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1961 Ford Falcon Drag Car

Some of the background and build story related to the conversion of a 1961 Ford Falcon into a drag car. BB Chevy powered and set up to either run with or without full electronics.


 


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Toot and Scoot Lake Diamondhead Test Session
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CHUCKLES GARAGE 62 Ford Falcon Gasser with BLOWN NAILHEAD Power!
This Is the Chuckles Garage "Strange Bird" 1962 Ford Falcon Futura A/GS drag car. The car is powered by a Littlefield Supercharged 401 Buick Nailhead that was originally in a 1960's drag boat. The motor sports a custom blower manifold made here at the shop, custom pistons, custom rods, wild Comp cam, Comp lifters, custom valve springs, custom hi-flow valves, mild port work, custom pushrods, custom headers made in-house,vintage Weiand valve covers, dual Buick Wildcat Rochester 4 Jets that were modified for use with the blower with custom non-progressive linkage, Nicson front cover/engine mount, custom motor plate, custom oil pan, and its backed by a built switch pitch ST400 transmission that is from a 65 Riviera. Front suspension is a Speedway straight axle kit with custom made two position shackles, and custom panhard. Rear suspension is stock leaf springs with custom 66" long heavy wall ladder bars. Rear axle is a Lincoln Versailles unit with 4.56 gears. Tires are Hurst Racing Super Cushions in the front, and Hurst 30x10 Piecrust slicks in the back. Wheels are Vintage American Racing Magnesium spindle mounts up front (no front brakes) and vintage Shelby Cal 500's out back. Seats are set back almost to the rear seat. Gauges are a Sun Super tach, and vintage Stewart Warner oil, temp, amp. The car will have a 6 point cage, and a passenger seat as well when it is finished. This is a period exhibition car, so it will not conform to current NHRA spec. The car is being built to the 1966 NHRA rule book. It has the maximum crank center height of 25", and near the maximum amount of engine set back as well. Maximum setback was determined by the wheelbase. You are allowed 10% of the wheelbase measured from the axle centerline to the first sparkplug hole. This engine is set back 10" The car sports a fill .120 wall frame that will be tied in to the .120 wall roll cage. It's very sturdy. All work on the Strange bird is being done at Chuckles Garage. www.chucklesgarage.com www.chucklesgarage.blogspot.com





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Daddy Warbucks 1965 Falcon at MIR.
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1962 Falcon Wagon Drag Car
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1961 Ford Falcon
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63 FORD FALCON SPRINT
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1965 Ford Falcon Sprint: 8.140 @ 165.000
Vinnie Porcelli, Engine: 351 windsor by Headwinds, Tires: Mickey Thompson 32-14-15


1964 Ford Falcon futura: 9.124 @ 148.863
Tony Rabito, Engine: 454 sbf, Supercharger: N/A Turbos: N/A Tires: M/T


2009 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo: 10.031 @ 142.120
Matt, Engine: 4.0 ltr Barra inline 6, Turbos: MTA900 Tires: MT 275/40/17


1965 Ford Falcon Futura: 10.158 @ 129.960
Rodney Houze, Engine: 454 chevy, Tires: Hoosier 32/14.5/15


1984 Ford Falcon xe: 10.160 @ 133.000
john colaidis, Engine: 4lt, Turbos: gt42 Tires: slicks


1992 Ford Falcon xd: 10.360 @ 128.000
mark l, Engine: 351ci clevland, Supercharger: no Turbos: no


1984 Ford Falcon xe esp: 10.560 @ 129.780
john colaidis, Engine: 4lt, Turbos: gt42 Tires: mickey thomson et streets


1967 Ford Falcon Sport Coupe: 10.601 @ 125.230
Mike Gardner, Engine: 2012 Dart block Ford 363, Tires: Hoosier 31x10.5x15


1985 Ford Falcon gl: 10.760 @ 127.000
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1974 Ford Falcon XB Fairmont sedan: 11.070 @ 123.020
Brenden, Engine: 393 cleveland, Tires: MT front runners and MT ET street drag 26*10.5*16


1972 Ford Falcon XA: 12.245 @ 114.060
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1987 Ford Falcon gl: 12.310 @ 109.100
JAMIE CLAY, Engine: 351 cu inch cleveland, Tires: m/t et streets


2006 Ford Falcon xr6 turbo: 12.473 @ 113.310
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2006 Ford Falcon xr6 turbo: 12.709 @ 111.240
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1964 Ford Falcon Futura: 12.790 @ 107.000
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1967 Ford Falcon XR: 12.800 @ 104.500
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2004 Ford Falcon XR6 TURBO: 12.810 @ 112.080
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1962 Ford Falcon : 12.880 @ 104.000
Allan Franks, Engine: 351w, Tires: M/T street


1963 Ford Falcon Sprint: 12.890 @ 117.465
Bill Leach, Engine: Stock 289 block, Tires: Eagle drag


1968 Ford Falcon Sport Coupe: 12.970 @ 112.000
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