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General Information

Year
1965
Make
FFR
Model
Roadster
Color
Tangerine, orange, white
History
Purchased basic kit 2009, completed 2014
1965 FFR Roadster (Tangerine, orange, white)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Professionally rebuilt Ford 351 with a seasoned 1971 block
Edelbrock Performer RPM aluminum heads and intake
Quickfuel SS-650AN 4 barrel carburetor w/ mechanical secondary
Extreme Energy roller cam (.496/.520 lift, 224/234 duration at .050)
Scorpion 1.6 Roller rockers
Canton 7 qt front sump oil pan
MSD pro-billet distributor
MSD 6AL-2 Ignition
MSD Blaster coil
MSD 8.5 mm Super Conductor wires
100A single wire alternator
Lokar throttle cable & AED carburetor bracket
March aluminum pulley kit
Fabricated and polished aluminum valve covers
FFR aluminum radiator
Forte’s Degas tank & Canton 1 qt aluminum overflow
Breeze radiator shroud and electric fan controller
Breeze lower radiator tube and hose kit
Tremec 3550 transmission
Quick Time steel bellhousing, S.F.I. certified
Centerforce clutch and pressure plate
Steeda Tri-Ax shifter w/ Speed Dawg shifter ball
UPR adjustable clutch quadrant and cable adjuster
Nitroplated 4-into-1 Hooker headers with Breeze wedges
Gas-N polished stainless steel side pipes
Interior
Autometer Pro-Comp Speedo & Tach with Sport-Comp Gauges
Whitby’s center console with matching Sport-Comp clock, seat heaters, & switches
Honda S2000 Push Start and Hazard buttons
Custom engraved switch labels
Dark Water customs dead pedal & between the seats storage box
Hidden stereo with 4 speakers & 2 amplifiers
Heater with adjustable speed switch and ducts for driver and passenger
Fresh air vents to each footbox
Russ Thompson turn signal switch
Russ Thompson gas pedal
Russ Thompson matching clutch and brake billet aluminum covers
Herb’s custom door panels
Steel frame seats with Breeze seat mounts and seat heaters
Lokar shifter and handbrake boots
Interior covered in Second skin Damplifier and Heat-Shield insulation under the carpet
Exterior
Tangerine pearl with white stripes
Paint and Body work done by Whitby Motorcars, Greensboro, NC
Under-side of hood and trunk finished same color as car
Chrome driver’s and passenger’s roll bar
Tangent hidden roll bar attachments
Factory Five hood hinge
Breeze hidden trunk hinges
Powder coated quick jacks
FFR wind wings and sun shades
Breeze wind wing mounted driver’s mirror
Original style Lucas windshield wipers
Finishline louvers
“Powered by Ford” side emblems
Dark Water trunk lid liner and rear wheel well splash guards
Audio
Hidden stereo with four speakers and two amps.
Suspension
FFR Powder Coated frame (Black)
FFR tubular lower control arms
FFR 3 Link rear suspension w/ panhard bar
Koni Red coil over shocks at all corners
Whitby’s SAI front suspension modification
Speedway swaged steel suspension tubes (Front upper control arms)
Mustang power steering rack w/ AN fittings
Fast Freddie’s electric power steering w/ all AN hose & fittings
Breeze offset steering rack aluminum bushings
Forte’s 7/8” front sway bar
Rebuilt Ford 8.8 inch rear-end with 3.73 gears & Yukon axles
Moser differential girdle cover
Vacuum assist power disk brakes
PBR dual piston front calipers w/ Hawk pads
Mustang single piston rear calipers w/ Hawk pads and North Racecar brackets
CNC remote aluminum brake reservoirs
Braided steel brake lines at all four corners
Lodestone billet master cylinder hose adapters and tubing clamps for hard brake lines
Lokar handbrake, relocated to transmission tunnel
Wheel and Tire
FFR Halibrand Replicas w/ spinners
17x9 front with 17x10 rears
Nitto Extreme 555 tires

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