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1955 FORD CROWN VICTORIA - THE "BASKET HANDLE" ROOF BAND MODEL

Ford created an experimental car of the future called the Mystere. The '55 Crown Vic would borrow some of those design cues including the stainless steel wrapover roof band sometimes referred to as the " basket handle", or the tiara. The '55 model was a complete makeover in design which had the Crown Vic at the top followed by Victoria, Sunliner convertible, station wagons, Fairlane, Customline, and lastly the Mainline. There were 3 engines available for any model of Ford. These were the L-head 6, 223 cid, 120 hp., V8, 272 cid, 162 hp., and a V8, 272 cid, 182 hp. The Crown Vic came with or without a Plexiglas roof insert but only 1,999 were built vs. 33,165 Vics with standard steel roof. The Plexiglass Vic costs $2,272 and the standard roof cost $2,202. The new design caused sales to increase to levels not seen at Ford since 1923. This Crown Vic is just spendidly restored in it's red and white 2-tone color scheme seen inside as well as out. The engine compartment - you could eat off of it, the fender skirts, arm rest, speedometer window on top to view with sunlight shining through and the basket handle crown are all features that make this particular Vic a truly beautiful car. Look this over and I'm sure you'll agree that mid-fifties Ford products are in a field all by themselves. Thanks very much for viewing this 1955 Ford Crown Victoria hardtop.


 


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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria For Sale
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! To see over 100 pictures of this car visit http://inventory.vanguardmotorsales.com/vanguardautos/inventory/details/U5F W134691 VIN U5FW134691 The previous owner is from St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a classic car fanatic. He has been to the "Back to the 50's" car show at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds almost every year for the past 16 years. When I met him, he was wearing a jacket with the year, make and model of every car he had ever owned embroidered on the sleeves.... and the sleeves were close to full! He purchased this beautiful Crown Victoria about a year ago. He put the power front disc conversion kit on it, power rack and pinion steering and all new bushings in the front end. The one thing he wanted to do to this car, which he did not, was add air conditioning. The paint, chrome and interior are beautiful! A packet of receipts and manuals for the work he did is included in the sale. Mechanics 292ci Y-Block Engine 2 Speed Automatic Transmission Ford 9" Open Rear End with 2.50:1 Gear Ratio Edelbrock 4bbl Carb Power Front Disc Brakes, Rear Drum Brand New Chrome Master Cylinder and Power Booster New Brake Lines Power Rack and Pinion Steering Chrome Air Cleaner Thunderbird Aluminum Valve Covers Heating System is Intact Radiator is in Great Shape Stock Type Distributor Generator is Mounted Low on the Frame Hoses and Belts are in Great Shape Dual Exhaust System is in Great Shape Smithy Mufflers All New Bushings in the Front End Lowering Blocks Out Back Rear Air Shocks New Gas Tank Body Mirror Finish Black Paint Beautiful Chrome Bumpers and Grille Upgraded Headlights Glass is in Great Condition Stainless Trim is in Great Shape Doors Fit and Operate Properly Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Solid and Straight Quarters Trunk is Clean and Solid with a Nice Mat Jack and Spare Tire Undercarriage is Clean and Solid Frame is Solid and Nicely Painted Rockers are Solid Custom Chrome Wheels Hankook Tires -- 225/45/18 Front, 245/30/20 Rear Interior Beautiful Black and White Interior Bench Seat Column Shift Aftermarket CD Radio with Remote Speakers Mounted in the Package Tray Beautiful Paint Job on the Dash Headliner is Clean and Fits Tight Across Beautiful Door Panels Clean Black Carpet Front Seatbelts Horn Works Blower Works Wipers Work Speedo Works Gas Gauge Works Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com





1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria 272 V8
This 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria has a 272c.i. 2BBL V8, Automatic (Ford-O-Matic) Transmission, Stock Rear Axle w/ Approx. 3.45 Gear Ratio, Power Steering, Factory AM Radio w/ Rear Antenna, Rare Power Windows & Power Seat! Dual Exhaust, Correctly Detailed Engine Compartment, Continental Kit, Great Fit & Finish, Fender Skirts, Nice Chrome & Trim, Correct Copper Cloth & Vinyl Interior (Trim Code-Y), Factory Steel Wheels & Hubcaps, Wide White Tires, Rare Front & Rear Wrap Around Bumper Guards, Been in a Private Collection Since 1996, Runs & Drives as Good as it Looks! Collector/Investment Quality Classic Crown Vic!! Thanks for watching and commenting, I appreciate it! Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, Missouri http://www.fastlanecars.com Background track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Vic vintage classic collector automobile hot rod rat rod lead sled custom original show auto vehicle restored 272 V8 engine muscle Fast Lane Classic Cars St Charles Missouri Jeff RamblinAround rambling vlog hd partner





