estate Sale!

With 212 classics for sale in this estate find sent in by reader Doug M., I’ll bet everyone can find something they are interested in! The vehicles are located in Merced, California, and are listed both… more»

$499 Going Fast, Big Potential: 1962 Chrysler 300

No, it’s not a letter series 300, although the front badge has me a little confused how it got there. But you are looking at a pretty solid 1962 Chrysler 300 that is sitting here on… more»

Better Bid Fast! 1968 Bronco

This original Bronco is pretty sweet, although by no means perfect, and it hasn’t been hacked about like so many cars. It’s available here on eBay, and the auction ends quickly so get in there now!… more»

Classic Driver: 1966 Ford Mustang

This car is not for the purist, nor is it for someone looking for an original survivor, nor for someone looking for a perfect car. However, if you’d like a classic Mustang and you don’t mind… more»

Big Blue Survivor! 1971 Chrysler New Yorker

Here’s a big blue cruiser that’s very original and its being offered at no reserve with a very low opening bid of only $1,000. It’s located in Happy Valley, Oregon (I would have sworn that was in… more»

Missing Engine And Transmission: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

This 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible was purchased for the (non original) 427 engine and transmission that had been installed and is now being sold off sans engine and transmission. The car was originally equipped with… more»

Sometimes Mama’s Rule Has To Be Broken!

If you’re from the South, you may have heard of Mama’s rule: If you can’t say something nice about someone, don’t say anything at all. Well, I can’t hold my tongue back on this catastrophe of a… more»

Fixed The Problems? 1976 Triumph TR7 V6

As frequent readers of Barn Finds know, I’m the resident Triumphphile around here. Having owned and enjoyed two TR7s and a TR8, I can tell you that they don’t deserve the horrible reputation they have, especially… more»

47,654 Miles And A Big Block: Stored 1973 Corvette

Ok, so here’s one I don’t completely understand. This 1973 Chevrolet Corvette features a big block V8 and supposedly has been off the road and in heated storage for the past 30 years. There’s a somewhat… more»

It’s Not Just Us! Here’s A French Shorty!

And here I thought we in the United States hosted the only folks interested in drastically shortening a vehicle to comical proportions! Apparently I was wrong, and I appreciate Barn Finds reader Arno D. for sending… more»

Multi-Colored Mini Machine!

We don’t know whether or not this 1965 Mini panel van is an Austin or a Morris, but I suppose ultimately it doesn’t matter much. Despite the patchwork appearance, there is an interesting vehicle under the… more»

Black Beauty! 1971 Ford Mustang Sportsroof Survivor

What else could you call a pretty black pony car? (apologies to Anna Sewell) Despite how nice this car looks in black, only ten 1971 Mustang Sportsroofs were ordered with this set of paint and trim codes…. more»

’73 Montego + ’78 Cougar + Barn Full Of Parts

While the 1973 Montego with the optional Ram Air hood from a Montego GT may be the star of this craigslist ad but there’s another nice car and a huge amount of parts thrown in as well. The… more»


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