This Granada is owned by my good friend Trevor we travelled 200 mile to look at this motor. its only had 2 owners from new and is totally original with 50k miles,he has all the old MOT's and lots of history it drives like a new car very smooth.The last and original owner has lots of trophys that he won for showing it we had it out today and I had a drive of it and just loved it every one was looking. The old radio will only tune into magic radio and only plays old 70's tunes spooky are what hehehe.
A Magnificent Mk2 Ford Granada with Just Two Owners and 36,144 Miles from New - SOLD!
SOLD - MORE URGENTLY REQUIRED
A magnificent Mk2 Ford Granada with just two owners and 36,144 miles from
Full width bumper pads with bright insert, front overriders, bodyside
protective moulding with bright insert, bright Exhaust trim, map pockets, facia mounted Ghia
badge, quartz clock, oil pressure gauge, front and rear cigar lighter,
tachometer, ammeter, trinket tray, wood grain instrument panel and door
cappings, tilt/slide steel sunroof, tinted glass, front electric windows,
central locking system, power steering, Ford push button MW/LW radio
cassette, boot lamp, optional rear electric windows, headlamp wash and
dealer fitted tow bar and driving lamps.
The exterior of this Mk2 Granada is impeccable in every respect. Finished
in Diamond White it has a deep, gloss shine which is amazing and an
absolute pleasure to polish. The colour code and description sticker is
still present in the spotless carpeted boot. The Tobacco vinyl roof is
unmarked. Supplying Ford Dealer Stonehaven Motors number plates are still
fitted. No marks, dings, blemishes or imperfections can be found except
one undulation on the passenger wing. It has no stone chips. All the trim
is perfect, window rubbers are black and all decals are correct and present
including the Ghia badges. The bronze tinted glass is mark free but two
microscopic chips can just be seen on the front screen. The Zibart rust
preventative plug holes carried out when new can be seen in all the doors
and sills but one rubber plug is missing on the driver's sill. The engine
bay is clean and original but not detailed. A truly exemplary and unique
The interior of this Granada Ghia is outstanding and as new. The twin
reclining front seats are covered in the luxurious Crushed Velour/Verona
Tan fabric topped with fabric covered head restraints all with no damage.
The twin bucket style rear seats and colour keyed shag pile carpet is
perfect. All the headlining is tight and clean, all the gauges including
the quartz clock operate as does the three speed heater fan. The seat base
fabric is a little slack. The boot area including carpet and spare wheel
are as new. This car really is a beautiful, unspoilt place to be and
exactly how Ford intended.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 2.8 litre V6 Cologne engine is a real pleasure. Quiet, smooth and
effortless producing 135bhp at 5200rpm this is a true Ford treasure.
Electronic breakerless ignition ensures crisp performance and reliability
combined with easy maintenance and low running costs. Two treasured owners
have ensured this low mileage unit is factory correct. The standard
automatic transmission with oil cooling is wonderful.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
This Granada it fitted with the factory correct and immaculate 14" alloy
road wheels with 185/80 R14 branded tyres all with excellent tread. The
hydraulic dual line vacuum servo-assisted self-adjusting brakes with
ventilated front discs are surefooted and offer a brilliant progressive
Purchased new by Mr Alexander Farquhar on the 1st August 1979 from Ford
Dealer Stonehaven Motors he owned the car for 29 years keeping it garaged,
treasured and used sparingly. Acquired by the second owner Mr Dean
Hollywell five years ago after a determined search to find the best, most
original and low mileage Ford Granada money could buy. Now being offered
for sale for a lucky new owner to fully appreciate a rare piece of Ford
The Ford Granada Owner's manual is present along with the Ford Audio
Booklet. The correct Ford Granada sales brochure supplied when new is also
included. Every tax disc from 1980 and numerous old MOT certificates and
invoices. All keys are present on Ford key fob and fit all doors, boot and
ignition. The vehicle is HPI clear and has MOT until April 2013.
Two at the Top (Ford Granada launch film) - 1971
When Ford chose to replace the enormous Mk IV Zodiac and Zephyr range, they
took a massive leap forwards with the new Granada and its cheaper brother,
the Consul. Smaller than its forebear, it was lighter, faster, and smarter. This is a shortened
version of the launch film for both cars, and shows how high Ford were
aiming with this car in terms of the cars it was competing with.
Ford 4.6l 3v & 5.4L 3v Camshaft Phaser Knocking Noise Fix
In this video I detail Camshaft Phaser repair on the 5.4l 3v engines but
the procedure is the same for the 4.6l 3v engine.
Torque to 30 ft lbs then an additional 90 degrees.
The crankshaft is always being turned in a clockwise direction until the
last positioning of the crankshaft in which we spin it counter clockwise
Proper positioning of cam lobes for roller follower removal.
RH Bank Cylinder 1-
LH Bank Cylinder 5-
Valve Cover Torque 90in lbs Sequence-
Old LH Valve Cover-
Old RH Valve Cover-
New LH Valve Cover-
New RH Valve Cover-
78 Dodge Diplomat vs Ford Granada Ghia & Olds CutlassTom Kite featured
78 model year. This basic car stayed in production until 1989. Diplomats
were used extensively as Police Cars and Taxi Cabs after 1981 when the
Aspen and St Regis were removed from the Dodge Line Up. It proved to be a
very successful car for Dodge. Diplomats were based off the Dodge Aspen.
They share much in styling. Even the doors of the car were the same.
Diplomats phased out the stylish two door and wagon in the early eighties.
Wink Martindale is the voice over for this video.