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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 fees . 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 […]

Spoiler II Front Bumper

Spoiler II Front Bumper

Front Bumper by Chris Vick If you are the least bit familiar with the 69 Ford Talladga or Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II cars you probably already know that the cars’ front bumper is manufactured from the rear bumper. Some even know that the rear bumper had to be cut in three locations. But where do […]

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 […]

1969 Ford Talladega Bumper

1969 Ford Talladega Bumper

Recently there were some comments on our Forum about the Ford Talladega bumper and how easy/difficult it is to make your own from a rear Torino/Fairlane bumper. (Note that the front bumper on a Mercury Spoiler II is the same as a Talladega.) Others also joined in and there was additional discussion of the race […]

VIN Tag Plate

VIN Tag Plate

Recently I was contacted about a Talladega for sale. The car was a long ways from my location and a short trip to inspect it was not realistic since it was a parts/project car. The owner who had inherited the car gave a good detailed description but one item puzzled me. The owner insisted that […]

Tracking VINs

Tracking VINs

Your help is critical to build and keep the history of our cars alive. I know there are still cars our there that have not been entered into the Registry. However, I assume we are reaching the saturation point of possible cars to register. The Registration of cars has slowed over the years but new information […]

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