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1961 - Ford Falcon on 2040-cars

US $10,000.00
Year:1961 Mileage:2100 Color: Blue
Location:

Mcdonald, New Mexico, United States

Mcdonald, New Mexico, United States

THIS IS A GROUND UP, ROTISSORIE RESTORATION OF A ’61 FALCON. IT WAS COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLED, MEDIA BLASTED, AND EPOXY PRIMED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CAR. MODIFICATIONS WERE MADE TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT TO ACCEPT THE 360 H.P. (AT THE FLYWHEEL) 351W. INNER FENDER WELLS WERE MODIFIED TO ACCOMMODATE THE POWER STEERING RESERVOIR AND BATTERY. 2x1x3/16 WALL RECTANGULAR TUBE WAS USED FOR SUB FRAME CONNECTORS AND 1 5/16 O.D. x 1/8 WALL TUBING WAS WELDED TO THE ROCKER PANELS & FRAME JUST BEHIND THE FRONT WHEEL OPENING. THE MAIN FRAME WAS ALSO STIFFENED AT THIS POINT. THE REAR WHEEL WELLS WERE RADIUSED TO ACCOMMODATE LARGER TIRES. MUSTANG II FRONT SUSPENSION WITH TUBULAR A ARMS & POWER RACK. MODIFICATIONS TO THE INTERIOR INCLUDE ADDING BUCKET SEATS, CONSOLE, THREE POINT SHOULDER HARNESS BELTS, PIONEER FM/CD PLAYER, AND CLASSIC AUTO AIR HEAT AND A/C UNIT. CLASSIC INSTRUMENTS “ALL AMERICAN WINGS” SERIES GAUGES WERE INSTALLED IN THE FALCON INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. ALUMINUM DASH TRIM WAS ADDED TO GIVE THE DASH A LITTLE “CHARACTER”. EVERYTHING ON THIS CAR IS NEW OR REBUILT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE GLASS AND GRILL. EQUIPPED WITH: *360 H.P. 351 WINDSOR *C4 AUTOMATIC *9” FORD-28 SPLINE-3:25 POSITRAC *CAL TRACK TRACTION BARS *3/4” REAR SWAY BAR *POWER STEERING *POWER BRAKES-11” DISK FRONT, 11” DRUM REAR *MUSTANG II FRONT SUSPENSION *1” FRONT SWAY BAR *AIR CONDITIONING *MSD IGNITION *HEDMAN CERAMIC HEADERS *HOLLEY 750 CFM *EDELBROCK AIR GAP INTAKE *RACE PRO ALUMINUM RADIATOR *15x8 CRAGERS WITH BFG RADIAL T/A *2 ½” DUAL EXHAUST *FLAMING RIVER STAINLESS STEEL TILT COLUMN WITH LECARRA WHEEL *LOKAR CABLES *KWIK WIRE 14 CIRCUIT WIRING *COLOR IS PPG (OMNI) MBC 190693 AZZURO METALLIC WITH CLEAR COAT

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