1956 Ford Fairlane, Club Sedan, Businessmans Edition – “Riff Raff”
ENGINE: 390cid Ford with GT Heads, Chet Herbert Cam, Edelbrock Performer 390 Intake, Edelbrock Street Performer 1406 Series Carburetor, Edelbrock Finned Classic Valve Covers, Edelbrock Classic SeriesAir Cleaner, MSD Pro-Billet Distributor, MSD Blaster 2 Coil, MSD Digital 6AL Control Module, MSD 8.5mm Super Conductor Spark Plug Wires, E3 Spark Plugs, Heatshield Products Spark Plug Boots, Flowmaster 2.25″ Stainless Steel U-Fit-It Kit with Dual Super 40 Series mufflers, Doug’s Headers electronic cut-outs, Ron Francis Express Wiring Kit, Optima Battery
TRANSMISSION: C6 Automatic Transmission, B&M Quicksilver shifter, Ford 9″ with 4:11 gears, Eddie Motorsports Billet Shift Boot and Bezel.
BRAKES/SUSPENSION: Dual Diaphragm power brake, Mustang II front spindles with disc brakes, stock rear drums. Jamco Parts’ cut coil spring front suspension, blocked rear suspension with anti-sway bar, American Racing Torq Thrust II’s, Goodyear Rubber
INTERIOR: Black tweed and leather interior, black carpeting, Clayton Machine Works Door Handles and Window Cranks, ididit chrome Tilt Steering Column, Custom CON2R Steering Wheel, Custom Autosound 740 bluetooth capable radio.
PAINT AND BODY: Shaved vent windows, PPG Black with custom painted roof with PPG Ditzler Metalflake and candy blue with black lace panels and infinity lines. Painted by Hitoshi at Cambra SpeedShop.
Project Riff-Raff Articles
Edelbrock • GT Performance • MSD Ignition • E3 Spark Plugs • Heatshield Products • Optima • Clayton Machine Works • ididit • Flowmaster • Doug’s Headers • Eddie Motorsports • Ron Francis Wiring • CON2R • Custom Autosound • PPG Automotive Paint • Cambra Speed Shop
PLANS FOR VEHICLE:
Upgraded interior, pinstriping and graphics, trunk upholstery, Pro-touring suspension, power adders, mild body mods.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
“Cool Cruiser” – Good-Guys Del Mar Nationals 2004
“Best ‘50s Street Rod” – All Ford Meet 2004
Best Paint – Historic Main Street Garden Grove Cruise 2004
Best Ford – 5th Annual Hot Rod and Harley Fund Raiser 2006
Drive-up Scene in the 4th Season of Chop Cut Rebuild with Dan Woods on SPEED 2006
Good Guys OC Get-Together 2, Street Challenge Autocross 7 runs starting with a 22.85 and finishing with a 20.75 second time. 2008
Best Ford – Buena Park Elks Lodge Gary’s Classic Car Fridays 2012
Best of Show – Angelos Car Show 2012
Street Machine and Musclecar Nationals Autocross March 23, 2014 – 5 Runs with a best time of 41.695 sec.
Burn-Out Contest, Honorable Mention Top ’50s Car.
Irwindale Dragstrip 1/8mile drags :10.26 at 72mph – April 14, 2017
ARTICLES and VIDEO LINKS
Street Machine and Musclecar Nationals Autocross • Click here for VIDEO on Blacktop TV
GT Performance Steering Wheel Installation (Article) • Click here for VIDEO on BlacktopTV
We are focused on providing our readers with informative entertaining articles on product installation, testing and services for the following vehicle. If you are a manufacturer or service provider and would like us to create inventive content for your marketing, please contact us at: Projects@BlacktopMagazine.com