Midsouthern Restorations

Our Selection of Fords

1932 Ford Roadster

MidSouthern Restorations: 1932 Ford RoadsterHere at Mid-Southern Restorations we also build custom hotrods. We built a 32 Ford Highboy Roadster. We started with a Pete & Jakes chassis. We had a stock 68 350 lying under a shelf from a restoration we did where the customer picked a new crate motor. The chassis was painted and the motor rebuilt... Read more >>

1935 Two Door Sedan

MidSouthern Restorations: 1935 Two Door SedanOld Hot Rods need love too and this Ford Slant Back from Fairfield Glades, Tennessee is no exception. The suspension was deemed unsafe by the owner and by MIDSR. The top of the car was chopped and so was the frame rails allowing for a modern motor. Once the integrity is restored to the front frame... Read more >>

1936 Ford 5 Window Coupe

MidSouthern Restorations: 1936 Ford 5 Window CoupeWe have this 36 Ford 5 Window Coupe for sale at our shop. It was located in a basement after a 30 stay. The tires held air and it was pulled out and washed off. Then it was to shine again. The motor which is a 53 Ford flathead started up rather well and a new carburetor and fuel pump was installed.... Read more >>

1949 Ford Woody Wagon

MidSouthern Restorations: 1949 Ford Woody WagonThis 1949 Ford Woody wagon was delivered from Nashville, Tennessee. The owner searched for a company to retro fit his car with more modern updates to make the car into a classic driver. When he was at a Mercedes dealer- ship one day, he ran into a past customer of ours. He was referred to us for the... Read more >>

1950 Ford Sedan

MidSouthern Restorations: 1950 Ford SedanHere is an interesting project by a new customer from Knoxville Tennessee. This 1950 Ford sedan was purchased to replicate the one his wife had when the couple first met. The old car appeared to be in good shape and for the most part was. This gentleman travels the country in a Prevost Bus and flat... Read more >>

1955 T-Bird

MidSouthern Restorations: 1955 T-BirdHow classic are Little Birds? They still are very classic and still very cool. This 55 Thunderbird was picked up from a customer in Chattanooga Tennessee. It ran and drove but had problems. Even though it appeared nice from a distance, up close it was not smooth. Once unloaded at our shop we enjoyed... Read more >>

1956 Ford F-100

MidSouthern Restorations: 1956 Ford F-100This 1956 Ford F-100 is from Murfreesboro Tennessee and was purchased in Virginia. It was restored by an amateur at best and needs much correction to be a classic driving stock pickup. Once the frozen carburetor was replaced with a known good one the old Y-Block started up and was tested. It was in... Read more >>

1963 Ford Falcon

MidSouthern Restorations: 1963 Ford FalconHere is a restoration project that came to us from Nashville, Tennessee. This car has a long history of waiting to be restored. The first paragraph of his e-mail spoke of the time frame. “I have a 63 Ford Falcon convertible that we would like to make into a “daily driver” for my wife. We have had... Read more >>

1963 Ford Falcon

MidSouthern Restorations: 1963 Ford FalconThis rare classic 1963 Ford Falcon Convertible came to us from Traverse City Michigan. The owner is deployed in Afghanistan in the military. It is here for a restoration of body then paint. This car was driven from Michigan to Tennessee by relatives of the owner. That says much about the mechanical... Read more >>

1964 Thunderbird

MidSouthern Restorations: 1964 ThunderbirdThere are some guys out there who know how to restore a car correctly, and this is an example of that. This customer just wanted MIDSR to complete the body and paint work on this 1964 Ford Thunderbird from the Livingston, Tennessee area. The body had typical old car rust issues but was not in terrible... Read more >>

1964 “R” code Galaxie 500

MidSouthern Restorations: 1964 “R” code Galaxie 500This is the Legendary Ford Magazine project car known as “Big Red”. Less than 100 miles since a complete frame off restoration that was fully documented. This is not a museum piece or “numbers matching” car. I saved it from a basket case and restored it to be a great driver that appears stock but has... Read more >>

1965 Mustang Convertible

MidSouthern Restorations: 1965 Mustang ConvertibleAlways a classic is this 65 Ford Mustang Convertible from Sparta , Tennessee. The car originally came to us just for body and paint, and it turned into fully assembling and making operative. The owner had a 302 and C-4 transmission rebuilt, and we installed it. Projects like these are difficult because... Read more >>

