Jamie Palmer

About Jamie Palmer

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!

It’s a Bitsa! 1956 Corvette SR Tribute

Sometime in 1956 (accounts vary as to exactly when), between 4 and 8 (accounts vary) Corvettes were converted to “SR” specification, mainly for the purpose of racing them. The few that remain (and some clones, and at least one… more»

Compact Cruiser! 1960 Studebaker Lark

This 1960 Studebaker Lark has found its way from North Carolina to the Pacific Northwest, but so far hasn’t found an owner that wants to keep it! The current seller has listed the car here on eBay after purchasing… more»

Out Of The Barn! 1954 Triumph TR2

Somewhere during April or May of 1954, this early Triumph TR left the Coventry factory of the Standard Motor Company. One of only 8,636 manufactured between 1953 and 1955, the TR2 was a revelation for Triumph enthusiasts, being a… more»

Near Driver! 1975 Triumph TR6

One of the constant requests I hear as a long-time member of many British car clubs is that someone wants to buy a “driver-level” car that they can refurbish or restore as time goes on. Buying a car like… more»

Make Offer! 1964 Studebaker Wagonaire

The seller of this Studebaker states they know nothing at all about it, but it needs to go away! By looking at the pictures closely, I think it’s a 1964 Studebaker Wagonaire with a super-cool sliding roof! The car… more»

1968 Aztec PA23-250 Turbo Project

It’s not that often that we find airplanes in “barn find” condition, but this 1968 Piper Aztec sure fits that description. It’s listed for sale here on eBay where bidding has already reached $23,600. The seller produces YouTube videos… more»

Post Barn Find: 1964 Chevrolet Suburban

So what do you do once you come across that barn find vehicle you’ve been seeking? One buyer’s idea is shown here; a mildly customized 1964 Chevrolet Suburban that spent its early career as a fire department vehicle. Now… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve 1969 Triumph TR6

As we all know, plans change. This 1969 (first year!) Triumph TR6 was originally slated to be restored by the seller, but they have decided to pass it on to someone else. Honestly, this is more of a parts… more»

No Reserve: Big Block Mopar Convertible!

Mopar. Big block. Convertible. Three nice words, don’t you think? Thanks to John D. for submitting this cool find! This very desirable convertible is listed for sale here on eBay, where right now the bidding has barely started, so… more»

Great Patina! 1928 Chevrolet Coupe/Truck

Looking every bit the classic “barn find,” this 1928 Chevrolet coupe/truck was sent in by Barn Finds reader T.J. noting the fine patina (yes, the P-word). It’s listed for sale here on craigslist and the seller is asking $5,000…. more»

Loaded! 1955 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

The 1955 Cadillac Coupe DeVille was one heck of a success story for Cadillac, with over 33,000 produced (almost double the number made in 1954). This particular car is located at a dealership in Tempe, Arizona, and has been… more»

Estate Sale: 1962 Morgan Plus 4 Drophead

It was already apparent by 1962 that the Morgan Motor Company was not going to change for the sake of change! With styling that had remained largely unchanged since adding a fourth wheel to the car before World War… more»

Garage Find: No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

In 1969, one of the hottest looking cars Chevrolet produced was the Chevelle. It was available with engine combinations from a small inline-six to a 396 cubic-inch V-8 and catered both to those that wanted a street machine and… more»

Owned 47 Years! 1965 Ford Mustang GT

This 1965 Mustang fastback checks all the boxes on paper. After its racing career, it’s been stored in dry storage in California for many years and was recently moved to Wentzville, Missouri. The owner of 47 years (!) has… more»

Tri-Five Runner! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

“Tri-five.” “Fifty-seven Bel Air.” Those phrases just roll off many enthusiasts’ tongues with all the desire and appreciation these cars deserve. Unfortunately, most of them, especially the two-door versions, are out of reach of us mere mortals. This car,… more»

Unrestored 4X4: 1951 Dodge Power Wagon

The older Dodge Power Wagons like this one are some of the toughest-looking trucks ever produced. This particular one seems to have only a few drawbacks and has been listed for sale here on craigslist. It’s located in Newcastle,… more»