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
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
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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600HP 6-Speed TURBO Ford Falcon!
SPOOLING, SHIFTING, BRAKE BoostING...
An unsuspecting 1960's Ford Falcon rolled into the parking lot in Missouri
during the Missouri FBody Meet, it wasn't until we saw under the hood that
we realized why there was a giant crowd around this car. A turbo V8 with a T56 6-Speed Manual, powered by a
351 Windsor and S475 turbo. This car is
badass to see rowing through the gears, spooling and pulling on people on
the top end! Not too bad for a big lead sled from the 60's!
Ford Falcon XR8 review : supercharged V8 hero unleashed
http://www.caradvice.com.au/321745/?yt_desc - Read the article here.
The Ford Falcon XR8 is back after a four-year sabbatical. With the Ford
Performance Vehicles brand now discontinued, with the GT along with it, the
XR8 is now the great blue hope against the V8 Commodores.
If XR8s of the past decade have been on the underwhelming side, the latest
version has impressive on-paper credentials. Loaded with the 5.0-litre
supercharged V8 from the FPV GT under its bonnet, there’s 335kW of power
and 570Nm of torque.
The XR8 has also pinched the uprated suspension from the GT RSPEC, which
includes stiffer springs and dampers, thicker anti-roll bar at the rear,
and Brembo brakes up front.
That all bodes well for a great-handling V8 Falcon, though the XR8 already
sounds like a tremendous buy when you consider its $52,490 price tag
undercuts the GT RSPEC by nearly $25,000.
Time to find out, then, if what is the last ever Ford Falcon XR8 is also
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
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 Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review
http://www.caradvice.com.au/326189/?yt_desc - Read the article here.
In the great Australian V8 war, the Holden Commodore SS in recent years has
been consistently victorious. Not only has it defeated the Ford Falcon on
the motorsport battlefield, it has also wounded its arch enemy both on the
road and in the showroom.
The Blue Oval, however, is going back on the offensive with a new weapon:
the first Ford Falcon XR8 since 2010.
The Ford FG X Falcon XR8 and Holden Commodore SS V Redline cost the same
$54,690 in automatic form as we have them here, but the eight-cylinder
approach under the bonnet is different.
Ford has the on-paper advantage. The XR8 has seized the supercharged
5.0-litre V8 out of the GT that’s no longer on sale, giving it 335kW and
The Holden opts for capacity over forced induction, with a 6.0-litre V8
producing 260kW and 517Nm.