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Big John’s Ford collection reflects work ethic, business savvy


When you hear the song “Big John,” you’d think that this song was written about John Saathaff, owner of Big John’s Ford in Minden, Nebraska. This tall Nebraskan is the picture of perseverance, dedication and business savvy. For John, lessons … More »

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Bonhams to host sale of Cox Motorcar Collection

1911 Ford Model T Torpedo Roadster.

Bonhams international auctioneers has announced the addition of the Dr. Ralph W.E. Cox Jr. Collection auction to be held on May 10 in Cape May, New Jersey. More »

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Glimpse into long-forgotten Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, Ford dealership

Inside view of a Cedar Grove, Wis., Ford dealer.

Joe K. Hesselink, grandfather of Old Cars Weekly reader Paul K., was part owner of a Ford dealership in Cedar Grove, Wis., before the Great Depression. The Depression years were hard, and Hesselink lost the business during the “dirty ’30s,” … More »

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Ten Mustangs sure to make any pony car lover salivate


Photos by Al Rogers; story by John Gunnell   A racer’s race car: Shelby GT-350 Racer Bobby Rahal won Indy championships in 1986, 1987 and 1992. In 1986, he took the Indy 500. He won there again as a team … More »

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Mustang ‘pilot cars’ paved way for the pony

Pre-production 1965 Mustang (Courtesy Ford Motor Co.)

Models, pre-production cars and a lot of trial and error were all part of Ford’s development plan By Bob Fria The two-seat 1962 Mustang concept car and the four-seat 1963 Mustang II concept car were the first Fords to use … More »

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1969 Mustang was ‘hottest thing going’


The 1969 Ford Mustang’s tag line — “Hottest thing going” — was truth in advertising at its best. More »

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Iola Old Car Show seeking Mustangs for 2014 event

This 1965 Ford Mustang owned by William Ford, Fond du Lac, Wis., will be featured at the 2014 Iola Old Car Show.

In addition to the event theme “Four for All in ‘14”, Iola will also be celebrating 50 Years of Mustang. More »

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Early Ford V-8 Foundation ‘Raising the Rotunda’ campaign underway

George Elbel, president (left), and Joshua Conrad, collections coordinator, of the Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum pose with one of the vehicles on display, a 1947 Ford tow truck originally in service in Barstow, Calif.

The Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum in Auburn, Ind., is planning for a new, 20,000-square-foot museum. The museum’s unique design will be a tribute to the Ford Rotunda, first seen at the 1933-’34 World’s Fair in Chicago. More »

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All In The Family

John Seaman’s ’35 Ford woodie holds family memories.

  John Seaman said that his 1935 Ford woodie has been in his family since the mid-’60s. Its home was Camp Saint Mary, a seminary camp in upstate New York that’s been around since the mid-1930s. John’s grandfather, J. Frank … More »

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Thousands of Mustangs to caravan in Great American Pony Drive

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Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the United States in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history as part of the official 50th anniversary festivities. More »

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