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Cars > Challenges > “show and go” Vs “Let it be”

 

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rustman

M–62
Everett, Massachusetts
United States

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4bowties

M–48
Omaha, Nebraska
United States

 

1956 Ford Fairlane

“show and go”

1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS

“Let it be”

 
Photo of: 1956 Ford Fairlane

No longer owned

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About “show and go”

1956 Pro Street Ford Fairlane. Brand New 598 cu. in. 1000 H.P. Merlin tall deck motor. 355 Dart pro 1 cnc ported heads. Diamond 8.5 to 1 forged blower pistons, oliver rods , studded heads and mains. Custom ground roller cam. Polished Indy manifold with sfi burst panel. 14-71 Mooneyham Blower with Teflon strips. 1050 Quick fuel carbs built to the motor specs. Canton oil pan. This motor is top shelf no expense spared. Ceramic black coated big tube headers with a ceramic black coated 4 inch exhaust. The Trans is a manual Cohen T ??? 400 with a trans brake. The trans is capable of 1500 H.P. The car has a full cage. Auto meter gauges. All new interior. The front suspension has A-arms with a rack. Smooth fire wall. Ford braced 9 in. with 4-11 gears and ladder bars. Aero fuel system Dual optima batteries. 12 gal fuel cell. All the lights and directionals work. . The car has never been raced. This is truly a show and go car. Not for the faint of heart.

About “Let it be”

Good friend of mine is a UPS driver, happened upon the car when the garage door was open. Put me and the owner togethor.....settled on a price.
This is a 2 owner car in 40 years, prior to me, I am now 3.
All original, numbers matching right down to the carb and air breather. 350/300 hp, 4-speed Muncie, 12 bolt, COV E coded 3:31 gear.
2000 miles since 1994, 108,000 total. Never has spent a night out and extremely solid.
Note the 80's Cragars and the ceramic coated duals. I do have the original rims / tires including the Polyglass spare.

 

Specs for “show and go”

1956 Pro Street Ford Fairlane. Brand New 598 cu. in. 1000 H.P. Merlin tall deck motor. 355 Dart pro 1 cnc ported heads. Diamond 8.5 to 1 forged blower pistons, oliver rods , studded heads and mains. Custom ground roller cam. Polished Indy manifold with sfi burst panel. 14-71 Mooneyham Blower with Teflon strips. 1050 Quick fuel carbs built to the motor specs. Canton oil pan. This motor is top shelf no expense spared. Ceramic black coated big tube headers with a ceramic black coated 4 inch exhaust. The Trans is a manual Cohen T ??? 400 with a trans brake. The trans is capable of 1500 H.P. The car has a full cage. Auto meter gauges. All new interior. The front suspension has A-arms with a rack. Smooth fire wall. Ford braced 9 in. with 4-11 gears and ladder bars. Aero fuel system Dual optima batteries. 12 gal fuel cell. All the lights and directionals work. . The car has never been raced. This is truly a show and go car. Not for the faint of heart.

Specs for “Let it be”

All numbers match. 350/300hp. Muncie M/20 4-Speed with the original 12 Bolt Posi.

 

Factory Options for “show and go”

1956 Pro Street Ford Fairlane. Brand New 598 cu. in. 1000 H.P. Merlin tall deck motor. 355 Dart pro 1 cnc ported heads. Diamond 8.5 to 1 forged blower pistons, oliver rods , studded heads and mains. Custom ground roller cam. Polished Indy manifold with sfi burst panel. 14-71 Mooneyham Blower with Teflon strips. 1050 Quick fuel carbs built to the motor specs. Canton oil pan. This motor is top shelf no expense spared. Ceramic black coated big tube headers with a ceramic black coated 4 inch exhaust. The Trans is a manual Cohen T ??? 400 with a trans brake. The trans is capable of 1500 H.P. The car has a full cage. Auto meter gauges. All new interior. The front suspension has A-arms with a rack. Smooth fire wall. Ford braced 9 in. with 4-11 gears and ladder bars. Aero fuel system Dual optima batteries. 12 gal fuel cell. All the lights and directionals work. . The car has never been raced. This is truly a show and go car. Not for the faint of heart.

Factory Options for “Let it be”

Numbers SS car. SS package to include Deluxe black interior, Power disc brakes, sway bars front and rear.
Black stripes, no spoilers.

 

Mods for “show and go”

1956 Pro Street Ford Fairlane. Brand New 598 cu. in. 1000 H.P. Merlin tall deck motor. 355 Dart pro 1 cnc ported heads. Diamond 8.5 to 1 forged blower pistons, oliver rods , studded heads and mains. Custom ground roller cam. Polished Indy manifold with sfi burst panel. 14-71 Mooneyham Blower with Teflon strips. 1050 Quick fuel carbs built to the motor specs. Canton oil pan. This motor is top shelf no expense spared. Ceramic black coated big tube headers with a ceramic black coated 4 inch exhaust. The Trans is a manual Cohen T ??? 400 with a trans brake. The trans is capable of 1500 H.P. The car has a full cage. Auto meter gauges. All new interior. The front suspension has A-arms with a rack. Smooth fire wall. Ford braced 9 in. with 4-11 gears and ladder bars. Aero fuel system Dual optima batteries. 12 gal fuel cell. All the lights and directionals work. . The car has never been raced. This is truly a show and go car. Not for the faint of heart.

Mods for “Let it be”

No modifications listed.

 

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