1964 Ford Falcon Dragcar
This was a car built by Barret auto care (Barret, Greg, Danny, Leslie and
This was the first time the car had been run, and was foiled by a loose
distributor cap shortly after launch. It coasted to the finish line from
about the 1/8th mile mark. The reason for the sissy burnout is that the car
was also missing reverse gear at the time.
Unfortunately, they were not able to run the car again, as it was auctioned
later that night as part of The discovery channel's "Texas Car Wars"
Welding Race Cars.mp4
This video presents information about welding race cars that summarizes an
article published in the American Welding Societies Journal. It outlines
additional information presented on our www.NetWelding.com web site. It
includes a few video clips of Richard Petty discussing the importance of
quality welds in making a safe race car.
It has suggestions and potential problems when welding 4130 Chrome-Moly
used by drag racers as well as the mild steel used in NASCAR chassis. You
can see the 1st page of information on welding race cars at:
1961 Ford Falcon 1
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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.