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This is my project car I’ve been working on for around a year and a half. I bought the car in 1976, it has a 351 Cleveland with a 4 speed. I just bought a new front and rear coil over suspensions for it.

Removed the shock towers and welded in the new cross member a couple weeks ago. Last weekend I welded in the panels that replace the shock towers.

There was a lot of rust everywhere, have gone through a reel of .24 wire in my Mig welder. Today I put the hood and front fenders on it to line them up in preparation for paint.

Here are a few pictures, one is what the car looked like when I was in High School.
 

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Nice work. I had a 70 Torino GT up until last year. It had a 302 with an automatic. I purchased a ragged out 70 Ranchero GT with 351C and top loader. That was going to go into it but I didn't have the time. Sold both to a guy in Australia. I do miss it when I see a car like yours.
 

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Nice work. You don't see many of these models around anymore.
The 351 Cleveland was a very good engine. Bet it was fun with that 4 speed.

I used to have a 67 Mercury Cyclone GT w/a HiPo 390 back in the day. That car would run. Wished I never sold it.

Looks like a you've got a good resto story to tell.

Dave
 

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Very nice! I bet it handles like a dream once you get it finished. Great job repairing the rust.
 

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Nice work.
Was the Cyclone the Mercury version of the Ford Torino?
 

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Very cool ride. I'm all aboard!
 

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I'm setting up to spray epoxy primer on the Cyclone, I also just brought home my next project last Monday night. 1967 Fairlane GTA.
Ohhhh!!!!!! Frankly the 66-67 Fairlane is one of the best looking cars ford ever made!! I love them. I had a 66 wagon back in the day, but it never made it to the road.
 

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Thanks, I fixed some cracks in the pot metal front grille, used Super Alloy 1. Worked pretty good.
Absolutely stunning cars. Here's a few pictures I snapped this past summer at a local car show.
 

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Ohhhh!!!!!! Frankly the 66-67 Fairlane is one of the best looking cars ford ever made!! I love them. I had a 66 wagon back in the day, but it never made it to the road.
My first car was a 66 390 GT with a top loader, bought it for $250, wish I still had it. Picture below.

Nothing like the stacked headlights. :fing32: Original drivetrain or?
I emailed a guy today that has a top loader 4 speed for $125. May go freaky and put a small block 427 with a T10.

Absolutely stunning cars. Here's a few pictures I snapped this past summer at a local car show.
Thanks for posting the pics, a lot of guys abandon the hide a way headlights but it looks like all those cars have them. I found a guy that makes an actuator for the Cyclone and Torino.
 

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Great project, I'm along for the ride also.

The 63', 64' and 66' and 67' Ford Fairlanes were pretty cool IMO.

Looking good.

CCMoe
 
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