Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

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Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby powermadd » Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:18 am

Hi, i have a 66 fairlane with a built 429. I want to prostreet my car, but in the process i want to be able to keep my back seat. I'm curious how big of tubbs or tires i could use. I plan on putting a big blown motor in it and want to hook up. I also plan on running Coil over ladder bar rear suspension. I've spend hours online looking for other projects or info, and having troubles its either all out drag or as big as factory wheel well will allow. Looking for answers.
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby draglist » Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:18 pm

Welcome to the board and good luck with your project. bp
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby jim sanders » Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:57 pm

sounds like a job for Animal Jim
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby powermadd » Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:18 pm

Any tech support you could give me, i would really appreciate.
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby Billy Mac » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:04 am

Mini tubbing is prolly going to be your best course of action for keeping the rear seat intact.(although some "custom" tweaking of the seat may be in order) With that, you should be able to fit a ten to twelve inch tire and wheel combo under the wheel wells.

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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby stimpy » Sun Jun 20, 2010 10:55 pm

if you really want the room forget ladder bars and go 4 link and mini tubs as the ladders will need some up and down room and unless you mount them pointed down at the front they aren't going to get the clearance they need
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby powermadd » Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:26 pm

Thanks for the info, if anybody has any other helpful advice i like to know what all my options are before i begin.
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Re: Pro streeting my 1966 Ford fairlane

Postby Mrs. Stimpy » Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:01 pm

if your doing it yourself makesure the frame is well supported in a minimum of 8 places and level across all planes
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