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2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion: Part 4

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 […]

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion; Part 3

2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion; Part 3

The 2017 Talladega Spoiler Family Reunion was one of the best yet. For the second time we incorporated a driving event on the second day. Although this was the first year we actually had a number of the Club cars participate. Last year the weather did not cooperate and discouraged use of an old non-air […]

Update from Finland

Update from Finland

The 1969 Ford and Mercury Aero cars may not be well know to all the GM and MOPAR car folks but the Ford gang is starting to catch on to their importance. As much as we think they are rare in the USA how likely are you to see one outside the States? We have […]

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 […]

Car Stories

Car Stories

We get the most comments on stories about you. It seems readers really like to hear what the rest of you have to say and what stories you have to tell. Do you have a special story about your Talladega or Spoiler II? How you found it or maybe its about the one you didn’t get? Perhaps you […]

Wayne Perkings Spoiler II

Wayne Perkings Spoiler II

Collector Cars provide a lot of enjoyment and help meet new friends. This often begins with the search for just the right car and expands as the car is acquired and restoration, if needed, begins. Once the car is back on the road the enjoyment really explodes; there are the cruises, shows and the Sunday […]

2013 Talladega Spoiler Calendar; Reminder

2013 Talladega Spoiler Calendar; Reminder

  Want to remind everyone that there is still time to get your photos in for the 2013 Talladega and Spoiler Calendar. We have had some great submissions but still not enough to fill the calendar. We will be including photos of the following cars and we want your help. We would love to include your […]

1968 Darlington 500

1968 Darlington 500

Did you ever hear of a Ford 396 engine? Sounds more like a Chevelle SS doesn’t it? How about a Darlington winning NASCAR 396 Ford engine? Watch and listen closely to this video of David Pearson’s blue and gold winning Ford! In the 1968 NASCAR season David went on to win the Championship for himself […]

New 1969 Mercury News Release

New 1969 Mercury News Release

  On September 4, 1968 the new Mercury models were announced in this Ford News Release. This was for the general Montego and Cyclone. There was a lot of emphasis on the sporty intent of the cars but no mention of what was go come mid-year. After January of 69 the Spoiler and then the Spoiler II […]

Mercury's 1968 Homologation Request for 1969

Mercury’s 1968 Homologation Request for 1969

As late as October 1968 there were still requests/proposals being presented regarding the homologation goals for Ford and Mercury for 1969. If this would have been followed there would have been a Boss 429 between the fenders of the Cyclone Spoiler II! Can you imagine?   Thanks to Marty Burke for making these documents available […]

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