American Muscle Car - S01E05 - 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit
produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that
started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power
and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This
2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary
muscle car from that magical era.
1964 Pontiac GTO
1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
1953-62 Chevrolet Corvette
1967-69 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396
1964 Ford Fairlaine Thunderbolt
Ford Mustang Shelby GT-350
Buick Gran Sport 1969-71
Hurst Oldsmobile 442
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 and SS 454
1961-64 Chevrolet Impala 409
Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda and Dodge Hemi Challenger
1968 Chevrolet Nova SS 396
1967 Fairlane Boss 429 Street Rod
A Ford Fairlane Boss 429 Built by Alloway Hot Rods just came into Steve
Holcomb Pro Auto Custom Interiors to have a full leather custom interior
installed in it...very cool Car..check it out!!
1963 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Clone - Stock #5785 - Gateway Classic Cars - St. Louis
For sale is a 1963 Ford Fairlane turned into a Thunderbolt tribute.
Thunderbolts were special edition factory built big block race cars built
in 1964 featuring a 427 CID V8, lightweight fiberglass hood, and no frills
optioning. This car has been styled to resemble a Thunderbolt, with the
signature tear drop fiberglass hood, white paint, and fiberglass bumpers.
This Fairlane is equipped with a 406 CID V8 and a 3 speed automatic
transmission. The car has duel 4 barrel carburetors, a Ford 9" rear end,
and 4 wheel disc brakes. The paint is in good shape and contrasts well
against the clean red and black two-tone interior. This car is equipped
with AM radio, cloth interior, torque thrust style wheels, and radial tires
with good life left. To can see this car in our St. Louis showroom or at
www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call 618-271-3000 with any questions.
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427 Comets and Thunderbolts
A few clips of 64-65 427 Mercury Comets and 64 Ford Thunderbolts. Ronnie
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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
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134589 / 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/khp7qsp
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!
John Calvert's Fairlane on the street
Took the Fairlane out for a Sunday cruise and hit up the local car show. It
has a 427cu dual quad high riser FE with 15:1 compression. The car runs in
NHRA A/S Stock Eliminator and has a best ET of 9.80. Enjoy!
1962 Ford Thunderbolt style Fairlane 500 390 FE GT500 heads Dual Carbs Four Speed
This 1962 Ford Fairlane, done with the Thunderbolt style, offers a 390 CID
V8 engine backed by a four-speed manual transmission. The engine has only
1200 miles since it was rebuilt and is equipped with sealed power pistons,
reconditioned rods, polished crank, GT500 iron heads, Ford factory dual
quad intake and carburetors, Competition Cams hydraulic camshaft and timing
set, and Pentronix ignition. It's equipped with a fiberglass teardrop
style hood, fiberglass fenders, and fiberglass bumpers. The interior has
been restored and is in great shape. Here is a little information on what
the car offers: fiberglass fenders, fiberglass bumpers. It's also equipped
with Crites headers, 3" Exhaust,
aluminum radiator, a vintage Hurst shifter, and a Thunderbolt traction bar
setup. This car is set up so it would be period correct and looks as it
would have in the early sixties! Thanks for taking a look!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St Louis, Missouri
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
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
Bouncy, Grooving 2010