Success Stories

Barn Bug Update: 1962 Volkswagen Beetle

We featured this 1962 Beetle over 10 years ago. It was a dusty project back then but it has since been transformed into the sweet ride you see before you! Mike C reached out to report that the barn… more»

BF Success Story: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

We recently helped the owner of this 1962 Corvette find a new home for it. After a successful BF Auction, the car is now safely tucked away in its new owner’s garage! Both parties are happy with how smoothly… more»

Success Story: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette

It feels great when we find a good home for a classic via our BF Auctions, but the best feeling is when we hear from a happy seller and an even happier buyer! Well, that’s the case with this… more»

Success Story: 1982 Peugeot 505 S Turbo Diesel

We auctioned this Peugeot 505 S Turbo Diesel back in August of 2022, but unfortunately, it didn’t meet the seller’s reserve. Thankfully we have a great Make An Offer system, so shortly after this one rolled over we received… more»

Success Story: 1983 Volvo 240 Auction

The other day, a very pleasant email popped up in our inbox! It was from reader Craig M aka pathwayrev, the winner of the 1983 Volvo 240 that recently came through as a BF Auction. He wanted to give… more»

Success! 1964 Dodge D150

One of the best parts of our job is hearing from readers who have found a new home for their classic vehicle using our Classifieds or Auctions! So, we were super excited to hear that this 1964 Dodge D150… more»

Success Story: 1970.5 Ford Falcon Sedan

As some of you may recall, I have been helping a close friend sell off his collection of vehicles in northern Georgia, right on the Tennessee line. I haven’t posted in a while as the inventory was changing so… more»

Success Story: 1981 Chevrolet C30 Silverado

A while back, we helped find a new home for this 1981 Chevrolet C30 Silverado. Kristin C had submitted it as a BF Classified with a fairly low asking price. While I was reviewing it, I thought it looked… more»

Success Story! 1987 AMC Eagle Wagon

We recently heard from reader Jeremy in Oregon that his sweet AMC Eagle Wagon sold through the Barn Finds Classifieds! It actually sold back in August, but he forgot to let us know that it had sold. With less… more»

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»