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Projects Watson style 58 Fairlane

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by cabong, Mar 28, 2020.

  1. cabong
    Joined: Nov 29, 2005
    Posts: 334


    I failed to mention that our altitude is generally 4000+, meaning at close to sea level, this puppy would probably run close to 12.50. Again, that's with the posi rear and lower gears. It now has a 3.50 dif....
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  2. straykatkustoms
    Joined: Oct 30, 2001
    Posts: 12,337


    Way too Kool, Love the Bonnie tail light treatment.
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  3. sliceddeuce
    Joined: Aug 15, 2017
    Posts: 2,982


  4. Fix the distributor and put it up for sale.
  5. cabong
    Joined: Nov 29, 2005
    Posts: 334


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    I think you're exactly correct. I'm going to install the door panels and rear seat. Maybe give the garnish moldings a quick green, maybe not, and list it. Probably go less than 10K. The distributor is really not a "fix", simply removing a screw that locks out the advance, and then retarding the spark back to normal. I will clean it up, maybe even wax the critter. The paint is very nice out in the sun.
  6. Johnnee D.
    Joined: Aug 16, 2005
    Posts: 237

    Johnnee D.

    That is one sweet looking Ford... too bad you have to sell it... love it!
  7. Flat Roy
    Joined: Nov 23, 2007
    Posts: 401

    Flat Roy

    Always liked 57 Fords, big and small. You've done a great job of making one look even better.
  8. bschwoeble
    Joined: Oct 20, 2008
    Posts: 552


    The Galaxie grille looks so right. Rounded hood corners are a nice touch.

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