Steve Baur
Former Editor, Modified Mustangs & Fords
June 17, 2011

The Details
Ryan and Dick Thomas's '63-1/2 Falcon Sprint


  • DOH 4.6L Ford Racing Performance Parts
  • Aluminator crate engine
  • ProCharger P-1SC intercooled supercharger
  • Customer fabricated intake manifold with front mount throttlebody
  • 42-lb/hr fuel injectors
  • SCT tuning


  • Bowler Automatic 4R70W four-speed overdrive transmission and torque converter
  • Lokar shifter


  • Dutchman Quick Change rear axle
  • 31-spline axles
  • Truetrac differential
  • 4.11 gears


  • Smoothed factory Mustang exhaust manifolds
  • Flowmaster Mandrel U-fit 2.5-exhaust kit
  • Flowmaster Hushpower mufflers
  • Tailpipes exit trhough rear bumper


  • Front: Scott's Hotrods and Customs IFS, tubular front control arms, Bilstein coilovers
  • Rear: Custom Triangulated four-link, Bilstein coilovers


  • Front: Wilwood disc, 13-inch rotors, six-piston calipers
  • Rear: Wilwood disc, 13-inch rotors, six-piston calipers


  • Front: Bonspeed Big Block, forged aluminum, brushed lip, milled center, 18x7
  • Rear: Bonspeed Big Block, forged aluminum, brushed lip, milled center, 20x10


  • Front: BFGoodrich KDW P225/40ZR18
  • Rear: BFGoodrich KDW P285/30ZR20


  • Hand--fabricated interior, integrated rollbar, steel headliner, customized factory dash with center-mount Auto Meter gauges, Kicker sound system, custom center console and door panels, custom bucket seats upholstered in leather and plaid by Carrie Strange, ididit tilt steering column, Colorado Custom steering wheel, custom brake pedal fabricated from BMX caged pedals


  • Flush fit front and rear bumpers, custom front valance, custom center grille, stock hood with raised and extended hood bulge, Dupont Hot Hues Amber Ecstasy and satin Charcoal gray exterior paint, Custom half-oval body trim, custom fabricated engine bay, stock glass with flush-mounted trim

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