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  1. The diff housing has all been rebuilt to how it...

    The diff housing has all been rebuilt to how it should be, beautiful job and fits like a glove thanks to Tim at The Krysler Shop.
    I have stripped it back and repainted the housing and fitted it...
  2. On to the last bits of detail, finishing the dash...

    On to the last bits of detail, finishing the dash gauges that the Monte Carlo Rally cars had, This was how the G Hill & I Walker car was set up, Each car was a little different. I still need to get...
  3. Nice Ranchero Ken, 1965 grill with 1964 side...

    Nice Ranchero Ken, 1965 grill with 1964 side trim. Not sure if they came like that in 65.
  4. Love the C1 twin headlight model, has to be "one...

    Love the C1 twin headlight model, has to be "one of" the most beautiful cars made. in my opinion anyway. I'll have one of those for my shed too please!
    Cheers
  5. Daytona Coupe, very cool machine, fantastic race...

    Daytona Coupe, very cool machine, fantastic race history, guess its a repop?
  6. The early 260 & 289 Cobras are a very nice shape,...

    The early 260 & 289 Cobras are a very nice shape, I personally prefer the original AC design shape of that era. As much as I like the big block FE 427s, the shape was lost a little with the big...
  7. Great shots Ken. You are so fortunate to get the...

    Great shots Ken.
    You are so fortunate to get the pics! And we even more fortunate to see them.
  8. Great pics Ken, Those Porsche's would be worth a...

    Great pics Ken, Those Porsche's would be worth a few bucks today! The lotus 40 above is very cool too, Would they have had a 351 Cleveland engine in 1967? maybe a 351 Windsor? Great pics anyway!...
  9. On to the dash and gauges now. The original Monte...

    On to the dash and gauges now. The original Monte Carlo Falcon of Graham Hill had the radio removed and a set of gauges and switches located in a custom panel. Graham Hill and Ian Walker had no Music...
  10. So my diff housing has been away getting rebuilt...

    So my diff housing has been away getting rebuilt back to the original 59 Ford dimensions in order to keep the car correct.
    The axle tubes needed to be cut off and replaced with the correct length...
  11. Thread: Dinosaurs 1976

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    Neat race, number 140 John, Hope someone may have...

    Neat race, number 140 John, Hope someone may have some info.
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    I remember going to watch the Lyall Bay/Rongotai bike races at Kingsford Smith Street in the 70s. A few scattered hay bales...
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    Tams old race car site

    Some great pics here.

    http://tamsoldracecarsite.net/?fbclid=IwAR3YBJYCYK56e6iIVSwev7mEcXjYBpFtlslri9kENdw3Qxw2OLoqtThv1to
  13. Hi OF, The race seat is a USA Kirkey, the...

    Hi OF, The race seat is a USA Kirkey, the upholstery cover was not fitted yet, it is a new old stock seat and period correct for the car even though in 1964 they did not have race seats in these...
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  15. I started to fit my diff together, measured the...

    I started to fit my diff together, measured the axles and checked the axle length and found the diff housing has been modified sometime in its life. The offset has been altered, so it has gone off to...
  16. Awesome shots Ken of your namesake. who would...

    Awesome shots Ken of your namesake.
    who would have thought after Ken Miles was finished with it in 65 it would be worth what it is today.
    Cheers
  17. Great pics Ken, Its interesting to see the...

    Great pics Ken, Its interesting to see the differences
    I love the Baldwin Mercs, 24 stud side valve power!
    It would be neat to build one of those.
    Cheers
  18. Engine complete ready to fire. I will connect...

    Engine complete ready to fire.
    I will connect the external oil cooler later, Radiator with a left inlet will also be fitted later

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    Here is a pic of one of the original cars for 1964...
  19. Thanks Roger, A real gem there with all of the...

    Thanks Roger,
    A real gem there with all of the ford part numbers and also shows Holman Moody part numbers so I know what was made at Holman moody that replaced the Ford parts. Hugely useful.

    The...
  20. Thread: Old Race Tracks

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    Gee, there are some great old bangers in those...

    Gee, there are some great old bangers in those pics above, I love the open cars of that vintage.

    Here is a picture I found of the old Levin race track.
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  21. Holman Moody made a huge amount of changes to the...

    Holman Moody made a huge amount of changes to the car for entry into the Monte Carlo Rally of 1964, but the Falcon needed to remain looking as an OEM production car.
    Ford had to comply with minimum...
  22. Thanks Bruce, I have really enjoyed tinkering...

    Thanks Bruce,
    I have really enjoyed tinkering around with this project, probably why its taken so long to build! Anyway its on the home straight now.

    Dale Mathers from Coastline Automotive has...
  23. Thanks very much Ken, Nice to see it at this...

    Thanks very much Ken, Nice to see it at this stage now... finally! hope you are all well there.
    Cheers

    Thanks Bill, I guess I am trying to emulate what this car would have looked like when it was...
  24. I have completed the body and trim assembly and...

    I have completed the body and trim assembly and the interior also. The wiring is all done and the alternator conversion with diode install is all completed. ready for engine, gearbox and driveline...
  25. A few more jobs done Fitted the front upper...

    A few more jobs done
    Fitted the front upper outer shock tower supports I fabricated earlier
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    Also gave the Borg Warner T10 a birthday, this is the first of the Super T10s with 28...
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