A Gallery of Ranchero Images

For all except the two at the bottom, click on the picture to view a larger image.

white 1965 Ford Ranchero with white camper shell
What a pretty little truck!
left rear view of white 1965 Ranchero
Beautiful from any angle (can you tell I'm biased?)
left side view of white 1965 Ranchero
The noble Ranchero, still going after all these years!
 289 cubic inch V-8, black block with gold air cleaner and valve covers
This rebuilt engine has over ten thousand miles on it now.
dual-bowl master brake cylinder installed driver's side, rear of engine compartment
1967 Mustang Dual-bowl master brake cylinder
shiny black rebuilt rear end
Rebuilt rear end with all new parts inside
upper and lower control arms and sway bar
Performance front end with polygraphite bushings
Diane strapped into her carseat
Diane loves “daddy car”
birthday cake on Ranchero's tailgate
Happy Thirty-sixth birthday, Ranchero!

The following before and after pictures show more or less what I am trying to do with the whole car inside and out.

dirty parts under front of car
March 6, 2001: Except for the center link, the suspension and steering components in this picture are new parts that were installed in the spring of 2000. Grime and rust are everywhere.
parts underneath car after cleaning, treating, painting
June 9, 2001: The same view three months and three thousand miles later after a week of much cleaning, rust treatment, priming and painting underneath the front end of the car.

Ranchero body repair I did myself in the Spring of 2001