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  Ford Ranchero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Between 1957 and 1959 the Ranchero was based on the full-size Ford Fairlane platform, specifically the two-door Ranch Wagon station wagon and utilitarian Courier sedan delivery.
This was found in the somewhat unlikely guise of the Ford Thunderbird personal luxury coupe, which was undergoing a reincarnation that year also, and sharing features with that year's Ford LTD II mid-size car.
Rancheros are reasonably collectible, though they are nowadays often overlooked in favor of the later-arriving Chevrolet El Camino, which stayed in production 7 more years (the last el camino model year was 1987).
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 Ford Ranchero - definition of Ford Ranchero - Labor Law Talk Dictionary (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Ranchero evolved along with the Falcon in 1964, becoming just a little larger along with its parent, and with the availability of larger engines including a 289 cubic inch (4.7 L) V8.
This was found in the somewhat unlikely guise of the Ford Thunderbird personal luxury coupe, which was undergoing a reincarnation that year also, and sharing features with that year's Ford LTD full-size car.
Rancheros are reasonably collectible, though they are nowadays often overlooked in favor of the later-arriving Chevrolet El Camino, which stayed in production a few more years.
encyclopedia.laborlawtalk.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Ford_Ranchero   (834 words)

  
 Ford Ranchero Parts - Partstrain.com
In 1960, the Ford Ranchero became smaller and was based on the body platform of the compact Ford Falcon.
In 1967, it was based on the mid-size Ford Fairlane and on the succeeding years was based on the Ford Torino.
Now, the Ford Ranchero is a prized collectible, although its popularity has been surpassed by the Chevrolet El Camino which was manufactured for a few more years after the decline of the Ranchero.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD/RANCHERO   (492 words)

  
 Ford Ranchero History and Production Figures
After the immediate success of the Ford Ranchero, Chevrolet proceeded to try and duplicate their own version of the Ranchero in 1959, but the Ranchero was the original "car-truck".
The early falcon Rancheros were a great economy hauler which boasted 30 miles per gallon from the 144 cubic inch six cylinder and able to haul an 800 pound load capacity.
The 1966 Ranchero was somewhat of a unique vehicle in that its body style was only used for one year and followed the 1966 Falcon body lines.
www.dearbornclassics.com /ranchero.html   (899 words)

  
 Pickup truck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The two Australian-built utilities (the Holden Commodore ute and the Ford Falcon ute) currently in production are rebodied versions of large passenger cars, as were the now out of production American Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino.
Ford followed with the SuperCab concept on their 1974 F-100, while GM, oddly enough, didn't offer one until 1988.
International was the first to introduced a crew cab pickup in 1957, followed by Ford with their 1965 F-250 (short bed) and F-350 (long bed), Dodge in the same era, and Chevrolet followed with their 1973 C/K. Japanese makes offered crew cab versions of their pick-ups from the mid-80s.
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 Media.Ford.com: FORWARD THINKING
Ford developed the first car-based utility vehicle with the release of the Ranchero in 1957.
The upcoming launch of the all-new 2007 Ford Edge, which promises to redefine the crossover market, is just the most recent example of a Ford spirit of innovation that is decades old.
A niche vehicle, the Ranchero was successful enough to stay in production through the 1979 model year and notch a total of 508,355 sales during that time.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=24487&make_id=trust   (485 words)

  
 1963 Ford Ranchero - Ford Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Hey guys i saw a 1963 Ford Ranchero the other day for the first time and i fell in love with it.
Assuming the Ranchero is a 6cyl., it will have coil spring over "A" arm front suspension inside shock towers that invade the engine compartment limiting the size engine that can be put in its place.
The rear is a live axle with 2 leaf springs and a 7 1/4 inch non-removable carrier differential.
www.ford-forums.com /ford-ranchero/1351-1963-ford-ranchero.html   (205 words)

  
 CanadianDriver: Motoring Memories - Ford Ranchero, 1957—1979
Known as the "Ute" (for utility), it was pioneered by Ford of Australia as early as 1932.
Although Ford beat rival Chevrolet's El Camino to market by two years with its sedan-truck, General Motors had really identified the market for a stylish pickup a couple of years earlier with the 1955 Cameo Carrier and the GMC Suburban.
Derived as it was from the two-door wagon, the Ranchero's tailgate was the lower part of the wagon's rear door.
www.canadiandriver.com /articles/bv/ranchero.htm   (806 words)

  
 1962 5.0-Powered Ford Ranchero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
That was enough to make the car-show bug bite hard; so, after putting plenty of miles on the Ranchero that summer, Tom built a three-car garage behind the house to better support his blossoming new hobby.
After 10 years of piloting the 289 C4 Ranchero, and raising three boys who also developed an affinity for things automotive, Tom reckoned it was time for something a little different.
Two years later, the Ranchero was sporting a hot new engine and an equally slick Laser Red Metallic topcoat (Tom's first attempt at a candy color).
www.mustangandfords.com /featuredvehicles/127_0304_ranch   (710 words)

  
 Ford Ranchero - Reader's Cars - FordMuscle
The Ranchero was produced from 1957 through 1979.
Chevrolet proceeded to try and duplicate their own version of the Ranchero in 1959, but the Ranchero was the original "car truck".
Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.
www.fordmuscle.com /readerscars/viewcars.php?id=18   (386 words)