1965 Mustang Fastback 2+2

MidSouthern Restorations: 1965 Mustang Fastback 2+2This 65 Mustang 289 2+2 body came to our shop from Tracy City Tennessee to be restored and painted. The customer saw the expert workmanship on the 1970 Torino Cobra completed here and wanted the same treatment. There are some rust issues with this shell but they will be repaired the correct way. Once... Read more >>

1965 Ford Mustang 2+2

MidSouthern Restorations: 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2This vintage 65 Mustang 2 + 2 Fastback came to us from to us for restoration from Celina, Tennessee. One could say it was garage kept. The car was involved in an accident 10 years ago and the original owners vowed to repair and restore someday and present it to there son as a gift who is serving in... Read more >>

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

MidSouthern Restorations: 1965 Ford Mustang FastbackNo wonder the fastback Mustangs are a hot ticket. We received a call from Clarksville, Tennessee one day from a service man from Fort Campbell that needed some help with his project. His 65 Ford Mustang Fastback was loaded on trailer and ready to go. We were more than eager to help on this project.... Read more >>

1966 Thunderbird

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 ThunderbirdThis car is from Carthage, Ternnessee and was one of Mid-Southern Restorations' first finishes in 2005. The car was being restored by another restoration company when the project was turned over to us. The body had been painted, and while we were assembling the car, the paint began to flake and come... Read more >>

1966 Ford LTD

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Ford LTDThere are not many sweet old 1966 Ford LTD’s out cruising around, but in a few months this one will be. This car comes from Nashville, Tennessee and is still owned by the original purchaser. The LTD took him and his new bride on their honeymoon. It has traveled extensively and has even been up Pikes... Read more >>

1966 Ford Fairlane

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Ford FairlaneNot many muscle cars have the nice square body lines of the 1966-67 Ford Fairlane. This is a true S code big block 4 speed GT. These cars have risen in value considerably in the last few years. This car was bought in Florida many years ago and was in the waiting mode to be restored. The owner of this... Read more >>

1966 Ford Mustang Coupe

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Ford Mustang CoupeThis cars owner lives in England and searched us out. Her car was located in a barn 50 miles from our shop. Her 1966 Mustang Coupe has been a passion for her since age 16. Now she is in the military and wants “Stan” the stang will be brought up to new condition and sent to England where she plans to... Read more >>

1966 Mustang

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 MustangWe received a phone call from a gentleman in Nashville, Tennessee telling us how he wanted to restore and get his original 1966 Mustang back the way it was when he first got the car in the mid 70’s. His uncle owned a GM dealership and his father happened to be there visiting the day this pony car was... Read more >>

1966 Fairlane

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 FairlaneThe pictures of this car are spread to four different decades. The reason we are showing this is because it shows the test of time on body, paint, and mechanical if they are done right the first time. The colors were changed for racing and paint schemes. The story goes that the car was driven in high... Read more >>

1967 Ford Mustang Convertible

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Ford Mustang ConvertibleThis 1967 Mustang convertible is in for complete restoration and modifications. The car owner is from Murfreesboro Tennessee. The modifications include Triangulated rear suspension with Ford nine inch rear differential and coil over shocks. The front will receive a modern Mustang II front end with power... Read more >>

1967 Ford F-100

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Ford F-100This 1967 F-100 came from Louisville, Kentucky to be restored to new condition. The current owner remembers what this truck looked like when his dad bought it off the showroom floor. Here at this restoration shop we have a soft spot for old Ford trucks. The body is in near perfect condition except... Read more >>

1967 Mustang Fastback

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Mustang Fastbackfather and sons projects never seem to get done so a surgeon from Cookeville, Tennessee brought his '67 Mustang fastback to Mid-Southern for some resto-modifications and to be completed. Many new parts were already purchased, and the motor had been rebuilt. The car was a basket case and when it arrived;... Read more >>

1967 Shelby Mustang

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Shelby MustangThe car is powered by original 428 Police Interceptor with dual quads and automatic transmission. The car was drag raced heavy in 1968 1969 1970 and has won many events. The back window has stickers showing this and there has been magazine articles written about it winning ways. The car has 64,000 miles... Read more >>

