Fairlane ZA Specifications

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Fairlane ZA Specifications

Ford Fairlane ZA
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  • Years of Manufacture: 1965 - 1966
  • Number Built: 8,814
  • Price at Introduction:
    • Custom: $3080
    • 500: $3590
  • Models:
    • Custom
    • 500
  • Date of Introduction:
    • March, 1967
  • To Identify:
    • Long wheel base luxury Ford based on XR sedan
    • Dual headlights integrated into full face grille
    • Squared off rear guards flowing to square tail lamps, with recessed boot lid
    • 500 has chrome side strip below doors
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 196.1 inches (4981mm)
    • Total width: 74.7 inches (1897mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 55.0 inches (1397mm)
    • Wheelbase: 116.0 inches (2946mm)
    • Front Track: 58.0 inches (1473mm)
    • Rear Track: 58.0 inches (1473mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Custom: 2985lb (1345kg)
    • 500: 3215lb (1485kg)
  • Fuel Tank:
    • 16.4 gallons (74.6 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 41.1ft (12.5 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temp gauge
    • Oil pressure gauge
    • Ammeter
    • Handbrake warning lamp
    • High-beam warning lamp
    • Fairlane 500 also had electric clock
  • Transmission:
    • Manual (six cylinder models):
      • 1st: 2.95:1
      • 2nd: 1.69:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 3.80:1
    • Manual (V8 models):
      • 1st: 2.71:1
      • 2nd: 1.69:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 3.47:1
    • Cruisomatic Auto (top speed indicated for 289 V8)
      • 1st: 2.39:1 to top speed of 55 mph (89 km/h)
      • 2nd: 1.45:1 to top speed of 81 mph (130 km/h)
      • 3rd: 1.00:1 to top speed of 105 mph (169 km/h)
      • Reverse: 2.09:1
  • Clutch:
    • Single cushion disc, dry plate clutch
    • Six: 9.25"
    • V8: 10"
  • Rear Axle Ratio: 3.23:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
    • 12.4 seconds (289 V8 Cruisomatic)
  • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres):
    • 16.7 seconds (289 V8 Cruisomatic)
  • 200 "Super Pursuit" Six:
    • Capacity: 200 cubic inches (3.28 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Single throat downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.68 x 3.13 inches (93 x 79mm)
    • Power: 121bhp (90kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 190lb-ft (258Nm) at 2400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • 289 "Mustang" Windsor V8:
    • Capacity: 289 cubic inches (4.74 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders in vee
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Two barrel carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 4.00 x 2.87 inches (102 x 73mm)
    • Power: 200bhp (149kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 282lb-ft (382Nm) at 2400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • Six Cylinder: Single tail-pipe, zinc annealed type muffler
    • 289 V8: Twin pipes
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Independent type with coil springs and hydraulic double acting shock absorbers, stabiliser bar
    • Rear: Live axle, semi-elliptic springs with hydraulic double acting shock absorbers
  • Steering:
    • Custom: Recirculating ball, ratio 20:1
    • 500: Power steering standard, ratio 16:1
    • Note: Power steering optional on Custom
  • Brakes:
    • Custom:
      • Front: Hydraulic 10 inch (254mm) drums
      • Rear: Hydraulic 10 inch (254mm) drums
      • Power front discs optional
    • Fairlane 500:
      • Power assisted 10.75 inch (273.05mm) Girling disc brakes
      • Rear: Hydraulic 10 inch (254mm) drums
  • Wheels:
    • 14" Pressed steel disc wheels with safety rims
  • Tyres:
    • 6.95 x 14 cross-ply tubed tyres, radial optional
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