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Joined: Jul 2005
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
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Vehicle Name Beast
Year 1968
Make Ford
Model Fairlane 500 Hardtop
Color Black
1968 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop
1968 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop 1968 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop
History I have owned this beauty since January 2015. In January 2018, I had started building a custom 302/306, with a new Performance C4 transmission to boot. Expected to push 375-400 HP (will post results when done and dyno'd).
Exterior
Tinted windows. Factory hood scoop.

Interior
Complete redone interior. In process of converting to bucket seats w/console, floor shifter, factory tachometer and Shelby style steering wheel.

In-Car Entertainment
None (the sound of the Flowmaster exhaust is entertainment enough)

Under the Hood
Brand new, custom 400+ HP Ford 302 stroked out to a 306, naturally aspirated mated to a built Performance C4 transmission.
Edelbrock aluminum heads.
Edelbrock dual plane RPM intake.
Edelbrock cam.
Eledelbrock 650 CFM carb.
Edelbrock polished high flow water pump.
Billet Specialties tall finned aluminum valve covers and finned aluminum oil pan.
Hooker Competition ceramic coated long tube headers.
Aluminum Radiator.
Mini Starter.
2600 Stall converter.

Suspension
Custom made, 2" lowering springs on front, stock leaf spring in back.
Custom 9" rearend e.50 gears and posi-traction.
4 wheel disc brakes.

Wheel and Tire
17x8 wheels w/245/45VR17 tires front, and
18x10 wheels with 275/40VR18 tires rear.
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