My Car Quest

March 1, 2024

1970 Ford Thunderbird – Fond Memories

by Mike Gulett - We all remember cars from our youth don't we? And sometimes we may want to relive that youth by acquiring a car from those youthful days. Maybe that car would not be a car of natural choice today but the memories bring it into … [Read more...]

The Primary Colors of Classic Cars

by Mike Gulett - I have a weakness for car colors especially green, orange, yellow and silver. But really I like them all, at least on the right car. The color can impact how we think a car looks and either bring out the beauty of the design or … [Read more...]

Beautiful Women in Car Advertisements

by Mike Gulett - Advertisers have used beautiful women to sell just about everything since the beginning of advertising, well actually since before advertising. And it still works today. This is true even if the buyer is a women but it works … [Read more...]

Thanks to Electric Cars Hood Scoops Are Going Away

by Mike Gulett - Another reason to dislike the transition to electric cars is we will see the demise of the air scoop on cars and certainly the beloved hood scoop will be gone. There is no need for a hood scoop to cool the engine of an EV like … [Read more...]

Collectible Classic: 1964-1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

The Appeal of the Flat Deck ‘Bird Convertible. by Wallace Wyss - Now one would think for a guy who can throw into conversation things like Zagato Carrozzeria and Thupp and Maberly that I am all about furrin’ cars and furrin’ cars only. … [Read more...]

Ford’s Stroke of Genius: 1962 Thunderbird Sports Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - I remember being mildly interested in the Ford Thunderbird around ’61 but the trouble was that it was a four seater and I thought: “Why can’t Ford have a two seater like the Corvette?” Which they did from ’55 to ’57 in the … [Read more...]