  
 Ford Models
The Ford Bronco II was a compact sport utility vehicle that was sold between the years of 1984 and 1990 and served as a smaller option...
The Ford Probe was a sporty car that was produced and sold by the Ford Motor company from 1989 until 1997 with a makeover in 1993.
The Ford Ranchero was a car and pickup truck combination vehicle that was produced and sold from 1957 until 1979 by the Ford Motor Comp...
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 1957 Ford Ranchero is the Vintage Ford Truck You've Been Waiting For - Truckin Magazine
Ford’s marketing executives borrowed from 19th Century Hispanic California history to name a new light pickup that was introduced in the 1950s.
Introduced on November 12, 1956, the ’57 Ford Ranchero was an instant sensation.
The engine was mated to a reconditioned Ford C4 automatic transmission, which turns a 2-inch shortened driveshaft and stock Ford 9-inch pumpkin.
www.truckinweb.com /brandpages/ford/0312tr_vintage_1957_ford_ranchero   (966 words)

  
 Larry Kay Collection; 1965 Ford Ranchero
This little Ranchero is what I would call an amateur restoration of a decent, straight, honest original car.
They told me that they’ve done numerous cars in the past and that some of them were local show winners in their area.
They also told me that this Ranchero was nice enough to win a couple of trophies in local competition.
www.larrykay.com /65WhRanchero   (524 words)

  
 1960 Galaxie - Ranchero? - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks and Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
I am a Ranchero owner and a memeber of The National Falcon club as well as the editor of my local chapter.
Before the downsized Rancheros were finally available for market, a good sized order for Rancheros was received from a large power company in the Pacific Northwest.
Rather than lose out to Chevrolet, Ford reached into the 1959 parts bin and cobbled together a number of fullsized 1960 Rancheros based on the 1960 Galaxie body.
www.fordforums.com /showthread.php?t=143710   (435 words)

  
 Ford Ranchero Parts @ Car Parts Wholesale
Although in Europe, this type of vehicle was very common and popular, Ford Ranchero and the American versions of car-based pickups were unique because they were extra big and powerful than most car/pickups.
The Ford Ranchero Custom models were equipped with additional accessories and had many features available of the ford Fairlane vehicles, including stainless steel bodyside mouldings.
In 1960, the Ford Ranchero got a new platform, the compact Ford Falcon, which made it smaller, lighter and less expensive than the original models.
www.carpartswholesale.com /cpw/ford~ranchero~parts.html   (411 words)

  
 1964 Ford Ranchero
For those of you not familiar with the '60s Ford cars, a Ranchero is a Ford Falcon with a pickup bed in the back.
Most of it is a direct bolt-on to the Falcon of which the Ranchero is a sub-model.
A local Craigslist seller was parting out a 1964 Ranchero that had a manual transmission in it, and the pedal assembly was mine for $40.
www.rowand.net /Shop/Cars/1964FordRanchero   (4436 words)

  
 eBay - Ford
Ford is, of course, one of the largest auto makers in the world today.
Ford is a world-wide auto maker, of course, but the center of their operations remains Detroit.
Ford engines are some of the best-made in the world.
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 1972 Ford Ranchero Aftermarket Parts - 1972 Ford Ranchero Parts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 1979 Ford Ranchero Aftermarket Parts - 1979 Ford Ranchero Parts
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 Concerns about ford ranchero (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Ford Ranchero was produced by the Ford motor company from 1957 through...
The Ranchero Club has joined with the Ranchero Enthusiasts club and will be furthermore known as the latter...
The Ford Ranchero was a car/pickup truck combination vehicle produced between 1957 and 1979 by the Ford Motor Company for the North American...
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 Ford Ranchero
Built on the same frame as the Torino Station Wagon, the Ranchero was a multi-purpose vehicle capable of hauling large loads the Torino was not.
Competing with the Chevrolet El Camino (based on the Chevelle body), the Ranchero was discontinued by Ford in 1979 after lagging sales.
The various Ranchero years can be accessed by either the Navigation Bar below, or the expanding Navigation Bar to the left.
grantorinosport.org /fordranchero.htm   (153 words)

  
 1967 Ford Fairlane Ranchero
The 1967 Ranchero ushered in the return to the mid sized Fairlane body style, the first since 1959.
For seven years in between, Rancheros used the popular and compact Falcon chassis.
This was a well received model due to it's attractive features like vertical headlights and clean, smooth lines in the sheet metal.
www.billwrigley.com /v_06.html   (80 words)

  
 Ranchero advertising
A Ranchero was a man who owned a big tract of land.
The Ranchero was made by cutting the top off the rear of a two-door Ford Ranch Wagon and slipping a bed liner onto the floor pan.
A 1958 ad describes the Ranchero as a "double-duty beauty." Also, it is the "Finest pickup on the American Road" and "Ford Trucks Cost Less." These are classic advertising slogans.
www.thebicyclingguitarist.net /ranchero/advertising01.htm   (345 words)

  
 My 1964 Ford Ranchero
These are pictures of my 1964 ranchero that was bought in early August 1999.
The owner of the Ranchero had passed on and was buying it from his widow.
It worked out great and used just about everything from it; motor,complete wiring harness front to rear, tranmission, digital dash, tilt steering column, power seats,a/c heater box with auto temp control, brake pedal and booster, power windows, power locks, fuel tank and pump, wiper motor.
ranchero64us.tripod.com /my1964ranchero/index.html   (432 words)

  
 Ford Ranchero Radiator - Radiators - Partstrain.com
Our complete and comprehensive online catalog is regularly updated of Ford Ranchero radiator you need and can be accessed 24 hours a day.
Our Ford Ranchero radiator are heavy-duty and highly reliable, which can reduce high maintenance costs of your vehicle.
Anytime you are in need of unmatched quality Ford Ranchero radiator, we are ready to give you the best that we have.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByDepartment/Radiator/FORD/RANCHERO   (232 words)

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