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http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! VIN M6DV152591 The gentleman who owned the car before us drove it 15,000 miles, to and from different car shows. It's a very high quality build! Mechanics 351ci Cleveland Engine C4 Automatic Transmission Front Disc Brakes, Rear Drum Rack and Pinion Steering Air Conditioning Chrome Air Cleaner and Valve Covers Holley Carb March Pulleys Nice Alternator Polished Pulleys Polished A/C Compressor Cross Flow Radiator Electric Fan Billet Wire Ways Mallory Distributor Shorty Headers Nice Motor Mounts Newer Gas Tank Jump Lugs Mounted Under Trunk Period Correct Rear End Rebuilt Springs Lowering Kit New Air Shocks Out Back Brand New Driveshaft Brand New Cherry Bomb Mufflers Front Suspension is in Great Shape Body Beautiful Black Paint Chrome and Stainless are in Great Shape Gorgeous Fit and Finish Doors Fit and Operate Great Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Louvered Hood Quarters are Straight and Solid American Racing Aluminum Wheels Dunlop G/T Qualifier Tires -- 225/55/17 Front and Rear Shaved Handles and Door Poppers Custom Finished Trunk Beautiful Glass Frame is in Beautiful Shape, Clean and Nicely Painted Trunk Floor is Solid Floorboards are in Great Shape, One Professional Patch on Driver Side Rockers are Clean and Solid Interior Gorgeous Custom Interior Gray Upholstery Custom Steering Wheel Tilt Steering Column Custom VDO Gauges Beautifully Painted Dash Vintage A/C Aftermarket CD Radio Bench Seat Front and Back Seatbelts Front and Back Beautiful Headliner Custom Valance for Air Vents Under Dash Wipers Work Good Looking Carpet Horn Works Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week, Including Holidays! 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.vanguardmotorsales.com





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MOTOR SIZE CORRECTION Any time we get stunning 50's era Detroit metal into our Vanguard Motor Sales showroom, it tends to attract a lot of attention and usually doesn't stick around very long. This 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown has been painstakingly restored to its top of the Ford line status. It's the perfect car for anyone who wants an exceptionally well done restoration for half the price of doing it themselves. This car takes everything that was great about the first generation Fairlane and wraps it in outstanding workmanship. From top to bottom, the body of this car is as straight as when it rolled out of the factory. Dressed in two-tone red and white, the cars paint features an excellent shine with no major flaws or damage. The red and white color scheme gives the car a classic feeling. Panel gaps are just how you would expect, the door lips and jambs are clean and rust free. We were stunned by the quality of the stainless trim on this car, it is truly exceptional. Both the front and rear chrome bumpers are beautiful as well. A hood mounted Ford emblem and "Fairlane" script are centered on the hood and line up perfectly with the hood ornament. The now famous 'Fairlane strip' flows down the side of the car, and the great looking Ford emblems with "Crown Victoria" badges are centered on each door. Ahead of the front fender openings, V8 emblems announce the presence of a Ford Y block. The Crown Victoria exclusive chrome 'basket handle' roof piece and stainless window trim is in truly awesome condition. On the right side of the trunk a "Ford-O-Matic" script announces the presence of a hydraulic transmission. As the body tag reads, this Fairlane is a top of the line car that features an excellent running correct 312 Y-block V8. You can see the "Thunderbird" polished valve covers, aluminum intake, custom made ceramic powder coated headers by Red's Headers, an Edelbrock carb and the gorgeous air cleaner. The heater blower motor and duct work have been restored. In front of the engine the generator and cooling fan sit right behind a correct gloss black radiator. Power steering and power front disc brakes are also included. The frame and underside of the car are solid! There have been a few repairs to the floor boards and rocker on the driver side, but the passenger side has been untouched. Any repairs that were done, were done beautifully. The original rear end is present along with 2 inch lowering blocks. The 2 inch aluminum dual Exhaust and Smithy mufflers sound awesome. Behind the oil pan sits the hydraulic Ford -O-Matic 2-speed transmission. The rear drum brakes appear to be in excellent condition. Inside this classy and comfortable interior, the two tone seats have been excellently done. A new headliner is tight across the roof and features the bottom side of the Crown Victoria 'basket handle'. In front of you, a perfectly restored dash houses the speedometer, fuel and temperature gauges, warning lights and a gear selector window. In the center of the dash you'll find a clock, and a unique AM radio. Updates include a 1956 Ford steering column and the steering wheel, complete with chrome horn ring. The restored trunk features a new mat. This is an exceptionally clean '55 Fairlane that has been restored to a high level of detail and carefully maintained. If you wanted to restore a car to this level on your own, you'd be well into the 6 figure range and probably sink years into the project. Beautiful, solid, well done cars like this don't come along too often and given the attention it draws in our showroom, I expect it to be rolling out the door before too long. Call now! 7 days a week 248-974-9513 www.vanguardmotorsales.com





*** AMAZING 1956 FORD FAIRLANE "CROWN VICTORIA" *** FOR SALE !!!!! SOLD !!!
INCREDIBLE PAINT AND BODY !!!! MANUAL TRAS , "312" THUNDERBIRD V8 , SPOKE WHEELS , SEATS BELTS , POWER STEERING, POWER DISC BRAKES - ONLY 9,500 MILES SINCE RESTORATION !!!! FOR SALE !!!! CONTACT: JAY BROWN (302)-395-7553 JAY.BROWN@PRICEAUTOGROUP.COM SOLD !!!!





