1964 Ford Falcon Dragcar
This was a car built by Barret auto care (Barret, Greg, Danny, Leslie and
This was the first time the car had been run, and was foiled by a loose
distributor cap shortly after launch. It coasted to the finish line from
about the 1/8th mile mark. The reason for the sissy burnout is that the car
was also missing reverse gear at the time.
Unfortunately, they were not able to run the car again, as it was auctioned
later that night as part of The discovery channel's "Texas Car Wars"
This is Mr. Steve Keller's 1965 ford falcon futura. It has a 428 cobra jet
with a C4 trans with 3500 stall converter. It has a 9'' rear with 3.50
64 Ford Falcon Race Car Boss 302 4-speed Compilation- Drag Racing
Some footage of the family race car through the years. most of these passes
are in the mid 11-low 12 sec range, the older footage with my father
driving and the newer footage with me. Broken ladder bar suspension clip
shows how hard it launches with the 4-speed!
64 Ford Falcon Burnout
1964 ford falcon 514 big block ford 1050 carb edlebrock p51 heads 13.1
compression c6 trans 3800 stall converter 4.30 gears had for almost 30
years very fun to drive.
1964 Ford M/T Thunderbolt 427 Hemi Bolt
This is a 1964 Ford Thunderbolt Fairlane, this car was built by Mickey
Thompson, it is #10, raced by Jess Tyre back in 1964 with Mickey Thompson.
This is a video shot for Skyline Ford of Salem, Oregon who owned the car.
I sold it for them to a gentleman down in California in 2008. It was found
out while my friends owned it here in Salem, that this car though retains a
lot of the orignal parts from the original Thunderbolt, that it had been
Rebodied, which means that the shell is from a different car. So anyone
who comes into contact with it, should know that it is very valuable but is
considered a rebodied Thunderbolt. Jess Tyre will tell you that it is the
original car, he looked at it a few years ago and documented. He is
incorrect in our opinion because we talked to the gentleman that restored
the car, and he rebodied it around 1991. As of know this is pretty common
knowledge, but just letting everyone know the story. It is running the
same configuration as it did in 1964. Mickey Thompson, was building
motors, out of a 427 Ford Short block, and then using Chrysler 392 Hemi
Heads, and convertiing them to fit the Ford 427, and put a Cross Ram intake
on the car, with Dual Carburators. This car is really mean sounding, and
ran awesome. What you won't see is the video, is when I got on the street
with it, and launched it down Mission Street, 1st, 2nd Gear coming to the
dealership. The film guy for the commercial put the music in and cut out
the good shots, darn him. You should have heard it, and I was shaking, and
my clutch foot was shaking to death, what a wicked car. Thanks very much,
Jason Blue Oval Ranch Inc.
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