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Old 09-25-2018, 05:51 PM   #121
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Yet another neat 1960 Ford Starliner.





I like the wheels too.


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Old 09-25-2018, 08:19 PM   #122
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Nice red Starliner but it has an engine leak
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Old 09-25-2018, 09:07 PM   #123
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Nice red Starliner but it has an engine leak
It's just marking its territory.
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Old 09-26-2018, 07:41 PM   #124
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Looks too far forward to come from the car.
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Old 09-26-2018, 10:56 PM   #125
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That Starliner could mark it's territory in my driveway,
anytime it wants to...
But like Paul says, looks like something else left it's
mark there, before the Starliner arrived.




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Old 10-01-2018, 12:33 AM   #126
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This is sweet, a promotional photo by Ford when this 1960 Ford Galaxie Starliner was new. Beautiful. Love those 60 Fords.
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Old 10-02-2018, 06:47 PM   #127
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Here is another original Ford promotional picture of the new 1960 Ford Galaxie 4 door hardtop. Photo was probably taken at Ford's Proving Track in Dearborn, located opposite Green Field Village?
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Old 10-02-2018, 07:21 PM   #128
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Yes, that is the Ford test track in Dearborn, MI. With the Ford World Headquarters in the far back ground. I retired from Ford in that area.


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Old 10-06-2018, 11:31 PM   #129
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Very rare 1960 Ford 2 door Ranch Wagon. This was the second last year of 2 door full size wagon from Ford.
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Old 10-17-2018, 03:50 AM   #130
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This 1960 Ford Starliner was offered For Sale at Hershey.
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Old 10-21-2018, 05:39 PM   #131
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JR Croft the local funeral directors had a metallic grey 60 station wagon that had been converted to a hearse, it was an impressive looking beast that they had well into the 80's and possibly into the 90's. My grand father probably took "his last ride" in it back in 1967.

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Old 10-22-2018, 12:20 AM   #132
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You have to read this-

1960 STARLINER-

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbs...e-makes-waste/

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1960 FAIRLANE-

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/curbs...t-of-the-cast/
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:51 AM   #133
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I attended a local Swap Meet back in 2011 and saw this rear portion of a 1960 Ford Country Sedan for sale. Australia never got any "true" 1960 Fords, but used the carry-over 1959 Fords with cosmetic changes branded as 1960 Fords, so it was very unusual finding the remains of an imported 1960 Ford wagon. Apparently, the "creator" of this rear portion wanted an "ornament" to hang on the wall of his Disco, and this was the end result. I don't know if it ever got mounted on the wall? Not much left of it, but that back window would come in handy you you were looking for one as they don't make reproductions.
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Old 10-26-2018, 01:45 AM   #134
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JUST A SWINGIN'


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Old 10-27-2018, 05:56 PM   #135
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As mentioned earlier in this Thread, Ford Australia never offered the new 1960 Fords here, but changed the trim on the 1959 Fords and re-branded them as 1960 models. With that in mind, it is incredible that a few true 1960 Fords were imported. In ant earlier Post, I showed a picture of the rear clip of one, now here is a second one. Take a look at this one that has well and truly passed its use-by-date. It was located on a property down south that had lots of old Fords that were auctioned off last year, including this one. No wonder that they are thin on the ground these days. Another one bites the dust.
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:10 PM   #136
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Neat 1960 Ford Sunliner Convertible.
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Old 08-16-2019, 07:49 PM   #137
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Pair of 1960 Ford Sunliner Convertibles residing in Australia. One has been converted to Right Hand Drive.
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Old 08-28-2019, 03:41 PM   #138
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WOW,
I just found this thread!!

1960 Fords are one of my all time favorites. I bought mine in late '63 or early '64. It was a 223 6 cylinder, 3 speed stick, w/o a radio OR a heater. I bought it from a woman that used it in some kind of business.

I was a mechanic at the time and it took me about 6 months to put a '58 Tbird, 300 hp, 352, 4 barrel engine in it ( where I worked had a tow service and wrecking yard). I put a Cruise-A-Matic behind it from the '58, 410, Edsel Corsair that I had had 2 years before. They are one of the easier engine compartments to work with, have that WIDE hood.

You note in the picture that it is raked a bit and the engine/trans combo, is why.

For what should have been a easy swap, it WAS NOT! The wiring and gas line was on the wrong side, I also had to have the Edsel drive shaft shortened and it seems like the radiator outlet was wrong, too but, when it was done, it was a runner. I hooked the 2/3, stick shift lever to the transmission selector. It worked good but, you had to be careful. I could beat GTO's and 4-4-2's!

I only have two Instamatic pictures of it, one from the day after my wedding, the other a day or two later. The small picture had my wife in it, too but, when we divorced, she cut herself out of it

I'm half heartedly looking for another one, I have TO many cars now.

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Old 08-29-2019, 09:46 PM   #139
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Sweet 1960 Ford Starliner at the Annual Motor Muster at Greenfield Village Dearborn, June 16 this year.
There is a red 60 hardtop like this one for sale a few miles south of me, but I never stopped to see how much (I don't have room for another car). Also had a 55/56 Ford 2 door sedan.
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Old 09-06-2019, 07:45 PM   #140
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I bought my wife a brand spanking new 60 four door Galaxie, it came with a 292 v8 ac, automatic trany. It was the sorriest car i ever owned. when there was a cross wind the damn thing was hard to drive strait down the road. if you tried to pass someone and the air. cond. kicked on you better hit the brakes and get back in behind if a car was in sight. Never went on a trip that we got back home without some mechanical problems
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