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Ford Fairlane 500 Station Wagon on 2040-cars

Year:1963 Mileage:0 Color: Blue /
 Blue
Location:

Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, United States

Lake Toxaway, North Carolina, United States
Transmission:4-speed
Body Type:Station Wagon
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:260
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:
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VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 3k48f185239
Year: 1963
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Ford
Model: Fairlane
Trim: 500
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Drive Type: manual
Mileage: 0
Exterior Color: Blue
Warranty: none
Interior Color: Blue

This is my 1963 Ford Fairlane 500 Station Wagon that i bought three years ago that was sitting since 1978 in Indiana in dry storage.It had no engine.I bought a 260 period correct motor from a gentleman from his 1963  Falcon that he was putting a 390 in.The engine runs strong no smoke.The clutch, pressure plate,throw out bearing,fork pivot mount,drive shaft spline, dual exhaust end to end are all new and the flywheel was resurfaced too.The brakes were froze up and i just had a new set of disc brakes installed on the front last week $500.00 .The car has factory tinted glass threw out , roof rack vinyl top , Mark v air conditioning with a new compressor in the box.There is an old school Sun Super tach.and traction bars too The interior is all original ,solid floors.There was some rust repaired at some time to the lower rear quarters be hind the rear wheels as seen in the pictures.There is a paint can label  for Imron paint that is on the car It had curtains and long blue shag carpet before i removed it to find the original black and blue speckled rubber mats.The car was bought new in Colorado in 1963 and was ordered with a factory Borg -Warner t-10  4-speed.and the 260 motor. The vin plate reads  Body 71B, Color E, Trim 32, Date 25F, DSO 51,   Axle , Trans 7.5   3K48F185239 stamped also on the left inter fender well... If you have any questions or need more pics  please give me a call at 1-828-553-4380 or an e-mail thanks Cliff




On Dec-26-13 at 20:44:26 PST, seller added the following information:

 The gas tank has been lined  and needs to be reinstalled.

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