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Some People Had Too Much Fun at 50th Aero Anniversary

Some People Had Too Much Fun at 50th Aero Anniversary

There were lots of cool cars at the 50th Aero Car Anniversary at the Wellborn Museum and there were some owners who had too much fun. We have all seen photos over the years with pretty girls sitting on the wing of a Superbird or a Daytona. Well, you can’t have a 50th Reunion without […]

50th Anniversary Aero Warrior Reunion; Part One

50th Anniversary Aero Warrior Reunion; Part One

Katrina and I just returned from the 50th Anniversary Aero Warrior Reunion. I heard several different numbers on how many cars were there and the number was obviously different each day. Some people came to one venue and others for another. There also were cars that broke down on the way and some at the […]

Ford Press Release: New Models for 1969

Ford Press Release: New Models for 1969

As we get ready for the 50th Anniversary of the first Aero Wars at Talladega this upcoming weekend, let’s look back at the introduction of the 1969 Ford and Mercury models. When I was a youngster, it was a really big deal when the new cars were announced each year. This would usually occur in […]

Oldies; Part One

Oldies; Part One

You all know that we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Aero Cars this year. I have previously asked for some old vintage photos of these cars and have had zero contributions. I have some of mine and some I got from Joe Machado several years ago. These give us a great window into […]

Join the MCACN Aero Car Display

Join the MCACN Aero Car Display

By now there should be no one who doesn’t know this is the 50th Anniversary of the Aero Car Wars. Likewise, if you don’t know what the MCACN (Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals) are you haven’t been paying close enough attention to the car hobby. In November of 2019 these two events will come together […]

King Cobra and Talladega Sold

King Cobra and Talladega Sold

Recently we told you about the 1970 Ford King Cobra Prototype and modified 1969 Ford Talladega that would be for sale at Kissimmee Mecum Auction in January of 2019. That time has arrived and both cars sold. Now, for the results.   With the results in, what are your comments on the results? Please leave […]

Talladega and King Cobra For Sale

Talladega and King Cobra For Sale

Next year in early January at the Kissimmee Mecum Auction there will be two very interesting Family cars for sale. The first is one that previously sold at a Barrett Jackson Scottsdale Auction in 2014 for $110,000 plus feesĀ . I is item #59 in our Cars For Sale and Sold page. The second is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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