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About Joshua Mortensen

As the Managing Editor and co-founder of Barn Finds, I spend my days tracking down finds to feature, helping our team of writers perfect their articles, and provide sellers with guidance on how best to find a good home for their classic. In what little spare time I have, I spend it wrenching in the Barn Finds Garage.

BF Auction: 1978 Ford F-150 4×4

There is something about a classic 4×4 pickup that is difficult to resist. You get all the benefits of a truck with the added charm of a classic design. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a classic… more»

BF Auction: 1955 Chrysler Windsor Deluxe Nassau

If you drove past this little barn in San Luis Obispo, California, you’d never expect that it was housing several barn finds, one of which is now up for grabs here as a BF Auction. If you’ve been on… more»

BF Auction: 1977 Jeep Wagoneer

UPDATE – The seller has added a video taking a closer look at this Jeep! In the 1960s, there weren’t a lot of options for family-friendly SUVs and there certainly weren’t any luxury 4x4s. The Jeep Wagoneer debuted in… more»

BF Auction: 1973 Ford Bronco Sport

UPDATE – The seller has pulled the reserve and we’ve extended the auction by an hour to give everyone time to bid! When the Bronco debuted in 1966, it proved to be a relative success for Ford, although they… more»

BF Auction: 1980 GMC Jimmy Sierra Classic

With the massive success of the Jeep, IH Scout, and Ford Bronco, GMC needed an SUV to compete, but rather than building a rig of comparable size they decided to build something a bit larger. Part of that move… more»

BF Auction: 1977 AMC Pacer

UPDATE – The seller has added a video testing the car’s A/C system. Over the past decade or two, interest in oddball cars has taken off. It’s easy to see why, in a world where all cars are more… more»

BF Exclusive: 1973 MGB With Overdrive And Hardtop

UPDATE – The seller has lowered their asking price! This 1973 MGB Roadster has been off the road since 2017 and while it’s a project, it should be fairly easy to revive and it comes with some desirable options…. more»

BF Auction: 1953 Packard Clipper Touring Sedan

UPDATE – There was a miscommunication with the seller, they meant to run the auction with a reserve. Our apologies for the mix-up. This 1953 Packard Clipper, titled as a 1954, has been in the same family since new,… more»

BF Exclusive: 1953 Ford Customline

Reader John M inherited this 1953 Ford from his grandfather about 30 years ago. He had plans of restoring it one day, but life got in the way, so the car sat. Unfortunately, he’s realized he isn’t ever going… more»

BF Auction: 1970 Chevrolet El Camino

We are helping Reader MB clear out his project that he isn’t ever going to get around to. So far, we’ve listed his Camaro and Corvette. Next up is his 1970 El Camino and while it might look rough,… more»

BF Auction: 1992 Chevrolet Corvette

Reader MB has come to the hard realization that they aren’t going to get around to all their projects, so they’ve begun the task of liquidating. We’ve already listed their 1979 Chevrolet Camaro, which can you find here, next… more»

BF Auction: 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta

Sometimes we have big plans and dreams, but then life gets in the way and we realize we aren’t ever going to get around to completing all of our projects. Long-time reader MB has decided it’s time to thin… more»

BF Auction: 1955 Volkswagen Beetle

This auction has been pulled for now. Thanks for all the interest! UPDATE – Additional photos of this Beetle have been added to the gallery below, including photos of the floor pan and previous rust repairs. Few automobiles have… more»

BF Auction: 1935 Chevrolet Master De Luxe Coach

This is the kind of find you don’t come across often. While not as popular with the hot-rodding crowd as the 1935 Ford Coupe, there’s little doubt that a large number of 1935 Chevrolets have been built into hot… more»

BF Auction: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

UPDATE – After successfully selling their three other vehicles here as Barn Finds Auctions, the seller of this Cosworth Vega has decided to relist it, and this time as a no-reserve auction! Be sure to take another look and… more»

BF Auction: 1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

The ninth generation of Ford Thunderbird was offered with a few different engine options ranging from a 4-cylinder turbo up to a 5.0 V8. While you would think the V8 would be the powerhouse option, it was the Turbo… more»