1957 Ford Fairlane 500 on 2040-cars
Bakersfield, California, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: REAR WHEEL
Power Options: Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: 500
Exterior Color: Blue
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Blue
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
HERE WE HAVE A RARE 1957 FAIRLANE 500 RETRACTABLE HARDTOP,VEHICLE NEEDS COMPLETE RESTORATION DOES NOT RUN OR DRIVE.TOP WORKS HAVE PICTURES OF TOP GOING UP ALL THE WAY AND DOWN ALL THE WAY USING FACTORY SWITCH.VERY COMPLETE NEEDS BOTH DOOR GLASS AND ONE WINDWING REPLACED AS THEY ARE CRACKED, FRONT AND REAR GLASS ARE VERY NICE.HAS A LITTLE RUST IN THE PASSENGER TOE KICK, REST OF FLOORS ARE NICE, AND RIGHT REAR QUARTER HAS RUST AT BOTTOM SEE PICS. I HAVE OTHER PICTURES AND CAN EMAIL PICTURES OF ANY AREA YOU MIGHT BE CONCERNED WITH.THERE IS NO RUST IN THE REAR COMPARTMENT FOR TOP OR SPARE TIRE WELL.THIS IS A VERY SOLID CANDIDATE FOR RESTORATION.HAS POWER STEERING POWER BRAKES POWER WINDOWS AND POWER SEAT.THE WATER PUMP POWER STEERING PUMP AND PLUG WIRES ETC ARE OFF ENGINE AND IN A BOX IT HAS THE 312 ENGINE. I DO NOT KNOW CONDITION OF ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION YOU SHOULD ASSUME IN REBUILDING THEM AS PART OF RESTORATION.INTERIOR IS ALL THERE BUT AS SHOWN IN PICS NEEDS COMPLETELY REDONE.DRIVERS DOOR HAS WRINKLE AT BOTTOM BUT OPENS AND CLOSES AS IT SHOULD.ALL EXTERIOR TRIM IS ON THE CAR IT IS MISSING FORD EMBLEM ON STAINLESS TRIM WHERE IT SAYS SKYLINER ON REAR CORNER OF TOP.THE PAINT APPEARS TO BE ORIGINAL.VEHICLE HAS NOT BEEN REGISTERED SINCE 1981 I HAVE A CLEAR CA. TITLE.PLEASE LOOK AT ALL PICTURES AND UNDERSTAND THIS IS A RESTORATION PROJECT YOU MUST BRING A TRAILER IT DOES NOT RUN.I AM NOT BROKE GOING THRU A DIVORCE OR ANYTHING ELSE I AM SIMPLY THINNING THE HERD SO TO SPEAK. SO BE REASONABLE IF CALLING TO MAKE AN OFFER AND KNOW THIS IS AN AUCTION TO GET AS MUCH AS I CAN.THIS IS A 56 YEAR OLD CAR THAT HAS BEEN SITTING SINCE 1981 SO KEEP THAT IN MIND IN YOUR EXPECTATIONS.I CAN BE REACHED AT 1-661-333-7557 PLEASE CALL AND ASK QUESTION AND PLEASE BE SERIOUS, THERE IS NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. BUYER IS RESPONSIBLE TO RESEARCH VEHICLES WORTH. VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION 8-5 MONDAY THRU FRIDAY EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE IF NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE. ALL SHIPPING ARRANGMENTS AND COST ARE BUYERS RESPONSIBILITY,THANK YOU. "NOTE" DO NOT ASK WHAT THE RESERVE IS IT'S AN AUCTION I AM OPEN TO REASONABLE OFFERS NO TRADES.
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Each car is auctioned off, with all proceeds going to the EAA Young Eagles program, which introduces kids to the joy of flight. For the 2014 AirVenture, which runs from July 28 to August 3, the one-off pony car is based on the new-for-2015 Mustang, and America's latest fighting aircraft - the controversial F-35 Lightning II.
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