A couple restored every one of these cars and still retain ownership.
They live on Vancouver Island. This collection is without a doubt the absolute finest collection of fifties cars in the World.
1956 Ford Skyliner (Glasstop)
We restored this car in 1988 from an original car that came from the Indian reservation here on Vancouver Island. It is full power with all options.
1956 Meteor Crown Victoria
We restored this car in 1990 and drove it to Ocean Shores Washington for its first drive. It is full power with all accessories except "air".
1955 Meteor Convertible
This car is mostly original and it has taken me 28 years to buy it from the original owner.
There are probably only about 8 of these cars surviving out of the total production of 201 cars.
I rebuilt all the mechanics and added all the accessories and options and it has everything except "air".
1956 Meteor Convertible
Meteors used some Mercury colors in 1956.
This 56 Meteor is painted Grove Green and Saffron Yellow with a black lightning bolt and the production numbers are only 479.
It is full power with all accessories except "air".
Because of the colour, we call her "Juicy Fruit".
1956 Mercury M-100 Pickup
About 12 years ago I put an Aspen suspension, 302 and AOD in the truck to make it drive better. It has never missed a beat. The next time I rebuild the truck I have a 5 L. for it.
55 Merc Sun Valley
I bought this car from an old ladies estate sale in 1983.
It was rust free but pretty banged up with only 26000 miles on it.
I added all the options and accessories and restored only as needed
keeping the car as original as possible.
56 Mercury Montclair Convertible.
I found what was left of it in the Spokane area and restored
and drove it to Hot August Nights in Reno in 1996.
It is London Grey and Persimmon with full power and all accessories.
1955 Mercury Convertible
It is now restored in Canadian colors, Sunset Coral
with matching Tapestry weave interior and Metric speedo,
full power and accessory steering wheel.
It has only 530 miles on it because we mostly drive the 56 Mercury convertible
1958 Pontiac Parisienne Convertible.
I built this car out of a super basket case.
I welded 6 months on this car alone.
It is a 348 tri-power, bucket seats and
with practically every factory and dealer option available in 1958.
1966 Park Lane convertible.
I bought this car at Don Wheaton's in Edmonton when I was a kid working in the oilfields in 1968.
I had the car in my barn in Manitoba until May 2005.
It is now at home on Vancouver Island
with 30,000 miles showing on the speedometer.
This is a Canadian built, bucket seat car in which only a handful were made
The 64 Park Lane convertible is a good old 78,000 mile car, with all good parts to restore it. It is a full power, bucket seat car with super marauder engine
and rare 15" wheels. I have cast iron headers and tri-power for it.
1958 Mercury Convertible
I looked for one of these cars for about 10 years
and finally got this one from John Fowlie in Calif.
We restored it with a 430, full power with memory seat and everything and it is big.
I was able to find a lot of NOS parts for this car
probably because not many of these cars are being restored.
When I found the 59 Impala it was a rust bucket folded up on a 8 ft pallet.
The car had no interior or powertrain.
It was originally a black Canadian built car.
I have installed a 1995 LT-1 fuel injected engine with 700R4 trans
but when finished this car will look like it was built this way from the
factory (I hope).
It is going to be the usual cruiser with fender-skirts,
full continental kit, spotlights and so on.
It is presently 70% finished but will probably be finished for next spring.
This 1959 Edsel Convertible
is the latest addition to the Mountaintop Collection.
Of course it goes without saying, this machine has full power options and has been meticulously restored under skilled hands.