V8 Holden Commodore Vs V8 Ford Falcon Drag race Willowbank Test and tune 20.6.2012
Unfortunately the falcon (in manual mode) apparently did not shift (maybe knocked into manual and not P mode) Would have been a good race otherwise!
V8Holden Vs V8 ford Drag race Willowbank Test and tune
Wild Ford XR6 turbo!
Welcome back to the track Karman. After a 4 year absense the Ford XR6 turbo awoke first pass off the trailer. The
Falcon is still a full weight car with electric glass and factory interior.
Quickest pass for the day was an easy 9.0 at 151mph. The 4L turbo six is now using E85 fuel.
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.
Quick VL turbo street car - CK Automotive
A bit of a wolf in sheep's clothing is a good way to describe Chris' CK
Automotive Holden VL Commodore turbo.
The forged Nissan SOHC RB30 engine is Boosted by a Garrett GT4294R turbo, Loui's Performance plenum, MicroTech E85
fuel system, Powerglide trans, 35-spline Borg Warner diff all through stock
VL Commodore suspension. The car ran a first time out 9.57 at 149mph pass
using a complete 3in Exhaust and this
time out Chris dropped it for even better results.
Heathcote Park Raceway, Australia - July 7th, 2013.
Holden v Ford at Perth Motorplex
Some of Perth's toughest street and drag cars in this compilation from the
Holden v Ford event at Perth Motorplex.
Music is Harmful or Fatal by Kevin Macleod.
NZV8TV Ep11 - Ford Falcon GTHO, Nurburgring, drag racing, muscle car racing - part 1
More at http://www.v8.co.nz. Feature Car: Nick Kale's genuine GTHO Phase II
Ford Falcon. This is the real deal with a prestigious racing history, now
restored to perfection.
Andy's back from the 24-hour around Nürburgring, so look out for a full
report from him.
Young Achievers: Speaking of successful racing, we catch up with Anthony
Marsh, as seen in the current issue of NZV8 Magazine, Anthony has been
having huge success at the dragstrip in the Metalman Dragster.
Muscle Car Racing: We caught up with Shane Moore and his ex Super
GT-winning Commodore at Taupo recently, and were amazed with the vehicle.
Shane tells us all about it on this week's show.
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