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Old 09-09-2003, 09:27 PM   #1
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Ever heard of this Ford?

I bought an '83 Ford Futura for $400 (it ran, what can I say?). I'm basically using it to get around point A - point B until get my SS. The thing is, I haven't ever seen/heard of them, nor are they on the Ford forums here in AF.
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Old 09-10-2003, 12:13 PM   #2
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The Futura is a Ford Fairmont. When the Fairmont was introduced in 1978, the Futura was the sport coupe body style. At some point in the early 1980s (I forget the exact year), the entire line took the look of the front of the Futura and I believe took the name.
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Old 09-10-2003, 06:33 PM   #3
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I'l post some pics ASAP to those that don't know the look...its somewhat like a short Lincoln, but with a god-aweful color that makes it look like the classic drug dealing-mobile. I'm just trying to think whether its worth putting money into, to make a damn good sleeper (probably not though...)
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the fairmont frame is the frame that is used in mustangs from then till present day.

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Old 09-15-2003, 01:30 AM   #5
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You want a Ford (Falcon) Futura? Heres your Ford Futura!
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Old 09-15-2003, 02:13 AM   #6
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Ahh, that's right, I forgot about this thread. I'll post pics up tomarrow, its dark out and no one would see anything. But as for that...wow, what a difference! Of course the one I bought is an older model, but dang, talk about difference. I'll get the pics up first thing tomarrow so you can compare yourself...just remember my car's name: "Ghettomobile"
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Old 09-30-2003, 08:06 AM   #7
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Re: Ever heard of this Ford?

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the fairmont frame is the frame that is sued in mustangs from then till present day.
I know that's an honest typo, but funny as all get-out.
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Isn't the Futura coming back to take the place of the Taurus in the next few years?
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Old 11-13-2003, 01:02 PM   #9
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ford fairmont

if you call the dollar store in tucumcari nm ask for arthur hiss mom has one. make your best deal
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yeah, i like those cars they look cool and they are getting kind of rare.
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name of that car

i was told the car was free email me tommorrow i will have more information
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i was told the car was free email me tommorrow i will have more information
Did you ever get that information man?
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Re: Ever heard of this Ford?

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I bought an '83 Ford Futura for $400
I'd read that there was a limited-production conversion of these old Futuras into what one might call a Ranchero-style truck, cutting into the body above and behind the "targa bar"; I've even seen one on eBay, it looks kinda neat.

Get out your cutting torch!
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