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58 fords

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fullhouse296, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. fullhouse296
    Joined: Jan 30, 2009
    Posts: 387

    from Australia

    Why are 58 Fords underrepresented ?Are guys holding on to them ,or are they particularly scarce ? maybe they were a derby favorite ,who knows ?
  2. You looking to buy one? I have some.
  3. 57Custom300
    Joined: Aug 21, 2009
    Posts: 1,294

    from Arizona

    I guess people look at them as the bastard sons of 57's (which aren't represented very well IMHO). When I got my 57 it was a toss-up with a 58 Custom 300. The 58 had an FE and I wanted a Y-block so I went with the 57. I have seen 58's in the last 2 shows I've gone to. A retractable at one and an absolutly beautiful Courier yesterday at MIS. Made me want to go back and get the 58.
  4. marauder4speed
    Joined: Nov 24, 2009
    Posts: 36

    from michigan

    Here's my Courier that you saw at MIS yesterday.
    Took the John Kouw Award Of Excellence 2 years ago
    and Top 100 this year.

    Location: michigan Price: 27,500 ​
    I have a 58 Windowed Courier Sedan Delivery for sale. Mostly stock with a few custom touches. 390 C-6, auto ,P/S, Air ,disc brakes. This is a turn key car, owner restored,owned for 10 years. This was NOT a rustbucket!
    Car sports all of the original sheet metal, rockers, headlight buckets, quarters , ect . Granada spindles on front, lowered 1 1/2 inches in the rear. Stock interior except for seat. Cal Custom grill ,, bla bla bla...
    $27,500 or ??
    Contact me if interested. 517-443-5509
    I have lots more pictures.
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  5. Davereeves
    Joined: Nov 10, 2009
    Posts: 53

    from Ca

  6. Davereeves
    Joined: Nov 10, 2009
    Posts: 53

    from Ca

  7. They were rot prone.
  8. Slick Willy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 3,010

    Slick Willy

  9. derelict
    Joined: Nov 28, 2001
    Posts: 490


    The '58 looks like it's got an underbite...
  10. jcmarz
    Joined: Jan 10, 2010
    Posts: 4,636

    from Chino, Ca

    Back in the early 70s my Dad had a 58 Ranchero. Today I see many 57 Rancheros but I've yet to see a 58 and I feel the 58 Rancheros are better looking than the 57s because of the quad headlights and hoodscoop. On the other hand, while I like the 58 front on the cars, I don't like the taillights. To me, a 58 Ford car with the 57 taillights is perfect.
  11. Because they are butt ugly.
    I have a 58 convertible that I bought to convert to a 57 because 57s are beautiful and 58s are awful.My 2¢
  12. dorf
    Joined: Dec 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,087

    from ohio

    what he said
  13. dsr_54
    Joined: Nov 24, 2008
    Posts: 278


    I love my 58 ford. I think 58 fords look better than the 57. They do rot bad around the front headlights.

  14. weez
    Joined: Dec 5, 2002
    Posts: 860


    Not beautiful, but they have an aggressive look to them- especially without the grille bar.

    I dig my '58 Ranchero. Even tho it looks like a Thunderbird's dumb but dangerous brother...

    And when it had Keystones on it, it looked a little like the Batmobile. Maybe it's what Batman would drive to Home Depot, but I guess Alfred would do that though. Gotta think about that...

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  15. I need one to park between my 57 and 59:D

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