Racing has built up a reputation over the
years for building some of the toughest engines
in the industry but recently we have undertaken
entire restoration project from start to finish.
This removes all the headache and heart arch
out of the entire process. We are capable
of managing the project on time and within
were recently contacted by a muscle car enthusiast
who demanded that he wanted us to build him
the best car on this website. Given the quality
of vehicles we decided to challenge ourselves
and are quite keen to reset the benchmark
by exceeding the customers expectation.
set out to find a good donor car which after
some exhaustive searching we believe we have
located a suitable vehicle.
of our plans include;
A full top to bottom body restoration in vermillion
New black trim
Wind back sunroof
All GT appointments
410CI Boss power plant
Billet rear end
Billet 4 speed top loader
Brand new suspension
The progress of this will move fast so keep
checking for updates.
begins on the restoration of this XY. The
first thing was to strip the entire interior
and then ship the car off to Dave Shaw for
the installation of the sunroof. The installation
date coincided with the Falcon GT Owners Club
run to Palm Beach which meant we had to miss
the run however we did manage to catch up
with the lads at the meeting point at Thornleigh
with Sash's pro-charged XY we left at 4pm
and headed over to Daves workshop. Now Dave
told me that he was going to put on a BBQ
for the boys and we were expecting Coles super
tasty snags, however when we rolled up he
was cranking out some sensational gourmet
stuff. Lobsters, prawns, fillet minion and
some super cold Crown Largers to wash it down.
This of course will be a hard act to follow
so thanks for setting the bar Dave.
installation of the sunroof was not too bad
either. Thanks for a fantastic job Dave.
panels on the XY are now stripped. The chrome
moulds have also been removed. We will now
attack the engine bay and then send it off
to get soda blasted.
XY has now been soda blasted. This procedure
ensures that the metal panels are not distorted.
Traditional methods such as sand blasting,
generates heat and often damages panels. Furthermore
the accumulated sand is trapped in panels
such as boot lids and is very hard to remove.
our hectic schedule its been some time since
our last update, but we hope you feel its
been worth it. There has been some progress
on this beast which includes the following;
Rear chassis modification
Seam welding and massaging of the engine
Cross member modification to accommodate
the new drive train
Building the blown 410ci power plant
Mocking up engine and transmission (G101
Preparing and measuring rear end for custom
The car is currently
measured up for custom pipes and will then
head to the chassis shop to install the ladder
suspension and roll cage.