Ray’s first car was another 1955
Fairlane Crown Victoria which he has always wanted to replace. Ray found the
old Ford in an Oklahoma City auto salvage in 2004. It was literally a basket
case. He purchased the 55, a parts car and a trailer full of parts.
The work soon began to bring the
Fairlane Crown Victoria back to better than new condition.
The excellent paint and body
work on the Ford Classic was done by Susan Miller of Pink Oklahoma. As you can this classic Fairlane is straight!
and Betty’s son, James, did the rebuild on the Ford 272 cubic inch V8. The Ford specs on the 272 show
162 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
The 272 V8 is
coupled to a three speed standard transmission with column shift.
completed the interior himself by using an interior kit from LeBaron Bonney Custom
As you can see, the interior is
better than when it left Ford.
on fifteen inch painted blue wheels with the original looking Ford hub caps and
of course classic wide white wall tires.
polished all of the stainless steel parts, which he brought back to like new
The Cimarron Starlite
Cruisers sincerely appreciate Raymond and Betty Langley of Newalla Oklahoma for
sharing their 1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria as our Great Oklahoma Classic
for March 2018!