Welcome to Classicfords.us

The vehicles shown on this page are placed here for your viewing pleasure and are not for sale.  The "Features & Comments" with each vehicle give some highlights of the vehicles and indicate whether they are still part of the classicfords.us collection.  Vehicles are listed roughtly in order from most recent additions to earliest additons.  Contact the webmaster, lance@classicfords.us, with any questions.



Classicfords.us "Mascot" ... 1958 Edsel Pacer Front Clip

Features & Comments:

  • Newest addition to the classicfords.us collection
  • Purchased in Portland as the only remaining portion of a 60,000 mile Pacer 4-Door sedan
  • Added high-tech LED Halo headlights and LED parking lights that activate with photo cell and the full headlights come on based on motion sensors ... see halo lights in photo below
  • Needed a full restoration and repaint (color change from Jonquil Yellow to Turquoise) ... see before picture below



1965 Ford Thunderbird

Features & Comments:

  • A local purchase from right here in Snohomish ... car referred to me by a former business associate
  • Originally owned by the president of the local T-Bird club
  • The T-Bird's of this year all had the 390 V8 w/4-barrrel carb
  • Loaded ... power windows, power door locks, power seat, tilt wheel and A/C
  • Unique Frost Turquoise with black interior
  • Have now completed replacing some rusted body panels, repaint, mechanical and interior refresh. Ready to cruise!
  • See engine bay and interior photos below



1958 Edsel Corsair

Features & Comments:

  • Another Canadian purchase, this time from White City, Saskatchewan Canada
  • 1958 Edsel Corsair, 2 Door Hardtop, 58,500 miles
  • Rare Canadian-built car ... 1 of only 254 made
  • Rebuilt original 410 cu.in. motor (marked as "E475" on the valve covers, indicating torque spec)
  • Now sporting new Torch Red scallop paint, re-chromed bumpers, wide whites and renewed interior

1994 Ford F150 XL

Features & Comments:

  • The official Classicfords.us LLC work truck
  • Purchased locally for $1500 and did some mnor restoration
  • New grille,clutch, tires, painted wheels, bed liner

2013 Ford Explorer XLT

Features & Comments:

  • Shifted the "grocery getter" from the 2003 Harley to the new Exporer
  • Went from a 5.4L SC engine to a 2.0L, 4 Cylinder EcoBoost engne
  • Interesting to compare the Model A 3.2L 4 cyl @40HP to the new EcoBoost 2.0L @240HP !!

1931 Model A Ford Deluxe Roadster

Features & Comments:

  • Another eBay purchase, this time from Puyallup, WA
  • Solid car with the original Model A drive train (4 cylinder, 40 HP, 200 cubic inches)
  • I have now replaced the 1935 wheels it had on it with original 19" Model A wheels powder coated with Tacoma Cream and Firestone wide whites
  • The red is not an original color, but plans are to eventually re-paint it in Stone Brown with Dark Stone Gray trim

1931 Model A Ford Deluxe Roadster (Engine Compartment)

Features & Comments:

  • Just completed first round of mechanical work (new water pump, hoses, generator, full tune up and engine re-paint)
  • With tune up and exhaust leak fixed, now has that classic Model A Ford sound !

2008 Saleen S331 Sport Truck

Features & Comments:

  • One of 40 Saleen Sport Trucks built by Saleen in 2008
  • 450 HP Stock Supercharged
  • With JDM Stage One kit, now 530 HP
  • Saleen suspension, 15" rotors, Interior  

2008 Saleen S331 Sport Truck with Steve Saleen

Features & Comments:

  • Met Steve Saleen at the 2009 Northwest Mustang Roundup
  • Pictured here signing a Saleen banner
  • He also signed his name on the dash center stack

Front Ends of Three Fine 1966 Fords

Features & Comments:

  • Currently owned 1966 Fords ... Front to Rear:
  • Galaxie 500 7 Litre Convettible
  • Country Squire Station Wagon
  • Galaxie 500 Two Door Hardtop  

Three 1966 Fords (Second Time) ... Group Shot

Features & Comments:

  • A wider shot showing all three 1966 Fords

    66 Ford Galaxie 500 7-Litre Convertible

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Factory 4-Speed, 428 cu. in. “Q Code” V8
    • 1966 was the only year Ford produced the branded model "7 Litre"
    • Of the 10,000 7 Litres built … 2,000 were converitbles
    • This is one of only 494 convertibles built with the factory 4-speed
    • Exterior is "Vintage Burgandy" and the interior is "Parchment"

    66 Ford Galaxie 500 7 Litre (428, 4V) Engine

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Here is a view of the restored 428 engine compartment of the 7 Litre. 

