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!

Bargain Muscle Car: 2002 Saleen S281 Mustang

To Mustang lovers, the name Saleen brings images of additional styling and performance modifications that can leave them drooling in envy (or anticipation, if they are buyers)! This 2002 S281 was purchased as a gift to a college graduate,… more»

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Numbers Matching! 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

I’m starting to think build sheets are more valuable than the cars they came with! This rusty and dilapidated 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS does still have its original build sheet and some other tasty features, and therefore the price… more»

Drive It Home: 1954 MG TF 1250

Many of the T-Series MGs on the market are restored “trailer queens” that are rarely driven and essentially go from one show to the next. Others are restoration projects requiring a lot of time to enjoy (and generally are… more»

Twin Cam Coupe: 1970 Lotus Elan +2

First, go watch this video. Then come back here and write in the comments on how a car this low, this sleek, and this small could be considered a family car! This 1970 Lotus Elan +2 is listed for sale here on… more»

Grandpa’s D-Code 1957 Ford Thunderbird

There’s not much more iconic than a white 1957 Ford Thunderbird. Just ask any viewers of American Graffiti! This one belonged to the seller’s grandfather and is up for sale due to their passing. It’s listed for sale here… more»

Big Bertha! 1995 Ford F150 Centurion

You can be forgiven if you think that it’s only recently that four-door, multi-row seating full-size pickups became “a thing”. Actually, they have been popular in other countries for a long time and existed in small numbers in the… more»

51 Years In The Family! 1968 Pontiac Firebird

After more than 50 years in the same family, this 1968 Pontiac Firebird will have a new owner soon. It’s listed for sale here on craigslist and is located in Westminster, Colorado. The family is asking $9,500 for this… more»

Dream Find! 1-Owner 1972 Pontiac Trans Am

Imagine the scene: you peer into the garage and see this beautiful Poncho for the first time, sitting in the climate-controlled spot it has lived in since 1976. That moment could be yours if you follow up on this… more»

Runs And Drives! 1916 Buick D45 Barn Find

Would you like to be the hit of your town’s next parade? This 1916 Buick D45 four-door tourer has just been put back on the road after having been stored in a barn since 1950! Thanks to Ikey H…. more»

Lime Green & Running! 1969 Bradley GT II

This find is definitely not for someone that doesn’t want attention! As far as stares per dollar, you won’t find much more value than this Bradley GT II listed for sale here on eBay. Currently, the bid is up… more»

Stinging 383 4-Speed! 1969 Dodge Super Bee

Sure, the side panels look a little wrinkled, but the valuable original metal is located elsewhere on this dry 1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee, located in Denton, Texas. It’s listed for sale here on eBay, but there’s not much… more»

Revived After Sitting For 42 Years! 1955 Ford Thunderbird

While the market has been flat for a while for the 1955-57 Thunderbirds, some serious bargains have started to show up of late. Consider this 1955 model that was in barn storage from 1978 until recently, when the seller… more»

Rare Hot Hatch: 1987 Peugeot 205 GTI

Update 6/4/20 – After 8 months, this 205 GTI has popped up here on eBay with no reserve! Thanks go to JT for sending in the tip! From 10/3/19 – Some folks call the Peugeot 205 GTI the ultimate… more»

Le Unusual! Le Patron Citroen-Based Sports Car

“A Morgan, a Bugatti and a Citroen went into a bar…” Thus must begin the story that begat this 1984 Le Patron — thank you to Barn Finds reader Ira Goldstein for submitting this very unusual find! It’s listed… more»

Useful Classic: 1969 Chevrolet Kingswood Wagon

Say you want a classic car, but you need it to fulfill a practical purpose as well. Not only that, but you don’t have a lot of money to spend, at least for the initial purchase. Think you need… more»

Stored Heated And Dry: 1970 Dodge Dart

The seller of this 1970 Dodge Dart assures that it’s been stored heated and dry since they purchased the car in 1998 from Georgia. It’s now located in Roann, Indiana, and has been listed for sale here on eBay…. more»