This is Aunt Edna. She is a 1977 Ford LTD Country Squire. These kings of the road once ruled the automotive landscape, now slowly being forgotten. She was found under a tree in 2004, sitting for three years. It had mold growing inside the windows and was being used for storage by the farmer that owned it. I paid $150....shes come a long way since then. The paint looked orange it was so badly faded, the wood sides where white, and the whole brake system was shot.....it took some labor and a lot of love....but its been worth it.
When I was driving home in November of 2005, I hit a deer at 65 mph in the Chicago burbs. I found a salvage yard where I go to school in Macomb, IL (home of WIU), I repainted the front clip, and replaced it my apt. parking lot.
This video was taken at whim. I was playing with my digital camera and I discovered that it could record. This was also the last time the wagon was able to drive. In January of 2007, my head gasket blew. I sent it to a local shop in Macomb, IL called D_D's Garage. He had the car for three months to fix it. It was never right. I took it back to Chicago, Aunt Edna over heated and cracked a head. I had her towed back to D_D's Garage, where he had it for another four months. He scamed me, I now have a car that longer is driveable. But Aunt Edna is getting another engine this spring.
And yes, that is Close Encounters of the Third Kind playing on 8 track.
FORD We are family
A parade of forgotten Ford land barges from the late 60's and 70's. Many
of us fondly remember climbing into a huge Country Squire, LTD, or spacious
midsize Thunderbird for the family road trip. These 2.5 ton battle wagons
didnt fold up like tin foil when hit, like a new Accord or bounce you to
death like a new front wheel drive "family sedan". Most are now gone, but
not forgotten, we all remember the rumble of their 460 V-8 powerplants that
could acually tow a travel trailer.
Wagons of Steel
A video tribute to the great American station wagon set to music. Turn up
the sound and enjoy the awesome woodgrain paneling we all remember so well
of the big four, Ford, GM, Chrysler, and AMC. Thank You for watching
6 Peoples Reactions to the CRAZY 900hp 3Dx Evo
We had a blast giving people rides in the Evo, even had a guest driver when
we gave Miss Thai Thai a ride after her photo shoot! See what people
thought about the car, caught a lot of people off guard.
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1963 Ford Galaxie 427 Group N Historic Touring Car Chasing Falcon GTHO
Group N Historic Touring Cars at Eastern Creek in Nov 2011. Driver is Marc
Ducquet who is chasing down Mick Kennedy in the red XW Falcon GTHO that is
straight ahead on the starting grid. Race was eventually red flagged due to
the amount of cars that had gone off the track and also a major crash at
Country Squire Tribute
This is my personal tribute to a great singer and an American legend, the
Ford LTD Country Squire. You know when someone or something of our culture
has truly made it when its on South Park or The Simpsons.
I found this song by accident on I Tunes. I have never heard of Thom
Shepard till now. I recommend his other songs, they are really well done.
He also wrote Riding with Private Malone, that singer David Ball came out
with in 2000-2001ish.
Most of the pictures where pulled off http://www.imcdb.org/search.php
however, there are a few from my personal collection of CS wagons. The
second before the last, is when my red '77 CS made its day view late
October 2005. You can hardly see it but its back there.
It's sad to see great motor cars like these slowly be forgotten. Like the
others in its day,Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser, Chevrolet Kingswood Estate, and
many others, may we never forget what these cars did for the American
1963 Lightweight 427 Ford Galaxie Race Car - Sandown Historics 2011
See Denis O'brien power through the feild in this very angry 660hp 427
after a setback in qualifying see's him start near the rear of the field.
Enjoy the sweet sound of this sensational car. Footage used from Gasolene
TV. In car camera supplied by Race Recall. (captured in HD but only show in
1978 Mercury Grand Marquis Video 1 Owner 6.6L 400 V8 Classic Youngtimer Lincoln Town Car Ford Sedan
78 Mercury Grand Marquis 312,000 Miles Near Mint 1 Owner 6.6L 400 Big Block
Classic Youngtimer http://www.1ownercarguy.com This is a very cool car.
Usually I like cars with really low miles but this car is sol cool because
it has 312,000 original miles on it and runs like a newer car. This is only
a 1 Owner Car and yes the miles are actual. The previous owner drove the
car back and fourth from Canada to California. You would never guess the
miles by looking at the car. The factory baby blue paint is in great shape
and has a very nice shine to it. The factory white vogue top looks great on
the car and is in about as good of shape as you will find. The body is
straight as can be and the paint is original. It has the 6.6L 400 engine
that fires right up and runs great. It has been rebuilt along with many
other things on the car. I talked to the mechanics that worked on the car
and they remembered the guy and how good he took care of his car and really
liked it. You would have to really like a car to put that many miles on it.
The car feels and handles like a newer car and just floats down the road.
The interior is in mint condition along with the rest of the car. Only the
drivers seat shows minimal wear. It looks like he was the only one that
made the trips because none of the other seats look like they hardly ever
got sat in. Everything about this car is just clean as can be. You won't
find another car like this.
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1988 LTD Crown Victoria 0-60mph
Mod list so far- MK VII H.O Upper Intake and Throttle Body, Bored EGR
spacer, MSD Blastercoil, A/C and A.I.R system delete, 130lbs of weight
removed, 2.5" Flowmaster 40-series on stock Exhaust turned down, Modified Injen CAI. Yes its
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Station Wagon Kicks ASS!
YOu pull up to the line with a station Wagon, kid next to you is in a new
400hp GTO 6.0
it was a bad day!
Country Squires of the Silverscreen
The legendary Ford Country Squire was not only the "Wagonmaster" of the
American Road, the Country Squire was widely used in film, especially in
the 1960's thru the early 1980's. Sit back and watch, see if you can figure
out some of the TV shows and movies in this video.
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