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!

No Reserve Driver: 1960 Triumph TR3A

The seller has already done some of the work on this gray 1960 Triumph TR3A as it is a running, driving and stopping find! It’s listed for sale here on eBay where bidders have moved the price up to… more»

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Affordable Classic? 1980 Triumph TR7

I’ve noticed in the last few years that the much-maligned Triumph TR7 has finally approached collectible status. One of the things that are universally felt by enthusiasts is that TR7 build quality got better as time went on and… more»

Take Me Home! 1953 MG TD Barn Find

It’s been almost sad to watch MG T-Series values drop as the folks that loved them when they were younger (both the cars and the people) age out of the collector vehicle market. On the other hand, that drop… more»

Buy, Not Rent, This 1968 Shelby Hertz GT350 Mustang!

The opportunities to purchase a relatively complete, straight and running 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 are pretty hard to come by. With the auction here on eBay ending so soon for this car, you’d better move quickly. Current bidding is… more»

BF Classifieds: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

UPDATE 2/27/2020 – It didn’t take this beautiful Corvette to find a new home! We just heard from Pat and it was sold to a Barn Finds Reader in less than 3 days. Congrats to both parties and we… more»

Mostly Original: 1965 Ford Fairlane Coupe

Original, un-restored cars from the 1960s are becoming harder and harder to find. Even if they aren’t mint, it’s nice to be able to start with cars that haven’t been “messed with.” This 1965 Ford Fairlane Sports Coupe fits… more»

BF Classified: 1940 Mercury Club Coupe Project

Unfortunately, one of the more common reasons for project cars to change hands is the passing of an owner. That’s the case with this 1940 Mercury Club Coupe which is listed for sale here in our own Barn Finds… more»

Black Beauty! 1976 Jensen Interceptor III

I’ve looked at purchasing many Jensen Interceptors over the years I’ve been a British car enthusiast but there’s always been something to stop me. Usually rust, and lots of it! Broken rear windows and destroyed interiors have also played… more»

Parked Since 1990: 1974 Triumph TR6

When a no-reserve, inexpensive Triumph TR6 comes up I’m always paying attention. This 1974 model is listed for sale here on eBay and is going pretty cheap at the moment for just over $3,000 without a reserve. It’s waiting… more»

Stop Me: 1993 Buick Roadmaster Wagon

Occasionally we get to write up cars we really like. Okay, more than occasionally. Sometimes we even end up purchasing the finds we write up. And sometimes I (I can’t speak for my fellow writers here, but I suspect… more»

BF Classified: 1981 Ford Bronco Stored Over 20 Years

Sometimes you don’t have to look very hard to find a great survivor — they are right here in our own Barn Finds Classifieds! This 1981 Ford Bronco was stored at one point for over 20 years, has only… more»

Cummins-Powered 1954 Dodge Pickup

So, you like the look of old Dodge pickups but there’s just not enough power there for you. Or perhaps you want a diesel truck but don’t like the sleek modern lines — ok, I’m stretching it a bit… more»

Cheap Project? 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

At first glance, this 1959 Corvette seems to need a lot. Upon closer examination, it starts to look better and better, especially if you don’t require matching numbers. The car is for sale here on eBay where bidding has… more»

1939 Studebaker Coupe Express Project

While not an absolute first, the 1937-39 Studebaker Coupe Express was one of the first pickups to be car-based; like the much later El Camino and Ranchero and in a similar fashion to Australian “utes”, a pickup bed was grafted… more»

Blank Canvas: 1966 Corvette

I’m sure whoever left the original dealership in 1966 with this Corvette coupe (one of 27,720 C2s produced that year) never expected it to end up engineless and transmissionless in a garage! That’s the situation we have here, though,… more»

Garaged Since 1997: 1968 Volvo 1800S

The seller of this 1968 Volvo 1800S says this car has been off the road since 1997. That’s a claim I can believe looking at the pictures! It’s listed for sale here on Facebook Marketplace with an asking price… more»