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Ride of the Month Contest: September 2015

Each month the Cool Rides Online team and sponsors select FIVE cool rides to feature. The featured cars, trucks and bikes will each receive an award and care package filled with products valued at over $150. The featured rides compete against each other via online poll for the honor of being chosen as the Cool Rides Online, Ride of the Month! The ride of the month winner will receive a personalized award, additional apparel/product prizes and a chance to compete for the 2014 Ride of the Year!

Links: Cool Rides Online | Contest Entry Form. Now to meet this month’s featured rides!


Mike Fennell 1932 Ford Vicky

Representing the STA-BIL® Brand Fuel Treatments

Stabil - Mike Fennell - 1932 Ford Vicky (650)This is my 1932 Ford Vicky with H.O.C paint, color True Blue. The Engine is a 289 backed up with a c4 transmission, ford 9 inch with 350 gears. The interior is done in two tone brown and tan leather. I was on the hunt for one of these for a bunch of Months. I traveled many states looking and finally found this one here in Georgia only an hour away.

Jimmie Brooks 1969 Ford Mach 1

Representing 104+ Octane Boost

104 - Jimmi Brooks - 1969 Ford Mach1This is my 1969 Ford Mach 1 Mustang, the car was built in march of 1969 in San Jose, California as a custom order for a dealership in Los Angeles and had spent it’s whole life in so California until my wife and I retired and moved to Arizona. We now attend car shows and events in the Colorado River area. I have had the car for 10 years. I found it online for sale and went to look at it, the car had been sitting in the back yard of the owner for 6 years and was not driven so I had to do a lot of work upgrading and replacing hoses and all other issues I found that needed attention or replaced. It was originally Ford single stage candy apple red but from sitting outside for so long on a piece of carpet the sun had really done the paint in so I had it repainted Ford factory color RED FIRE METALLIC CLEARCOAT witch came on the 2011 Ford Shelbys. The car is completely stock with the original 351 Windsor and had 64,000 original miles on it.

Daniel Diebert 1968 Chevy C10

Representing Iso-HEET® Brand Fuel Treatments

Daniel Diebert 1968 Chevy C10It is Hugger Orange, with black Leather and Orange piping to match paint. #30 over bored, Voo Do cam, stainless steel headers and aluminum exhaust, dropped all around. Bumper into the fenders in front rolled pan in rear, chrome and side lights have been removed, hidden pin latches for tail gate. 13 inch brakes and 20 inch wheels and tires. It has 411 posi in a ten bold rear end and run through a built 700 R 4 tranny with a lock out torque converter. Runs low 12 and get 17 mpg on the highway it is never trailered and see’s 4 to five thousand miles a year, plus a few burn out when needed!

Justin Karcha 1965 Ford Galaxie 500

Representing Start Your Engines!® Fuel System Revitalizer

303 - Justin Karcha - 1965FordGalaxie500Well first off my first muscle car was when I purchased a 1988 5.0 Mustang. I later sold the car and years later wanted something else but more unique. My dad had owned two 65 galaxies in the past that I never got to have a ride in so I was inspired to have my own to experience it for myself. I bought the car in spring of 2013. The previous owner had bought the car partially restored. He had put in some 69 Galaxie buckets and a 65/66 xl console with custom gauges. Then he decided to put a 390 in place of the 352. Then a 406 then a 410 and then found a 68 or 69 Lincoln mark 3 where my current 460 came from. I have another 460 to build for it by spring that I got on trade for some parts. It will be getting a mild cam and a couple bolt-ons. I recovered the dash in the car by myself which for a welder was pretty good. I like the car because I can learn how to work on it on my own because they are a fairly simple machine. I enjoy taking it to the weekly cruise nights in Red Deer Alberta where I can share it with other enthusiasts. But mostly I like the feel of the gas pedal and the sound of the big blocks torque being transferred to the pavement. It’s well worth the price of fuel. It’s more the smiles per gallon that I get. Well that’s about it, the project will never end and neither will my dream and vision of making it into MY car.

Frank Iovine 1930 Ford Model A

Representing 303® Products:

SYE - Frank Lovine - 1930FordModelA (650)This car was a dream come true, thanks to my wife!  Hence the picture with her in it for the first time.  It is a 1930 Model A all Ford, with a Ford body, 302 motor, C4 Trans and 8′ rear.




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