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by thegoodcount
Mon 28 Oct 2019, 15:05
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Granada75 wrote:
Wed 23 Oct 2019, 08:42
Looks incredible!
Is this this car? https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... 0040108209
yes it is
by thegoodcount
Mon 14 Oct 2019, 13:24
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

bmwmaniac wrote:
Mon 14 Oct 2019, 13:00
That looks ace, welldone
Thanks!!!!
by thegoodcount
Mon 14 Oct 2019, 12:27
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

99.5% done ... break down as follows: Engine: Ford 3.0 Essex v6 (Blue Block) - Uprated heads (redone) - .40 thou high compression pistons - 4 barrel genuine Ford MUSCLE intake - Holley 390CFM 4 Barrel Carburettor (fully rebuilt) - Kent V63 Fast Road Cam (276°) - Aluminium rocker covers - New lifters...
by thegoodcount
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 11:31
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

stance all settled and sorted now.

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by thegoodcount
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 01:13
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

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by thegoodcount
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 08:51
Forum: Technical
Topic: VIN history
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

Re: VIN history

just got off the line with Ford South Africa and they are unable to help me.

dude said the car was too old??

does ANYBODY know how I could find out the actual history of this car?
by thegoodcount
Sun 12 Feb 2017, 23:06
Forum: Technical
Topic: VIN history
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

Re: VIN history

Then I would suggest you contact Ford Motor Company of SA, customer care department, to check their factory records. It takes a good while for them to respond, but they do. They are able to tell you the exact model, whether it was imported or built locally, the original dealer who ordered the car, ...
by thegoodcount
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 14:34
Forum: Technical
Topic: VIN history
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

Re: VIN history

IndianaJones wrote:Do you want to have the data plate decoded, or are you looking for the ownership history?
I'm trying to find out if it was sold originally from the factory floor as a Consul 3000 GT Coupe or a Granada Coupe
by thegoodcount
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 11:57
Forum: Technical
Topic: VIN history
Replies: 7
Views: 1652

VIN history

I am trying to find the history of a 1972 Ford Granada / Consul Coupe I have. The plate says Ford South Africa ... Is the a local database that anybody knows of ?
by thegoodcount
Sun 08 Jan 2017, 20:53
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6
Replies: 43
Views: 23345

Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Very nice indeed :D I can imagine all the effort and cost going into your project. Please, consider to stick with normal exhaust pipe(s) exiting at the back in stead of side pipes blasting from the side of the vehicle. Just my piece of worthless personal subjective advice. Johan You will be pleased...