1967 Mustang

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 MustangOur customers come from far away to seek out our services. We could hold the record at eight time zones away. This customer is a young lady working as a civilian in Iraq for a contractor. She was home in Knoxville, Tennessee in the winter of 2008 and purchased this 1967 Mustang Coupe. By early summer,... Read more >>

1968 Torino GT

MidSouthern Restorations: 1968 Torino GTHere is a 1968 Torino GT that was brought to us from Livingston, Tennessee for some wiring and rear leaf spring work. After close inspection, this car was found to be a mechanical nightmare. Most before pictures are used for a reference. None were taken of the mechanics on this car as everything was... Read more >>

1968 Mustang Fastback

MidSouthern Restorations: 1968 Mustang FastbackOur newest customer is a person we met at a car show in Nashville a few years ago. He lives in Franklin, TN., and while at show talked to us about a project he had that had slowed down to a stop. We went to his house and checked it out and it is a classic 1968 Mustang Fastback. This car has been in... Read more >>

1968 Mustang Coupe

MidSouthern Restorations: 1968 Mustang CoupeWe received a call from a gentleman that lives in Cleveland, Tennessee and he told us of this 68 Mustang Coupe that he has owned since he was 17 years old. He did rust repair to the floors and had the motor rebuilt. Once up and running his girlfriend / wife had many dates with the car. That lasted for... Read more >>

1970 J-Code Torino GT

MidSouthern Restorations: 1970 J-Code Torino GTThis month of July 2011 we have taken on two full restorations from the state of Kentucky. By searching us out and seeing the Award winning 70 Torino Cobra we had restored a few years ago, he decided to bring his car here for us to see and to check out our operation and look at our shop. We are getting... Read more >>

1970 Ford Torino Cobra Fastback

MidSouthern Restorations: 1970 Ford Torino Cobra FastbackThis 1970 Torino Cobra was found next to a burned-down service station along old highway 56 in middle TN and was spotted by the distinctive "Shaker Hood Scoop." The VIN # was recorded and a few months later was decoded to find out the old Torino was a true J-Code with a 429 Cobra Jet, four-speed, Hurst... Read more >>

1970 Mercury Cougar

MidSouthern Restorations: 1970 Mercury CougarThis 1970 Mercury Cougar from Sparta, Tennessee area shows the reason why some rattle can paint should be thrown away from a garage. This customer seen our 1970 Torino Cobra and then wanted the motor to look as good as the 429 Cobra Jet. The original owner said he repainted it before and did not like... Read more >>

1972 F-100 Pickup

MidSouthern Restorations: 1972 F-100 PickupHere is a 1972 Ford F-100 that was resto-modified by an owner here at Mid-Southern restoration. The project has a long history that dates back to 1990 when the truck was bought in Wyoming. Shortly thereafter, the truck was dismantled, and the restoration began. Over the years, the truck was rebuilt... Read more >>

1972 DeTamoso Pantera

MidSouthern Restorations: 1972 DeTamoso PanteraRare sports cars always draw attention and that is what happens when ever people check out this 1972 DeTamoso Pantera powered by a Ford 351 Cleveland mounted behind the cockpit as a mid engine configuration. This car came from a customer in Cincinnati. The owner wants to freshen up the car drive train... Read more >>

1972 Ford F-100 Pickup

MidSouthern Restorations: 1972 Ford F-100 PickupThis truck came to us from Dalton, Georgia after the owner searched the internet for restoration companies and an E-bay offering we did of a similar truck. That similar truck was the 1967 F-100 also listed on the site here. After seeing the quality... Read more >>

1985 F-150 Shorty 4x4

MidSouthern Restorations: 1985 F-150 Shorty 4x4Every vehicle made has a following. Ford Trucks are very popular and this 1985 F-150 Shorty 4x4 will soon get the full restoration service has the current owner wants this truck back to "As New." The truck came stock with a 351 Windsor and automatic. This is the first vehicle we got to test drive before... Read more >>

1994 ERA Cobra

MidSouthern Restorations: 1994 ERA CobraWho wouldn’t want this on their web site? This 1966 titled 1994 ERA Cobra is awesome to say the least. It is in for some clean up and refreshing. It is powered by original 428 Ford FE from a wrecked Cobra matching the VIN #. Many other parts are original to the wrecked Cobra, but live on in this car.... Read more >>