1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

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thegoodcount
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1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by thegoodcount » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 15:15

Work in progress ...

So far ...

Engine:
- Rebuild of Weber 38
- Redline performance filter and oval pan
- New dizzy (Bosch)
- Points, leds, plugs, condensor etc
- Accuspark Electronic Ignition
- BMW 5 series master cylinder
- New brake pipes all round
- Reschemed discs and drums
- New wheel cylinders
- Powerflow pipe

Body:
- Phonebook flares on front fenders (hehehe)
- Respray and redo body next on the cards ... currently has a HORRID spray job with terrible body work
- New rubbers all round (except windscreen and back screen)

Wheels:
- Refurbished 16x8 Penta wheels on Falken ZIEX rubber - 205/55/16 front and 225/50/16 back
- New shocks
- Recoiled springs, new poly bushings and a rebuilt front steering rack next

When I got it:
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Right now:
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1973 Ford Granada Couple 3.0 V6
2012 Ford Ranger 3.2 tdci Supercab


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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by Ranger1 » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 18:56

The stance looks really nice with those rims.
Well done on the work so far.
Did you manage to find the fourth Rim.

Mark

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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by Ranger1 » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 19:06

Hi Brad

In the first pic, is that where you got the car or is that where you stay?
I drove past there the other day checking out the Opel Rekord that was there.

Mark

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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by Shaunp » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 21:39

Wow. Nice. very rare car.
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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by BMBS-F100-1968 » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 22:02

Like this!

Yes agree the rims work on the car! NICE


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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by Bigdyer05 » Tue 20 Jan 2015, 23:50

Looks a solid car mate

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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by marnus » Wed 21 Jan 2015, 12:37

This looks nice :D

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1989 Ford Sierra 308 V8
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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by RASSIE » Wed 21 Jan 2015, 19:02

Thanks!! :D
Never seen a car so normal change to a Super car! 8O
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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by marnus » Wed 21 Jan 2015, 22:10

Its almost like an ST wanabee :lol:
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Re: 1973 Granada/Consul Coupe v6

Post by Shaunp » Fri 23 Jan 2015, 10:06

Granada st. Awesome
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