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Mike Steven's 1964 Falcon Sprint Hardtop

 

San Bernadino, California

ABOUT THE VEHICLE:
Vin#4r13F119662

Vin# Breakdown:
4= 1964
r=assembly plant= San Jose, Ca.
13=model = two door hardtop
F= Engine = 260 V8
119662= serial # off the production line=19,661st car off the San Jose plant Prod.line starting 1963.
Door Plate Break Down:
Color code-K= Lime green metallic
trim-66= Vinyl
date -16L= November 16,1963
DSO-71=Ship point= Los Angeles
Axle-4= 3.25:1
Trans.3= Ford-o-matic, two speed.
Body code-63e= Two door hardtop SPRINT w/Bench seat, only 3,829 SPRINTS were produced this way.


RESTORED INFORMATION

Engine :
Stock Block 260 cid
Bored and stroked to 297 cid
Compression: 10.5:1
Horsepower @6500 rpms=387hp
Torque@4500 rpms=344ft/lbs
Time 1/4 mile: 12.30 @108mph Sixty Foot: 1.80
Edelbrock Performer RPM Power Package:
Performer RPM Camshaft=.560 lift intake, and 300 degree duration exhaust
Performer Camshaft Gear Drive
Performer RPM Dual Plane Intake Manifold
Perfomer 600cfm 4bl Carb
HEADS:
289 Heads Ported and Polished
Edelbrock Torker
Valve Springs
Oversized Valves Hardened Pushrods
Ford SVO 351 Saleen roller rockers
Exhaust:
Hooker Comp. Headers #6901
Dual chamber Flowmasters
Ignition:
MSD Ignition including:
Control module 6a, Billet distributor, 8.5mm wires, and blaster coil.
Trans.:
C4
Rear-end:
Ford 9 inch w/ 3.50:1 gears
Suspension:
Stock, all reproduction replacements.With Performance coils for 2 inch drop, and traction bars. Braking:
Front brakes are:
11 inch DISK Brakes, '76-'78 Ford Granada set-up
Rear brakes are:
Stock 9 inch drum brakes. Cooling:
Custom Four row radiator
Performance water pump
six blade flex fan
trans. cooler Powersteering:
Stock, rebuilt.
Charging system:
Switched from gen. to alt.
Paint : '94 Ford Deep Jewel Green
Interior:
Custom w/ falcon emblems on the doors and rear deck.
Wheels:
14x7 Crager S/S wheels
B/F Goodrich Comp. TA's
195 60r14's front
225 60 r14's rear

Note : This vehicle has been in the family for over 20 years and my father had owned it for over 17 of those years. He then passed it on to me for a Father and Son Project which started in January 1995.

Big Mike Stevens in So. Cal.
1964 Ford Falcon Sprint Hardtop HotRod
Club affiliation : PoorBoys of SoCal.




 

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