1963 Ford Fairlane Squire Wagon. Very Rare! on 2040cars
Everett, Washington, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Tan
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: Squire Wagon
Drive Type: Automatic
Sub Model: Squire
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: White
Number of Doors: 4
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
An EXTREMELY rare 1963 Ford Fairlane Squire Wagon! This wagon has spent all of its life in Oregon and Washington State. I am the third owner. It comes with a 260 V-8 engine, power steering, power brakes, automatic transmission, roof rack, power rear window. It is all original for the exception of the passenger's fender. Everything is all there. Nearly all of the panel trim is there, but a couple pieces. I will be taking a picture that shows the layout of all of the pieces, so one can see what is there, and not there. The body is in great shape. Any rust is located in the rear cargo area and spare tire area. All of the glass is great with no cracks. The car does not start due to a missing gas tank(I know where there is one) and the previous owner lost the ignition key, so he would touch wires to start the car with an external fuel container. The car have been undercover all of it's life; from grandma's garage, to a carport in Hillsboro, OR, to my garage in Washington State. It has a replacement tailgate, but comes with the original. The upolstery, dash area, door panels are in very good shape. It does need a replacement steering wheel, and a new headliner. have owned it for 1 1/2 years, but have never attempted to start it. The engine turns free Everything under the hood is all original. I am in no hurry to sell, so no lowballers. I know how rare it is. I will be posting pictures on Wednesday, 2/20/2013.
Ford Fairlane for Sale
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Episode #327 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross talk about this year's New York Auto Show, Chevrolet's latest assault in the pickup truck fuel economy battle, and Ford's reward for developing a better fuel economy app. Dan also has an interview with Ford's Jim Farley about the future of Lincoln. We wrap with your questions and emails, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. Keep reading for our Q&A module for you to scroll through and follow along, too. Thanks for listening!
Autoblog Podcast #327:
Saleen may be making headlines these days for working on the Tesla Model S, but its history and bread-and-butter is all about the Ford Mustang. The rear-wheel-drive Dearborn pony cars singlehandedly put the company on the map in the '80s. Founder Steve Saleen was already a talented American racing driver when he started the venture, and like many auto industry businesses before him, Saleen went to the track to prove his vehicles' worth. Now, there's a chance to buy one of those early racers on eBay Motors.
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Saleen Mustangs raced in the Sports Car Club of America Escort Endurance Championship - a series of multi-hour races meant to challenge man and machine. Ostensibly a showroom stock class, the cars had larger wheels, tuned suspensions and other upgrades that stretched the concept slightly. Saleen found major success though, taking the championship for its class in 1987 and winning the 24 Hours of Mosport consecutively from 1986 through 1988.
According to the seller, Saleen only built eight of these cars, and this one carries the #21R serial number. They all started life as new Mustangs from Ford dealers but were immediately stripped and prepped to go racing. Beyond obvious mods like a roll cage, they featured eight-inch wide wheels in front, an inch of additional track width, stiffer suspension bushings and much more.
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