    1966 Ford Country Squire

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased on eBay in June 2006
    • Still had origianl black California plates
    • Numbers matcing Dark Ivy Green, Parchment Interior
    • 390 V8, Two Barrel Carb

    1966 Ford Country Squire Woodgrain Restoration

    Features & Comments:

    • Restored woodgrain and wood trim
    • Woodgrain material with black stripes from Sign Language (www.woodgrain4wagons.com)
    • Tedious work, but came out great

    1966 Ford Galaxie 500 2-Door Hardtop

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Canadian Built Ford
    • Purchased on eBay in June 2001
    • < 60,000 original miles when purchased
    • 390 CID V8, 2 barrel carb, automatic
    • Numbers matching Candyapple red/Wimbleton White two tone top
    • No longer in the collection

    1966 Ford Galaxie 500 ... A Trophy Winner !

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • First trophy won by the Galaxie at the Snohomish, WA car show in 2002 !
    • No longer in the collection

    Three 1966 Fords Load the Garage !!

    Features & Comments:

    • Now how many 3-car garages in America house three 1966 Fords ??

    Three 1966 Fords (First Time)

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • For a brief period, the collection had three 1966 Fords at one time
    • In trying to sell the LTD, the 7 Litre was found and could not be passed up !!
    • The LTD has since been sold, went back to two 1966's and then the Country Squire was found ... Opps, back to Three again !!

    1966 Ford LTD 4 Door No-Post Hardtop

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Purchased from original "little old lady in Pasadena" owner
    • Still had origianl black California plates.
    • Driven for a year as daily driver.
    • No longer in the collection. 

    Fords ... Two '66s and an '06 !! 

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Here is a front-end, grille shot of three members of the current collection.
    • Exactly Forty years apart ... two 1966 Galaxies and one 2006 Mustang GT


    2006 Mustang GT 

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Custom ordered and deleverd on October 3, 2005 with 4 miles on it.
    • Added the Ford licensed black racing stripes, sequential tail lights and a K&N air intake.
    • Screaming Yellow !!
    • No longer in the collection, sold when S331 purchased

    Hertz 2005 Mustang Influenced the 2006 GT Purchase

    Features & Comments:

    • Rented this 2005 Mustang V6 from Hertz in Arizona
    • Found it very comfortable to drive on a 400-mile trip
    • Even had a chance for the new Mustang to "bond" with some real Mustangs at "The Bisbee Ranch"

    2003 Ford F-150 Harley Davidson Edition

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • 100-year special annversary Ford Motor Company, Harley Davidson Edition
    • 5.4L, V8 ... Supercharged ... 345 HP, 395 ft-lb torque
    • This truck moves right along !!
    • 20" OEM Wheels
    • No longer in the collection

    2003 Ford F-150 Harley Davidson in Holiday Lights

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • A shot of the Harley druing the holiday season
    • That black and chrome reflects everything

    2003 Ford Mustang Cobra

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Supercharged 4.6L SVT Engine

    1996 and 2003 Ford Mustang Cobras

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • The 1996 was sold to upgrade to the supercharged 2003

    2000 Ford Mustang Coupe 

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • A 5-speed V6 coupe
    • The first Mustang in the collection since the 1986 model
    • No longer in the collection

    2001 Ford F-150 Super Crew

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • The first year of Ford's F-150 with  four full-size doors
    • Practical combination of passenger and cargo capacity
    • The first truck to enter the collection
    • A 5.4L V8 engine gave plenty of power for boat hauling
    • No longer in the collection

    1966 Mercury Monterey Convertible ... Boca Raton, FL

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • The longest car to have ever been in the fleet
    • The Merc saw mostr corners of the US ... New Hampshire, Florida, Washington, Kansas
    • Another 390 CID V8 aurtomatic
    • No longer in the collection

    1966 Mercury Monterey Convertible ... Friday Harbor, WA

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • After relocating from Florida, the Mercury made the ferry trip through the San Juan islands to Friday Harbor.

