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63 falcon futura

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by mysteryman, May 28, 2011.

  1. mysteryman
    Joined: Apr 20, 2011
    Posts: 253

    from atlanta

    Hey guys my dad passed away twelve years ago and i got his 1963 falcon futura sprint project.its been stored since that day and since joining the hamb several months ago and reading all the post its got me motivated to finish what he started.the whole car is ther minus running gear and about all the rest needs some attention.he actually put it on a 78 malibu frame so it got modifyed to to fit .i know the shock towers have been removed.i know its to far gone to try making original i need some ideas which direction.if you have pictures of some or ideas help me out.i will post picts soon as i get car out so you can see what i up against
  2. 52pickup
    Joined: Aug 11, 2004
    Posts: 833

    from Tucson, Az

    Lets see some pics of it now! Check out this thread for more falcon pics that you can shake a stick at.
  3. Kenneth S
    Joined: Dec 15, 2007
    Posts: 1,527

    Kenneth S

  4. Hackerbilt
    Joined: Aug 13, 2001
    Posts: 6,250


    The car must have been real rusty so he did some Hot Rod thinking to get a safe and viable suspension/frame under it.
    No reason that can't work if some thought goes into it.

    At least it isn't on a 78 Chevy 4x4 frame!!!:p

    I say give the guy a chance, along with some help and guidance.;):D

    This style of chassis swap really screams Stock car/Modified to me!
    If done right as a street vehicle it could bre a real road burner.

  5. Dirty2
    Joined: Jun 13, 2004
    Posts: 8,903


    Good luck on the frame but I think its going to be way to wide .
  6. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,529

    from Reno,nv

    post some pics:confused:
  7. Hi!
    Joined: Oct 4, 2006
    Posts: 731

    from SoCal

    Post some pics.
  8. mysteryman
    Joined: Apr 20, 2011
    Posts: 253

    from atlanta

    Took some pictures today, hard to get a good angle where it's stored.

    Attached Files:

    Joined: May 24, 2010
    Posts: 200

    from N/A


    This was my falcon 4 years ago when I was in the Navy. It was one of the best running cars I have ever owned. Real easy to find parts for because they can be swaped with Mustangs. This was a 61 with a 170 inline six. Your Falcon looks like a futura which is the sports model. V8 all the way.
  10. Willy301
    Joined: Nov 16, 2007
    Posts: 1,426


    Here is mine, also not done, but it is a 63 Falcon Futura 2 door hardtop

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