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Health Risk of Your Restoration

Health Risk of Your Restoration

This article was provided to us as a public service to our readers. Please read carefully and make sure to apply what you learn to your next visit to your workshop! Vehicle Restoration Safety: How to Minimize Hazards When Restoring Your Vehicle   Becoming the owner of the classic car of your dreams can be […]

Another FCA Contender

Another FCA Contender

Another FCA (Fairlane Club of America) contender for show hardware is completed by one of our Team Members. Here are some photos of Rob Hunt’s 1969 Cobra. Word is that he will soon be working on the restoration of a very low mileage blue Ford Talladega! You can click on any image and then click […]

Talladega Restoration Tips

Talladega Restoration Tips

Today marks a major change in the Talladega Spoiler Registry. Since the beginning of this site it has been extremely difficult to find technical information that is posted on the site or in our Forum. Recently we completely redid the Forum with new software and more user friendly procedures. Today we posted a new set […]

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 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 […]

Date Coded Parts

Date Coded Parts

The following article and photos are provided by Chris Vick. I think most of you know about the date codes on our cars parts. Blocks, manifolds, and most cast pieces have a date code cast in them. The number is before the date the car was built. “C” stands for sixties and “9” stands for […]

Get Youth Involved with Cars; Part 2

Get Youth Involved with Cars; Part 2

A family that plays together, stays together. Last time we urged you to get the youth involved with the collector car hobby. There is one of our Team Members who is the “Poster Child” for doing just that. Carl Sharp Jr. has been a Team Member and supporter of the Talladega Spoiler Registry since its […]

What Are You Working On? Alan Miller

What Are You Working On? Alan Miller

The last time we heard from Alan Miller he was trying to reduce is hat size with the use of a car lift. Check this out. He has since recovered and moved on to safer ways to entertain himself. If you know Alan, you know he doesn’t especially like easy projects. He likes big challenges. […]

Show Car Build Hint #1

Show Car Build Hint #1

Show cars require a of special details to be real winners. In trying to build a show car we all know you  need a super straight body and shiny paint, but how do you set yourself apart from the others? Small details. Here are a couple of things for my Spoiler II that I have […]

Building  or Repairing a 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II Fender by Chris Vick

Building or Repairing a 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II Fender by Chris Vick

It has been awhile since I last posted  a story so here it is; FENDERS. Probably the most significant part of our long nose cars, T’s and II’s should be the same. I have built 2 sets of II’s fenders and have seen 1 nos T fender. Everybody knows that the front was added on […]

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