Wayne Cook
June 1, 2008
Photos By: Randy Lorentzen

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The Details
'63 Falcon Sprint
Owner: Al and Trudi Dufek, Largo Vista, TX


  • 306ci small-block V-8
  • 4.030-inch bore
  • 3.00-inch stroke
  • Ford forged-steel crank
  • Eagle connecting rods
  • JE pistons
  • Chet Herbert cam 0.536/0.536 lift, 256/266 duration
  • Ford cast-iron cylinder heads
  • 1.94-inch intake valves, 1.60-inch exhaust valves
  • Crane 1.6:1 roller rocker arms
  • Weiand tunnel-ram aluminum intake manifold
  • Twin Holley 450-cfm four-barrel carburetors
  • K&N Air filters
  • Crane Fireball Hi-6 Ignition
  • 298 hp, 282.09 torque at rear wheels


  • Top Loader four-speed
  • Centerforce clutch
  • Hurst Competition Plus shifter


  • Currie-built 8.8 late-model Ford
  • 4.10 gears


  • Custom-built Tri-Y headers
  • 3-inch-diameter stainless steel exhaust
  • Flowmaster 40 Series mufflers


  • Front: Rebuilt stock, lowered 3 inches, KYB 90/10 Drag shocks
  • Rear: Rebuilt stock, lowered 3 inches, Cal Trac traction bars, KYB shocks


  • Front: Factory drum
  • Rear: Factory drum


  • Front: Boyd Coddington Sting Ray, 15x6
  • Rear: Boyd Coddington Sting Ray, 15x6


  • Front: Toyo Proxes 4, P195/50R15
  • Rear: Hoosier Quick Time Slicks, P245/60D-15


  • Custom tan and orange leather interior by Westminster Upholstery of Anaheim, California; Lexus carpeting; '95 Thunderbird power front seats; LeCarra Mark 4 steering wheel; custom instrument panel with Auto Meter Street Rod gauges; Auto Meter 5-inch tach with shift light


  • Chrome Orange paint by Loy Auto Perfections, La Habra, California
  • All custom bodywork done by Greg Williams at Loy