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Post #1 by Reinking » Tue May 15, 2018 11:22 pm

Glad to find thi forum! Recently bought a 63 a Falcon Futura Convertable for my son and I to restore for a daily driver when he turns 16. Needs the usual body work you would expect for a car from the upper Midwest. Since it runs our initial focus is engine, transmission and breaks.

Look forward to learning from the forum.

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Post #2 by bubba22349 » Wed May 16, 2018 12:02 am

Welcome to the Ford Six forum Reinking, congrats on acquiring a 63 Futura Convert they are great looking cars. Good luck to you and your son, you will be building lots more than a car doing this restoration togeather. :thumbup: :nod:
A bad day Drag Racing is still better than a good day at work!

I am still hunting for a project car to build but with my current low budget it's not looking so good. My Ex- Fleet of Sixes these are all long gone! :bang: 1954 Customline 223 3 speed with O/D, 1963 Fairlane project drag car with BB6, 1977 Maverick 250 with C4, 1994 F-150 a 300 with 5 speed.

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Post #3 by bmbm40 » Wed May 16, 2018 9:42 pm

Glad you found this place.
I used a product called Rustmort? It seems to neutralize rust from what I remember and got it at the auto paint supply store. You still have to patch holes though but moderate surface rust it takes care of well.
66 Bronco-1970 250, NV3550, DSII, 4 turn ps, uncut, 1" bl, 2.5" sl, front disc, twin stick D 20, 30 x 9.50
NEXT- direct mount 1.08 on D8 head, power brakes, rear limited slip, 3G, electric fan, electric upgrades, custom curved DSII, header, 31" tires

'81 F150 4x4 300

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