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Power tour wagon build?

Discussion in 'Non Mustang General Discussion' started by RapidRabbit, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. kb3

    kb3 Well-Known Member

    It's only 111F here today so we should be good to work in the shop
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  2. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    My parents had a 68 Country Squire LTD. I witnessed that car did 120 MPH. A/C was ice cold.
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  3. C6ZZGT

    C6ZZGT New Member

    Local guy that has a 67 coupe just had a 63 Galaxie wagon show up in his driveway this week.
  4. GrabberOrange69

    GrabberOrange69 Troglodyte

    Hands down, go for the '57. Find one that has patina and build up the mechanicals and interior, then drive it! I was actually looking for a '57 when I came upon this '65, and would still like to get into a '57 wagon.

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  5. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    That's a sharp wagon too.

    I like that body style but ultimately want the older one. I'm still trying to figure out the differences in the model years.

    I started this whole idea when I saw a 61 falcon wagon on local Craigslist.
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  6. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

    Nice wagon. I always wanted a 61 Galaxie 500 or a Wagon... The fins are the kicker.....
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  7. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

  8. GrabberOrange69

    GrabberOrange69 Troglodyte

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  9. Horseplay

    Horseplay Well-Known Member

  10. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

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  11. Horseplay

    Horseplay Well-Known Member

    What does it say about modern cars that rides everyone scoffed at a few decades ago now have such design appeal? I mean who would have ever thought old, boxy station wagons would now look so cool.
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  12. janschutz

    janschutz Corn Hauler

    Wish I still had my parent's 68. But a tree fell across it about 15 years ago.
  13. msell66

    msell66 Burning Fossil Fuels Donator

    Alright, I'll say it.

    I bet you get a "new" build done before ole' twinkle toes Terry gets his finished.
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  14. KBMWRS

    KBMWRS What did the moron say today?

    My money is on Pat
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  15. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    I like that one! I'd consider adding it to my collection.
    And I too remember when you wouldn't be caught dead in a wagon. They had that soccer mom minivan vibe, but now they are a hot trend.
    Maybe someday minivans will be cool? No. I doubt it.

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  16. 3175375

    3175375 Well-Known Member

  17. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    Found a possible candidate. It's in Minnesota. About 4 hrs from me. Only problem is getting over to look at it. I'm working every day for the next 2 weeks.

    I'm going to contact him and see if he can send more pictures and find out the rust condition.

    58 2 door Ford wagon.

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  18. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    one of my favorite! good luck
  19. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    Being in Minnesota I just hope it's not rusted to hell.

    And he has no title. Not sure how I feel about that. Have to do a bonded title.
  20. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    how does a "bonded" title work? the no title stuff always seems tricky

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