1967 Fairlane with a Twin-Turbo Coyote V8

1967 Fairlane with a Twin-Turbo Coyote V8

Allen Hurley has spent the last two years drag racing his 1967 Ford Fairlane called “The Joker”. Under the hood sits a twin-turbo Coyote V8 with a FuelTech FT600 EFI system. The engine on low boost (14 psi) made 1,284 horsepower to the hubs. The engine and turbos are capable of 32-38 psi of boost. … Read more

Electric 1957 Ford Fairlane

1957 Ford Fairlane with electric motor

James Hardisty and Hagen Bruggemann from Control Focus built this 1957 Ford Fairlane called Evie for New Zealand energy company Mercury. A Siemens electric motor designed for electric buses propels the Fairlane with a custom controller built by Scott Osborne at Scott Drive. Above the electric motor is a custom 50 kWh battery pack holding … Read more

1970 Ford Fairlane with a Turbo 1UZ V8 – Part 13

1970 Ford Fairlane with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Al and Woody from The Skid Factory continue working on a friend’s 1970 Ford Fairlane. The goal is to replace the entire powertrain with a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 with a T66 turbocharger, A340 automatic transmission, and late-model Falcon rear end with a LSD. In this episode the exhaust is installed and the Fairlane is … Read more

1970 Ford Fairlane with a Turbo 1UZ V8 – Part 12

1970 Ford Fairlane with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Al and Woody from The Skid Factory continue working on a friend’s 1970 Ford Fairlane. The goal is to replace the entire powertrain with a 4.0 L 1UZ V8 with a T66 turbocharger, A340 automatic transmission, and late-model Falcon rear end with a LSD. In this episode the team installs the engine harness, transmission controller, … Read more