Dale Amy
May 19, 2011

The Details

Bill and Karen Poole’s ’65 Falcon Futura hardtop

Engine

  • 302 bored 0.040-over to 307 cid
  • Crane Blue Racer hydraulic flat tappet cam, 192/204-degree duration at 0.050, 0.427/0.570-inch valve lift
  • Stock iron heads with three-angle valve job
  • Edelbrock Performer intake
  • Edelbrock 600-cfm carb

Transmission

  • Dan Williams top loader four-speed manual

Rearend

  • Ford 8-inch rearend
  • 3.00:1 ratio (open)
  • 28-spline axles

Exhaust

  • Doug’s headers (DU-D660YS-R)
  • Flowmaster Super 44 mufflers
  • 2.5-inch mild steel exhaust

Suspension

  • Front: 1-inch-drop coils, stock-style shocks
  • Rear: Stock leaves moved inboard of framerails, Monroe air shocks
  • Subframe connectors

Brakes

  • Front: Granada discs, 11-inch rotors
  • Rear: OE Falcon drum, 10-inch

Wheels

  • Front: Billet Specialties Fast Lane, 17x8; 3.75-inch backspace
  • Rear: Billet Specialties Fast Lane, 17x9; 5.00-inch backspace

Tires

  • Front: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport, P205/50R17
  • Rear: BFGoodrich g-Force Sport, P245/50R17

Interior

  • Custom interior by previous owner, Mustang buckets, tan leather upholstery, Stock Interiors 80/20 Rayon/Nylon loop carpet, Grant steering wheel, Haneline custom gauge panel, TPI-Tech gauges, Kenwood KDC-X592 head unit, Pioneer package shelf speakers, custom console, custom billet dash panel by Ronnie’s Custom Machining

Exterior

  • Sherwin Williams Ultra 7000 U7-50427 Orange base/clear, body/paint by Rodney Cash (Canton, NC), trim and emblems removed, fuel-filler opening filled, Crites fiberglass teardrop hood, pinstripes by Michael Hall (Richmond, VA)