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13 minutes ago, balthazar said:

427 in a mid-size Fairlane. I think this gen max’d out at 390s.

Now ya got my curiosity perked,

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ultra-rare-1967-ford-fairlane-427-comes-out-of-hiding-after-25-years/

Had no idea only 57 of the 1966 Fairlane were built with the 427 and only 230 built for the 1967 year. 

Very cool read on this guys mission to find and finally buy 1 of 2 rare 1967 427 Fairlane with Tach and 4 sp manual.

According to this, and I hate quoting wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Fairlane_(Americas)

The 1967 convertible could be ordered up with the 427 which was only available with the XL package. This very well could be factory as the hood scoop came with the dual quad carburetor's. 

Very cool indeed and rare.

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6 minutes ago, dfelt said:

Now ya got my curiosity perked,

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ultra-rare-1967-ford-fairlane-427-comes-out-of-hiding-after-25-years/

Had no idea only 57 of the 1966 Fairlane were built with the 427 and only 230 built for the 1967 year. 

Very cool read on this guys mission to find and finally buy 1 of 2 rare 1967 427 Fairlane with Tach and 4 sp manual.

According to this, and I hate quoting wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Fairlane_(Americas)

The 1967 convertible could be ordered up with the 427 which was only available with the XL package. This very well could be factory as the hood scoop came with the dual quad carburetor's. 

Very cool indeed and rare.

Never knew the Fairlane even came with a 427. Had a buddy in high school who had a white '66 with a built 390, big Ford guy, very clean nice car.

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Second generation Saab 95 spotted on the way home from test driving 2020 Outback XT and CX5 turbo today.  I don't recall ever seeing one before.  Funny that the salesrep at Subaru used to work at a Saturn/Saab/Isuzu dealer here.

 

 

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Out and about this afternoon saw a matte black '55 Chevy Bel Air ht street machine..no front bumper, wide rear tires, on Centerlines, a sharp dark blue '69/70 Grand Prix, a clean early 70s bright red Camaro, and a clean gold early 80s Sedan de Ville.

21 hours ago, dfelt said:

Now ya got my curiosity perked,

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ultra-rare-1967-ford-fairlane-427-comes-out-of-hiding-after-25-years/

Had no idea only 57 of the 1966 Fairlane were built with the 427 and only 230 built for the 1967 year. 

Very cool read on this guys mission to find and finally buy 1 of 2 rare 1967 427 Fairlane with Tach and 4 sp manual.

According to this, and I hate quoting wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Fairlane_(Americas)

The 1967 convertible could be ordered up with the 427 which was only available with the XL package. This very well could be factory as the hood scoop came with the dual quad carburetor's. 

Very cool indeed and rare.

Some of the '66-67s were built w/ a fiberglass hood w/ scoop.   Saw one at Barrett-Jackson auction a few years ago in Scottsdale.  

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Here's a '67:

 

1967-427-ford-fairlane-w-code-1.jpg

Edited by Robert Hall
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