1966 Ford Fairlane 500 289 on 2040-cars
Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: AUTO
Number of Doors: 2
Exterior Color: Red
Sub Model: 500
Interior Color: Red
Disability Equipped: No
Number of Cylinders: 8
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. ...
GREAT CONDITION ALL ORIGINAL 1966 FORD FAIRLANE 500 WITH MATCHING 289 V8. THIS CAR WAS MY GRANDFATHERS WHO PURCHASED IT ON MAY 28TH 1966 FROM BARILE FORD HERE IN VALPARAISO INDIANA. I STILL HAVE ORIG. BILL OF SALE LISTING THE OPTIONS AND THE ORIGINAL SALE PRICE ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL OWNERS MAN. ANYHOW CAR RUNS GREAT AND GETS PLENTY OF QUESTIONS ON CRUISE NIGHT AND AT THE SHOWS. I HAVE YET TO SEE ONE THAT HASNT BEEN MODIFIED. IT HAS UNDER 60,00 ORIG MILES AND NO RUST. I CAN SEND PHOTOS OF ANYTHING REQUESTED UNDER DOORS TRUNK UNDERBODY ETC... DOORS OPEN STRAIGHT AND TIGHT WITH NO DIP... THIS VEHICLE HAS BEEN KEPT IN THE SAME HEATED GARAGE SINCE 1966. BUYER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PICK UP AND RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL SHIPPING AND ASSOCIATED CHARGES. ALSO A NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED WITHIN 48 HRS OF AUCTION END. ALSO FULL PAYMENT MUST BE RECIEVED BEFORE VEHICLE IS RELEASED. I PERFER CASH DUE TO FEAR OF FRADULENT MONEY ORDERS. BUT IF YOU PERFER MONEY ORDERS OR CASHIERS CHECKS I WOULD REQUEST WE GO TO YOU BANK TOGETHER IN TOWN SO I KNOW YOUR NOT A SCAMMER.... SORRY BUT CANT AFFORD TO GIVE IT AWAY. ANYHOW ANY QUESTIONS FEEL TO CALL ME. DAN @ 219-241-6229
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:15:00 EST
The imposing commercial truck above has a feature that might be surprising to most Autoblog readers - a Blue Oval emblem on the front. Here in North America, Ford simply doesn't play in the eighteen-wheeler sandbox, but that doesn't mean that the Dearborn-based automaker is absent in the heavy hauling space in other parts of the globe. In fact, Ford presently fields two completely different big rig ranges under the Cargo moniker - one a product of an Eastern Europe/Turkey joint venture, and another from Brazil. But that's about to start changing with the advent of this new cab-over model seen here.
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:10:00 EST
Unveiled in São Paulo, Brazil, this new generation of Cargo is perhaps the largest physical embodiment of CEO Alan Mulally's "One Ford" global streamlining strategy. Instead of multiple models, company engineers have developed a new single truck that it says will better meet the needs of truckers in all markets. Designed to compete in what's known as the "extra heavy-duty segment" elsewhere in the world, this Cargo was developed jointly by Ford engineering teams in Brazil, Turkey and Europe.
Specifics remain hard to come by (read: unreleased), but Ford is promising an all-new engine enabling hauling capability of up to 56 tons while still returning excellent fuel economy. Ford's global Cargo lineup will henceforth consist of a dozen models, but Ford tells Autoblog has no plans to bring this hot and heavy-duty action to North America.
If you're in the market for a hot hatch, there are some excellent choices at your disposal - especially if you live in Europe. But if you want a diesel, well, your choices become rather more limited. Volkswagen tends to that niche market with the Golf GTD (essentially an oil-burning version of the GTI available Stateside), but that's about the extent of it. The pleas of those looking for more diesel-burning hot hatch choices haven't fallen on deaf ears at Ford, with the Blue Oval not only rolling out a facelifted gas-powered Focus ST at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, but also a new diesel version as well.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:57:00 EST
The diesel Focus ST (which we hope and pray isn't marketed as the STD) packs a 2.0-liter turbodiesel four producing 182 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque to propel the oil-burning hot hatch to 62 in 8.1 seconds en route to a top speed of 135 miles per hour. With less power and only slightly more torque, that makes the diesel Focus ST considerably slower than the gasoline one, which packs 252 hp and 270 lb-ft, runs to 62 in 6.5 seconds and tops out at 154 mph, but (in a testament to how far particulate filters have come) the diesel model cuts carbon emissions by nearly a third compared to the petrol version and returns about 50-percent better fuel economy, which makes that much more of a difference in markets where diesel is already priced better than gasoline at the pump.
For buyers who wouldn't consider anything other than a diesel, it also represents 23-percent more power than the previous top-level diesel Focus. The VW Golf GTD, for reference, offers up 181 hp (just 1 horse less), 280 lb-ft (15 fewer torques) but is somehow estimated to reach 60 in a considerably fleeter 7.4 seconds.
If you're going to build your own hot rod, you'll want to start with a '32 Ford 5-Window Coupe. Favored by American servicemen returning from World War II, the '32 Ford remains the very icon of the hot rod to this day. The trouble is there were only so many of them made in the first place, and finding one today can be a challenge. That's where reproduction models come in.
The aftermarket is replete with companies that will sell you a fiberglass body in the form of a '32 Ford coupe, but quality can be hit or miss. So to help meet demand among hot rod builders and enthusiasts, Ford has teamed up with United Pacific Industries to offer officially licensed body shells.
Announced at the SEMA show in November, the '32 Ford 5-Window Coupe body is made from stamped steel according to original specifications from original machinery where possible or reproduced machinery built to the same original specifications where necessary. The bodies are ready to accept vintage powertrains or crate motors from the Ford Racing catalog, and join the 9,000 other parts offered in the Ford Component Sales catalog - including similar reproduction bodies available for the 1965-70 Mustang and 1940 Ford Coupe. From there, the proverbial sky's the limit.