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1956 Ford Fairlane

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1956 Ford Fairlane

  • DESCRIPTIONThis "Boulevard Bruiser" swapped it's original Thunderbird 312 Y-Block for a '68 Mustangs' 390 big block FE motor. Sparks fly from a Mallory electronic ignition igniting the air/fuel mixture from a 4bbl 600cfm Holley Carb sitting on an Edelbrock Performer manifold leading to GT Heads with HD Springs, leaded seats, topped with Edelbrock Classic Valve Covers and Air Cleaner. A Chet Herbert Cam, and Mallory Balanced Crank push the gasses through custom headers, pushing dual exhaust with Cherry Bomb mufflers and out the rear. Keeping it's cool is a 4-line re-cored radiator. American Racing Torq Thrust II wheels wrapped with Firestone Firehawk rubbers burn from a C6 tranny, a B&M Quicksilver Shifter and 9inch rear. They stop with Mustang II front drop spindles and 12" disc brakes. The interior is custom fitted black tweed and leather 50/50 bench seat and "Business Coupe" rear, Paul Atkins Signature Series door and window cranks, Ididit Column and polished Lecara aluminum wheel. The dash is fitted with moon gauges. The windwing windows were removed. The exterior is painted and sanded smooth PPG Black and PPG 95 Corvette Cloisenette Blue top. AWARDS Good Guys "Cool Cruiser" All Ford Meet "Best '50s Street Rod" Garden Grove Downtown "Best Paint" Hot Rods and Harleys "Best Ford" RACING Good Guys OC Get-Together 2, Street Challenge Autocross 7 runs starting with a 22.85 and finishing with a 20.75 second time. What do you think of my hot rod?

SPECIFICATIONS

  • STATUSFinished
  • CATEGORYHot Rods & Customs
  • CONDITIONGood
  • DOCUMENTATION OF ORIGINALITY:N

TRIM & BODY STYLE

  • BODYSTYLESedan
  • DOORS:Two Door

SUSPENSION

  • SUSPENSIONLeaf Spring Suspension

ENGINE

  • ENGINEV-8
  • DRIVETRAIN2 wheel drive - rear
  • DISPLACEMENT390 Cubic Inches
  • HORSEPOWER350
  • ORIGINALITYReplaced Engine - Upgraded
  • CONDITIONChet Herbert Cam, Egge Pistons .030, Edelbrock Performer 390 intake, GT Heads, Holley Carbs
  • FUELGasoline
  • EXHAUSTDual Exhaust

TRANSMISSION

  • TRANSMISSION3 Speed Automatic
  • ORIGINALITYReplaced Transmission - Upgraded
  • CONDITIONC6

EXTERIOR

  • CONDITIONMild Custom - straight
  • EXTERIOR COLORBlack
  • CUSTOM EXTERIOR COLORCloissonette Blue Top
  • PAINT DETAILSMetallic Finish
  • PAINT CONDITIONAward Winning

INTERIOR

  • INTERIOR COLORBlack
  • SEAT MATERIALLeather
  • SEAT COLORBlack

OPTIONS

  • WINDOWS Tinted Glass
  • SOUND Cassette Player AM/FM Radio
  • OTHER FEATURES Custom Wheels

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