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Old 10-20-2004, 23:40   #1 (permalink)
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classic ford wreckers

I could really use some help in finding those last few parts. I've been to or rung pretty much all the wreckers that I could find for Ford in the yellow pages around Brissy but none of them have what I want.

Can you guys post some contact details of good wreckers that you know have classics in their yard and that are in the Brissy area?? I'm nearly for advertising in the wanted's section of local papers...
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Clontarf Ford Wreckers, not sure of the number, but they're in Robson St, Clontarf, just around the corner from Redcliffe Dyno. Have heaps of old Foulcons in the yard, and their prices are no worse than anywhere else.
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Give Earlybird Falcon Parts a call, they are in melbourne, but post interstate too....
there no is 94622920, ask for mark or danny.
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Just Ford Wreckers at brendale.
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what are you after?
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Old 10-21-2004, 14:46   #6 (permalink)
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A darkbrown standard steering wheel suitable for restor. and an original passenger side inertia seatbelt, both for an XB.

I wouldn't have thought either of them were 'rare' parts, but they're very hard to find!! at least, no-one that I have contacted has one.
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A darkbrown standard steering wheel suitable for restor. and an original passenger side inertia seatbelt, both for an XB.

I wouldn't have thought either of them were 'rare' parts, but they're very hard to find!! at least, no-one that I have contacted has one.
I woulda thunk that most of those steering wheels are hanging in peoples sheds...
Don't Grand Tourer or someone like that carry "concours" quality belts? I'd be a bit dicey about using a 30 y/o seatbelt in a restored car. (having said that, mine are 30 years old... for the moment...
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Yeah, I doubt wreckers are going to have a steering wheel like that, and the belts in the cars they've got will be beyond useless - open to the elements for the past few years, they'll be toast. Steering wheels - best place to look is keep an eye on eBay, I guess.

I reckon you'd to well to browse www.falcongt.com.au. Brochures on what they have are here: http://www.falcongt.com.au/PRICELIST.html. Not cheap, but if you're after concours stuff, worth a look.
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if it's an early xb with the big chrome buckles, try fairlanes as well. there was a thread in here about rewebbing. i know of a couple of classic era wreckers but they're in townsville.
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if it's an early xb with the big chrome buckles, try fairlanes as well. there was a thread in here about rewebbing. i know of a couple of classic era wreckers but they're in townsville.
Hehe, I started the thread. We found someone to do it.

So the quality of the belt is no biggie as I have one to get redone, I might as well finish off the set.

Hmm...
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