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Old Posted Nov 22, 2020, 7:56 PM
Lwize Lwize is offline
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post
Congratulations, unihikid. Seems odd for someone to have ordered a Country Squire only to remove the Di-Noc within the fiberglass frame. Why not just order a black Country Sedan? Anyway, you'll have a good time with this one. First year of a new body, first year of the rear scoops to keep dust off the back window...hard to tell, but it looks like it could have the great 289 V8...or even the 240 Six, which would be a rare bird indeed (352, 390 and up V8s would have, at least originally, an emblem behind the front wheels). You can de-code the data plate here. I have a couple of old Ford wagons...the Squire framing was real wood around Di-Noc through '53 and into very early production '54, fiberglass after that.

Have fun.
IIRC, the Country Squires with the faux wood paneling were of a higher trim spec. An all-black wagon might not have as nice an interior, or would have to be special-ordered to attempt at a better interior.

My folks had two Country Squires with the faux wood - 1968 and 1973 (to replace the '68). The 1968 had the 390 and the 1973 had the 351.

Last edited by Lwize; Nov 22, 2020 at 8:07 PM.
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