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 The Crown Victoria Association was formed in 1977 to promote the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of all 1954-1955-1956 Ford Automobiles, Canadian Meteors, Mercury Automobiles, and Ford & Mercury trucks. We went "online" in July 1997 and would like to encourage you to look around, find out a little about our club and if interested - join our growing community.

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Meteor Found Many Years After Restoration and Sale

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Having an intense interest in Canadian cars owing to being raised in Buffalo, New York with a Canadian-born mother with family in Toronto, it was no coincidence that I saw many cars offered on both sides of the Canadian-US border as uniquely different from each other. I collected Meteor and Monarch brochures since I was young and never thought I would be owning one of these cars. The evening of February 5, 2006 made me a 1956 Meteor owner when I won the car in an on-line auction. After one calendar month of waiting, the transport rig pulled up in front of my house in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and the beauty was delivered.

I had never owned such a antique car before so was a greenhorn about getting its various issues resolved but while on my cardio walk a by chance meeting in a local park of a fellow Ford fanatic who was a member of a local car club, was almost immediately on the right track. Ted Valis owned 3 Shelby Mustangs and knew his way around such vehicles as well as getting me into the club with all its automotive-pertinent resources. At that point, I knew I was on the right track and a happy ending would materialize.

After connecting with some excellent car guys who knew their respective trades intimately, the car was as finished as I wanted it to be short of Concours restoration which would have short-circuited my wanting to take the car on the road.

In mid-August of this year, while cruising the internet, I received an email from my high school yearbook webmaster who created subsequent yearbooks after each reunion to include classmate updates. He indicated that a man who say my Meteor on the internet and who was certain it was formerly his car, wanted to be placed in contact with me.

This came about as a result of the posting of the yearbook pages on the internet as well as my subsequent interview during the cruise night in a nearby town by a local TV crew likewise being posted. As it developed, David Lane, the second owned of the car and who did the restoration in British Columbia was finally in touch. I had little information about the car prior to his contact and, as they say, provenance is all-important with antique cars. I now know the history of this car from the factory to the present time. Read more: Meteor Found Many Years After Restoration and Sale

 

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2017 Convention Update

The 2017 CVA National Convention will be held in Springfield, Illinois from July 30th to August 4th.  Convention details and sign-up information are on the Events Page and also in the FoMoCo Times.

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