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Packing a fresh 302 V8 and sporting a host of well-done custom touches, this fully restored sedan draws big crowds and big compliments wherever it goes!
From the top of its smooth white roof to the bottom of its super cool teal body, the Mainline is much straighter than when it rolled out of a Ford showroom 55 years ago and features a good looking coat of paint with very few flaws. Naturally, that straight body provides a level of fit and finish which is much better than factory tolerances and allows all doors, windows and other moving parts to function fluidly and correctly. The glossy paint combines with a nosed and decked profile to give the car a classic rockabilly feeling which simply can't be matched by pristine Bel Airs and Victorias of the same ilk.
The cars reliable but basic 6-cylinder has been swapped for a new Jasper 302 replacement block which has only seen 1,000 miles of road time and provides excellent throttle response. At the top of the engine, a louvered chrome air filter feeds a Holley 4-barrel carburetor which is bolted to an Edelbrock Performer RPM aluminum intake. At the front of the engine, fresh V-belts spin billet pulleys which are attached to a slick chrome alternator, a Sanden AC compressor and durable billet brackets. And at the sides of the engine, ceramic coated long tube headers send spent gases into a true dual Exhaust system. Fire is provided by a Pertronix Flame Thrower coil which utilizes a traditional points distributor to send spark through bright blue Accel Hi-Temp Super Stock wires. And cooling is provided by a Walker radiator which is equipped with fresh hoses and a billet overflow tank.
The cars fully rebuilt suspension benefitted from a significant drop which provides an unbeatable stance, and a number of small tweaks increase both performance and drivability. Motivation is provided by a reliable Ford C4 3-speed automatic transmission and a bulletproof Ford nine inch rear end, and braking is provided by upfitted manual front discs and traditional manual rear drums. At the center of the car, an aluminized true dual Exhaust system utilizes Smithys turbo mufflers to create a fitting gnarly burble while a new stainless fuel tank sends dino juice through new stainless fuel lines. Keeping the car firmly planted on the pavement is a spectacular set of bright red 15 inch steel wheels which ride on 165/70 front and 215/70 rear Firestone Silvertown wide whitewall radials and wear pristine Ford hubcaps inside of fresh stainless trim rings.
This awesome Mainlines tasteful and comfortable two-tone interior is a classy reminder of the days when style and appeal were the central focus of car design. In front of the passengers, a beautifully restored two-tone dash hangs a functional Ford clock above pristine stainless trim which houses a full assortment of Auto Meter gauges and a modern Pioneer CD player. At the sides of the car, great looking two-tone door panels flow perfectly around smooth, painted window frames, and hang correct chrome handles above restored two-tone armrests. In the middle of the car, completely rebuilt and recovered green and white bench seats provide the perfect spot for main street cruise nights; and in front of the driver, a correctly restored Mainline steering wheel holds a chrome horn button above a billet turn signal stalk and billet accessory knobs. Below the seats, excellent looking dark green carpet lies under color-matched, Ford crested floor mats and a slick Lokar shifter. Above the seats a like-new white headliner leads the eye to cool rear speakers which wear stainless covers that are crafted into music notes. Below those speakers, the cars restored trunk features a correct mat, a fifth red wheel with a brand new spare tire and a re-located fuel filler neck.
This rare and exceptionally clean 1956 Ford Mainline offers the best of both worlds: a fully restored car at a fraction of the cost of doing it yourself, and a unique hot rod that will likely be the only one of its kind at any show you attend. Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more information on this awesome car!
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I think that at the time, most would have overlooked this car as a
salesman's special...made for visiting clients and taking orders! But this
owner has really done a nice job of renewing the interior and a paint job
that looks factory fresh! I bet this car suprised quite a few if the
driver put his foot down on the accelerator!
Mustang Monthly Presents RK Motors Charlotte's Boss 302
No question about it, the Boss 302 market is heating up. Take a good, long
look at this 1970 Boss 302 with just 34,189 original miles, a 100% original
drivetrain, and a top-flight restoration by one of the top shops in the
country. Investment grade? This is the one.
According to the restoration photos, this was one clean Boss before it was
stripped to bare metal and restored by the pros at Santa Barbara Muscle
Cars. They stripped it to a shell, repaired any trouble spots, and then
refinished it in the original Competition Yellow. There were only 693
Competition Yellow over black Boss 302s built in 1970, making this a
somewhat rare piece.
This one comes with the optional Shaker hood scoop, and underneath you'll
find the original, highly detailed Boss 302 engine. The restorers replaced
every missing part, including the emissions control system, distributor,
heat shields, and water tubes with correct, new-old-stock Boss items. Ford
Blue paint covers the block, heads, and air cleaner underneath the Shaker
hood scoop, and the original Boss 302 valve covers were retained. Even the
fan belts are correct pieces, not generic replacements from the auto parts
The only way you could get your Boss was with a 4-speed manual, and the
original transmission still lives behind the engine. Out back, there's a
highly detailed and correct Ford 9-inch sporting 3.50 gears and a Track-Lok
limited slip. This car was so clean, it didn't need any floor patches, and
in some areas, the original paint can still be found. The floors are red
oxide primer with yellow overspray, as original, and like the engine bay,
it is highly detailed. A new Exhaust
system has been installed, and it's cool to note that this one was built
using the original Ford tooling. Finally, you've undoubtedly noticed that
this car is also equipped with the incredibly rare "Starburst" wheels,
which were on the car from new. These unique wheels still wear Goodyear
Polyglas GT tires as original.
The beautifully preserved standard black bucket seat interior is all the
proof you need that this is a highly original, solid car. Yes, it's all
original, from the seats to the carpets to the headliner. After 41 years,
it's showing a few signs of age, but we had to look twice at more than a
few components to assure ourselves that they were indeed original—they
just look too nice. A Hurst shifter controls the 4-speed, and the original
AM radio still lives in the dash and functions as it should. The restored
trunk compartment has correct finishes throughout, plus a new mat and
inflatable space-saver spare with full jack assembly.
The day of the Boss 302 is upon us. With its big brother, the Boss 429 now
commanding a quarter-million dollars, the more affordable Boss 302 is
gaining ground fast. This is one of the most correct, solid, and
well-documented Boss Mustangs we've ever seen, and it's
two-owner history only adds to the appeal. With top-quality work
throughout, and a highly original interior, it's ready to compete at the
highest levels. If ever there was an investment-grade Boss 302, this is it.