Jay Leno's Garage: 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint
After years of looking at the magazine ad for the Falcon, Jay final got his
hands on one.
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Tonight Show host Jay Leno explores his passion for all things on wheels in
this Emmy Award-winning web series.
Jay Leno's Garage: 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint
134213 / 1963 1/2 Ford Falcon Futura Sprint
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Packing a stout, small block V8 in a clean, road ready restoration, this
fully sorted weekend warrior draws big crowds and big compliments wherever
it goes. And if you're one of the many enthusiasts looking for a fun
classic that's both unique and cool, it's your ticket to car guy nirvana!
In typical 60s Detroit fashion Ford's first generation Falcon, adorned with
curved surfaces and creases that stretch from stem to stern, is incredibly
hard to make straight once it's been overhauled or reworked. Fortunately,
the metal on this compact coupe has been subjected to a professional
restoration that involved good panel alignment and an astute attention to
Hoist this Futura's bright red hood and you'll find a beefy Ford V8 that's
been fully rebuilt and dressed to impress. When the car officially
transformed into the old school hot rod you see today, every one of its
details was upgraded in the name of both performance and aesthetics. And
presently, the smooth mill looks great displaying a thick coat of Jet Black
paint inside a nice layer of chrome and traditional, Satin Black fenders.
The engine gets its air and fuel from an Edelbrock Performer intake which
props a Holley 4-barrel carburetor and chrome, open element cleaner beneath
a snazzy Ford wing nut. Fire is provided by a Mallory Unilite distributor,
which sends spark across stamped and chromed valve covers via fresh Radio
Resistance wires. And spent gases are handled by a slick pair of coated
Doug's headers, which connect to either manually operated cut-outs or
coated, true-dual pipes.
Motivation is provided by a reliable 4-speed transmission, which spins a
traditional 9-inch rear end. Braking is provided by a combination of manual
front discs and familiar rear drums, which do an excellent job facilitating
drama-free stops. There's a fully rebuilt suspension, which is currently
fitted with fresh KYB Gas-a-Just shocks. And traction is maximized by a
fresh set of American Racing Torq Thrust Ds, which ride on 205/70R14
Firestone FT70 radials.
This cool Ford's correct and tasteful interior is a classy reminder of the
days when style and appeal were the central focus of automotive design. At
the front of the car, a fully restored dash hangs pristine stainless trim
between a vintage Sprint tachometer, a direct-fit cassette deck and modern,
chrome-trimmed auxiliary gauges. In front of that dash, completely rebuilt
and recovered seats provide the perfect spot for Main Street cruise nights.
Below those seats, fade-free carpet centers a familiar Hurst shifter
between a classy console, clean Ford sills and color-keyed floor mats. And
in front of the driver, an impressive Ford steering wheel spins a burled
wood rim around bright chrome spokes.
Solid, early 60s metal doesn't come along too often, and given the
attention this Ford draws in our showroom, it probably won't last long!
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1963 Ford Falcon Sprint 4 Speed
Nice little Falcon Sprint. Believe it or not, but Falcons were pretty
quick given their light weight. The 271 horsepower 289 HiPo debuted
in '63 and was "available" to order in the Falcon - ONLY to those who new
the secret or had racing/dealer connections. I know 3 - '65 Falcons, 90-'65
Comets and 5 Fairlanes I know of came with that HiPo motor. Comets were
good for low 14s or high 13s tuned and driven right. Ford didn't like
having cars faster than their Mustang Darling. Abingdon, MD
Lowes 7 Sep 12.
1963 Lightweight 427 Ford Galaxie Race Car - Sandown Historics 2011
See Denis O'brien power through the feild in this very angry 660hp 427
after a setback in qualifying see's him start near the rear of the field.
Enjoy the sweet sound of this sensational car. Footage used from Gasolene
TV. In car camera supplied by Race Recall. (captured in HD but only show in
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"
TX2K13 "The Movie" Streets of Houston, Texas drag racing 2013 Full Event
FULL EVENT: TX2K13 "The Movie" Streets of Houston, Texas & Lonestar
Motorsports Park drag racing 2013! Follow Aries Xecutioner filming on his
first 3,200 mile round trip epic solo road trip to the city of Houston,
Texas to see the racing action for the T2K13 Supra Nationals held in its
13th edition. Driving a total beater at basically the last minute and not
knowing a single person in the car scene from there, I showed up with my
cameras just to catch what I could and feel this video is a good
representation of what anyone in the United States driving from far away
would encounter and see... I saw Mullets Twin turbo Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo
Superleggera in my first hour in town, saw packs of Lamborghini Aventadors
jockey through the streets of Houston, saw some of the baddest, fastest
street cars I have ever seen in one place at the Omni Hotel parking garage
in West Houston. Every single Corvette and Dodge Viper had Boost whether turbo or Supercharger. Every car had drag radial tires, Boosted engines and GoPro cameras
mounted all over the cars driving around town. I saw some crazy burnout
madness and turbocharged action all
weekend at the drag strip at Lonestar Motorsports Park and Hennessey
Performance in Sealy, Texas. It was an awesome journey I intend to make
again with a faster vehicle and
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2009 Monterey Historic Automobile Races Group 5B Big Bore Production Race, #211 1963 Ford Falcon
This is in-car footage taken from the #211 1963 Ford Falcon, from the group
5B 1963-1967 over 2.5 Liter Production GT race. This car normally competes
as the #5 Historic Trans Am Falcon, but for this event, it was configured
as run in the 1966 24 Hour FIA Mexican Road Rally. This Falcon was awarded
the Ford Motor Company Thomas W. Senter Memorial Award for representing the
most significant Ford at this event.
2012 Gasser Reunion Nostalgia Gas Rd 2 Beaver Springs Dragway Nostalgia Drag Racing
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June 8-10, 2012 -11th Annual Gasser Magazine Gasser Reunion tribute to
Byron Stack, founder of http://www.gassermadness.com and the Gas/FX group.
Many thanks to the racers who permitted use of onboard cameras on their
cars; Don Moyer, East Coast AA/GS Supercharged Racing Association.
Featuring; Ted Turley Jr. in the Altizer, Finders and Kibler Willys; Dave
Cobb in the Finders Keepers Willys; and Jeff Cryan in the Ron Bizio Willys
pickup truck. Rebel Reaper VS 55 ford gasser
Nostalgia Drag Racing and Nitromethane. Drift HD Action POV Camera