For Sale: 1966 Ford Fairlane in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

This 1966 Fairlane is more than words can describe! The build quality, the presentation and the sound of this visceral machine will make you think you are dreaming! The entire body was stripped down to bare metal and re worked. All metal is claimed to be original except for the one piece floor pan installed and the custom trunk floor. The hood was also replaced with a fiberglass ram air hood. The hood has endless hours of work done to make it fit and look factory! The body does have a mini tub done but with the factory wheel wells to give it that stock look. The engine bay is completely custom as the builder removed the shock towers, smoothed out the fire wall and built all new sides. The grill and the hood scoop insert were both powder coated to match the wheels. The front bumper was cut and tucked in a little; and the vanity tag area was removed and reshaped for a very custom look. It was sent off and professionally chromed. All the trim was sent off and reworked and refinished. The car has all new glass that is "smoked".The paint is a PPG Vibrance collection color called Nutmeg. It is a burnt orange/copper with a lot of metallic and a lot of pearl. It is top of the line paint!All painted areas of interior are Nutmeg. All new dash pad, headliner, door panels, carpet, kick panels, sun visors. Dakota digital gauge cluster. All new knobs on dash. Factory AM radio was sent off and was equipped with Bluetooth/aux out/USB/Sub out/hands Free calling. Cigarette lighter was replaced with a USB/aux out port. New billet A/C events were installed with the new Classic Auto Air conditioning setup. The new bucket seats are from Procar. They are Pro touring 2 seats (modeled after the 1966 Fairlane buckets). Rear bench is the original seat frame but completely restored. The stereo has the factory correct 8 inch dash speaker, along with 2 6x9s in the rear package tray. There is also a powered subwoofer mounted behind the rear seat. The front end suspension is from Rod and Custom and it is a Mustang 2 type rack and pinion with power steering. From there back, are full frame rails ran/hidden through the rocker arms and attached out back to the all new Art Morrison Chassis. The rear is a triangulated 4 bar setup with coil over shocks. A heavy sway bar was added to both the front and the rear for extra stable handling. The rear end is a new 9 inch housing from Art Morrison with a Strange center section equipped with 3.89 gears and Strange axles. All 4 corners have new Wildwood disc brakes powered by an ABS electronic brake system (top of the line in classic car brakes)!Torque style wheels in Gunmetal Gray. Rear are 18x9.5 and fronts are 17x7.5501 Ford Big Block Stroker (429 block) the engine was dyno'd at 500 HP with 580 f.t. pounds of torque. The rotating assembly is all SCAT with H beam rods and scat crank. Heads are DOVE C heads that have been completely reworked to run a big block Chevy valve train with all new SS valves.. full roller rockers and heavy valve springs. It has a fluid damper and the engine is all internally balanced. It has a Weiand Stealth intake with a new quick fuel Brawler carb (750cfm, dual feed, dual pump, no choke.). Ignition is an MSD setup with the 6AL box. Header are custom built from FPA for this application and they are ceramic coated in gun metal gray.New Tremec TKO 6000 5 speed from American powertrain along with the new hydraulic clutch setup.Oversize aluminum radiator with dual HO fans that are controlled thought the Dakota digital system. It is designed to run the single fan until the engine temp rises to 190 or until the A/C is turned on.Due to the Art Morrison chassis, the trunk area was completely customized in every area. The owner chose to leave it bare to show off the fabrication back there in stead of hiding all that work with carpet/panels. They were able to use the factory fuel tank in the factory location.

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Ford Fairlane
  • Listing ID: CC-1571048
  • Price: $175,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Fairlane
  • Exterior Color:Nutmeg
  • Interior Color:Nutmeg/black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:120
  • Stock Number:KCM548

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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269
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