To mark the announcement that Ford Australia will cease local production in 2016, here's a cinema short from 1960 introducing the car on which their fortunes rode for the last fifty or so years - the Falcon.
1963 Ford Falcon Sprint - 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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1963 Ford Falcon Sprint - Jay Leno's Garage
Jay Leno's Garage
1964 Ford Falcon / $100 At a Time
Shane has owned this 1964 ford falcon Sprint 2 door hardtop since 1997 when
he was 15 years old. He bought this car for $500 and made payments "$100 at
a time". The car was a shell when he got it and over the years he has
turned it into a running, and driving classic car with a Ford 302 V8 and a
5-spd manual transmission out of a Mustang 5.0.
Ford Falcon 70,000 mile durability run Pt 1.wmv
In 1965 6 stock standard 6 Cyl Falcons were driven flat out for eight days
around a twisty 2.2 mile mountain test circuit until they had completed a
total of 70,000 miles, aprox. 5000 laps per car. Despite 3 cars rolling and
a collision with a 2 ton rock all the cars finished without mechanical
This was a make or break stunt by Ford to show how tough the new XP Falcon
Oh My Garage! 1963 Falcon Ranchero Rusty "Restoration" (OMG)
I found a 1963 Ranchero with a factory 260 v8 and we're pulling him apart
to repair the rusted out floor and anything else that needs to happen.
Going to put him back together with a 289 and 4 speed overdrive
transmission. Stay tuned this is going to be a long series. I have to
finish it too. It's going to be my daily driver.
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Titles: "Retro Future (Clean)", "Modern Jazz Samba"
Ford Falcon 200 six cylinder engine build
Thanks for all the encouraging comments! If you'd like to keep up with the
1963 Ford Falcon Wagon build, check out all the stories here:
http://www.MyRideisMe.com builds a six cylinder Ford engine, step by step.
With guidance from my pops, a retired Ford mechanic, he shows me how, then
I give it my best shot, not always successful the first time, I hope
everyone interested in building their own engine can learn a little
Ford Falcon 50th Anniversary Plant tour.mp4
Drive though Ford plant in an XM Falcon with 19 other Falcons, in the
factory, down the assembly lines, where this car was born 46 years ago, on
the Falcon's 50th birthday in Australia, 28 June 2010. Thank you Ford, for
a great day!
Mad Max - Last V8 Interceptor Axle-hop Stop!
Met up with Justice, who runs Maxrockatansky.org and did a little bit of
filming near Lake Lewisville. Thought I'd throw in the axle-hop stop that
you see at the beginning of MM2: The Road Warrior. He doesn't throw it into
reverse, as many erroneously believe. It's this type of stop I demonstrate
1965 Ford Falcon $25,900.00
2100 miles on Complete Frame-Off Restoration, beautiful Raven black paint,
two tone vinyl interior, 347 ci stroker engine, Holley dual feel 4 bbl,
Edelbrock Performer RPM aluminum intake, billet breather & valve covers,
factory Exhaust manifolds, MSD Digital
6AL ignition with Pro Billet distributor, power steering, power front disc
brakes, aluminum radiator with shroud, C4 automatic transmission with 2800
stall, factory bench seat, factory dash, Vintage tach, Grant steering
wheel, am radio, dual exhuast, 9" Ford 3.08 posi rear end, 215/70R15 rear
tires, 185/70R15 fronts, 15" REV wheels, factory jack with spare, Show or