Carpet Installation Know-How

Installing new carpet and sound deadener Time: several hours Tools: standard socket set, standard wrenches, Phillips screwdriver, scraper, utility knife, scissors, heat gun (recommended) Cost: approximately $350-$500 for sound deadener, $200 for carpet Tinware: carpet, floor pan sound deadener, spray adhesive Tip: After purchasing a new carpet kit, remove the pieces from the box and […]

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 […]

Tire Cleaning: 101

This may seem like a super simple little project, but believe me, when your tires have been coated in primer overspray, it’s not. And forgive us, these photos were taken using a Chevrolet wheel. However, tires are tires– and they all clean up pretty much the same, no matter what car they’re riding on! When a […]

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 […]

Carburetors Of The 428

From Police Interceptor to Cobra Jet, all 428 carburetion was definitely not the same. Text and photography by Jon Enyeart The venerable 428 FE (Ford Edsel) engine has always been a favorite of Ford enthusiasts. It is with that thought and spirit we present this article on the carburetors of the 428. The 428 was […]

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. 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

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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 […]