Success Stories

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»

Success Story: 1967 Renault R10

One of the best and most rewards part of what we do here at Barn Finds is hearing that we helped someone save a classic car, especially one that the new owner is truly passionate about. So when we… more»

Success Story: 1979 Datsun 280ZX

We recently heard from Holly S that her Father’s 1979 Datsun 280ZX has sold and is off to its new owner! It sounds like her Dad really loved this car, so it was an honor to get to help… more»

Success Story: 1959 BMW Isetta 300

We just heard from Jeanne that her late husbands Isetta is officially sold! She listed it here on Barn Finds as an Exclusive, hoping it would go to someone capable of restoring it. You can view her ad here. The… more»

Success Story: 1978 Ford Granada ESS

Reader Trevor H recently sent us photos of his Ford Granada. If it looks familiar, that’s because we featured it back in January 2017. You can read Jeff’s post here! We always love hearing about the classic cars we’ve… more»

Success Story: 1975 Triumph Spitfire

A few weeks back, we featured Tom’s sweet little Spitfire as an Exclusive. Well, we just heard from him and its new owner picked it up last night! Here is what we heard from him. From Tom – Thank… more»

Success Story: Mercedes Received Over 100 Inquiries!

We featured this Mercedes 350SD on Thursday of last week and it was sold and picked up by Sunday. That was quick! Al received over 100 inquiries so some of you may not have heard back from him, but… more»

Success Story: 1941 Chrysler Royal

From Wayne – I purchased the 1941 Chrysler Royal posted on Barn Finds on December 13, 2016. I called the seller and after confirming that Scott hadn’t contacted him yet, I spoke extensively with him about the car. I… more»

Success Story: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

This Chevelle featured here on the site about a week ago received over 40 inquires and had several offers, all from Barn Finds readers, and sold in less than a week for the full asking price of $16,000! The family is… more»

Success Story: Avanti Finds New Home!

From Ralph – The Avanti had been stored in my garage for about 30 years and I knew it was time to find it a new home. I put the car on craiglist and on a Studebaker web site… more»

Success Story: 1963 Studebaker Transtar

Back in December, we featured reader Dan M’s sweet Studebaker Transtar as a BF Exclusive. Shortly after we featured it, he had a buyer lined up. A few days after that, the deal was done, but it took the… more»

Success Story: The Spitfire Has Shipped!

Saturday night was a bitter sweet moment. A few months back I sold my Triumph Spitfire that I brought back to life. The new owner Bruce, a reader and a frequent buyer of the cars we feature, hadn’t been… more»

Success Story: Studebaker Sells Within Days!

We featured this 1937 Studebaker Dictator back in September and the seller just let us know that it was sold within a few days. They were asking decent chunk of change so we were surprised to learn that it moved… more»

Success Story: Australian Mercedes Finds Home!

We featured this 1954 Mercedes as an Exclusive a while back, but we were a little leery because it was located in Australia. We know that we have readers in all parts of the world, but we weren’t sure… more»