Gary McKay's unusual 1965 Falcon is a bit of everything: hot rod, custom, spartan, Cobra and just plain cool. Lance Lambert, host of TV's "Vintage Vehicle Show", learns how a lowly Washington Department of Fisheries vehicle became such a cool ride. More information can be found at www.vintagevehicletv.com.
Jay Leno's Garage: 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint
After years of looking at the magazine ad for the Falcon, Jay final got his
hands on one.
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Tonight Show host Jay Leno explores his passion for all things on wheels in
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Jay Leno's Garage: 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint
132887 / 1965 Ford Falcon Futura
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If you're looking for a fun classic that is as unique as it is cool, this
impressive '65 Ford is the incredible value you've been waiting for!
When this striking Futura rolled into our showroom, one thing was
immediately apparent. The quality of its restoration is top notch in every
way; and whoever spent the time hammering its solid body back into shape
has either spent most of their adult life in a body shop or restored more
than their fair share of second generation Falcons. From the top of its
smooth roof to the bottom of its cool Turquoise body, this car is much
straighter than when it rolled out of Ford's Lorain, Ohio manufacturing
facility and features a great looking coat of urethane paint which displays
virtually no flaws.
The car's reliable but basic 6-cylinder engine was swapped for a larger 351
Cleveland four valve V8 that looks great covered in a thick coat of
traditional Ford Blue paint. And its clean engine bay was fitted with an
assortment of dress up pieces, which range from gray hood hardware to
polished stainless fuel lines, and then refinished in the same slick
Turquoise urethane as its glossy exterior panels. The 351 gets its air and
fuel from an Offenhauser aluminum intake which props a Holley 4-barrel
carburetor below a chrome topped, satin black dual snorkel air cleaner.
Fire is provided by a traditional points distributor that sends spark
through eight Autolite Pro Fit premium plug wires which snake around finned
aluminum Ford Racing valve covers. And cooling is provided by a Northern
aluminum radiator which is complete with both a polished cap and a polished
Motivation is provided by a reliable Ford C6 3-speed automatic transmission
and a traditional Ford nine inch rear end. Steering is provided by a
traditional manual rack which gives the car a unique, vintage feel. And
braking is provided by a combination of manual front discs and manual rear
drums which do an excellent job of providing fade free, drama free stops.
Keeping the car firmly planted on the pavement is a nice set of Halibrand
15 inch Five Spoke wheels which ride on 195/65 Hankook radials up front,
and 215/70 Cordovan Centron radials out back. And overall, the bottom of
this Falcon presents very well with solid floors that display no signs of
rust, a straight frame that shows no indication of damage, and a slew of
road ready parts that all function just as they should.
This cool Falcon's tasteful and comfortable two-tone blue interior is a
classy reminder of the days when style and appeal were the central focus of
automotive design. At the front of the car, rebuilt factory gauges ride
inside a fully restored dash which hangs pristine stainless trim above a
set of modern, chrome trimmed auxiliary gauges and a chrome shifter that's
complete with an awesome piston shift knob. At the sides of the car, great
looking two-tone door panels wrap like-new vinyl around restored, stainless
trimmed armrests, fresh chrome handles for the doors and windows and
correct chrome emblems. And in the middle of the car, completely rebuilt
and recovered two-tone blue bench seats provide the perfect spot for main
street cruise nights. In front of those seats, a correctly restored
steering wheel holds a chrome horn button above a chrome turn signal stalk
and a large, column mounted Sunpro tachometer. Below the seats, excellent
looking dark blue carpet rides under color-matched floor mats. And above
the seats a like-new tan headliner leads the eye from chrome A-pillar
covers and a flame embossed rearview mirror to a straight and fade-free
package tray which hangs two speakers over a fully restored trunk.
Solid, well-done early 60s metal like this doesn't come along too often,
and given the attention it draws in our showroom, it won't last long
either! Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more
information on this awesome car!
1939 Ford Deluxe
Lew Becker's 1939 Ford Deluxe is a beautiful example of why some cars
should be left stock. Lance Lambert, host of TV's "Vintage Vehicle Show",
travels to Port Orchard, WA to the Saints Car Club's "The Cruz" car show to
take a close look at Lew's Deluxe two door sedan. More information can be
found at www.vintagevehicletv.com.
