Wheeler Dealers: S14 E6 – 1964 Ford Falcon Ranchero


Budget: $6,000
Purchase Price: $4,500
Final Cost: $18,100
Selling Price: $20,000
Profit/Loss: +$1,900

Work Completed: New coilover springs, shock absorbers, upper and lower control arms. Front drum brakes replaced with GM disc brakes. New rear leaf springs with proper shackles. Brightwork restored from matte black to chrome. Full body respray from matte black to period-correct turquoise and cream. Engine rebuilt and repainted from yellow to black; new clutch and flywheel installed. Aftermarket radiator replaced with newer high flow aluminium unit. New wood bed liner. New interior door cards, carpeting, headliner, and vinyl bench seat.

Notes: Equipped with a 289 cu in (4.7 L) Windsor V8 and 4-speed manual transmission. Restored car taken to a ranch to pay tribute to its farming roots. Sold at asking price.

Rating: 5.0. From 2 votes.
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