Success Stories

From Barn Find To Beauty: 1962 GMC Stepside Update

Way back in 2016, we helped reader Paul N find a new home for his 1962 GMC Stepside. It sold quickly, with a deal begin made just 3 hours after we featured it (you can list your vehicle with… more»

1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Barn Find Success Story!

One of the best parts of running this site is hearing from readers about their Barn Finds success stories! We started this site to help save classic cars, so hearing that we helped rescue one, even in some small… more»

Exclusive Followup! 1956 Derham Continental

Once published, BarnFinds features sometimes take on a life of their own, with readers contributing amazing personal stories and first-hand technical details that turn a “what if?” reckoning of a car for sale into an entertaining and fact-filled point… more»

Success Story: 1955 Chevy Pickup Restored!

One of the more gratifying aspects of helping to sell vintage cars and trucks is hearing from the owners a few months or years later as to how that project turned out. As some of you may recall, I’ve… more»

Success Story: 1956 Eshelman Adult Sport Car

We always enjoy hearing from readers about finds that they’ve purchased as a result of seeing it on the site, it’s especially fun when it’s something odd like this Eshelman Sport Car. Reader Wes H purchased it after reading… more»

My BF Success Story: 1993 Buick Roadmaster Wagon

It’s not often that we Barn Finds writers get to post about a BF Success Story and Our Cars at the same time, but I’m pleased to report that this 1993 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon has been purchased, brought… more»

BF Success Story: 1991 Ford Taurus SHO Roadtrips to IL

Here’s an uplifting story in a sea of bad news: a reader has purchased the recent Barn Finds Exclusive listing for a super clean 1991 Ford Taurus SHO. Zach Gilbert posted an epic roadtrip story on the Facebook group page Underappreciated Survivors detailing… more»

Success Story: 1955 Ford F-250

Last September, I wrote about this 1955 Ford F-250 that was located here in central Kansas. The Craigslist ad said the location of the truck was near Maize, which is a suburb of Wichita. Shortly after I had written… more»

BF Success Story: Prairie Schooner Leaves Georgia Collection

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; here in Part… more»

BF Success Story: 1961 Imperial Southampton

There’s nothing better than hearing from a happy Barn Finds Reader that listed and sold their classic right here! A little while back, we listed John’s 1961 Imperial as an Exclusive, you can view his ad here. It didn’t… more»

Back In Business: 1937 Buick Special Business Coupe

From John H – I wanted to share my Barn Find Success Story with you. I was the fortunate guy who scored this ’39 Buick Business Coupe back in November of 2016 (you can read the original post here)…. more»

Barn Finds Success Story: 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

I’ve been asked many a time why we started this site and my wife frequently asks me why I spend so many sleepless nights working on it. Well, stories like this one are why we do it! Several years… more»

BF Success Story: 1966 Buick Skylark

Back in August of 2018, we featured this Buick Skylark, which the seller claimed was a one of a kind car and you read the original article here. It looked like a good find and with an asking of… more»

Success Story: Kelmark GT Headed To Texas!

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; and the… more»

Ultra Low Mileage: Two 1978 Cadillac Eldorado Custom Biarritz Classic

I’ve often wondered, wouldn’t it be nice to go out and buy two new identical cars? Drive one into the ground if necessary, but pamper the other one and preserve it, driving it gently and very little. Well, this… more»

BF Success Story: Jamie’s 1988 Lister-Jaguar XJS

One of the great things about following Barn Finds on a regular basis is seeing the success stories sent in by our readers. I now have the pleasure of writing one of those on my own purchase! In case… more»