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Ford Fairlane 427

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Ford Fairlane 427
Ford Fairlane 427
Ford Fairlane 427
Ford Fairlane 427

To fight its opposition on the street Ford built the Fairlane 427, which had widened shock towers and larger front coil springs to fit a detuned 427 V8.  Unfortunately, the Fairlane 427 was costly to build, so only 70 units were made in 1966 and 200 in 1967.  Most went to pro racers for NHRA Super Stock competition.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.23in x 3.78in
Displacement:  427 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  11.1:1
Induction System:  2 Holley 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  425 bhp at 6,000 rpm
Maximum torque:  480 lb-ft at 3,700 rpm
Borg-Warner 'Top Loader' T-10 four-speed
Steel unitary chassis 2-door body
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Double wishbone with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension:  Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Brakes:  Discs front, Drums rear
Wheels:  Styled Steel 5.5 x 14
Tires:  7.75 x 14
Length:  197 inches
Width:  74.7 inches
Height:  54.3 inches
Wheelbase:  116.0 inches
Track:  58 inches
Weight:  4,100 lbs.

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