Australian Ford Falcon Club XA XB XC XW XY, Mad Max, Fury Road, XC Cobra
A tribute to classic Aussie Falcons from owners all over the world. This
online club is over ten years old now thanks to the efforts of a few
diehard enthusiasts. Thanks to all who shared the pictures of their cars on
the club website to make this video. If any club members object to this
video, it will be taken down.
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!
Falcon XR6 50the anniversary
50 years in the making. This is the best yet. Sunburst in colour...she
looks great. Visit http://macarthurford.com.au/
Ford unveils the FG Falcon
Ford has taken the covers of its much hyped new FG Falcon. The exterior
showed off a more chiseled look than its predecessor, obviously inspired by
Ford kinetic design language already seen in the Mondeo. Sales start in
May, and the FPV high-performance versions will go on-sale June 2.
FG is the last hurrah for the Falcon as a unique Australian car. In 2010 it
trades its iconic locally-built 4.0-litre inline 6 for an imported V6. In
2012-13 it should adopt an all-new architecture that should be shared
globally amongst Ford's rear-wheel drive vehicles including the legendary
Mustang sports car. Long
term, Ford has yet to guarantee Falcon will continue to be locally-built.
While not a clean-sheet like Holden's 2006 VE Commodore, the FG is a
massive update of the BA/BF generation that includes all-new sheetmetal and
interior, upgraded engines and chassis and a claimed improvement in safety
structure that is expected to yield the first five star NCAP safety rating
for an Australian-built car. Front and side-front airbags will be standard
on all Falcon sedans, while only the entry-level XT misses out on curtains.
A reversing camera will be standard on higher level models. Stability
control will be standard on all models. Inside Ford is claiming an improved
driving environment and class-leading space, exploiting the new car's
flatter roof, slimmer doors, slimmer doors and all-new design. Egress and
ingress to the rear seat has been addressed with new wider-opening doors, a
big criticism of the old car.
Ford has crafted three distinct exterior looks for FG sedan to reflect the
three model channels that have been created. Significantly, all of them
will now wear the Falcon badge. Unsurprisingly the most conservative looker
is the XT, which continues as the base model aimed at fleet and family
markets. The Futura has been dropped. Next up are the more upmarket looking
Falcon G-Series models. G6 replaces Fairmont and G6E (E is for Europe)
replaces Fairmont Ghia. The G6E turbo
employs the 4.0-litre turbo previously
reserved for the XR6. The successful XR sports model lineup has the most
aggressive looks. Its lineup is familiar, including the base model XR6, the
XR6 turbo and the XR8, which is the only
V8 left in the lineup. The Falcon ute lineup hasn't been fully revealed,
but expect it to be trade oriented, in contrast to Holden's ute which
chases recreational customers. There will be an XR8 at the top of the
range, but like all other Falcon utes will continue to have leaf springs.
And there will be a Falcon wagon, but it will be a barely altered BF III
that stays in the range as a 'tool of trade' vehicle, with a leaf spring
rear-end and single 4.0-litre engine choice. Again, this contrasts with
Holden's racier Sportwagon. The FPV lineup now comprises seven models.
Stablity control is now standard on all models, there is a new six-speed
manual transmission and some names have changed. However, the GT and GT-P
badges continue. FPV has played a key role in the mainstream FG's engine
updates, donating its old 290kW 5.4-litre V8. The FG's turbo six is also uprated to 270kW while the
standard 4.0 is little changed in terms of outputs. However it does get a
five-speed auto to replace the old four-speed and this helps improve fuel
economy. The other engines are claimed to be thriftier too, something Ford
attributes to engine development work and a tiny 10kg lift in FG's kerb
weight. Ford's weight achievements in part due to the expensive decision to
use aluminium for some front suspension components. Chassis-wise, this is
also the area of major change as FG adopts the Virtual Pivot pioneered by
the Territory. The rear Control Blade suspension has been fettled, but
remains fundamentally the same. Add in new monotube dampers and improved
steering Ford promises this will be the best handling and riding Falcon
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.
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Rapid Systems 4" into 3.5" Exhaust for XR6 Turbo
The system starts off with a 4inch dump pipe, with bell mouth section off
the turbo for maximum flow and spool.
The dump runs into a 5inch cat with 4inch inlet and outlet, so its a true
4inch dump & cat section, 4inch mid section runs back and merges to
3.5inch, where it goes into a straight through 3.5inch muffler. The muffler
is hand picked and chosen from several mufflers that have been trialled as
part of our ongoing R&D. Over the diff is 3.5inch piping, running into a
3.5inch stainless muffler chosen for its deep note and polished finish to
look nice from the rear (can be black also), the tip is a 4inch stainless
pipe, simple and effective. Rapid Systems Racing Products.
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X 0-100km/h & engine sound
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X 0-100km/h & engine sound. Head over to
for the full review.
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X
5.0-litre supercharged V8
335kW and 570Nm
Six-speed manual, rear-wheel drive with LSD
0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds (as tested)
2600hp Ford Falcon??? The DIRTY BIRD
One badass bird! This 1968 Ford Falcon running on 275 Drag Radials lays
down around 2600hp through its 449ci Small Block Ford with a pair of 88mm
turbos, watch it tear down the track at
the North Star Dragaway x275 race.
Ford XR50 FAULT
Any one having this problem or know of it??? I start the car and it comes
up with System comms fault followed by Vehicle immobilized and won't start
iv had the car back to the dealers 4 times and the cars only 2 months old.
Fist time back was told something was loss and they fixed it. Second time
they replaced the cluster. Forth time they had it for 4 days but could not
find anything wrong because it would not do it. And now the forth time with
only 4,000ks on the clock they replaced the battery.