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M. Van Zandt's 1969 Falcon Futura

Honolulu, Hawaii

(Writeup by Anthony Hummel, old owner)

Recently purchased this baby for a mere 1500 dollars and have only put in about 100 dollars worth of work. I got a steal or what! After I bought this car I searched the internet for about 11 total hours over a weeks time and have yet to find another 69' Falcon anywhere. I found your site and thought I'd send a few photo's so there may be at least one on the net. I made a small home page for it which you may post with my pics if you like. I sent you pics I didn't even post there, but I still have a lot of work to do but I plan to muscle it out within the next year or two :)

I don't have many pics of the interior except where I need to repair if you want those for the 69 falcon here they are.

the front seat has big tears in it but I placed a seat cover on it for now and it looks pretty good. The rear seat and headliner are in excellent condition with no tears and no fading. I think they were replaced before I bought the car.

I need to replace the floor pans on both sides, this is the worst side, the passenger side only has 2 small holes the size of quarters but I still want to replace it before I put the new carpeting in. I already priced the floor pans at 89 dollars each and found a garage that will install them for only 200 dollars each, and they use sheet metal instead of fiberglass and weld not rivet, so it should last a life time. I also found a place that will redo the carpeting for me for 250 dollars and that includes the entire carpeting. As far as future plans for it. I plan on getting a 5-speed floor shift for it, a 351 standard engine for ease in bolt on beef-ups, I plan on increasing the leaf springs and putting air-shocks to increase the lift.

Have a great Falcon day! And to all you Falcon owners out there....you have one more proud family member to your family tree.

Anthony

P.S. If anyone has any comments or suggestions for a good muscle engine/work I could do to the car send me email. Thanks again. It does need minor work, but not alot to get it going.


  

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