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1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner Retractable Hardtop Custom

1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner

Make: Ford
Model: Fairlane
Type: Convertible
Trim: 500 Skyliner
Year: 1957
Mileage: 99000
VIN: D7RW178xxx
Color: Red & Black
Engine: 428 FE
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red & Black
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Oakdale, California, United States
Air Conditioning
Convertible, Leather Seats

Description for Ford Fairlane 1957

·I have owned car since Summer 2015 - Previous owner had since 2004

·Lots of receipts and good history on hand

·Lots of spare and original parts

·I know I will miss a lot of things, as I have done so much to the car

·Runs perfect and drives amazing - Truly a fun, but very rare car

What's been done:

·Complete body and paint in 2015 - Paint is Hot Rod Flatz matte

oTrim, bumpers, paint, etc.

·Top rewired to toggle switch set up

oWorks better and safer than original

·New, full leather interior, carpet and headliner 2016

·Complete mechanical restoration 2015-2019

oFord 428 FE now 464 CI - Roughly 475 HP

§Built at FE Specialties (Auburn, CA) in January 2019

§All numbers, clearances and specs available

§Bored .040" over

§Scat full rotating assembly with H-Beam rods and forged crank

§Internally balanced

§Edelbrock Performer RPM heads and intake

§Lunati Voodoo roller cam and lifters

·Shorter duration - Getting 15" of vacuum

·Great power, but very streetable

§Smith Brothers pushrods

§Harland Sharpe heavy duty roller lifter assemblies

§Holley 770 Ultra Street Avenger with Electric Choke

§March full serpentine kit

§Custom Champion radiator

§Dual electric fans

·Car idles all day at 180 and lower

·Highway cruise at 2,600 RPMs - Temp runs about 190

§Holley electric fuel pump

§MSD distributor, wires and 6AL

§Moroso 7 quart oil pan with Canton windage tray

§High volume oil pump

§Cruising, hot pressure 75 PSI+

§Idling hot pressure 25 PSI+

oFord C6 transmission

§Rebuilt at Escalon Transmission May 2019

§≈2,400 stall converter

oTru-Trac posi in Ford 9" rear end

§New 3.00 gears, seals, bearings, etc. done at the Rear End Shop March 2019

oBorgeson power steering system with brake booster

oWilwood disc brakes on all 4 corners

oVintage Air AC

o17" Cragars

oNew suspension front and rear

oCustom headers with mufflers and resonators

§Electric cut-outs after mufflers but before resonators

§Super quiet cruise when closed and amazing sound when open

oNew gas tank and sender

oNew fuel lines

oLED headlights

oElectric windshield wipers

o6 sets of seatbelts