Topic: Article from 1981 on the Ford Fairmont Durango - woohoo
Back in June, I bought an '81 Fairmont Durango (2 door coupe converted into an Ranchero-style pickup by a coachbuilder in SoCal and then sold through Ford dealerships) and with it came some literature including a copy of an article on the thing from a 1995 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
That article referenced a review in the December, 1981 issue of Pickup, Van & 4WD. I found the mag on ebay and it arrived yesterday. Pretty neat article including a picture of a car undergoing the conversion process and a line of 15 finished units. If the production number mentioned in the article is correct - there's about a 1 in 7 chance my truck is in that article!
I've uploaded a scanned copy to scribd if anyone is interested.
I've been gathering parts to make it a proper hoonmobile (it currently slumbers in my driveway with a headless 200-6 in it's engine bay). I have most of what I need for the SEFI 5.0 conversion, just have to get the daily drivers issues handled and this in the garage and it's GAME ON!
Team The Homer
1981 Ford Fairmont Durango