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Category Archive: eBay Find, FORD

Money No Object: A 1970 Shelby GT500 With A 427 Tunnel Port In The Engine Bay!

For the 1969 model year, the Shelby Mustang had gotten bigger, plusher and more refined…and the chicken farmer from Texas whose name was plastered all over the car was not pleased in the least...

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Unhinged: As We Send The Rollover Explorer To The Crusher, We Balance The Books! How Did We Do?

Well, as far as I’m concerned, the Rollover Explorer has outlived it’s usefulness and will soon be dragged off of my property, to be ground down into tiny bits, never to hurt another...

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Rough Start: This 1968 Mercury Marquis Is Patina’d Perfection. Just Fix The Interior!

Is it because I’m a sucker for a car on slot mags, that this 1968 Mercury Marquis speaks to me? Is it because I’ve got visions of this Merc blasting down some desert road somewhere,...

Holy Freakshow! This Homebuilt Hot Rod Packs Twin Big-Block Fords And Straight Moves!

The twin 429 cubic inch Fords that power this freakshow of a hot rod might be the third most interesting thing about Littrell Family Racing. This is just one vehicle out of a fleet of race machines...

Shakeup At Ford: Mark Fields “Retired”, Jim Hackett Now The CEO

(Photo: Ford Motor Company) Mark Fields, the man who took the reins of Ford Motor Company, produced the aluminum F-150 pickup truck, expanded the hot-rod side of the house that is known now as Ford...

Money No Object: Is This 1972 Continental Mark IV The Perfect Lincoln?

“The Perfect Lincoln”…is there really such a thing as “The Perfect _____”? What does that mean? Well, there are two good ways to measure a vehicle in judging whether or...

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Turbocharged Barra FTW! This Little Ford Cortina Gets Moving With Six Buzzing!

I’m still working on the culture shock I experienced when it comes to a turbocharged inline-six cylinder engine that can run. For an engine design that I’ve always figured was the...

Classic YouTube: Can A Fox-Body Mustang Survive A Tough-Truck Course?

Where do you draw the line between rally racing and just simply beating the hell out of a car in the dirt for the hell of it? Tough Truck racing. That’s right, Tough Truck ain’t just for...

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Classic YouTube: A 1970s Pro Stock Matchup Between Bunny Burnett’s Pinto vs. Jungle George’s Arrow

Towards the mid and late 1970s, Pro Stock cars morphed. What had been filled with cars like Camaros and Mustangs were now filled with small cars. Pintos, Vegas, Mavericks, Monzas, Darts, Mustang IIs...

Money No Object: We’d Use This 1965 Mercury Comet To Run Errands With…Just To Freak People Out!

The further you step out of the normal, the more uncomfortable society, on the whole, becomes about your presence. For example: the other day I had to run a few cars down to get fueled up while we...

The After Hours Hobby: Check Out This Guy’s Garage Creations!

(Photos courtesy of Vince VanDyke) The notification we got in our inbox was simple enough. Gilbert Labonté had a friend he knew that built a couple of badass trucks that we needed to get our eyes...

Rough Start: 1977 Ford LTD – A Mob Sled For Minimal Money!

She’s long and low, black and chrome. A steady rhythm thumps out from the engine, the steam escaping into the night air. They don’t make them like this anymore…haven’t for...

Classic YouTube: All You Need For A Ken Block Parody Is A Ford Painted Right!

Make no mistake, Ken Block’s Gymkhana series of videos set a pretty high bar when they first came out. That was back when Block was still beating the living hell out of prepared Subarus and not...

That’s Just Evil: Someone Finish Building This 1982 Ford Granada!

Yes, there is a reason why you are looking at a dirty, dingy, craptacular 1982 Ford Granada. Probably the most unloved of the Fox platform cars, and one of the shortest-lived (1981-82), the Granada...