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by falconizer_62
Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

headers, 2 1/2" pipes, H-pipe, spin techs, side exit. Most of the tone comes from the compression and cam though. It didn't sound like that with the 289 that was in there for 2 days... If you want pics of what I did for the last 3 and a half years, here is the entire trailer build in chronologi...
by falconizer_62
Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

The hitch looks great, man! Here is a grainy video tour of the trailer...
http://youtu.be/EfbD4bgiz0E
by falconizer_62
Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

so is my wife, as it's her car. It was her 40th Birthday present...she's now 45. But, the trailer was a great and worthy project and now we can camp in comfort and style. Next, finish the wagon to pull it...
by falconizer_62
Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

no actually, the hold is being lifted! Just getting ready to get back into it. I finished the trailer, and next is to get a space in order so I can work on it. I got a plasma cutter and tig welder (set em up yesterday) for making all the front end parts! YAY :D
by falconizer_62
Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

it's on hold till I get the Mustang back on the road and our trailer is done. Still plenty to copy cat though... I can't wait to get back on it again.
by falconizer_62
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

The wagon finally sits on its own tires!

I haven't actually worked on the car for a while, because a few other projects came up and jumped the line. One of these projects is getting the roadster back on the road. So the roadster went into the garage, and the wagon went into the carport. This is the first time in probably three years (maybe...
by falconizer_62
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Falcon Picture & Specification Round & Square Body
Replies: 31
Views: 14246

Re: Falcon Picture & Specification Round & Square Body

Any way to save the whole package to my computer in 1 shot?
Awesome info there!!
:D
by falconizer_62
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

thanks y'all :D
by falconizer_62
Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)

I have not worked on the wagon for quite some time. :-( I do miss it! We had a guest speaker (a financial guy) speak to our high school kids about finances, interest, credit cards etc., and he laid out a plan for paying off multiple credit cards where you focus on getting the smallest one paid off f...
by falconizer_62
Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

I love California weather! Well, chipping away at the airbag system, made a mount for the valves and the compressor, as well as started the tunnel work needed... the tank was made for a trunk mount, so I had to modify it to be able to mounted sideways for the wagon. http://img511.imageshack.us/img51...
by falconizer_62
Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

I got them from this guy
http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/member.php?u=906

on the HAMB

peace
by falconizer_62
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

That is good information on that Ranger diff. I will check into the suggestion of a better control arm pivot point. There are a few weak parts of the original control arm design, but I figured I would improve them after they failed... I can no longer afford to buy a new arm and remake everything if ...
by falconizer_62
Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

in answer to previous questions/requests... ...I shortened the control arms 1.5", yes, they have the built in shocks but not too expensive. $1,100 for 4 bags (2 internal adjustable shocks), air tank, fittings, hose, valves and electronics. I will box in the shock towers after I can get it on the gro...
by falconizer_62
Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

some updates... http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/2981/diffnstuff2007.jpg http://img124.imageshack.us/img124/6083/diffnstuff2010i.jpg http://img124.imageshack.us/img124/8165/frontbags012.jpg http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/4117/frontbags010.jpg http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/4183/frontbags011.jpg
by falconizer_62
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Falcon Picture & Specification Round & Square Body
Replies: 31
Views: 14246

I have had similar stuff like that happen with music and production including arrangements and mixes I have done many times in my life. At this point I just put it all out there, get paid when I can, and I'm glad somebody is listening to it. But we are all different, so do what you gotta do :-) peace
by falconizer_62
Mon Jan 26, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Falcon Picture & Specification Round & Square Body
Replies: 31
Views: 14246

None of us are really the source of any information anyway... technically the guy who wrote the schematics, but he was working for someone else modifying someone else's design...
by falconizer_62
Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Falcon Picture & Specification Round & Square Body
Replies: 31
Views: 14246

dude...
you absolutely rock!!
that is enough stuff to start the quinticential falcon site! :D
peace
by falconizer_62
Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: '62 front tire clearance problen SOLVED!
Replies: 10
Views: 2106

