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!

Major Project Barn Find: 1969 AMX

As they say, some folks are better at taking pictures than others. I’ve tried to clear up the images as much as I can of this AMX, but you might better take an in-person look at… more»

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#635 Of 1500: 1989 20th Anniversary Trans Am

The Pontiac Trans Am (itself a rather exclusive model) has spawned many even rarer limited edition versions. For example, we’ve recently featured a 1988 GTA, a 1984 15th Anniversary car, and just this week a 1980… more»

Patina Or Rust? 1954 Ford F100

Right on the edge between the common perception of patina or rust, this 1954 Ford F100 pickup has obviously been used but not used up. It’s being auctioned here on eBay, with bidding that has risen… more»

In A Dark Barn: 1969 AMX

We don’t know how long this 1969 AMX has been in the barn snuggled up next to the Sunbeam, but it at least appears to have been kept somewhat dry. It’s listed for sale here on eBay… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1935 Chrysler Airstream Convertible

What potential! While this 1935 Chrysler Airstream convertible has been stored since 1960, current owner Barn Finds reader Russell S. from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania has had $1,000 worth of new tires (!) installed after rescuing it from storage…. more»

Gervais Museum Auction: Something For Everyone!

I don’t care what kind of barn finds (ok, in this case quonset hut find) you like, the Gervais Family Museum auction coming up this August has something you’re interested in. The full listing is here on mackauctioncompany.com and I would… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1931 Ford Model A Farm Truck

While this picture shows this 1931 Model A farm truck as it was removed from a Kansas barn after 62 years of storage, Barn Finds reader Dennis F. from Sparta, Tennessee has now installed a rebuilt… more»

Racked! 1973 Corvette Project

Thanks to Barn Finds reader Rocco B. for this submission! This yellow 1973 Corvette is listed for sale here on craigslist and is located in Danbury, North Carolina. While it’s in need of a few parts,… more»

Is It Worth It? 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

When they were new, 1967 Ford Mustang fastbacks were only $231 more than coupes. It seems that gap has widened a lot since then! This decent project car for sale here on eBay has broken through the $15,000… more»

One Of Few: 1969 Ford Ranchero Rio Grande

Ah, the Rio Grande! Not the river, or the movie, or the songs, but the Ranchero–the Ranchero? Yes, Ford created a very limited edition (400-900 units, depending on which source you believe) of the Ranchero, with… more»

Complete History: 1962 Triumph TR4

Standard-Triumph knew many years before the TR4 was introduced in 1962 that they needed to bring their aging TR3 design up to date, but when the stunning Michelotti-designed TR4 was introduced in 1961 it surprised a… more»

1978 AMC Matador: One Of The Last Ones

While 94,468 AMC Matador Coupes were produced between model years 1974 and 1978, the last year’s are by far the rarest, with only 1,610 non-Barcelona Editions leaving Kenosha. This one was one of the very last… more»

Plastic Project: Slumbering 1976 Corvette

Dangerously close to me in Williamston, North Carolina, this sleepy looking 1976 Corvette checks a lot of boxes for me. As the C3 fan on staff, despite not having owned one yet (note yet), I feel… more»