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2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion: Part 4

This is the fourth and final report on the 2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion. The afternoon of the second day was the final leg of the driving tour. We had a long lunch at a nice little restaurant where the food was great but the service a little slow. As a result we were late […]

How To Trunk Repair; Part 3

Trunk Repair, Part 3 In the first two parts of this How To Trunk Repair article we showed you how Mike Bowers cut up his trunk and installed patch panels from Dr. Cyclone, Tom Wilson to bring a 1969 Talladega trunk back to life. This Part 3 story will guide you through the finish work […]

How To Trunk Repair: Part 2

This is the second in a three part series showing how Mike Bowers used Dr. Cyclone’s patch panels to repair his rusty Talladega trunk lid. This will work on Cyclones which share their trunk with the Talladega, Fairlane and Torino. If you want to start with Part 1, Click Here. Now cut the scribe line […]

Trunk Markings

After seeing the Mike Bowers’ trunk restoration Part 1 article, Jim Ozinga asked for a favor. He wants to know if anyone has a source for the “Ford PAINT OK” trunk stamping. If anyone has a source he would really like some information. He is trying to put the final touches on his Talladega prior […]

How To Trunk Lid Repair; Part 1

By now everyone who visits this site on a regular basis should be well familiar with our own Dr. Cyclone, Tom Wilson. He is the master patch panel wizard for the 68/69 Cyclones. One of his more recent creations is the trunk lid patch panel. If you have a 68/69 Ford Torino, Talladega or 68/69 […]

Dan Gurney (1931-2018)

Dan Gurney was a hero of mine. Not because he was arguably the best all around racer of all time but because he was a great guy. When I heard the news of his passing Katrina and I were both shocked and saddened. We immediately reminisced about our encounters with him. I think all of […]

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    Rick “The Guru” Ochs

    If you have visited this site very many times and stopped into the Forum you know the name Rick Ochs. You may even know we call him The Guru. When someone is stumped on how to finish their Talladega, Rick usually has the answer. I am sure you have imagined what The Guru must look […]

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