My Story: Recently completed resto on factory original 1974 Falcon 500 XBGS ute, matching no 351, 4 speed, 9".
Car now registered and terrorising the district.
Paint and Bodywork: Extensive work on rust and panel repairs, painted in 2 pak Tropicana Green Metallic. (Paint code 2).
Interior/AudioVisual: Door cards and seats retrimmed in original XB falcon 500 pattern in chamois vinyl, centre consol refurbished and painted in origonal colour, seat belts re-webbed in right colour and certified 2012.
Original super fringe AM radio with under dash single speaker.
GS steering wheel and gauges all original.
Wheels & Undercar: 6JJ x 14 steel 12 slotters blasted and painted in 2 pak Argent Silver and fitted with equivalent ER70H14 Bridgestone radials.
Under car stripped to bare metal, rust and dents repaired and painted in black proof cote.
Engine & Underbonnet: Original 351, top loader and 9" LSD all totally rebuilt. Gearbox is 28 spline close ratio, diff is 3.00:1 LSD, very nice combo for street use.
Ancillery items such as brake master cylinder, both clutch cylinders, booster etc have all been repleced with brand new items.