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About Joshua Mortensen

I've been a classic car nut for most of my life. 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!

Twin Cam Fun! 1974 Fiat 124 Spider

This past March, I decided to give myself a deadline for completing the restoration of my 1974 Fiat 124 Spider. If I didn’t have it done by the end of the summer, I’d list it for sale here on… more»

Reader Sighting: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

I love a good automotive mystery! So reader Jayden P’s recent sighting has me intrigued. He spotted this 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 a few weeks ago while driving around in Twin Falls, Idaho. He snapped a couple of… more»

Our 1960 Triumph TR3A Needs A New Home

We recently found a new project and need space in our garage, so we’ve made the hard decision to let one of our other projects go. Since it’s the closest car to being finished, we’ve decided our 1960 Triumph… more»

Incredible 13k Mile 1973 Porsche 914 Garage Find

As they say, “rising tides lifts all boats” and that’s definitely been the case with Porsches. As air-cooled 911 prices continue to climb, so do the values of the rest of the air-cooled Porsche family. It isn’t particularly surprising… more»

Junkyard Adventures: Impounded Classics

With the brutal heat we’ve been having here in Idaho, I haven’t made a trip to the local junkyard in a while, but we had a few days of reprieve so I decided to make a trip out to… more»

Ready To Enjoy! 1978 Fiat 124 Spider

UPDATE – I asked Don to get us more photos of the underside and the trunk of the car. He was able to get the car up on a lift and took a number of photos. While under the… more»

Parked For Over 50 Years! 1936 Buick Special

SOLD! We have been working with Reader Don L to clear out the remaining cars in his collection. The next one that needs to go is this 1936 Buick Special and boy does it have a cool look to… more»

UPDATE: The Frankentina Holman-Moody Cortina

UPDATE – Reader Chip tipped us off that this Cortina has been relisted again. It’s been on the market off and on for the past 9 years or so, but the seller has a big development this go around… more»

Rare 429 Convertible: 1970 Ford Galaxie XL

The 1970 Ford Galaxie XL wasn’t exactly a small car, but with a curb weight around 3700 pounds, they were surprisingly sporty when equipped with the right engine. Most cars were fitted with a small block, but some received… more»

South Dakota Find: 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

For a number of years, South Dakota was viewed as the place to go to buy a classic car. Due to their relatively low humidity, cars residing there are viewed as typically being more solid than cars from neighboring… more»

Still In The Barn! 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

The seller of this ’59 Corvette inherited it from their uncle and is in the process of clearing out his estate. They don’t know much about the car’s past, but they do know that their uncle removed the body… more»

THROWBACK: Entombed 1954 Chevrolet Corvette

UPDATE – As we continue to celebrate 10 years of Barn Finds, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of our favorite finds over the years! Being a great find is always just… more»

THROWBACK: Hitching Post 1967 Shelby GT500

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years. 2012 was a big year for Barn Finds! Not only were there lots of incredible finds… more»

THROWBACK: The Barn Bug Herbie Movie Collection

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years! If you happen to know the current status of any of these Bugs, please let us… 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»

Get Your Barn Finds Gear!!!

We are excited to announce that we are adding a bunch of new items to the Barn Finds Store and a ton of new color options for our Classic Logo t-shirts! We’ve seen a few classic cars sporting Barn… more»