    1955 Ford Crown Victoria

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • Purchased from "Rust-Free Bob" (Chandler Classic Cars, Bradenton, Florida)
    • The "Crown Vic" had the Ford Y-Block 292 V8 two barrel carb
    • It had a 3-speed on the column ... very rare ... most of the Crown Vic's were automatic
    • Lived in both Florida and Washington state
    • No longer in the collection. 

    1955 Ford Crown Victoria & Vicky II

    Features & Comments:                                                        

    • After moving to Washington state, had to get a boat to explore the San Juan Islands
    • So, wife said too many toys and one has to go ... sold the Crown Vic, but the boat was red and white and named "Vicky II"
    • Neither still in the collection. 

    1986 Mustang LX Convertible

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased from Uncle Billy after he purchased it new and put 10,000 miles on it
    • Great fun as a daily driver in Florida for about a year
    • No longer in the collection

    1955 Ford Sunliner Convertible

    Features & Comments:

    • Another purhase from Uncle Billy ... had it delivered from New Hampshire to Florida by truck.
    • Another great Florida road cruiser
    • No longer in the collection

    1972 Ford Maverick Grabber

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased when living in Michigan as a "beater" to save the 1969 T-Bird from the salt
    • Purhcased from the original owner, a Dearborn Ford employee
    • Three speed on the column with whopping 170 cu. in. straight six !
    • No longer in the collection

    1969 Ford Thunderbird 2-Door Landau

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased new as a family car in New York
    • Handed down as a graduate school car and lived in New Orleans for four years ... with the 429 V8, 4 barrel, was a great tow car to pull the 1931 Model A on its trailer.
    • This shot was an unusual event ... snow in New Orleans!
    • No longer in the collection

    1969 T-Bird in Mihigan

    Features & Comments:

    • Now the T-Bird had relocated from New Orleans back to New York and then to Wolverine Lake, Michigan
    • Looks sharp even in black & white
    • No longer in the collection

    1931 Model A Ford Tudor Sedan ... Before

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased through Hemmings Motor News in 1972
    • Drove from New Orleasns to Saint Loius, Missouri to pick it up
    • This is the classic "before" shot ... including the wrong wheels, tires and headlights
    • Restored while in graduate school in the Sigma Nu fraternity driveway

    1931 Model A Ford Tudor Sedan ... Restored

    Features & Comments:

    • Here is the Model A once restored in historic Audubon Park in New Orleans
    • The Model A stay in the collecion for 11 years ... after being restored in New Orleans, it moved to New York, then on to Michigan where it was used to drive away from the church after our wedding and then moved with us to Florida
    • No longer in the collection

    1966 Ford Galaxie 500XL ... Candy Apple Red

    Features & Comments:

    • Another purchase from Uncle Billy when it was about one year old with less than 1,000 miles on it
    • This was my first 1966 Galaxie ... wish I still had it ... had a 390 V8 with a 4 barrel and 4-speed on the floor ...this car moved right along
    • This car made the full circle in the family ... from Uncle Billy to me, from me to Uncle Sandy and then back to Uncle Billy ... the first picture was in Katonah, New York in 1967 and the second picture was in Sarasota, Florida right before he sold the car outside the family in the 1980's
    • No longer in the collection

    1966 Ford Country Squire

    Features & Comments:

    • Purchased new as a family car when I was 17
    • Shown in our driveway in 1966 in Scarsdale, New York
    • Had a 10-pasenger parchment interior with a 390 V8, 2 barrel just like the Dark Ivy Green car currently in the collection
    • No longer in the colection

    1955 Ford Fairlane Town Sedan

    Features & Comments:

    • My first car ... took my New York driver license test in it ... yes, purchased from Uncle Billy for $375
    • This sedan was clean & loaded ... Power Windows, Power Seat, Power Brakes, Power Steering and a 272 V8
    • Driven for several years as daily driver.
    • No longer in the collection
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