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1966 Ford Fairlane 500 R-Code

1966 Ford Fairlane R-Code

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Fairlane
SubModel: R-Code
Type: Hardtop
Trim: R-Code
Year: 1966
Mileage: 669
VIN: 6A43R249535
Color: White
Engine: 427 Side Oiler V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only
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Description for Ford Fairlane 1966

QUICK FACTS: 1 of 57 NHRA Legal 427ci 2X4bbl V8 4-Speed Fairlanes built in 1966. COMPLETE OWNERSHIP HISTORY BELOW. One of the most documented cars we have ever seen. Complete list of documents below. OWNERSHIP HISTORY: Sold new to Jim Plavney in Cleveland Ohio. Plavney sold the vehicle in 1974 after racing it for a few years with only 138 original miles on it. A Mr. Baker purchased the vehicle and kept it until November of '78 when he sold it to a Mr. Chiera. Mr. Chiera sold it a few mo...nths later in March of '79 but never titled it to a Marc Covington. Marc owned the vehicle for nearly 30 years before he sold it in 2008 to the current owner. DOCUMENTATION: Original buildsheet in near mint condition Photo of vehicle being raced in the late 60's. Letter from second owner who details how he bought the car from the original owner and what alterations were made from factory. Listing for the vehicle in April 5 '74 of National Dragster. Photo of vehicle in 1974 when sold to 2nd owner. Letter from fourth owner documenting the third owner never titled the vehicle in his name. Feature story that the fourth owner had done on the vehicle in the early 80s. Copy of the title from fourth owner. Appraisal from 1988 by Auto art that valued the vehicle at $50000. Appraisal from 2008 by FORD Boss Exchange that valued the vehicle at $285000. Photos of vehicle in 2008 when purchased. Promotional material from Super Stock Magazine and Hot Rod Magazine. RARE Internal correspondence from FORD Motor Company that documents the entire R-code fairlane build. Starts in December of '64 and correspondence continues through the completion of the vehicles. Even documents that Ford requested to build an increase to 70 R-codes but an engine shortage stopped the program at 57.