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1969 Montego & Cyclone Brochure

1969 Montego & Cyclone Brochure

Recently we gave you a Ford Fairlane/Torino dealer brochure for 1969. This time around it is the Mercury guys and gals opportunity to dream about how they would have ordered their Cyclone in 1969. Unfortunately, no references to special paint codes or Spoiler/Spoiler II packages are provided. Something that always gives me a little heart […]

1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 500 Driveaway Program

1968 Mercury Cyclone GT 500 Driveaway Program

The following story was submitted by Lee Parks. He was in attendance at the 1968 Atlanta 500. It was one of the new Cyclone Driveaway Promotions. Not only was he there but his dad was a Mercury Dealer! By: Lee Parks, edited by Administrator.   I was there in 1968; I was only 13 at […]

Check out the new Forum

Check out the new Forum

After months of frustration and experimentation we have finally selected a new Forum software and now have it up and operational. You may be seeing it change in minor ways over the next few weeks or months as it gets more use. A couple of the new features I hope you will like are: You […]

How To Trunk Repair; Part 3

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

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 […]

How To Trunk Lid Repair; Part 1

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 […]

What Are You Working On?

What Are You Working On?

Our friend Tom Wilson down near Atlanta is always cutting something up, stamping something out or putting something together. This time around I think he is doing all of the above! He recently sent me some photos of his most recent adventure into the unknown.     This Cyclone had its good parts and its […]

Vintage "Cyclone" Competition Sticker

Vintage “Cyclone” Competition Sticker

We recently showed you some old marketing materials Mercury used to promote the Mercury Competition Team. We also told you we planned to reproduce the “Cyclone” sticker and make it available to you for at a reasonable cost. Well, we just received our first batch of stickers and decals and we are thrilled with the […]

Art of the Muscle Car Collector's Edition

Art of the Muscle Car Collector’s Edition

A new version of the book, Art of the Muscle Car, has just been released by Motorbooks. Both the original edition and this new versionĀ are available on Amazon. The newest version is called Art of the Muscle Car Collector’s Edition although you will not see that name appear on the book anywhere. The two versions […]

What are you working on?

What are you working on?

We like to hear from each of you on what your current projects are even if they aren’t a Talladega or Spoiler/Spoiler II. One of our most active Team Members, Marty Burke has two projects I think any of us would be proud to have in our garage. First up is a black Cyclone he […]

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