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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!

BF Podcast: We Talk Synth Fuel And Our New Find!

We did it, we bought the Daimler SP250 we found in Florida! In this episode, we talk about whether it was a good buy and we talk a little about Porsche’s commitment to synthetic fuel. It could very well… more»

Candyapple Pony: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

This Mustang has been with the same owner from new, has traveled from one corner of the country to the next, and was still being driven until 1992. At 104k miles, it was parked in the 81-year-old owner’s barn… more»

South Carolina Mystery Junkyard Sighting

Reader William H recently came across this large stash of classic cars near Greenwood, South Carolina. He tried his hardest to find someone to talk to about the cars and what is destined to happen with them but didn’t… more»

Carroll’s 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake Up For Auction!

I know, this isn’t exactly a barn find, but it’s such an incredible car that we just had to feature it! You see, this Cobra isn’t just a rare competition model, it’s a Super Snake and it happened to… more»

Throwback Thursday: David’s Big Ol’ Barn Cat

Over the years, we’ve featured some really incredible stories and finds. With so many new readers joining us, we thought it might be fun to repost some of our favorite past finds. This week, we are taking another look… more»

They Are Still Out There! 1957 Chevrolet 150

We love seeing the barn finds that our readers discover! This find comes to us from Larry B in Angleton, Texas. He actually sent us his find via mail, with physical photos! It was an awesome surprise, when was… more»

BF Podcast: We Talk The Future of Classics & The Daimler SP250

We are back but in a new format! This week in our first ever video podcast, we discuss electric cars and the future of the hobby. We also talk about the Daimler SP250, an oddity that we have long… more»

Half Cab 4×4: 1966 Ford Bronco

Early Ford Broncos are hot these days, with nice examples fetching good money. It makes sense though, trucks, in general, are on the rise, and given the mortality rate for the Bronco, there just aren’t many good examples left…. more»

Get Your Special Edition Barn Finds T-Shirt!

During our last run of t-shirts, a number of you asked if we could offer a shirt with Barn Finds text on the front and the BF logo on the back. So, we’ve decided to do a special run… more»

Rare 1967 Fiat 850 Spider + Parts Car!

If you dream of owning an Italian exotic but don’t have huge amounts of cash to spend, a Fiat 850 Spider is a really great option! The styling is unique, the engine is outback, and they are a blast… more»

Ready To Drive: 1978 Porsche 911 SC

The Porsche 911 is an interesting machine that has become wildly popular. I’ve always appreciated the unique engineering and looks of these cars, but when prices first sky-rocketed, I didn’t quite understand the sudden surge in interest. That was… more»

Rare Options: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro

Shortly after the Mustang and Camaro made their initial groundbreaking entrances, both companies were looking for new ways to expand their market shares by offering new options and features. One of the less common options that made its way… more»

Troop Transport: 1981 Toyota FJ45

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you, this FJ really is that long! Toyota’s FJ Land Cruiser series has long been popular with anyone wanting a rugged rig that can move people and equipment through the roughest of… more»

Barn Find Trio: MG TA And Two TCs!

Over its near 100 year existence, MG has built some pretty special vehicles. While the MGA and MGB are probably the most recognizable of their products here in the States, it’s the T-type cars that really kicked things off… more»

No Reserve: Mint 1981 Porsche 924 Turbo

The 924 was the replacement for Porsches more budget-friendly 914. It was a serious departure from the 914 in a number of ways but proved to be quite popular. Being an entry-level Porsche meant it lacked the kind of… more»

Real Deal AAR! 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Calling this find a big project would be an understatement, but it’s a special find that absolutely deserves to be finished! For a very small period of time, Plymouth offered a version of the ‘Cuda that was essentially a… more»