Sure they're getting dog-$yit cheap, but these quarter-century old cars are getting to entering the ranks as classics. Ancient paint spec, antique drivetrain (still with a distributor!), unimpressive gas mileage, dwindling survivors on the road, ----- especially in the wake of C4C (well at least here in the lower 48). You both will have a lot better return by ferreting out classic car shops not dependent on a mass production business model. You'll pay more, but results will come quicker and way less frustrating.
Just find and pick from a few of the classic car clubs in your area. Ford and MOPAR (and even Rambler and Hudson and Studebaker) owners are people too.
Then there's always the smartest tack in simply getting an FSM and digging in and getting dirty - and gradually better just doing it yourself. JMHO
\'96SS SOB: SSRI, Herter Tune, Tri-Y II, , 3000 Edge, F/HO bars, METCO extendeds with CV MMC, Bilsteins, currently Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta (315/35 rear)
\'96FWB BUW-Butt Ugly White: PCMPerformance tune, HDFA w/ swissed filter, 1/2 SLP s.s. catback with H- and Flow Super 50s, oem opti rebuilt 3 times, SS Bars, METCO LCA, Airlift 1000, Monroe SS, PowerTrax No-Slip, CTS wheels with +1 rubber. Finally, wait for it... LT-4 knock module!