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TIM'S EDSEL EMPORIUM
-Find the answer to the "Edsel Is a No Go" question
. Seems teachers like making kids work thru the Billy Joel song "We Didn't Start the Fire" and explain the history references. I get about a zillion e-mails a year from kids who want to know about this reference in the song.
Just follow this link
Otherwise, if you're looking for information on the Edsel, built by the Ford Motor Company 1958-1960, you've come to the right place. Check the links below to find the information you need. If you have any comments or questions
drop me an e-mail
Table of Contents
: Just a click will take you there!
"UPDATED August 3, 2004"
(Updated ads are on the NEW website www.edselmotors.com)
Photos from the 36th Annual Edsel Owners Club Convention
, August 4-8 Bloomington, MN
1958 PACER KIT
completed AMT Pacer
Share Your Data Plate Info PLEASE!
On NEW Page 3 of the Scrapbook
(Shortcut to page 3)
(other keen Edsel web sites)
(Sources for NEW Edsel parts and other services)
Jay Lehr's Edsel Articles
(10 best & worst Edsels. Silly Edsel Paint Names)
More of Jay's Edsel Articles
(Things to do in Winter, Holiday Pounds and MORE!)
Excerpts from 1957-'58 Magazine reviews on the Edsel
The Edsel FAQ
(Frequently Asked Questions).
If you're about to e-mail me with your Edsel question, check here first--you just may find the answer!
(Collection of Edsel advertising and paper items)
Data Plate Decoders
Worlds Fastest Edsel?
Find Out HERE!
Ron Steinbach Reports on the
Fabulous Fords Forever
show with lots of EDSEL photos
Edsel Stock Car Racing-
Amsoil Synthetic Lubricants are good for your EDSEL and good for America. I've been an Independent Amsoil Dealer and satisfied user since 1979. Click the Amsoil logos to visit my dealer site, learn about AMSOIL and place your order for Amsoil products.
Recent Car Shows We've attended. Reports with comments/photos, focus on Edsels
MSRA Back to the 50's Weekend June 2003
Shifters Car Show-Hibbing-June 7, 1998
MSRA Back to the 50's, June 18-21 1998
Northern Cruisers Weekend of Wheels, Grand Rapids, MN, July 25, 1998
The Edsel Dealer Introduction Show Music is STILL available on CD. This includes all six songs performed in this first ever all musical dealer introduction show. PLUS the audio tracks for two 1958 Edsel commercials. Great to play in the background at the car show, or just for your own enjoyment. $15.00 including postage to: Edsel CD, Box 481, Bovey, MN 55709 will get one to you PRONTO!
NON-EDSEL STUFF ON MY WEBSITE INCLUDES:
Don't miss my Son Ryans web page for his blues band
"Ryan & the Del-Rays"
Lets Go Flying! (I love aviation too)
Subminiature Camera Photography-Minox and Minolta 16
Links to Real Hep Stuff-Music, Cars, Entertainers and MORE!
If you suffer from Asthma find out about Nephron for Asthma Sufferers. It Works!
See Minnesota's Governor Jesse"The Mind" Ventura
See the two GREATEST Entertainers EVER together!
(Mel Torme and Daffy Duck!)
Fans of Jonny Lang-Teen Blues Sensation-Check out these EXCLUSIVE Photos!
Fans of Blues Singer/Guitar player Sue Foley Click HERE!
My Son Ryan performing in the West Range Rock and Roll Show
I Collect Acetate 78 RPM records-See a collection of Label Art
Visit my Ham Radio Shack KCØJEZ & KCØLUA
Click the Roller Skate and visit my
Roller Skating Page and download some great vintage Roller Records skating music from the 1950's!
Following are some other mildly interesting links to stuff I've uploaded for one reason or another that have never had links from my web site. Lots of photos, lots of interesting and even scary stuff, so if you're up to it, have a look at the following links:
Flooding McGregor, MN 2001
BIG collection of actual snapshots from the 1950's
(These are REALLY cool!)
My Daughters Graduation Open House 2002
(With Vintage Argus Camera)
Few shots of the kids in their younger days (scanned from slides)
Grand Rapids High School Prom 2002--Snapshots of Daughter & Friends
Jazz Jam and the Rainbow Inn
Butts Across America
OTHER INTERESTING STUFF YOU'LL ENJOY
Puddles on the Garage Floor
..drippings from my mind....
My Editorial Thoughts on the State of the World Today
has Made Me MAD!
There are more Deadbeat MOMS than DADS!!
Hear That Giant SUCKING Sound?
Ted Nugent is a GENIUS!!
The "TRUE AMERICAN" READ THIS!!!
The COPS! Quick! Hide the Cell-phone!!
The NAPSTER Dilemma
Guest Comments by Drew Carey
(NOTE: Rated PG-13)
Childrens Bill of Rights (Or Brainwashing 101)
How Software Technology Eliminated the Need for Talent
Auto Insurance: The Biggest Scam in America!
How the Beatles Ruined America
Auto Accidents: The Coverage They Deserve
Assorted Stuff that Pisses Me Off
Technology is Destroying the Family Unit
The Overmarketing of America
Thoughts on Child Support Collection
The Jerks Are Screwing Up the World
Gay Bashing (Or New Generic Society?)
I also dabble as a freelance photographer/writer. See some of my work at:
Tim Verthein Photography
Just counting off the number of Edsel fans stopping by.