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!

Radwood Ready: 1987 Nissan Maxima

If you aren’t familiar with the “Radwood” phenomenon, it’s a fast-growing series of car shows that highlight 1980s and 1990s cars and the lifestyle that went with them. The seller suggests, rightfully so, that this 1987 Nissan Maxima GXE… more»

4-Speed With AC: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette

I’m starting my day off this morning with a great find courtesy of the hard-working Barn Finds staff — this 1966 Corvette convertible that checks a lot of boxes for me. It’s listed for sale here on eBay.  There’s… more»

Help Me! 1976 Chevy Monte Carlo

Someone was kind enough to write a message “help me” in the dust on the passenger side window of this classic Chevrolet Monte Carlo. As it turns out, the car has sat undisturbed for 24 years! It’s located in… more»

One Family Owned: 1962 Ford Ranchero

Back in 1962, the seller’s father-in-law purchased this Ford Ranchero as a new vehicle. After 20 years of storage, the last 10 of them outside, the seller is now selling the car/truck hybrid here on eBay. The buy it… more»

Actionmobile! 1971 IH Scout

It’s pretty clear that this 1971 Scout has spent part of its life plowing snow based on all the mounting equipment at the front of the vehicle. It’s listed for sale here on eBay and is located in Freeport,… more»

Hard Work Done! 1958 Turner 950S

One of many British “cottage manufacturers” of the 1950s was Turner — but they were more successful than most, producing around 600 giant-killer sports cars that can be found racing even today. One 1958 Turner 950S that needs completion… more»

For Real? Ford Mustang I Concept Mold!

Back in 1962, Ford Motor Company was all about performance and excitement and proved it by producing the Mustang I. That’s right, 1962 not 1964 — we are talking about the Mustang I concept car. The V-4 engined, mid-engined, sports… more»

Grandpa’s Beauty: 1955 Ford Thunderbird

Grandpa put this car away in the garage in 1985, and now the old house has been sold so the car has to go. The seller has listed this 1955 Ford Thunderbird for sale here on eBay. Currently bidding is… more»

BF AUCTION: 1964 Triumph TR4 Ending Soon!

UPDATE – Bryan emailed us that a local individual has just purchased his TR4 for $20,000 CD, so we are ending the auction. Our apologies to those individuals who were bidding on this Triumph. UPDATE 5/29/2019 – Time is… more»

Comes With Trailer: 1959 Triumph TR3A

Up until I purchased my first trailer I felt very helpless when there was a cool find I learned about but couldn’t follow up on because there was no way to get it home. That’s not a problem with… more»

Driver Quality: 1958 Corvette

While not a car for the perfection or concours entrant, this 1958 Chevrolet Corvette appears to be a pretty solid car that might looks nice enough to drive with a buff and polish. It’s listed for sale here on eBay…. more»

Wax On, Wax Off: 1976 TR6 Garage Find

This 1976 Triumph TR6 is still wearing the protective (?) wax coating it was given over 30 years ago when it was garaged. After purchasing it and pulling it out of the garage, the seller has listed it for… more»

Gentlemens’ Express: 1973 Jensen Interceptor

I don’t know Barn Finds reader Rocco B. personally, but his tastes must be similar to mine because I almost always like the finds he uncovers and submits to us! This 1973 Jensen Interceptor is advertised as a survivor… more»

Drive It! 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

How could you not fall in love with this 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite? This absolutely adorable little car is listed for sale here on eBay with bidding a little over $3,500 as I write. It’s located in Dade City, Florida and… more»

Stored 45 Years: 1959 Thunderbird

Back in 1958, the Ford Motor Company disappointed a few folks by introducing a four-seat Thunderbird, replacing the 1955-57 two-seat version. For the 1959 model year, production increased some 78 percent, to 67,456 units, far exceeding any ’55-’57 levels… more»

Few Words: Pair Of Bargain Corvettes!

While I’ve seen a lot of car ads that have a minimal number of words, this ad for this pair of Corvettes takes the cake at 8 words! If you want to read it yourself, check it out here on… more»