1967 54A Ford Falcon 4 door Sedan

By Matt Hansen, Utah My Ford Falcon was a fleet car built in Kansas City, Missouri on 2/13/67. The car was sold at Bradshaw Ford Mercury in St. George, Utah on 2/27/67. To who, or what fleet I am unsure. It was well used in southern Utah, and as far as I know sat in […]

1971 Mustang Mach 1

1971 Mustang Mach 1 By Kelley Timms, Eckler’s Senior Product Marketing Manager In school, a couple of buddies and I caught the car bug and realized we were becoming “Car Guys”. Not sure how we got this sickness. We all grew up on farms and had to help fix whatever was broken (or we messed […]

Summer Memories

It’s that time of year again – summer! These are the times we look so forward to all winter long – warm summer days that blend seamlessly into the night, giving us plenty of time for those classic car get-togethers. It’s the time we hit the car shows and enjoy the company of fellow automotive […]

Customer Ride: 1987 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L

By Linda Decaro I purchased this 1987 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L from its original owner, literally a little old lady, who drove it for over 100K miles and then parked it for 16 years. Fortunately, her husband had some sense and kept it covered in a garage. It was the exact car I was looking […]

Rockin’ Down the Highway

Ever think about how big a part music plays as it relates to our classic car hobby? I’ve had my ear buds in for the past half hour and what comes on the iPod? The Doobie Brothers’ “Rockin’ Down The Highway”. A driving song if there ever was one! This particular tune has almost landed […]

Ford Galaxie: The Boys from Brazil

Story by Dino Dragone (with Paul William Gregson) • Images supplied by Dino Dragone The Galaxie Clube Do Brasil at one of their events. http://www.galaxieclube.com.br/ On April 29, 1965, after 46 years on Brazilian soil, Ford Motor Brazil announced (through General Manager John C. Goulden), the launching of an up-to-date, modern, and very comfortable automobile: […]

1964 Fairlane 427 High Riser: The Thunderbolt

An idea born in Rhode Island and built in Detroit delivers drag racing championships! By Charles R. Morris • Photography by Colin Date The car that would become known as the Thunderbolt was born in 1962 of a vehicle built by the Tasca Ford team in E. Providence, RI. One of the decade’s most outspoken […]

Customer Ride: 1966 Fairlane 500 2-door sedan

1966 Fairlane 500 2-door sedan Owned by Tim Mariano This is my 1966 Fairlane 500. It’s a 2 door sedan with a 289 V8 with AOD transmission and a Ford 9 inch rear with 3.50 gears. The body is very clean but has a total novice restoration. I found the car while turning around in […]

Long Gone: 1965 Mustang 427 SOHC A/FX

“Long Gone” 1965 Mustang 427 SOHC A/FX Larson Ford – Bob Hamilton By Jason Anderson • Photography by Colin Date “It was 1965 in New York, and it was the worst winter storm that we had ever seen”, remembers Bob Hamilton. They took their Ford Flatbed down to Larson Ford, to pickup up their Poppy […]

1957 Ranchero Double Feature

1957 Ranchero Double Feature We’ll kick off this 1957 Ranchero Double Feature with, well, a ’57 Ranchero. First up is this beautiful example owned by Don Nordboe of Council Bluffs, IA. By Don Nordboe I purchased this ’57 in early 2002 at an estate auction in Elmwood, Nebraska. This was a fairly plain Ranchero; it […]