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

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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 […]

Are There Any Scale Modelers Out There?

Do we have any scale modelers out there? I’m sure, with the thousands of car fans we have reading our blogs, we have some scale modelers who’d love to see their handi-work on our pages here. I know it’s been a long, weird winter, weather-wise. And I know some of you haven’t had an opportunity […]

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 […]

NASCAR spec 1969 Ford Talladega

By Rick Stanton, Fullerton, CA What you are looking at is a street driven, legal, NASCAR spec 1969 Ford Talladega. I numbered the car 72, like Benny Parsons’ car. He was only one I know of who drove a Maroon Talladega. These pictures were taken at the Fabulous Fords Forever Car show at Knott’s Berry […]