Ford Life

Discussion in 'Other Cars' started by Dah_Hunter, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. Dah_Hunter

    Dah_Hunter Looking over your shoulder, so you dont have to.

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    Im not a ford guy, however i married into a Ford Family. So im going to post Ford stuff here.

    First my Father-in-Law's Collection of Fords
    1958 Ford Pick-up (Been in storage for 30 years now)
    1968 Ford Mustang 302 (Been in storage for 10 years till June 24th 2014)
    1978 For Extended Cab Pickup (Been in storage for 5 years)
    1990 AeroStar Van (Been in storage for 5 years till June 21st 2014)
    1995 Ford Thunderbird (In storage for 6 years now)
    1996 Ford Contour Sedan (Daily Diver )
    1996 Ford F150 (Brother-in-Laws Daily Driver)
    2007 Ford Focus (This is the my Wifes ford)
    2010 Ford Fusion
    2012 Ford Quad Cab F350

    Yikes thats a lot of fords.
    On to the Pics:
    THe mustang which we just got out of storage yesterday:
    Aside from some mice holes its doing great.
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    Aero Star Van(For sale):
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    THe 78 Ford Pickup (you can see the shape of the mustang in this photo before we dug it out
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    My Wifes Ford Focus:
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    New Rims: (4x108 is a stupid bolt pattern)
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    Plasti-dipped the Front Chrome grill:
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    New Headlights with Black backgrounds to give it a more aggressive look.
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    (if she is going to drive a ford it might as well look good. )


    Ford Life will continue when i do more ford related things.
     
  2. kingsoup

    kingsoup New Member

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    Very interesting! why is he keeping all those cars and not driving them? I know that people can get attached and never sell cars, or not sell things when they're worth nothing, the Stang is pretty neat! I like how he held onto the Aerostar!
    OOooh the Focus upgrades are nice!! I Also married into a Ford Family, as my wifes mom Works at a Ford Dealership. The 12 Focus was the best car in the class, but it didn't hurt she was at the dealership when I got my very first car, its been brilliant so far, puts to shame all the older cars that I get from Japan to be honest.

    I've driven all sorts of their cars, opened my eyes to Domestics more, its good to be even and open to other brands, find the good stuff!

    some of the stuff they've had
    09 F150 5.4 6 Spd auto, odd interior with those horrendous whiplash protection headrests, but that thing pulled pretty good!
    12 f150 ecoboost, this truck is fast, its realative of course, but it hauls ass!
    2014 F350 Gas, haven't driven it yet, should be interesting
    2002 F150 5.4 4x4 (my truck) 265,000kms on it, was just fully redone before I bought it, its built pretty well I'd say, has been really reliable for how much I drive it, the king of winter, I thought my WRX and 3000GT were good in the snow, welcome to pickup truck country
     
  3. Dah_Hunter

    Dah_Hunter Looking over your shoulder, so you dont have to.

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    Father-in-law has lots of space on his farm, he just stores all the car he has ever had.. lol..

    The Aerostar, and the 78 ford pickup have to go.. then there will be room in his huge shop for my skyline in the winter.. :)

    He also has a 68 Austin Healey sprite. thats been stored in his shop for 31 years now.. lol
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  4. Greg

    Greg Local Grumpy Moderator

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    Sad seeing cars stored and just ignored. That and who stores an Aerostar...

    Also, good work on the Focus. Little changes that make it so much better.
     
  5. Dah_Hunter

    Dah_Hunter Looking over your shoulder, so you dont have to.

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    when you have 20+ acres and large out buildings. storing stuff isnt a big deal..

    He also has snow mobiles, Dirt bikes, Quaps, 5 Tractors, about 10 different trailers, couple boats, and the list goes on and on.
     
  6. Wolfd89

    Wolfd89 Last in, first out

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    if he ever has a yard sale let me know,lol.
     
  7. kingsoup

    kingsoup New Member

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    good gravy thats a lot of stuff!!
     
  8. grayhamwiebe

    grayhamwiebe New Member

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    Those aerostar vans had super comfy seats. My family had one when I was young.
    I wish I had space for storage like that, but I think my wife is glad we don't.
     
  9. Mark - Brave Auto

    Mark - Brave Auto JDM Auction Agent/Exporter

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    My Ford life......, might be surprised how many of us have an old Ford hidden away.

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  10. grayhamwiebe

    grayhamwiebe New Member

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    That white one would make me consider owning a ford. so nice.
     
  11. kingsoup

    kingsoup New Member

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    holy mazolie Mark! those babies look so good! your collection has the goods!!!
     
  12. dagleykd

    dagleykd Kei fan extraordinaire!

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    Love them both Mark...then again, I have a thing for rally :D