Lowering a 1962 Ford Fairlane for $30.
This weekend's project was lowering Cuti's 1963 Ford Fairlane 500. Used a
3'' block kit in the rear, and cut the front coils. Car has a 302 and a T-5
1969 Ford Fairlane Restoration: Lots of Body Work!
This video shows how we restored Agent 8771's old, beat-to-death 1969
Ford Fairlane coupe. The car had been hit hard in the rear many years ago,
and the frame rails were buckled. This, combined with the major structural
rust throughout, made the car virtually unrestoreable. Agent 8771 didn't
want to give up on the car however, and didn't want to just buy another
similar unit and pretend it was his old car. I decided that we could
replace the whole bottom half of the car with a solid, straight chassis
from a low-mileage 4 door sedan. When one came along at a low price, we
decided to get to work. We saved what we could from his original car,
including the seats, doors, roof, parcel shelf, hood, decklid, and glass.
We also used his old wheels, grille, bumpers, and even his old Exhaust system with the "Thrush" mufflers that
we used to put on our cars! When we were all done, it looked, sounded, and
drove like his old high school car! He even took off the power steering and
substituted his old manual box so that the car would drive just like it
used to. Overall, a really fun project and it makes a great story to tell
people you still have your first car, even if much of it has been "donated"
by another Fairlane sedan!
Anyhow, I hope you enjoy a tour of this project; let me know what you
think! Thanks for watching!
1967 Ford Fairlane Boss 429 Street Rod "Great white"
A 1967 Ford Fairlane Boss 429 Street Rod that Alloway's Hot Rod Shop just
finished up...This car will blow your mind...and wait till you see the
Steve Holcomb Pro Auto Interior in it...way cool...This car will be on
display at SEMA 2012 in Las Vegas...in Hot Rod Alley..see it here first!!
RX-8 Lapping at Pacific Raceways on 2012-10-19
Mostly empty track, but a couple people new to lapping out there. The track
drying out well but still very slick after 5a. The battery cut out about
1/3 of the way through the session.
The wind noise doesn't get any better.
134589 / 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
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This stunning Ford Thunderbolt, a true to form replica that follows a
lightweight fiberglass front clip with a built 427, tough Toploader
transmission and beefy Currie 9-inch, is about as cool as they come. If
you're in the market for some instantly recognizable muscle that's stacked
with first class looks and a nasty disposition, you're reading about your
A series of 100 units produced for the 1964 model year, The Ford Fairlane
Thunderbolt was an experimental, drag race only automobile that combined
lightweight Fairlane bodies with dual-quad Galaxie motors. Although the
Galaxie had proven itself in NASCAR, it was simply too heavy to be drag
raced with any significant success. After Ford had stripped the car into a
semi-victorious 'lightweight', they decided to apply the same formula to
the Fairlane. The result was a storied track champion that, when compared
to the Galaxie, was 3 inches shorter, weighed 700 pounds less and
unofficially produced over 600 horsepower.
Not surprisingly, this awesome Fairlane drove out of Ford's Dearborn
assembly plant at the beginning of the great American performance wars.
After spending a short time as random showroom candy, it began a long life
of solid maintenance and back road workout routines. And today, covered in
a familiar coat of Vintage Burgundy two-stage, it sits as the beneficiary
of a thorough, frame-off restoration that was conducted on solid, original
bones. Pull the car into the harsh winter sun and you'll see good looking
paintwork that presents well from every angle. Underneath that paint, the
body's Kansas-flat panels say a lot about the integrity of their platform.
And overall, that platform's alignment rates well above anything the
factory offered, featuring even gaps and tight closing hinges all the way
When Dearborn brass decided to shove beefy big blocks into mid-size
Fairlanes, they probably had a hard time keeping a straight face. And, when
you get behind the wheel of this new age Thunderbolt, you'll understand
exactly why. Unpin the hood and you'll find a show-detailed Ford V8 that's
been bored and stroked to 482 cubic inches of raw, big block power!
Take a peek under the car and you'll find an exceptionally clean chassis
that's punctuated by Satin Black floors and, in traditional Thunderbolt
fashion, a substantially re-engineered suspension. At the center of that
suspension, a road-ready Toploader 4-speed proves just as effective as ever
at slinging gears and scorching stoplights. That transmission channels
power to a 9-inch Currie rear end, which exchanges a brutal 4.58 factory
set up for mild, 3.55 cruisers. There's a rebuilt steering system that
combines with manual front disc and rear drum brakes to make turns easy and
stopping a cinch. And torque meets the pavement through polished Radir
Tri-Ribb IIIs, which spin 6.40-15 Firestone Deluxe Champions in front of
7.75-15 Radir Cheater Slicks.
Between the standard steel doors, a Light Beige Metallic interior strikes a
nice balance of authenticity and livability. While the lightweight bucket
and bench seats may not look like the lap of luxury, a brief stint behind
the wheel reveals a comfortable and compliant ride. Correct rubber flooring
frames a correct chrome shifter. The dash is stock, hanging factory
telemetry and correct deletes between a big tachometer, a small Auto Meter
oil gauge and a correct glove box disclaimer tag. And in front of the
driver, an ornate factory steering wheel provides a touch of class.