Very nice! I had to do a similar thing to my Wife's Falcon, but just the lower arm. We had an average of 1/2" worth of shims in the upper arm. So i cut the lower arm and reduced the length by 3/8". It gave us just enough clearance to reduce the ride height by another 1/2". Sits pretty good now! htt...
by falconizer_62
Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:34 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: '62 front tire clearance problen SOLVED!
Replies: 10
Views: 2106

true that. i took an even inch and a half out of both arms, and yes, i will have to make a sway bar, and strut rods. (all part of the fun! :D ) there will be room for the bags, because i'm cutting off the top 2" of the shock tower and re-fabbing the tower 4" taller than stock. plus, i have the integ...
by falconizer_62
Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: '62 front tire clearance problen SOLVED!
Replies: 10
Views: 2106

'62 front tire clearance problen SOLVED!

It will actually turn now! (kind of important for a front end...) I went ahead and dove into the control arm issue not knowing what I was doing or what the result would be. It came out killer!:D The front tires tuck nicely inside the fenders, and I can steer it even with it all the way aired down. T...
by falconizer_62
Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: wiper motor
Replies: 12
Views: 2318

has anyone made them intermittant? It would be cool and there should be millions of them in wrecking yards...
by falconizer_62
Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Export Brace
Replies: 7
Views: 1888

i have seen the adjustable style with heim joints. pretty simple design and would be easy to replicate if the alternatives are too costly.
by falconizer_62
Sat Aug 23, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: is this all you get for 12 hours hard work??
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

thanks for the help bro!!! nice to live so close. :D
by falconizer_62
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: is this all you get for 12 hours hard work??
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

it darn well better drive better!
by falconizer_62
Mon Aug 11, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: is this all you get for 12 hours hard work??
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

is this all you get for 12 hours hard work??

I worked on the beast for 12 hours, and it almost looks exactly the same as it did before I started! Certain tasks sure seem to go slowly. When I look back at the pics though, I can see why it took so long. Here is a small recap... (for a full-size recap, click on the picture link below) Due to my n...
by falconizer_62
Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

medium
by falconizer_62
Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Re: FRONT SET UP

WHAT ARE YOU RUNNING UP FRONT FOR YOUR AIR SET UP? in front, I am using the airlift series bags with integral shocks. I will also need some lowered spindles, and I will need to narrow my front suspension by 2 inches, as well as re-angle all the A-arms. I have not started on all this yet, as I have ...
by falconizer_62
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Kai, You're on it! That's gonna be a cool wagon. You've got me thinking of going with a ranger rear too. That way I can get 5 lug (right?) and even get a little bigger wheel in there. I've also heard from Mr. Freeze at MyRideisMe that changing a tire is no fun when you've got it all bagged or even ...
by falconizer_62
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

thanks a lot for the advice! I will definitely have to figure that out sometime. I think I have a set of 3.20 or around there, gears, that came with the diff. The tire is also pretty tall, and it needs to be able to tow a trailer, so that's definitely worth having right.
by falconizer_62
Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Score!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1175

the only thing I ever run across in those places are newer cars.
At least here...
by falconizer_62
Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:39 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Have You Seen This Wagon?
Replies: 22
Views: 5771

awesome topic. very interesting.
by falconizer_62
Thu May 22, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

it is a newer and upgraded version that they offered with my motor. I do believe the overdrive unit is a four speed. The overdrive is so you can drive at highway speeds, which nowadays is around 80 mph, without the engine rpm screaming, and the gas needle plummeting towards E. It should be an all-ar...
by falconizer_62
Tue May 20, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

Here is a bit of an update... It ends with air bags, so I guess this thread isn't too misnamed. Before I can weld the perches to the axle, and pin the arms for the perches, I need to set up the pinion angle. Before I do this, I cannot put any mounting points on the axle tube (for a pan hard rod, sho...
by falconizer_62
Fri May 16, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Latest projects
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

post the pics and keep us in the loop of your "experiment"
that stuff is always fun.
by falconizer_62
Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Originally advertised gas mileage
Replies: 61
Views: 8374

