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Old 11-19-2004, 02:30   #1 (permalink)
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The Buff XC

thought it be time my falcon made an appearance on the FF.

She's a 1977 XC Falcon 500, monza red & jet black, with a mild 351C, dual fuel (running 15L to 100km's!), T5 from ED XR8 with CRS custom bellhousing, 3.23 diff, rally pack dash, all black interior, sports seats, stocko 235's all round, Kenwood sound system.
Some improvements to be made in a rough order:
- lowered suspension (probably lovell's super low)
- mag wheels (undecided, reccommendations welcome)
- finishing touches on interior
- tinted windows
- respray/bodywork in same colour
- headwork on the motor
End result, one show car that will remain a daily driver, and put a few holdens to shame!
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XC Falcon Sedan, monza red/jet black, 351C, twin 2.25" zorst, T5 V8-spec with CRS bell-housing, AU thermofans, 3.23 LSD diff, dual fuel, rally-pack spec, black/red interior, cruise control, sports seats, 17x8 ROH Drift-R's.
164rwkw - 15.3 @ 92.5
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Old 11-19-2004, 02:50   #2 (permalink)
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looks tough mate...cant wait to see it when its finished...rims will make it look mean
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Old 11-19-2004, 03:17   #3 (permalink)
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oh man that looks sweet! for rims i rekon some simmons or boyd coddingtons!! keep us posted!
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Old 11-19-2004, 03:31   #4 (permalink)
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love that twin headlight front!
are they customline hubcaps?
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Old 11-19-2004, 07:30   #5 (permalink)
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oh man that looks sweet! for rims i rekon some simmons or boyd coddingtons!! keep us posted!
Ohhhhh definitely!! MUST be 18s at least though

Have you been down the 1/4 or on the dyno with this bad boy?
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Old 11-19-2004, 12:26   #6 (permalink)
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nice, beastly...
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Old 11-19-2004, 17:25   #7 (permalink)
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beautifull! Just how i want mine... only Orange.
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Old 11-21-2004, 16:05   #8 (permalink)
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I agree I should go with 18s, just not sure what!

never done a 1/4 in her, but I plan to do an unofficial time to get a rough idea of capabilities.

on the dyno it had 145rwkw at approx. 3000rpm. on petrol, 125rwkw at 3000rpm on lpg. the untouched 302 heads make it feel like a more responsive version of a standard 351C. Really torquey though!!!

and economy is a not to shabby 100km/15.5L on lpg. Gotta love that overdrive gear!
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XC Falcon Sedan, monza red/jet black, 351C, twin 2.25" zorst, T5 V8-spec with CRS bell-housing, AU thermofans, 3.23 LSD diff, dual fuel, rally-pack spec, black/red interior, cruise control, sports seats, 17x8 ROH Drift-R's.
164rwkw - 15.3 @ 92.5
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Old 11-21-2004, 17:17   #9 (permalink)
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Ive got somthing like that.
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Old 11-21-2004, 19:39   #10 (permalink)
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nice ride big john, if we had matching headlights we could start a wedding car business, hehe.


checked out the boyd coddington website, i've decided i want one of these two in 18x7 and 18x9.5, but can't choose b/w them:
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164rwkw - 15.3 @ 92.5
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