1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria- Runs and Drives Very Well -SOLD!

This little 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria 2 door hardtop is ready for paint. We have spent the better part of a year off and on doing the body work. We have replaced the floor pans, it has been nosed and decked and the engine compartment has been very well detailed. It runs, drives and shifts very well. Some of the work that has been done is as follows: floor pans replaced, nosed and decked and completely cleaned the engine compartment. Powered by a 292/312 V-8, it is a Ford-o-matic tranny, the radio and heater work, and it has a wild set of pipes. Most if not all the trim is put together and the vinyl seats are good but not stock. You can see some of the trim and parts in some of the video. Tracer coats have been sprayed on the trunk area. MACCO has big to paint both colors for $1500 and have promised to do a good job. The original colors are Peacock Blue and White. For $8K, you can have a running, driving 1956 Ford Victoria will all the hard work done. Paint it yourself or have MAACO do it. Finish the trim out and you will have yourself a great little Ford to cruise around in this summer. OR, I will finish it (done correctly) and it's yours for $20K+! Last 6 of VIN119346 Call us for more information 503-855-4345 or 1-888-597-6719.

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