falconizer_62
falconizer_62
Location: Garden Grove, CA, USA
Joined: 01/10/2008
My Styles
Race only, H.A.M.B., Build-It, Drive-It, Custom Rodder, Old-School, Restorer, Builder
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"Blue Bird"     1962 Ford Falcon

Introduction / Overview: Building it for my wife as a birthday present.  didn't like any of the new cars i could get for 15K, so we're spending it on metal, tools and parts, one piece at a time.  built to be reliable, comfortable, economical, repairable, camp-able and keepable.  worked on weekly with teens from a local youth group.
Drivetrain: aussie OHC crossflow I6 w/polished aluminum and fabbed 4 bbl intake.  automatic overdrive trans.
Chassis:

custom 3 link rear suspension, bags, custom narrowed front end, fabbed subframe and mounts. ranger diff.

Wheels and Tires:

15" smoothies (powdercoated), coker classics. 195 75 15

rings and caps

Body & Paint: 57 t-bird bumpers, grill trim. grill centerpiece out of opel bumper and mustang lower bumper "teeth".  shaved, early t-bird tail fins.  59 caddy tailights.  fuel filler moved behind a pop open tail light.
Interioir: mild custom, but mostly origional.  we're keeping the bench seats.
Lifestyles: Builder, Restorer, Custom Rodder, Build-It, Drive-It, H.A.M.B.