64 Falcon Track Car

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Now THAT looks like FUN!!! 8) 8)

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Joe Travers wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 10:10 am
Having too much fun, dagblastit! 8)

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Yessir! Up until I scare the heck out of myself :lol: :lol:
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JimsHot66 wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 12:06 pm
That looks like a blast! Car sounds great...bet that Falcon surprises a few out there as you chase/pass them. :)
I believe you’re right! The patina throws them off a little :lol:
To be honest that Daytona coupe and Cobra should be running around that track faster than my Falcon. The driver just doesn’t trust the car or himself yet. Once you do then you really start moving fast. Im not sure how much HP my 302 is putting out but I’d say around 300hp. Not enough! The weight of the car is my saving grace.

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Jims65cyclone wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 12:57 am
Now THAT looks like FUN!!! 8) 8)

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Gets better every time Jim! 8)
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comethead wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 4:47 am

I believe you’re right! The patina throws them off a little :lol:
To be honest that Daytona coupe and Cobra should be running around that track faster than my Falcon. The driver just doesn’t trust the car or himself yet. Once you do then you really start moving fast. Im not sure how much HP my 302 is putting out but I’d say around 300hp. Not enough! The weight of the car is my saving grace.

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You got my brain werrin! Theres a new road course built, Area27 I think its called around Oliver BC,, I need to be there!
Well my brain wants to be there,,,,.
Joe Im really jealous that looks like too much fun for an old racer, although I'd have trouble waving someone by,,, earn it!
Lol
Yes the weight, I think my Falcon circle tracker was 2600? with me and fuel in it. The class was limited by a small tire and stock cast iron 2bbl in and out so the 350 Cameros could hussel my outta the corners but my corner speed would wear them out.
Joe, the mirror is in my way!
Enjoy!
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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:lol: I gotta have a mirror Fred!
Next time Ill mount the camera to the windshield for an unobstructed view just for you.
On the passing, basically if someone is on your ass (like I was with him) you’ll get a blue/yellow flag saying allow passing. He got the flag twice and didn't wave me by. Then he gave up and gave me the pass wave on the front straight. That’s pride messing with him :lol:
Since its an open track event and NOT a race they want us to play nice and allow passing when you know you can’t keep up in the corners. And no corner passing allowed. Some of those cars are very expensive classics :lol:
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Was buggin ya, understand about track days and the mirror.
I do like to see your input on the swheel though.
Thanks for posting the vids!!
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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comethead wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 4:41 am
Joe Travers wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 10:10 am
Having too much fun, dagblastit! 8)

Joe
Yessir! Up until I scare the heck out of myself :lol: :lol:
I just listened to this with my headphones on.
Didn't realize how much skating you're doing in those tighter turns :shock:
Mister Drifter :mrgreen:

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What kind of mount is the gopro on? Seems to move ! in a good way! :D
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Joe Travers wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 3:31 pm
comethead wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 4:41 am
Joe Travers wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 10:10 am
Having too much fun, dagblastit! 8)

Joe
Yessir! Up until I scare the heck out of myself :lol: :lol:
I just listened to this with my headphones on.
Didn't realize how much skating you're doing in those tighter turns :shock:
Mister Drifter :mrgreen:

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Really? Man I gotta listen with headphones now!
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poboyjo65 wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 7:04 pm
What kind of mount is the gopro on? Seems to move ! in a good way! :D
It’s mounted to the roll cage with a clamp. I think its the camera doing that movement not the clamp. I dunno :?
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comethead wrote:
Tue May 10, 2022 11:49 pm
Really? Man I gotta listen with headphones now!
A little hard to tell w/ loud exhaust note. May be some resonance from the headers @ low rpm?
Hands only crossing once when you went in high, may be my imagination :roll:

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So dang cool to watch,,,,so cool !! for some reason I thought of steve mc Queen in bullitt 8) 8)
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popscomet wrote:
Wed May 11, 2022 9:58 pm
So dang cool to watch,,,,so cool !! for some reason I thought of steve mc Queen in bullitt 8) 8)
Thanks Pop!!! :D
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Re: 64 Falcon Track Car

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Nice job! Looks like Daytona guy has a tendency to apex too early
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