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Be A Team Member

Be A Team Member

Much of the information on this site is available to the general public in an attempt to further educate everyone about the ultra rare and fascinating Ford Talladega and Mercury Cyclone Spoiler and Spoiler II cars. It is out intent to continue to do this a long as we can. However, car Registrations and some […]

Buy That Cyclone NOW!

Buy That Cyclone NOW!

We reported to you recently what Hagerty Insurance/Car Valuation Tools had to say about the prices of the 1968/1971 Ford Torino and Talladega. Now, the evidence is in that the 1968/1971 Mercury Cyclones are the newest hot ticket. The heat for the Torino/Talladega has spread to its siblings. We have been saying for years that one […]

Chris Vick, What Are You Working On?

Chris Vick, What Are You Working On?

Chris Vick has been keeping us posted on his build for sometime now. However, his project is now done (I don’t think a project is ever really done!) and he is now beginning to reap the rewards of a job well done. Here is what Chris has to say. Well, the season started ok but […]

He did it again at Bonneville! Spoiler II @ 165mph

He did it again at Bonneville! Spoiler II @ 165mph

The great Bonneville Salt Lake Flats were conquered again by one of our Members Spoiler II. Before we tell you about this year’s run we need to refresh your mind and inform those who don’t know about the first run. Approximately 35 years ago, Member and good friend Lou Whitfield built a custom cruiser Spoiler […]

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 […]

The 1969 Lorain Mercury Plant; Some Interviews

The 1969 Lorain Mercury Plant; Some Interviews

Chris Vick has been a super contributor to our web site and we are very indebted to him for all of his restoration articles but on this series he has gone far and above over anything I ever expected. This is the first of a multi part story about people he talked with that worked at […]

What is it?

What is it?

Questions of all kinds often cross my desk. Some are easy and common and some are unusual. I recently had one from Frank Durso about a bracket he found under his Talladega. He wanted to know if it was exclusive to the Talladega or did the Spoiler II also have this part. Here is a […]

1969 Cyclone Spoiler II Rocker Panels

1969 Cyclone Spoiler II Rocker Panels

One of the most overlooked factory modifications to the 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II and Ford Talladega is the rocker panels. You have to be a real 1969 Ford Company Areo Car fanatic to know about these. Even then it takes a sharp eye to see the difference between the rocker panels of a none […]

Spoiler and Spoiler II Hoods are Different!

Spoiler and Spoiler II Hoods are Different!

The 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler and Spoiler II hoods are different! Ok, the easy response at this statement is sure, one has a scoop and the other one doesn’t. That is true but not the real difference. So let me go a step further; the Spoiler II hood is different from any other Cyclone! Thanks to […]

Stripes and Decals for your Spoiler

Stripes and Decals for your Spoiler

Team Member Donald Barry recently called regarding the side stripes for his Spoiler II. It seems it was time to do some restoration work on his car which involved paint and body work. When he went in search of the side stripes he purchased a set from Phoenix Graphics and found that they were the […]

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