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Old 03-30-2018, 01:04 PM   #181
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Here's my '55 Ranchwagon I tried to submit a few months back.
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Old 03-30-2018, 06:49 PM   #182
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Old 03-31-2018, 12:45 AM   #183
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Love your ride. Thanks BlacktopScraper for posting this picture of your pride and joy. Mercman <><
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:33 PM   #184
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Here is a 1955 Ford Two Door Wagon thats showing lots of potential. The tailgate and rear section looks to be 57 Ford, plus it has the crown over the roof from a 1955 Crown Victoria. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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Is this car down there with you? If so, can you keep the board updated as to any progress?

I am really interested in how the front door glass frame was done (possibly as the CROWN VICTORIA - NOMAD was done).

THANX!
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Old 04-05-2018, 06:25 PM   #185
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To answer KULTULZ question, this is not an Australian Ford Station Wagon.
The first year that Ford Australia offered a full size Station Wagon was 1959. It was only available as a four door Ranch Wagon and was sold from 1959 to 1961 with the only change being the grille and slight change to the rear chrome trim.
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Old 04-05-2018, 09:37 PM   #186
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When I was a kid (thousands of years ago), and happened to see a 2-door wagon for the first time, I said to myself; Why would anybody want to buy a wagon that can haul a boatload of people, who would all need to crawl over the driver and front passenger to get in the car? (basically same thing I felt about 2-door non-wagons with a backseat).
Much later on, it came to mind that a 2-door wagon might just be a brilliant strategy in marketing/competitivity. Here, you can have three backseat passengers if needed, without the extra expense of two back doors AND have the ability to fold down the back seat into a large cargo area when needed also. I would assume that the 2-door wagons would have been less expensive than the 4-door wagons?

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Old 04-06-2018, 12:28 PM   #187
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I have a few Ford product wagons. Where can I get a Vin Code Desipher ?
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Old 04-06-2018, 02:20 PM   #188
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I have a few Ford product wagons. Where can I get a Vin Code Desipher ?
What years do you need the charts for?

Here's an old scratchy looking one for '55 and '56... it opens a pdf document in a new window.

https://thecvaonline.com/howtos/DataPlateDecoder.pdf

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Old 04-13-2018, 05:21 PM   #189
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Nice 57 Ford Ranch Wagon advertised in Hemmings.
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Old 04-18-2018, 06:26 AM   #190
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Here is a very rare and unusual Two Door Station Wagon, a Canadian 1960 Frontenac. They were only made for one year, and sold by Mercury Dealers. It was replaced in 1961 with the Mercury Comet. Very rare in this body style.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:34 AM   #191
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Nice 57 Ford Ranch Wagon advertised in Hemmings.

Has anyone noticed the HDL DOORS on this car? They have been cut down and while improving the HDL appearance (IMO) the car still has BUG-EYES...

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Old 04-29-2018, 10:52 AM   #192
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Chopped, shaved and slammed. But it shows one can be done

- 1956 FORD PARKLANE CROWN -


Pump the tires up and put the door handles on and it will make a nice custom...
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Old 04-30-2018, 09:56 PM   #193
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This beauty was posted by KULTULZ on another Thread. This 56 Ford Parklane is wearing 56 Mercury Station Wagon Tail Lights.
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Old 05-04-2018, 05:16 AM   #194
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For those that build and collect model cars, here is a great little kit of a 1957 Ford Two Door Station Wagon.
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Old 05-04-2018, 09:26 AM   #195
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1957 BIRD SE BUILD w 57 SW TOP ASM



Notice the door glass opening- Done as pillared HDTP.


1957 BIRD SW BUILD w 56 SW TOP ASM




Again, notice door glass opening- Done as sedan (includes door glass frame) - 56 PARKLANE Trim.

And they kept that nasty 55/56 SW Roof Rack...
I was wondering why anyone would do this and finally found the answer-

- 1954 Chevrolet Nomad Concept Car -

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"Well then, can I call a friend"?

And that's when the fight started ...

UPDATE - The doctor said I will walk again but most likely with a limp ...


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Old 05-28-2018, 08:11 PM   #196
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Here is a 1957 Ford Del Rio Ranch Wagon that now reside in Australia and has been converted to Right Hand Drive.
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Old 07-13-2018, 04:56 PM   #197
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Here is a picture of a 1956 Ford Park Lane that Jeff posted. These are very nice wagons.
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Old 07-16-2018, 05:08 PM   #198
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How do you like this 1955 Ford Park Lane Station Wagon that someone has made using the trim parts from a 1956 Ford Park Lane. Looks very sweet.
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Old 07-16-2018, 05:17 PM   #199
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Yes, very nice looking car. Made from a Ranch Wagon. The side stainless trim is from a '55 Fairlane. '56 side trim was wider, like the Park Lane in post #197.


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Old 07-17-2018, 10:47 AM   #200
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The modification(s) were very tastefully done IMO.



The color keyed wide steel wheels and correct hub caps look great on the car...


Love to see the engine compartment.
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