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One Bad A__ Car — This car has a 400 H.P. 351w V-8. 4 wheel disc brakes, 8.8 possi rear, and adjustable tubular suspension. Handles like its on rails, and tons of power. Custom interior, and much much more to come in the future.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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Trusty — This is a classic vehicle of the experimental 80's era. Sure it has a unique boxy shape but that is what makes it a stand out and special model in the Falcon range over the years. Hang on performance, rolller coaster ride, and exceptional duco that changes color and gloss effect in time.Cheap to buy, mileage that stands still, maintenance almost non existent (relative to cars life)and offers an exhillerating driving experience.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Steady cruiser all day long

Cons: fuel mostly, stick to the gas

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Ed Ford Fairmont Ghia — Awesome car, luxury and performance. Leather trim, sunroof, factory momo wheel, XR front and body kit. It drives very well, great for long trips and has the power to be fun when you want it. Future mods to this car will be working the engine (302 Windsor)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Sound, looks

Cons: Fuel usage

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Nothing Like A Ford Built To Last — needs a roush ford racing engine and all nascar running under carage in it for handling and performance it doesn't cost alot for up keep yes it is a blast to drive not to big or small just the perfect size for getting around town in built ford tough and nothing runs better

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: a classic that was well looked after

Cons: the color and horsepower

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Great Car For What I Paid For It. Its Awesome To Cruise Around In Such A Classic! — Pretty good quality, some things are not straight. (its American). Its got a 4 cylinder (88HP) so its pathetic getting around. So far I've only repaired the turn signal, but its only got about 60k. Its a great little car, only paid $800 (used) for it. Its awesome to have a such a unique car at my age, and its affordable too.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Cheap to own/maintain, pretty decent MPG, unique.

Cons: Slow/guttless, American, big, not the pretty-est.

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Would Rather Be Driving A Titleist! — Great value large size car considering all the features. Ideal work or family car. Wouldn't get a BMW or Mercedes with all the equipment for even double the price. 5 star safety rating is very reasurring when driving. Great on long drives.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfortable and reliable

Cons: It's a Ford

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Ford Fairmont - Family Car — Sooo reliable. Although a little hungry on gas, I really like this car! It's so solid and smooth to drive - a real cruise mobile. Heaps of room inside, comfy seats and great visibility. It's great to drive, and sits on the road with great stability :-) Won't part with her till I have to.

Pros: Solid, reliable, roomy, smooth to drive

Cons: Abit hungry on gas, with the cost of petrol these days.

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Very Nice Cruiser — My car is a real head turner, i love the leather interior, comfort, performance and handling plus all the gizmos. It does use heaps of fuel but only if you flog it! when driving sedateley the fuel consumption is ok. It has the 4.0 ltr VCT (varial cam timimg) engine from the xr6 which at the time was said to be the pinacle of 6 cylinder engines. It delivers sufficient power and torque and has an LSD (limited slip diff) which is very fun and handy for drifing :):)

Pros: handling, interior, exterior, comfort

Cons: Does chew a bit of fuel

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Is Currently On Bricks — Well... First and foremost, I received one of these in the stead of an $800 debt. I don't really know how well these things do run when in 'proper' shape, as this thing CAN technically drive... but shakes around violently whilst moving and makes very scary noises. It also doesn't really go above 70 mph. and takes about a 40-50 sec to get to 60 mph from 0. So this vehicle is officially 'retired' for the moment. I Might get someone to fix it up later...

Pros: Cool Retro-Style

Cons: dingey interior, beat-up exterior, is a crappy car (at the moment)

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I Think It Is Going To Be A Great Car — right now looks aren't so good ... but it is being restored , its a classic cruiser cruiser .... got a stock 200 straight six carbureted , . so far the cost of ownership is a battery , a battery cable , body work supplies and of course the $ 600.00 that my girlfriend is paying for it

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: mid sized and a classic , body in great shape , no major work required except for sanding & painting

Cons: i hate the color as it is orange with white stripes down the side

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1982 Ford Fairmont Reviews

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1980 Ford Fairmont Reviews

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1979 Ford Fairmont Reviews

The Fuel Milage By lazycat

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Good Starter Project. By Jay

Well mine was the futura model which ment it had different head lights and tail lights along with a different slope to the backend, i wish i woulda kept the car it was a nice car never gave a me a sin... Read More

1978 Ford Fairmont Reviews

Was An Ok Car By Lola

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Pure Muscle By Dawie

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