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In a rare moment of lucidity, I realised the poor old girl lanquishing in the shed under a pile of parts and gathering dust had just celebrated her 45th birthday. She has been parked after overheating a couple of years ago and being put in the 'too hard' basket and forgotten about - apart from my girls who love playing in the 'big car' in Dad's shed. Despite having umpteen other projects on the go (plus wife/kids/work/sports) I decided I needed something else to spend time/money and to skin my knuckles on. Shit pic but it reflects the loss of dignity of the old girl being parked up and used a
Here she is, my 1987 Ford Falcon XF GL. 250 Crossflow engine. She's an EFI model but running a 350 Holley on a redline intake manifold. 3 speed Borg Warner box that goes alright for now. Mods already done: -Factory wheels swapped with some 12 slotters running 225s up the front and 245s out the back. -Bull bar removed, nicely might I add, so all mounts are intact if I want to sell or put em back on. -Mounted an AFR gauge that I had lying round under the steering wheel. Here's mods list for short term: - New lowering springs front and rear, not super lows
OK, so this is coming up again soon. There was some chat about it at Wagnats, so I'm assuming there are some extra attendees this year. We'll be there in the Mercury, had to arrange new accommodation again (due to flood damage) so will be hanging out down towards the surf club. Arriving Wednesday sometime.
Discussion Thread //oldschool.co.nz/index.php?/topic/22621-xafordgods-thumping-460ci-ute/?hl=falcon#entry580785 Righto, this old girls been sitting in my workshop now for a month or so with out me doing any work on it like I should be. Too busy fixing other peoples cars....lol. So after going through the project cars threads has made me wanna do some more. Anyway she's a xc ute that was the previous owners daily driver for 15 years ( big block and all was fitting 12 years ago ) untill I bought it. He moved to aussie so I bought all his falcon stuff including the ute. All the hard work was do