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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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