My brothers 1965 ford fairlane 500 stock 289, Hooker Headers, 8:01 compression stock 289 cast iron 4bbl intake with 650 holley ported heads, 3.50 8 inch rear. the race before he ran a 16:10. but in this run he lost because his clutch pedal kept sticking to the floor.
this is only his 3rd run with the car
Still working the bugs out of the car
Please comment on the video
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!
1965 ford fairlane drag racing race 1
this is a bad video cause i took it from my phone but its still awsome. my
17 year old brothers 65 4 door ford fairlane 500, 289 3 speed with an
overdrive ran 16:10 down the 1/4 mile but his clutch pedal kept sticking to
the floor on the race so he lost, he ran it at pacific raceways washington.
Getting My 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Ready for Its First Car Show!
My girlfriend Christal decided to make her first video ever for youtube! :D
This was filmed at the end of summer this year before it was time to head
back to pharmacy school. Got caught in a little rain at the end but it was
an awesome time! She showed a lot of the processes I took before and
during the actual show as well as some of the things I was replacing and
installing at the time. I've done SO MUCH MORE stuff to it since, it's
almost done being restored to my standards and I can't wait to show you all
the final product!!! Hope you all enjoy this personal video of ours and
stay tuned for more fairlane updates!!
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!
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!!
Desert Proofing the Ford Raptor! - Dirt Every Day Episode 2
On this episode of Dirt Every Day, Fred Williams up fits and outfits one of
the coolest 4x4's on the market today, the Ford Raptor. Raptors are high
performance desert machines, but we found one that earns it's owner a
living each week banging around on an obscure desert compound. The owner
is hard on his equipment and we took this poor bird of prey under our wing
for a week to transform it into a more vicious desert predator.
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1965 Ford Fairlane 500 2-Door Trunk Restoration (How to, before/after)
For the full in depth tour of the car after I just got it, follow this
I've had numerous requests over the past few months to do some more
demonstration/ how to videos and since I'll be working on my new fairlane a
bunch I thought it was the perfect opportunity to start the series back up.
This first installment is about restoring the trunk back to it's original
or vintage look versus the old worn out look it was in when I bought it.
Please see the full video I have of it for a more in depth look at the car.
In this video I go through the before and after and all the steps in
between on how I brought the trunk back to life, includes weatherstrip
installation, painting, cleaning, installation of new parts and restoring
of parts I've collected from internet research. Expect many more vids to
come! Enjoy everyone!
1958 Ford Fairlane Hot Rod V8
I thought you might like a look at this 1958 Ford Fairlane Hot Rod. It's
looking great in the two tone, gray over black. It's powered by a Y-block
V8, backed by a 3 spd manual trans. The interior has been completely
redone and looks great. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for
Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, IL
The background track is Travel Light, by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com. It
is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0.
You can download the track from Audionautix at:
Ford Raptor vs Ram Runner! - Head 2 Head Episode 14
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Motor Trend's Mike Febbo and off-road racer
Joe Bacal head to the desert to pit the Ford Raptor against the Ram Runner.
Find out which high performance prerunner tames the tarmac and destroys the
dirt the best!
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