???? never heard of anything like that. maybe the engineers were playing a joke and had a hidden tank and pump somewhere. last i heard was that tanks get terrible mileage. interesting story though... i once built and finished a whole fake wall in a gallery so i could hide behind it an mess with peop...
by falconizer_62
Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: Originally advertised gas mileage
Replies: 61
Views: 8374

all i know is that the more i work on my car, the heavier it gets!!
by falconizer_62
Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

well, I finally got back around to working on the project again.:D I needed to tie the rear arms and mounts to the front frame rails, as well as box in the rockers. The unibody on these cars suck. I had to remove the transmission cross member, because it was too narrow to clear the transmission. So ...
by falconizer_62
Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: the first year...
Replies: 9
Views: 1617

So what the heck do you do to have all those cool tools and skills? That is really impressive. I got systematic theology at church. Sure wish it had been a welding denomination. Did you keep the stock rear axle with the tapered ends? Aren't you worried that the engine will twist it off? i am a musi...
by falconizer_62
Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: the first year...
Replies: 9
Views: 1617

it's all good :-) challenges are what make life fun!
by falconizer_62
Thu Jan 24, 2008 2:09 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: '61 Falcon Sedan Delivery
Replies: 4
Views: 1302

it is an interesting thought though. I often wonder what happened to my old vehicles. They kind of stick with you, sort of like old girlfriends. I don't think I have the vin to any of them...bummer
by falconizer_62
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: the first year...
Replies: 9
Views: 1617

the first year...

Hey you all, January marks the completion of the first year of restore (the falcon wagon project). It's hard to believe a whole year has already gone by. For those of you who don't know, this project is being done in conjunction with the youth group at our church. It is a good way to pass down vario...
by falconizer_62
Fri Jan 11, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

LaGrasta wrote:Where'd you end up buying the rims?

the wheelsmith in santa ana. no shipping and he stamped a few for test fitting for me. great to deal with. :D

kevin, that falcon is sweet!!! red wheels look real good against black!!
by falconizer_62
Wed Jan 09, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

kevinl1058,
what is your overall tire diameter with the 18'?
by falconizer_62
Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: baggin' the waggin phase 1 (rear)
Replies: 132
Views: 28136

here's what i got so far... the rear is looking good to me. the tires are 195 75 15s and are 26.15" tall. this seems too tall for the front. i will have to set ride height too high to be able to turn it. it seems that the wheel opening would need to be enlarged for this to work. it may need to anywa...
by falconizer_62
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1964 Ford Falcon Project - A little Help Please
Replies: 46
Views: 8945

Good to see you working on it and that it's coming along :-)
by falconizer_62
Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1964 Ford Falcon Project - A little Help Please
Replies: 46
Views: 8945

no one would ever get out of your way. they would just sit there.
by falconizer_62
Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1964 Ford Falcon Project - A little Help Please
Replies: 46
Views: 8945

hmmm, all of mine are major. (i don't know what the falcon is as i have never heard it). good to know that there is variance in the world. is your also in C? (just like the Sonicare)
by falconizer_62
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: 1964 Ford Falcon Project - A little Help Please
Replies: 46
Views: 8945

just think of the possibilities that 3 horns would afford...
oh baby!
by falconizer_62
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: how to put shoulder belts in a convertible
Replies: 16
Views: 1994

...yes, but would the airline crash position have worked as well?
by falconizer_62
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: The Falcon's Nest
Topic: how to put shoulder belts in a convertible
Replies: 16
Views: 1994

My wife has been urging me to add three point belts. Ijust can't do it. I'm trying to build a "period-correct" custom car. I installed lap belts front and back years ago. I hear ya. I can't get myself to put headrests in either. I think I'll use the "lock your fingers behind your head airline metho...