1958 Edsel Villager
Daniel Ahrens' stock 1958 Edsel Villager station wagon is a great example
of how an odd Edsel became became accepted as a cool Edsel. Lance Lambert,
host of TV's "Vintage Vehicle Show" travels to Port Orchard, WA to attend
the Saints Car Club's "The Cruz" car show. More information can be found at
Larry Hutchinson's 1941 Studebaker is an example of an original appearance
combined with quality updating. Lance Lambert, host of TV's "Vintage
Vehicle Show" travels to Port Orchard Washington's "The Cruz" car show and
takes a close look at Larry's restorod. What is the secret Studebaker
handshake? More information can be found at www.vintagevehicletv.com.
Pics of my falcon from dirt ball to cool cruizer !!
This car is for sale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1962 Chevrolet 409 L11
Gary McKay's collection in Tacoma, WA includes a 1962 Chevrolet BelAir 409
with a dealer installed L11. Lance Lambert, host of TV's "Vintage Vehicle
Show, learns the car's history and how the L11 came to be in a 1962 Chev.
More information can be found at www.vintagevehicletv.com.
1958 Edsel 1953 Ford Courier Classic Cars with Swimsuit Model Alex
Come with us as we showcase a 1958 Ford Edsel and a 1953 Ford Courier Surf
Wagon and swimsuit bikini model Alex at La Jolla Shores Park. Come check
out these classic cars along one of San Diego's most popular beaches. For
more photos of swimsuit model Alex and these 2 classic cars visit the SoCal
Beaches Magazine website at www.socalbeachmag.net or on
1965 Ford Falcon
I really dont like being on camera. But, I hope this helps everyone get a
better better at the car! Thanks for looking.
Obstacle Course, Hill Climb, and Coal Chute! - Top Truck Challenge 2013
Purchase the Top Truck Challenge DVD here!
The Obstacle Course begins with a shockingly tall and long slippery hill
descent known as the "first hill" and it ends with a nasty dogleg gully
that's tantalizingly close to the finish line. In between is a treasure
trove of terror. The "lower section" forces competitors to navigate a
360-degree turn through three deep water holes and sand. From there,
competitors travel up a hill to the "upper section" that includes a
deceiving off-camber U-turn (known as "U-turn Hill"), two deep water holes,
and numerous tight turns. This event has a 10-minute time limit, but speed
is the enemy. This is because the course is marked with numerous cones and
each one hit adds 20 seconds to the overall time. If all four tires of a
rig travel outside a cone the rig is disqualified at that point. Safety
violations net a whopping two-minute penalty. Clearly, accuracy is the key
to success in the Obstacle Course.
Think back to those hillclimbs you've done in your 4x4. Yeah, the TTC Hill
Climb isn't like that. The Hill Climb is built specifically for TTC, it's
approximately 600 feet in length and it has an average angle of
approximately 60 degrees. It twists and turns as it winds through the
poison oak and it's peppered with strategically-placed deep holes and dirt
hills. Yes, we added hills to our Hill Climb. The Hill Climb is loose,
steep, and unpredictable. Naturally, we don't let drivers see it before
they run it because that would ruin the surprise. The Hill Climb rewards
those who can think on-the-fly and punishes those who are thinking about
the next event. We allowed each competitor 5 minutes to tackle the hill and
during that time they could stop, reverse, or winch. If a competitor
exceeded the time limit, traveled out of bounds, or violated a safety rule
they were disqualified at that point.
The Mini Rubicon, a staple of Top Truck for years, was a brutal event that
forced competitors to fight for every inch of forward progress. It was
tough and unforgiving. We wanted something tougher. So, for 2013 we
replaced the Mini Rubicon with the awe-inspiring Coal Chute. This event
uses a newly developed area (Rock Rash Ridge) at the Hollister Hills SVRA
that contains an amazing collection of man-made obstacles. Naturally, we
tweaked it to make it exclusive to Top Truck. Our mind-bending course was
approximately 525 feet in length, and included steep walls in excess of 7
feet tall and jumbles of rocks and cement tubes. We even brought in a water
truck and created a waterfall on the final cement climb. The course was
broken into four distinct sections. We threw competitors a curve ball and
allowed them to skip one of the two first sections. However, we penalized
each competitor 10 minutes if they bypassed the first section and 6 minutes
if they bypassed the second section. Strategy was a major player at this
event. There was a 20-minute time limit and safety violations netted a
two-minute penalty. If two of the vehicles tires traveled outside of the
cones the competitor was disqualified at that point.
Catch the entire week of Top Truck Challenge 2013 on the Motor Trend
Channel October 7th through October 11th with a new video premiering each
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1937 Ford Sedan Delivery
A very cool 1937 Ford Delivery Street Rod I shot at The Shades of the Past
Rod Run 2012...this is one cool Hot Rod...check it out!!