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Josh Mortensen About Josh Mortensen

I have been hunting down barn finds since childhood and my passion for automobiles has only grown stronger through the years. When Jesse told me about his idea for this site, I was more than a little excited. Before he had even finished the site, I was already writing the very first posts! And it has been an amazing trip ever since!

421 And A 4-Speed: 1965 Pontiac 2+2 Survivor

Car Week might have already started in Monterey, California, but it isn’t too late to fly in and buy a sweet classic to cruise around the peninsula in over the weekend! This Pontiac 2+2 sure would be a great… more»

SOLD! 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Drag Car

UPDATE 8/15/2019 – Mike just let us know that his Corvette has sold to a fellow Barn Finds reader! It’s off to a good home and hopefully, we will hear from the new owner with what their plans are… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1965 Corvette Coupe 365HP Survivor!

Just finding a 1965 Corvette Coupe with the 365 horsepower 327 V8 and a 4-speed in any condition is an amazing thing, but finding one that is in nice all original condition is downright incredible! Well, reader Daniel L… more»

Can You Identify This Mystery Racer?!

Reader Juan K needs your help! He came across this mystery race car and can’t figure out what it is. The photo isn’t the best, but it’s all Juan has, plus it makes it more of a challenge! It’s… more»

Last Call For California Black Plate T-Shirts!

This is the last reminder to order your California Black Plate T-Shirts! Once it hits 12 AM MST on Monday the 12th, we won’t be accepting any new orders for this one. So get yours now before time runs… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1991 Porsche 944 S2 Survivor!

Reader Colleen C has decided to part ways with her rare Porsche 944 S2. Porsche shipped just 442 of these cars to the United States and who knows how many of those were optioned in black with a black… more»

Garage Find: 1963 Austin Healey 3000

So this Big Healey is a pretty incredible find! It’s a survivor that has been parked for the past 50 years. The seller specializes in classic British cars and some other pretty amazing finds parked in the garage with… more»

Safety First: 1926 Stutz Model AA

The Model AA is often known as the “Safety Stutz” and the very first American production car to be built with safety in mind. This example has spent much, if not all, of its life in California, starting up… more»

Fun 4-Speed Driver: 1972 Opel GT 1.9L

So many things have been said about the Opel GT, most of them bad, but they can actually be great little cars with the right tweaks. Clearly, there are a few people out there that really love these! The… more»

1962 Chevrolet Impala Convertible Barn Find!

It’s not a particularly well-optioned car, but this Impala Convertible is a real deal barn find that has been with the same family since 1964! It was parked in the barn in 1974 and that’s where it stayed until… more»

Parked 40 Years Ago: 1954 Packard Caribbean

Seeing this Packard Caribbean in this rough of condition really hurts. With just 400 built in 1954, it’s actually the rarest of the Caribbeans, but even if it were the most common of years it would still be a… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Custom

Reader Mark G built this Malibu into one heck of a machine! The body and paint are beautiful, the interior has been redone, and under the hood is a beast of a 427 V8. We will go over what… more»

READER AD: 1980 Renault 5 Le Car

Reader Kenyon W is helping the owner of a small collection of classics get the cars moved along. The first one up is this Le Car, which has been parked for the past 25 years. It’s dusty and is… more»

Restoring The Paint On Our 1974 Porsche 914 Project!

We’ve been bitten by the 914 bug, so when this bright red example came up for sale just a few days ago with a low asking price, we snatched it up! It took us all of about 4 hours… more»

Fresh Out Of Storage: 1974 Maserati Merak

Holy cow, what an incredible find! Maserati has built some pretty amazing sports cars over the years, but the Merak is one of my personal favorites. The styling is fantastic, the lightweight Campagnolo wheels just look amazing and the… more»

READER AD: 1968 Ford Thunderbird 429

This 429 V8 equipped Thunderbird has been parked since 1993 and needs some work before it will be ready to hit the street, but it’s covered just 60k miles since new and appears to be a solid find! The… more»