There simply aren't that many chances to own a clean, well-done Thunderbolt
-- especially at this price. If you're looking for a different kind of
muscle car, call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com today!
Stock Model A 28 second quarter mile
A sock model A does bracket racing. Easily the slowest car of the day. He
got knocked out this race but he had won the one before it. It had to be a
little embarrassing to lose to a car this slow.
Muscle Car Of The Week Video #56: 1966 Ford Fairlane 427 Lightweight
What happens when you mix a lightweight body with a high-powered 427?
Ford set out to find out with this 1966 Fairlane, and the results were
awesome. This Fairlane does not look like anything special, being
completely devoid of racy looking stripes or fancy trim, but the giveaway
is the scooped lift-off hood and the discreet 427 badges on the fenders.
This car is boasting lightweight aluminum and fiberglass panels from
front to back, and has been assembled without creature comforts inside.
However, it was fitted with the R-Code dual 4-barrel side-oiler 427, a 425
HP race engine for the street. The R-Code rumbles thanks to the high
compression pistons and lumpy cam, and the 4-speed manual box and 3.89
gears help it get out of the hole. Which is what this car was designed
to do, in the form of Super Stock drag racing. Ford only built 57 of
these in 1966, and this one lives among many other unique and
low-production factory racers in the Brothers Collection.
2015 Ford F-450 vs Ram 3500 Cummins HD Diesel Extreme Towing Review
( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) ( http://www:TFLcar.com ) What's the baddest
towing truck in the land? Is it the 2015 Ford F-450 or the Ram 3500 with
the Cummins diesel? In this video we hitch up almost 30,000 pounds to both
trucks and run them up a crazy steep seven percent highway grade to find
out which pickup truck is the towing kind of the land.
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1966 427 Fairlane
Not for sale anymore, I have decided to keep the car. This car is a GT..S
Code 390 originally, not an R Code. The motor is a year correct 427
2015 Ford F-150 towing test VS. Ram 1500 & Chevy Silverado
2015 Ford F-150
2.7L EcoBoost 325 hp 375 lb.-ft.
3.73 Axle ratio
4x4 Crew Cab
2015 Ram 1500
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 240 hp 420 lb.-ft.
3.92 Axle ratio
4x4 Crew Cab
2014 Chevrolet Silverado
5.3L V8 355 hp 383 lb.-ft.
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1965 Ford Fairlane 500 2-Door Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
I have recently purchased my first classic car, this 1965 Ford Fairlane
500. Always wanted to own a classic and couldn't pass it up to buy a rust
free car that was just about perfect (requiring minor work) a 289 V8 and a
3 speed manual on the column. It was traded in at my Dad's dealership for
those who are not apart of the saabkyle04 facebook page and I bought it
last week. I am looking forward to working on the car myself and
fixing/replacing things as needed. Car drives like a dream and looks
great. It's mostly original except for new upholstery, a decent paint job
matching the original color, and a few nick nacks. Original 289 V8 numbers
matching and 114k original miles. Like I said I am so excited to have this
opportunity, there will be many videos on this car! hope you all enjoy!
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 2
door I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of
this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
1965 Ford Fairlane 500 289 2-door 3-spd Start Up, Exhaust, In Depth Review, and Test Drive
Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive
variety! In today's video, we will take an up close and personal in depth
look at my 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 289. This particular model is known as
the 2 door sedan due to the tall roofline and b-pillar, also known as a
post car. I purchased this car in February 2011 with the dream of being
able to fix up a car, restore it, and bring back to the original factory
look. I'm a huge fan of classic cars and always have been. My grandfather
"papa" instilled this in me a long time ago, as did my dad when he restored
papa's '48 ford 2 door sedan back when I was little. This car is about 90%
original and numbers matching with the original 289 cubic inch V8 (4.7L)
and the original 3 speed manual on the column. It has an custom dual Exhaust (not sure what kind as it was
already on the car when I bought it), not to mention original wheels,
chrome, door panels, headliner, etc. I bought many items for this car
because I wanted to "option it out" since it was a more "basic" fairlane
500. I will explain EVERY LITTLE detail about the car that you were
curious about and probably more than you cared to know hahaha. I basically
wanted to make this car look as it did from rolling out of the showroom, I
collected original keys, documentation, brochures, an owner's manual and
much more! I DO have the original video of this car when I first got it,
before I did ANYTHING to it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SIbQCRt7Qw This video has been more than a
year in the making and has taken a couple months to edit and get everything
together, a ton of love and pride went into it! I hope everyone enjoys!!!!
During this presentation, we will take a 1st person look at what the
vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel
economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach
you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed
fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership
yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight key styling and unique
differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it
would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion
with rev and Exhaust note with
interior and exterior perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car
designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANNEL SEE BELOW: In this channel you will
find in depth reviews/tour of automobiles from all over the world,
presented in a more detailed fashion than ever before. Basically, this
gives the viewer the chance to view the most detailed 1st person look you
can get without going to an actual dealer yourself! Every video is
consistent in the way I present so viewers know what to expect in my
presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960
Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of
vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of
the automotive enthusiast. You will see everything from vintage, brand new,
exotic, mainstream, old, etc. I am very proud of this channel and have
built it up from amateur videos years ago to what you see today. I wanted
to share my love for the automotive world with the rest of the world. Be
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