Jim Smart
September 11, 2006

The Details
'63 1/2 Falcon Futura FastbackOwner: Danny Tyner, Great Bend, NY

Engine
501ci 385-series Ford big-block V-84.390-inch bore, 4.150-inch stroke4340 steel stroke crankshaft6.700-inch 4340 H-beam rods
Ross forged pistons
Ford Racing four-bolt main block
Edelbrock aluminum heads
Manley 2.200/1.760-inch intake/exhaust
Comp Cams flat-tappet mechanical camshaft, 0.644/0.632-inch lift, 289/276 duration, with 1.73:1 rocker arms
Main stud girdleAccel Gen 7 electronic engine control Custom-fabricated intake manifold96-lb/hr injectors90mm Wilson throttle body
Twin 72mm Garrett turbochargers with Forced PSI intercooler

Transmission
ATI-built GM Turbo-Hydramatic 400

Rearend
Strange Ford 9-inchRichmond 3.50 gears35-spline axles

Exhaust
Custom 1 3/4-inch tube headers with 3-inch collectors
DynoMax 4-inch Turbo mufflers

Suspension
Front: Tube chassis, coilover Koni shocks, Flaming River rack-and-pinion steering
Rear: 2x3-inch box frame, four-link, Aldan coilover shocks, wheelie bars

Brakes
Front: Wilwood, disc
Rear: Wilwood, disc

Wheels
Front: Weld Racing Aluma-Star, 15x3.5-inch 1.75-inch offset
Rear: Weld Racing Aluma-Star, 15x14-inch 4.5-inch offset

Tires
Front: Mickey Thompson Sportsman, 26x6.5
Rear: Mickey Thompson ET Street, 33x18.5

Interior
Gray tweed custom upholstery
Five-point race belts
Auto Meter Pro Comp instrumentation
Grant steering wheel
Boost controller
Cheetah SCS shifter

Exterior
Valspar Autumn Orange basecoat/clearcoat
Custom fiberglass hood and body panels
Extended frontend (4.75-inch stretch)
Altered rear wheelwells-stretched and tubbed
Custom-blended fiberglass bumpers