How to Repair a Windscreen Chip or Crack!
Did you think those stone chips in your windscreen could only be fixed by replacing the glass, or by using one of those expensive mobile repairers? Think again! You can easily repair stone chips or cracks in your windscreen using a simple repair kit like this one from Rain-X.... Read more
My Ford AU Fairmont’s Dirty Little Secret!
So, there’s something about my AU Fairmont Ghia you probably didn’t know about. It’s been about 18 months since I purchased it, but since then I’ve done pretty much no maintenance on it. For a car with no service history, this is a big risk, and something I’ve lost... Read more
The Proper Way to Add AUX or Bluetooth to a BA/BF Falcon!
Want to add AUX or Bluetooth to your BA or BF Falcon? Don’t be fooled by the cheap AUX or Bluetooth adapters on eBay – they’ll “do the job” but your music will be VERY quiet and with background noise whenever you’ve got the engine running? The answer? ASL... Read more
Fixing BA Falcon Bumper Sag for $2.50… With a Pool Noodle?
Is the front bumper on your Falcon looking a little bit droopy? Let me show you how to fix the problem… using a $2.50 pool noodle I bought from Big W! Make sure the pool noodle you purchase has a hole running down the centre of it and you’ll... Read more
Barra Intake Mods! Installing Under-Headlight Intake Snorkel, Air Filter and Oil Catch Can on XR6T
Looking to open up the intake of your stock BA XR6 Turbo? Here’s a neat way to increase induction noise, by installing a genuine Ford under-headlight intake snorkel from the FPV Typhoon. I also added a performance air filter to top it off, and installed an oil catch can... Read more
Barra Misfire! Replacing Coil Packs & Spark Plugs on my BA XR6 Turbo
So my BA Falcon XR6 Turbo developed a bit of a misfire at idle – which was extremely annoying! So today we’re swapping out the coil packs and spark plugs in an effort to try and get rid of the problem. I am using a set of genuine Ford... Read more
Flushing the Cooling System on my Ford BA Falcon XR6 Turbo
Today we’re flushing the cooling system on my Ford BA Falcon XR6 Turbo. This is a very easy and straight forward job which anyone can do at home with basic tools. Make sure you use demineralized water instead of tap water, and be sure to replace the thermostat while... Read more
The Ultra Rare Ford BA Falcon Accessory Which You Can Make Yourself!
Today we’re looking at one of the BA Falcon’s rarest accessories – the tissue box! It seems kind of crazy that Ford went to all the trouble of integrating a tissue box holder into the dashboard of every BA/BF Falcon, only to discontinue selling the tissue boxes after a... Read more
Installing a 6-CD Stacker in my Ford NC Fairlane!
I finally managed to track down an original part that was missing from my 1993 Ford NC Fairlane Ghia – the boot-mounted 6-CD stacker! Read more
The “Once Over” – Cleaning Up My Ford Falcon BA XR6 Turbo!
Today we’re giving my Ford Falcon BA MkII XR6 Turbo a “once over”! This is something I like to do with every new (used) car I purchase. Simple, easy, and you can get some awesome results for not a lot of time and effort. Read more