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Category Archive: FORD, HISTORIC, Videos

Classic YouTube: Cutting Some Donuts In An All-Wheel-Drive Ford Probe

The story of how the Ford Probe existed at all is automotive legend: Ford had intended to kill off the Fox platform Mustang in favor of a Mazda-engineered, front-wheel-drive sport coupe by the...

Rough Start: A Classic With Enough Wrong To Anger Plenty, This Mercedes Diesel-Powered Ford Falcon Could Be The Perfect Daily!

Daily-driver practicality and a body from 1967 don’t have to be mutually exclusive, like a lot of people tend to believe. Tuned up properly, the stock setup from back in the day is perfectly...

Morning Symphony: Flat-Footing A Ford GT40 At An LSR Race!

We all have that one dream situation: before you is an open stretch of road. No cops, nowhere for one to hide, you have no budget limitations, and someone else is footing the bill for the fuel...

Rough Start: This 1986 Thunderbird Comes In At Under A Grand Ready To Roll – The Possibilities Are There!

“Aero Birds” are seriously under-appreciated. Members of Ford’s Fox platform, but slightly stretched for bigger folk who enjoy legroom, the Thunderbird was supposed to be the classy...

Evil Little Pill: This Ford Fiesta ST Is Kicking Everybody’s Backside At A Half-Mile Run!

Say it with me: The Ford Fiesta ST is NOT a sleeper. It’s not a particularly fast car, true. It’s more meant to be a neat little daily, a runaround that doesn’t suck, an eco-car...

Classic YouTube: Blazing The Hides On A NASCAR-Powered Ford GT40 Replica

While we like to see every performance vehicle used to it’s full potential, there are some models that we can understand the¬†hesitation the owners feel about doing more than a drive to a...

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A Call For Parts: This 1954 Mercury Got Rear-Ended…Anybody Know Where To Find Taillight Lenses?

Consider this an official call for parts, BangShifters. While scouring the show fields at the Holley Hot Rod Reunion, I happened upon Hollis Booker’s 1954 Mercury. I’ve seen the car at...

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Caption This: Ever Heard Of A “Truck”, Cowboy?

At some point in life, you expect to not be surprised at what you see anymore. You will believe that you’ve seen it all, that there is nothing left that will leave you drop-jawed, staring,...

The Long Black Car: This 1970 Mercury Marquis Is A Dream Road Trip Cruiser!

The call of the open road is getting louder and louder…mainly because everybody and their mother is currently rolling across the Midwest area together and will be in my backyard tomorrow. They...

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Swagger Sled: This 1978 Ford Thunderbird Is A Luxo-Cruiser For The Open Road!

It is difficult to believe that the seventh-generation Ford Thunderbird (1977-79) was the best-selling version, but it’s true. For the three years it was produced, Ford cranked out just shy of...

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Morning Symphony: A 1993 Ford Falcon ED Without E.D. – Import-Legal Next Year!

The 25-year vehicle import rule bites. But until the law changes, you have to play by the rules, and for 2018 (when, if you start now, you’ll probably end up actually shipping your car of...

We Had Never Heard Of A Ford Courier “Sasquatch”, But They Exist! Neat Little Truck!

Are you familiar with the Ford Courier? Ford Motor Company’s knee-jerk reaction to the Toyota Pickup and the Datsun 520 was to strike a deal with Mazda to rebadge the B-1800/Proceed pickup and...

How Good Can A $1,000 Craigslist Mustang Really Be? The Smoking Tire Takes On This Well-Used SN-95!

The Rough Start posts we do, where I go digging through Craigslist while sticking to a five thousand dollar overall budget, is a reasonable approach to low-buck hot-rodding at it’s finest....

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Money No Object: The One Thunderbird That Lohnes Would Happily Drive?

Ford Thunderbirds are a kind of polarizing topic around here. Lohnes only likes the two-seaters and wishes the rest were shredded into a fine metallic mist. I’m actually not that big of a fan...

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