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1955 Ford Crown Victoria Fairlane Passenger Car on 2040-cars

Year:1955 Mileage:6146 Color: is Beautiful Tropical Rose and a Snowshoe White Crown

Bloomfield, New Mexico, United States

Bloomfield, New Mexico, United States

This is a Privately Owned, Beautiful 1955 Ford Crown Victoria.  Sunday Cruiser.  Car has Always Been Garaged & Covered.  Car Has Been to Numerous Shows.  Best of Show,  Second Places, Ladies Choice are Some the Awards it Has Won. 

The Exterior is Beautiful Tropical Rose and a Snowshoe White Crown, a Real Eye Catcher!!  Chrome is in Extra Fine Condition.  Bumpers have Been Rechromed and Exterior Chrome has been polished.  Have to Apologize for My Reflection in Some of the Pictures. Fender Skirts, Dual Radio Antenna's & Side Mirrors are Some of the Many Extras.

Interior has Been Beautifly Restored.  White Pleated Naugahyde Upholstery.  Matching Door Panels, Headliner and Black Carpet Really Stand Out.  The Interior Crown is Beautifully Polished.  New Door Control Handles and Accessories.

Chrome Push Button Radio has Been Converter to an AM/FM Radio Using the Original Push Button & Knobs to Tune the Radio.  Gives that Vintage Look with Modern Radio Options.  CD Player, XM Receiver or Other Accessories Plug into Female Jack Provided on the Radio.  Clock (New Face), Cigarette Lighter, Turn Signals, Lights & all Devices Operational.

Trunk has Been Fully Restored with Black Carpet to Match the Interior.  Spare White Wall Tire and Chrome Rim Have Never Been on the Ground.

Has a 289 CI V8 Small Block Engine.  The 1968 Engine has Been Rebuilt and Slightly Modified.  Has an Edelbrock Performer High Rise Manifold with a 600 CFM Holley Carburetor.  Coated Headman Headers with a 2" Flow Master Dual Exhaust System.  Crome Valve Covers and Fuel Pump.  Stock Distributor has an Accel Points Eliminator LED System.  Engine PURRS Like a Kitten But Comes Alive When the 4 Barrel Holley Opens Up. 


The C4 Transmission has Been Competely Rebuilt With New Shift Kit.  Rear Differential Ratio is 3:35 with New Differential Gears, Bearings, Bushings & Seals.

Has Original Restored Power Steering.  All Suspension & A-Frame Bushings are New, Torsion Bar & Rear Spring Bushings Ball Joints & ETC are New.  Modern Upgrades Include Conversion to a 12 Volt Negative Ground Electrical System.  Air Conditioning With R134a Freon.  Alternator and Power Brakes.  Heater has Been Restored, Works Better Than New.  Blue DOT Rear Tails Lights.  Dual Radio Antenna.   Chrome Rims & White Wall Radial Tires Have Less Than 1,000 miles on them.  Trunk is Restored to Match Interior.  Spare Chrome Rim & Tire Match What is on the Car.

Questions are welcomed or contact me @ 505-320-3369

Vehicle is for Sale Locally.  Seller Reserves the Right To End the Auction at His Discretion.

Ford Crown Victoria for Sale

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Jaguar design boss admits X-Type was a mistake

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:59:00 EST

History has a way of repeating itself, especially in the auto industry. When Jaguar was owned by Ford, the British brand attempted to field a competitor for the BMW 3 Series, called the X-Type. Based on the bones of a Ford Mondeo, it aped the styling of Jaguar's flagship model, the XJ, while borrowing liberally from the Ford parts bin. That was 2001.
Now, in 2013, Jaguar is planning a new 3 Series challenger based on the platform previewed by the C-X17 Concept, while Ford is attempting to take the latest Mondeo upmarket. The moves have both brands recognizing where, why, and how the X-Type failed. "It didn't look mature or powerful or anything. It was just a car," Jaguar's current head of advanced design, Julian Thomson, told PistonHeads. Basing the X-Type on a front-drive car while giving it styling that was meant for a rear-driver lead to proportions that "were plainly wrong," Thomson told PH. Ford's European head of quality, Gunnar Herrmann, added that the X-Type was "a fake Jaguar, because every piece I touch is Ford."
For what it's worth, the X-Type's successor in the segment will sport rear-drive, with plenty of input from Ian Callum. Thomson described the new model, which would challenge the 3 Series as having, "Big wheels right to the ends of the car, low bonnet, short overhangs, very low cabins." Sounds good to us.

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible to recreate Empire State Building stunt

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 EST

It would have been all too easy to miss the auto show debut of the 2015 Ford Mustang convertible. It was, after all, unveiled alongside its fixed-roof counterpart at the Detroit Auto Show this past January, lumping coupe and cabrio into one debut. But Ford is evidently still intent on making its new droptop stand out. The top of the Empire State Building ought to do the trick.
Automotive history buffs may recall that, 50 years ago, Ford unveiled its first Mustang convertible atop what was then the tallest building in the world, that Art Deco icon of the New York skyline. Half a century later, Ford is recreating the feat and bringing the new topless Mustang to the same observation deck on the building's 86th floor.
Getting it up there, of course, will be no easy task. While they'd usually airlift the vehicle onto the roof or lift it by crane, the spire protruding from atop the building makes approaching the narrow observation deck too dangerous, and no mobile crane can telescope the thousand-plus feet it would take to get the pony car up there.

Americans will get a four-cylinder Ford Mustang after all? [w/poll]

Sat, 09 Mar 2013 19:08:00 EST

Ask and you shall receive. Remember that previous report suggesting that the 2015 Ford Mustang getting a four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, and that it would be sold in Europe only and not the United States? Well, according to Road & Track, the rumor is only partially true - The Mustang will get the engine, but it is indeed coming to America.
Additionally, according to RT, the 3.7-liter V6 will continue to serve as the base engine, and since it offers up a stout 305 horsepower in its current form, it's likely that the 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost will produce a bit more than that. At the top of the range, the Mustang GT will continue to soldier on with a V8 engine, which should continue to send over 400 horsepower to the rear wheels.
Finally, while we agree 100 percent with RT's heartfelt request for a paddle-shift automatic, we certainly expect that the EcoBoost 'Stang will be offered with a manual transmission as standard equipment. This is a Mustang, after all...