Ford Fairmont & Mercury Zephyr Owners and Enthusiast

Scince : Jan 1st/2001 Orig.Fairmont 302 Forum Scince: Nov 8th/2008
 
HomePortalCalendarGalleryFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Like/Tweet
Latest topics
» Keep it or Scrap It ?
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:07 pm by Fairmont_Jeff

» 2016 Projects Thread!
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:09 pm by Stymees'mont

» 2015 Project Thread!
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:22 pm by ZephyrEFI

» For Fairmont on the Road Course Videos...
Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:03 am by ZephyrEFI

» My Zeph 2015
Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:47 pm by ZephyrEFI

» what years to avoid emissions equipment?
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:09 pm by fangar150-ex

» yoooohooooooo
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:49 am by fangar150-ex

» 2014 Projects Thread!
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:37 pm by ZephyrEFI

» '78 and '79 Fairmont and Zephyr ES
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:41 pm by ZephyrEFI

September 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
CalendarCalendar
Affiliates
free forum

Similar topics

Share | 
 

 went to Tombstone for an ice cream

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
fangar150-ex



Posts : 853
Join date : 2008-11-10
Location : AZ

PostSubject: went to Tombstone for an ice cream   Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:09 am

Haven’t driven the Fairmont much since February, when the wife was having some heavy duty chemo & radiation and I lost interest in it. it's amazing how soon you realise what is most important in your life.
I decided to give it a check-up, so I brought it up to the service drive to have a repair order opened so I could get it into the workshop. Being it’s a 79 model on an 80 plate the vin doesn’t match the newer cars, when we went to put it in the computer, the service advisor didn’t know what kind of car it was, so jokingly I told him it was a Fomeli Fangar (as it is made from Ford Mercury and Lincoln parts using parts from FAirmont,mustaNG and cougAR). He asked if it was Italian so I said yes!!! Later he asked what is a Fairmont? (that hurt!!)
Anyway all seemed well, so I cleaned it and filled it up and added some fuel treatment as the gas that was in it was kind of smelly & took it home.
The wife & I decided to go to Tombstone for an ice cream, so we got some drinks for the trip, and headed out.
Some rednecks in a Chevy pick-up thought they’d have a go while we were cruising, so when we shot off, the wife was wearing her coffee and shouting expletives I hadn’t heard in years as the pick-up was getting smaller & smaller in the mirror.
It felt good to go around those corners and over the hills as I hadn’t driven the car is some time.
I’ll run the fuel out of it and put it away again, but it felt good to have a little excitement for a change.

Next month we find out if the cancer is gone, that would truly be a blessing.

Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
went to Tombstone for an ice cream
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Joyeux anniversaire, Alexandra(Ice Cream)!!!
» Barack''s Ice Cream
» A COWBOY TOMBSTONE :
» HORSE BUM FLY CREAM
» '73 Chevy Ice Cream Truck

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Ford Fairmont & Mercury Zephyr Owners and Enthusiast :: Message Board-
Jump to: