Car Show Knick-Knacks

Car Show Knick-Knacks Granted, in most parts of the country, car shows are winding down for yet another season. I’ve been to more than my fair share this year, and I feel very fortunate to have been able to do so. Of course, every show is flush with incredible Fords– that’s a given. What’s also […]

La Carrera Panamericana

The Spirit of La Carrera Panamericana Once upon a time in Mexico… by Carson Scheller La Carrera Panamericana is a competitive vintage race/rally format consisting of a two person team in each car: a piloto (driver) and co-piloto (navigator). It is the only road rally in the world with sections allowing unlimited speed, in which […]

1958 Edsel Citation Convertible

1958 Edsel Citation Convertible Steve Edwards, Lakewood Ranch, FL This unusually fine 1958 Edsel Citation Convertible (one of 930 produced) resides in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Steve Edwards purchased his Edsel in 1992 in Northern California. Since then, he’s invested a ton of time and money to take his car to higher standards. This particular 1958 […]

1969 Ranchero 428 Cobra Jet

This 1969 Ranchero 428 Cobra Jet is one of 80 Text and photography by Charlie Morris Sometime prior to the first week of December, 1968, representatives of the famous Ford performance dealership “Hayward Motors” in Hayward, California, prepared an order for a “local promotion” vehicle under DSO item #8991. This placed into motion a series […]

1970 Cyclone GT

Royce Hardesty, Logan, OH My 1970 Mercury Cyclone GT has the 429 CJ C6 Automatic and Traction Loc 9” 3.00:1 rear end. It’s got factory air, power windows, PS, PDB, bucket seats, tinted windows, console floor shift with the spoiler gauge package, and a 140 mph speedo. It also has Ram Air, hideaway headlights, a […]

’63 Falcon: Patriot Missle

Owner/driver: Bill Sherman, Huntington Beach, CA Make and model: 1963 Ford Falcon Engine: 377 cubic inch Cleveland designed small-block 357 Engine/Transmission Modifications: SVO 357 block, stock 4-inch bore, Scat billet 3-3/4-inch stoke crank, Manley aluminum rods; 6-inch long, JE pistons; 8.2:1 ratio, JE rings, Comp Cams roller cam, specs: 254/259 duration at 0.050-inch lift, Isky […]

1966 Country Squire

Duane Clefstad     Stittsville, ON, Canada 1966 Country Squire I purchased the car as a retirement project for $3500. It was missing all the woodgrain, and the moldings were broken and faded with half of the chrome buttons missing. Interior was not bad, but the seats were split and the vinyl was brittle. The car was […]

1969 and 1970 Cougar Eliminators

Jim Stagner 1969 and 1970 Cougar Eliminators Falmouth, VA Here’s a couple of cool cats from Virginia… “I own 3 Cougars: a 1969 CJ Eliminator, 1969 CJ convertible, and a 1970 Eliminator (standard 351C-4V). It is not because I am a rich collector. I am just frugal. I bought the CJ Eliminator new in June […]

Collector Car Insurance

Safeguarding your classic car by Jessica Fegan You’ve been preparing for this show all year. Your hotel reservations have been made for months and you and your buddies came out a day early to make sure you’d get to the show early to secure the best spots. You haven’t been working on her all year […]

1966 Fairlane 500 Club Coupe

By Chris Schuette, Sylvania, Ohio This Fairlane was my first car and I have owned it for 22 years. Here is a short description of the car: 1966 Ford Fairlane 500 Club Coupe 5.0/302 H.O. engine Competition Cams camshaft Weiand Stealth intake manifold with Holley 650 cfm MSD 6A ignition box C4 automatic transmission 9” […]