The post or sedan body style...
The post or sedan body style is one we especially like. It gives the car a sturdy appearance and was a favorite of racers back in the day because the vertical post behind the door contributed greatly to vehicle rigidity.
'65 Falcon Futura two-door sedan
Owners: Rich and Cheryl Swangler, Burlington, NJ
302 bored-0.030 oversize
FRPP steel crankshaft and rods
11:1 compression ratio
FRPP hydraulic-roller camshaft
Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads with 2.02/1.94 valves
Ford upper and lower EFI intake
Jesel 1.6-ratio rocker arms
BBK cold-air induction kit
BBK 70mm mass-air meter
FRPP T-5 five-speed manual
Tri-Y headers with 1-5/8-inch-diameter primaries
Stainless-steel 2-1/2-inch exhaust
We've always thought that...
We've always thought that EFI conversions look great in classic cars, and this one is no exception. Besides looking good, the EFI will deliver phenomenal mileage, especially when combined with an overdrive transmission. The tower braces and Monte Carlo bar are both a good idea to prevent inward movement of the tower during spirited driving.
The teardrop-style hood was...
The teardrop-style hood was a Thunderbolt Fairlane piece originally, but it transfers nicely to many other classic Fords. We've seen the teardrop looking good on Fairlanes, Falcons, Galaxies, and Mustangs.
We don't need to sway anyone's...
We don't need to sway anyone's opinion on American Racing Torq Thrust II wheels. Just about everyone can agree that they look awesome. The wheel and tire combination are carefully sized to fill the wheelhouse without causing interference during suspension travel.
Front: Stock coil springs, antisway bar, Monroe shocks
Rear: Stock leaf springs, Monroe shocks
Front: Disc using Granada hardware
Rear: Factory drums
Front: American Racing Torq Thrust II, 15x7-inch
Rear: American Racing Torq Thrust II, 15x7-inch
Front: BFGoodrich Radial T/A, P225/60R15
Rear: BFGoodrich Radial T/A, P225/60R15
Purple and white custom leather upholstery
Colorado Custom steering wheel
Auto Meter gauges
Sony AM/FM stereo
6x9 rear speakers
3x5 front speakers
10-disc CD changer
R-M Diamont Viola Pearl (a Porsche color) basecoat/clearcoat finish
fiberglass teardrop hood