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Old 06-13-2008, 10:25 PM
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Should I get it

I found 1964 Falcon Wagon for sale locally, its a 2 door and he says it runs and drives. Has a 6 cylinder and looks solid, though I haven't heard it run yet.

Anyways he was asking $2500 for it, but now wants it gone, so I offered $600 and he said he would take $800 for it . I'm a chevy guy, but this seems like a good deal. Seems like it could have some potential

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Old 06-13-2008, 10:49 PM
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sounds like a good deal
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Hmmm...

Well here's a pic of how it sits now, until I maybe get it.

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Old 06-13-2008, 11:59 PM
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of course you should..

The worst that can happen is that you double your money
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:10 AM
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Wagons are hot. I'd buy that in a heartbeat! Check for any major rust issues, snap it up.
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falcoln......

Hi,i also live in Florida,if you decide to pass on the wagon,send me a message,i will take it,to go with my other 3 projects......
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Probably gonna get it

About to head out now to talk to the guy
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Ok, ok I just got me a new car in my driveway. $800 and drove it home

She actually starts right up and sounds pretty healthy
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Sweet score!
A car that runs and drives is worth $500 automatically. And this being a classic- Pfff, you got a good deal!

I'd do whatever odds and ends to make it dependable and make it my daily driver; Maybe that's just me... Probably doesn't get too bad of gas mileage with the ol' sixer.

Good job finding that one, man. I hope you enjoy her

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falcon

My rule of thumb is, if i cant sleep because i'm thinking about it I gotta have it.
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Those Falcon wagons aren't all that bad. Not really much of a go-getter, but good mileage. Drive it for awhile, and get your ideas together.

I saw one in a magazine where the guy put sheet metal over the rear quarter windows and made it look like a panel truck. Small block Ford engine sits in there nice; wheels and tires made a cool looking ride.
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. Small block Ford engine sits in there nice
Factory Small Ford 6cyl's fit in better tho.. Just those shock towers tend to make mounting the The turbochargers in place more interesting
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a turbo 6 cylinder falcon would be extremely cool if you had the money
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a turbo 6 cylinder falcon would be extremely cool if you had the money
...and extremely different.
Some reading material to whet your appetite: http://www.fordsix.com/tech/index.php
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A Turbo 200 6cyl isn't all that costly if you do it with a junkyard turbo. that saves about $1k in parts... I have approx $5k in my turbo 200 powered Ford Falcon, and I used a 231 Buick Turbo which is a Genuine Garret Turbo ( T3, super 60 ).
I also put parts in that were not necessary, like roller rockers ( $600 ) and I put a B/N harmonic balancer on, even tho the old 1 was still good.. car still is not finished tho.

Classic Inlines has a new aluminum cylinder head in production, using Flat top pistions ( approx 9.5:1 with this setup/ cyl head ) that cylinder head and headders, the 200 CI motors are dynoing 270 HP.
stock dished pistions, creating a 8.5:1 comp ratio, using the aluminum head ( stock is 9.2:1 with a 52 cc head and .025 head gasket, aluminum head is 57cc, and uses a .045-.055 head gasket ).. these motors are dynoing in excess of 300 HP on turbochargers.
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