Fairlane ZG Specifications

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Fairlane ZG Specifications

Ford Fairlane ZG
Ford Colour Codes A - L
Ford Colour Codes A - L
Ford Colour Codes M -Z
Ford Colour Codes M -Z
  • Years of Manufacture: 1973 - 1976
  • Number Built: 19,556
  • Price at Introduction:
    • Custom six: $4491
    • 500 V8: $5201
  • Models:
    • Custom
    • 500
  • Date of Introduction:
    • 31st October, 1973
  • To Identify:
    • Facelift of ZF
    • New egg-crate style grille
    • Tail light upgrade to include egg-crate style surround complimenting front grille
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 198.8 inches (5050mm)
    • Total width: 74.6 inches (1895mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 53.9 inches (1369mm)
    • Wheelbase: 116.0 inches (2946mm)
    • Front Track: 60.5 inches (1537mm)
    • Rear Track: 60.0 inches (1524mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Custom 250ci: 3141lb (1425kg)
    • 500 302ci: 3415lb (1549kg)
  • Fuel Tank:
    • 17.5 gallons (79.6 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 41.2ft (12.6 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temp gauge
    • Oil pressure gauge
    • Ammeter
    • Handbrake warning lamp
    • High-beam warning lamp
    • Electric clock
  • Transmission:
    • Manual 3 speed 6 cylinder models:
      • 1st: 2.95:1
      • 2nd: 1.69:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 3.67:1
    • Manual 3 speed 302ci V8 models:
      • 1st: 2.71:1
      • 2nd: 1.69:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 3.37:1
    • Automatic (Six):
      • 1st: 2.39:1
      • 2nd: 1.45:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 2.09:1
    • Cruisomatic (302ci and 351ci V8, Top speed indicated for 351ci):
      • 1st: 2.46:1 to top speed of 65 mph (105 km/h)
      • 2nd: 1.46:1 to top speed of 88 mph (142 km/h)
      • 3rd: 1.00:1 to top speed of 111 mph (179 km/h)
      • Reverse: 2.20:1
  • Clutch:
    • Dry plate, hydraulically operated spring diaphragm
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • 250ci manual: 3.23:1
    • 250ci automatic: 2.92:1
    • 302ci V8 manual: 2.92:1
    • 302ci V8 automatic: 2.92:1
    • 351ci V8 automatic: 2.75:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
    • Custom
      • Standard with 6 cylinder 250ci engine
      • Manual 3 speed transmission
      • Optional 4 speed manual, auto transmission, 302ci and 351ci V8
    • 500
      • Standard with 302ci V8 and 3 speed auto
      • Optional 351ci V8
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
    • 10.1 seconds (351ci automatic)
  • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres):
    • 17.9 seconds (351ci automatic)
  • 250ci Six:
    • Capacity: 250 cubic inches (4.10 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 throar downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.68 x 3.91 inches (93 x 99mm)
    • Power: 155bhp (116kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 240lb-ft (325Nm) at 1600rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
  • 302ci Cleveland V8:
    • Capacity: 302 cubic inches (4.95 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: Ford two barrel carburettor, automatic choke
    • Bore and Stroke: 4.00 x 3.00 inches (102 x 76mm)
    • Power: 240bhp (180kW) at 4600rpm
    • Torque: 305lb-ft (414Nm) at 2600rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
  • 351ci Cleveland V8:
    • Capacity: 351 cubic inches (5.75 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 downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 4.00 x 3.50 inches (102 x 89mm)
    • Power: 260bhp (195kW) at 4600rpm
    • Torque: 355lb-ft (481Nm) at 2600rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.1:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • 6 Cylinder: Single tail-pipe, zinc annealed type muffler
    • V8: Twin pipes
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Independent angle poised ball-joint, heavy duty springs, hydraulic shock absorbers, torsion bar ride stabiliser with anti dive geometry
    • Rear: Live axle, semi-elliptic springs, assymetrical, variable rate leaf springs, diagonally mounted hydraulic shock absorbers, rubber bushed shackles and iso-clamp axle mounting
  • Steering:
    • Custom: Recirculating ball, ratio 20:1
    • 500: Power steering standard, ratio 17.5:1
    • Note: Power steering optional on Custom
  • Brakes:
    • Front: Floating caliper type power assisted discs, turbo cooled and ventilated 11.25 inch (286mm)
    • Rear: Hydraulic 10 inch (254mm) drums with bonded linings
  • Wheels:
    • 6 inch 6JJ pressed steel disc wheels with safety rims
  • Tyres:
    • 7:35 x 14 x 4 extra low profile
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