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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, FORD

Rough Start: Going For The Unbeaten Path In A Mercury Montego

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.  -“The Road Not Taken”, Robert Frost. The road not taken. The direction not...

The Farmer’s Hobby: Watch This Ford Truck Get Down On The Strip In Georgia!

The old truck…the stories it could tell. From the day it was brought home, to all of the work that it put in to earn it’s keep, to the day when the wear and tear got to be too much to...

The Hidden Fox: This 1990 Ford Mustang 7-Up Special Was Hidden Where I Grew Up As A Kid!

Port Orchard, Washington is a sleepy little village on the Sinclair Inlet of Puget Sound. Growing up, it was where I “went to town”…I lived in Olalla, which is at least ten miles...

Morning Symphony: Blue Oval Bark With A Slight Aussie Accent!

Monday mornings are the worst. You had a great weekend. You got some stuff done around the house, found some time to screw off, and got to rest a bit…or, at least, we hope you did. But...

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The Ace Of Base: This Rare 1970½ Ford Falcon Is The Ultimate Musclecar – A Stripper Midsize With The Monster Engine!

The plan for any good muscle car, according to everything I was brought up to believe from youth, was simple: take one midsize two-door car built between 1964 and 1972. Order the most gutted stripper...

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Unhinged: A Little Boy’s 1970 Mach 1 Is Destroyed Because Someone Is Garbage.

Here’s your language warning: I’m f***ing pissed off as I type this. What you are looking at is the charred remains of a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 that was the best thing in the world to...

Classic YouTube: The Review Of The 1983 Mercury Capri RS, aka The Hunchback Mustang

Camaro and Firebird. Challenger and Barracuda. Javelin and AMX. Pony cars seemed to work best as pairs, it seemed. General Motors and Chrysler would pick a body and share it between two marques,...

Weird For The Sake Of Being Weird: The Smoking Tire Checks Out A Merkur XR4Ti

Ford’s decision to bring the Merkur brand to life in the 1980s was actually a very sound choice. Buyers were running away from traditional American brands and generally, were going towards...

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Where Are The Blown Late-Model Cars? Check Out This Supercharged Mustang!

Few engine mods have the stop-and-stare impact of a blower and scoop through the hood. Between the howl of the blower and the promise of mechanical violence through sheer horsepower,...

Morning Symphony: Forget The Neighbors, This Alcohol-Gulping Ford Falcon Will Wake The Whole Damn City!

(Lead photo: Jerry Rissen) You think the neighbor with the unsilenced rooster is annoying? That “beep-beep-beep” of the alarm clock just not getting the job done? Oh, do we have a...

Certified For Street Use: This Ford Wagon Aims High At The Coffeyville Street Drags!

We were live at the Coffeyville Street Drags recently, and got to see the cool action that the folks from Urban Hillbilly Videos had known about for some time. Ok, let’s be accurate: Chad was...

Rough Start: Another Hot-Rodded 1990 Lincoln Mark VII LSC, Complete With A Manual Swap!

Lincoln has been busy re-inventing themselves as an ultra-luxury, old school American auto company that builds cars you’d rather ride in than drive. Compared to where they were a year or two...

Rough Start: Surely, There’s An Explanation As To Why This 1980 Mercury Monarch Makes A Good Candidate…

Lohnes hates DeLoreans and Thunderbirds with more than two seats, Chad gets mild allergies when he’s near anything non-GM, and I passionately loathe Ford Granadas, Mercury Monarchs and Lincoln...

Question Of The Day: What Is Going Through The Driver’s Mind, Right Now?

Between the last possible second where everything is still under control and good, and the moment where impacts are made and the chocolate has hit the fan, there is time. It’s often said that...