!955 Ford Sunliner Convertible on 2040-cars
Watertown, New York, United States
I have a real nice 55 ford fairlane convertible, has a 272 v8 with a three speed on the tree, car runs and drive, brakes are good and working, car needs exhaust and a tune up, engine bay is in real good shape and the moter is real clean, no oil spots. the interior is all there, is decent but should be redone, is complete. the car will need some new panels, rockers, floor boards, trunk area is in need of sheet metal on drivers side. doors, hood and trunk lid is in real good shape. all stainless is in good shape, bumpers are real good for rechroming. I have a brand new grille with parking lights still in an unopened box, new door emblems sunliner. Tires are in real good shape. The top has no rips, but should be replaced. Car is pretty much complete, people have told me i should get it on the road as is an drive it, but i wanted it restored first.. This car is an excellent car to restore, and when done will be a real head turner. I had full intentions of restoring but issues have forced me to sell.I am open to trades, but have to be of equal value. Some one is going to get a real nice car, with some work this will be a real dream car. If you have any questions please call or leave a message, Jesse 315 778 3913. all shipping cost is up to buyer, i will help load, A deposit of $1,000 is due at end of sale and balance due 7 days after, Who ever gets this car is going to really like it. I have a florida title, and a bill of sale the car came from Georgia.
Ford Fairlane for Sale
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:22:00 EST
We may regard Ford as an American automaker, but ask a Brit and they may tell you otherwise. The Blue Oval has, after all, been selling cars in the UK since 1903, and started manufacturing there as far back as 1911 when it began local production of the Model T in Manchester. Last year Ford ended 100 years of vehicle manufacturing in the UK when the last Transit van rolled off the assembly line in Southampton, but it's still the biggest-selling automotive marque in Britain.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:57:00 EST
Ford has led the British market for 34 out of the past 45 years, selling more Fiestas than any other company sells any other car in the UK since 2009... when it overtook the Focus. In fact the Fiesta has now become the best-selling car in British history, topping 4,115,000 units since its introduction in 1976. The previous record was held by - you guessed it - another Ford: the Escort sold 4,105,961 units over the course of its 32 years on the British market.
Although the Fiesta is no longer manufactured in the UK (previous versions having been built at Dagenham until 2002), engines are: the EcoBoost line was developed at the company's R&D center in Essex and are built at the factory in Dunton, while its diesel engines were developed at Dagenham in East London. Even the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine in the Fiesta ST is built in South Wales.
Last year in Monterey, we met GTR1 for the first time. Galpin Auto Sports pulled the wraps off its Ford GT-based supercar, powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.4-liter V8 good for a whopping 1,024 horsepower and 739 pound-feet of torque. The thing was totally custom-made and reportedly took some 12,000 man hours to create. And there it sat on the Pebble Beach grass, $1,000,000-plus price tag and all.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:45:00 EST
This year, the Galpin was back, albeit with one big change. That twin-turbo engine? Gone. In its place, a 5.4-liter V8 with a 4.0-liter Whipple supercharger bolted on, delivering an astonishing 1,058 hp and 992 lb-ft of torque on 110-octane fuel. 0-60? 2.9 seconds. Top speed? Somewhere above 225 miles per hour.
"Some things to keep in mind: no stability control, no traction control," were the only warnings given by Galpin's Brandon Boeckmann before taking me on a quick spin in the supercar. And after having my eyes thrown into the back of my skull a few times, laughing hysterically and trying to regain full use of my hearing after my ear drums being bombarded by the apocalyptic roar behind me, Brandon pulled over and said it was my turn, if I was ready to take the wheel.
The evolution of automotive marketing has undergone a number of strange phases. Few, though, match the strangeness of the 1930s to 1950s, when automotive marketers turned to cookbooks as a means of promoting their vehicles. Yes, cookbooks. We can't make this stuff up, folks.
This bizarre trend led to General Motors distributing cookbooks under the guise of its then-subsidiary Frigidaire. Ford, meanwhile, offered a compilation of recipes from Ford Credit Employees (shown above). The cookbook-craze wasn't limited to domestic manufacturers, though. As The Detroit News discovered, both Rolls-Royce and Volkswagen got in on the trend, although not until the 1970s.
The News has the full story on this strange bit of marketing. Head over and take a look.