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132559 / 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/86cfjw2 This Mandarin Orange ultra-custom '55 Crown Victoria has won trophies at the Grand National Roadster Show, the Blackie Gejeian Fresno Autorama, Carlisle All-Ford Nationals and impressed the likes Boyd Coddington, George Barris and John Force among others. It's one of the best customs on the planet and it carries the show history to prove it. Body modifications were handled by Bernt Karlsson, owner of Customs by Bernt, who should be familiar to you as Boyd Coddington's painter on the show American Hotrod. Karlsson began making customizations to the body by adding a grille and front bumper from a '59 Thunderbird, pushbutton door openers from a '41 Lincoln and taillights from a '55 Mercury. Once all of that work was finished, round two consisted of front lights from a '55 Mercury station wagon, rear fender skirts from a '57 Mercury station wagon and Cadillac wheel covers which provide a nice subtle stock-yet-custom touch. After the shell was finished, Nosse Brothers took over for the reassembly and customization of the small details. They installed a full set of custom fitted Solex tinted glass, painstakingly built up the Art Morrison chassis before marrying it to the body and handled all finishing aspects of the car from headliner to fuel lines. 1967 Thunderbird landau seats are done in the same soft, aromatic two tan leather as the rest of the cockpit and look great next to Nosse Brothers custom door panels. VDO classic series instruments are set in a customized '56 Ford dash and the Ididit steering column features a billet Budnik steering wheel which complements Nosse Brothers billet pedals. This custom interior veritably screams class, refinement and comfort and makes for an exceptionally well tied together car. Art Morrison built the custom 3" by 4" boxed frame and tubular A arm front suspension which houses Aldan Eagle coil overs at all four corners, a Morrison spindle set, Wilwood 11" disc brakes and a Flaming River rack. Out back, a Morrison four link set hangs a Hooper's Ford 9" with 3.50 gears, Moser 36 spline axles and another pair of Wilwood 11" rear disc brakes. Stainless fasteners are everywhere, braided hoses carry all fluids and the top loader 4-speed and a Cannon Engineering driveshaft is as detailed as the rest of the car. The floors are as perfect as the topside, making a perfect backdrop to the custom 2.5" ceramic coated Exhaust. This is one show car that's as drivable as it is perfect! The big daddy 560 horsepower Ford Racing 460 cubic inch V8 looks right at home in the smoothed engine compartment. D-460 aluminum SCJ heads top the motor, getting their fill from a Blue Thunder dual quad manifold and a pair of Holley 600s. Doug's Headers and a Modine radiator round out the package and complement Bernt's smoothed firewall. Built over a four year period at a cost of more than $250,000, this car is the fulfillment of a childhood dream. When you've got the right people and the right plan trophies just about get mailed to your door. It was Boyd Coddington's personal pick at his eponymous cruise, best of show at John Force's holiday cruise, finished second at the GNRS in mild custom, took the Outstanding Elegance award in Fresno, best custom at Carlisle and Meguiars sponsored the car in 2005. Of course, that list neglects smaller shows that it's gone to, but suffice to say it never lost. Bob McClurg himself wrote the car up in a six page spread in Super Rod. If you're a Ford fan, a custom fan or a 50s fan this car just has to make you smile. With its show winning history, award winning builders, mountain of trophies and dynamite looks this is just the custom car centerpiece you've been looking for to add to your collection!





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1955 Ford Crown Victoria Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! VERY RARE 1955 FORD CROWN VICTORIA AND SHE IS PINK AND WHITE AND FABULOUS!!!!!!!!! This is one of the most AWESOME cars we have had in a LONG TIME!!!! She is just DROP DEAD GORGEOUS and RUST FREE as they come!! She has been in one family and just the way you see her for the last 27 years!! When used she would be taken out for a 2 mile ride then put back and meticulously cleaned and covered up until the next ride! She has clocked approximately only 100 miles since TOTAL restoration! AND SHE STILL LOOKS ALMOST 100% PERFECT!! She was built in California and stayed there for most of her life until she underwent a full and very correct restoration by her 2 loving owners!! The paint and body are just wonderful and she is very straight. All of her exterior chrome and stainless is next to perfect as well! Her interior is BEAUTIFUL and here is something you do not see very often!! Her engine compartment looks as though she just left FORD MOTOR COMPANY YESTERDAY!!! FACTORY POWER STEERING and a 3 SPEED OVERDRIVE!!! Along with a working original radio, clock, heater, h orn, and turn signals!! All of her brakes were just redone, and BRAND NEW COKER WIDE WHITES WERE INSTALLED!! This car DRAWS SO MUCH ATTENTION DO NOT BUY HER UNLESS YOU LIKE TO TALK ABOUT OLD CARS, AND PINK AND WHITE CROWN VICTORIA'S PETICULARLY!!! A TRUE PIECE OF AUTOMOTIVE ART!!! NO DISAPPOINTMENTS NONE!!!! SHE IS A BEAUTY!!!! Call Tom Today 248-974-9513 www.vanguardmotorsales.com tom@vanguardmotorsales.com





1956 Ford Victoria - Nice Classic with Original Interior
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