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How Did all those Cool Cars Get Built?

In 1969 with the success of the Talladega and Spoiler II programs, David Pearson’s Championship season what was on the schedule for 1970? How would Ford step it up for the next season? What did they learn about building limited production Boss 429 cars? Take a look inside Ford and what might have been if they had not pulled out of racing for 1970! To get a real understanding of what is written here you must realize that this Agenda and discussion topics was not prepared by Ford but rather by ADD-Supply. In part, it is obviously a Proposal by ADD for them to do more work for Ford. However, this insider communication does provide a clear look into what was being considered by Ford for 1970. The hand written notes and modifications to the Agenda also provide what, at least one attendee, thought of some of the recommendations!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some of my first and strongest memories from my childhood relate to cars. I still remember when things happened based on what car I was driving at the time. I grew up and lived in Iowa for nearly 40 years before moving to Southern California and now live in Tennessee. I was a Corvette fanatic for years but then re-discovered vintage American Muscle. My wife, Katrina, and I decided we wanted to focus on unique and rare muscle cars. After a lot of research we fell in love with the Ford Blue Oval Aero Cars. These were only built in 1969 and and aerodynamics became an important part of winning races. The only purpose of these limited production cars was to win NASCAR races using the Boss 429 and 427 power plants complimented with a special, wind cheating, aerodynamic body. The Ford Talladega and Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II are terrific and historic cars. This site is devoted to these car and their owners past and present. We provide an Online Registry for recording the long term history and ownership of every remaining Talladega, Spoiler and Spoiler II.

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