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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the Your Projects room!

    As the name of this room suggests, this is designed to showcase memberís project cars and allow anyone to comment and interact with the carís owner. Forum members: If you know of a project car posted up somewhere on the forums and you believe that it should be in this room, please reply to...

    Started by PaulST‎, 10-01-2008 02:33 PM
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    1. was a perfectly good crossflow ;~p

      as some of you know i'm building a 78 Transit. i'm working over the head ATM. 38mm intake ports etc. today i thread coiled the head to accept all metric bolts for the bolt ons like manifolds and rocker cover. an thermostat housing. i took the bolts to a shop. and decided what bolt sizes...

      Started by xy-transit‎, 02-06-2012 06:16 PM
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    2. my race car escort project.

      From this. in 2013. to this. 2016.

      Started by ossie cossie‎, 29-09-2016 09:13 PM
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    3. Twin XLT Transit vans.

      Just picked up a second transit both XLT's. This one has heavier springs and front and rear sway bars.

      Started by xy-transit‎, 17-06-2016 05:06 PM
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    4. 1968 transit van, from 4cyl to tick ford 8, mad max project beginnings!

      Here is my 68 Transit. This pic was taken in country Tasmania where I found it resting/rusting behind a hedge.. The cockpit! Needs some serious work.. The power plant. Over 12 years if sitting with no air cleaner, and the wiper duct leaking water onto the carb, i filled the carb with fuel...

      Started by wilfordxr1‎, 13-06-2016 07:33 PM
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    5. ZH Fairlane - Project Nan

      Name: Steve Model: 1978 ZH Fairlane Marquis Colour: Blue Engine Type: 351 Cleveland (standard from factory) Engine Mods: Non at the moment Exhaust: 2.5in sports Gearbox:3 speed column auto - FMX Brakes: standard disc front and rear Suspension: standard coil and shock for front and leaf...

      Started by Steben‎, 09-06-2016 10:06 PM
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    6. 2007 FPV Tornado Ute - Tinkering & Setup

      Thursday, 7th May, 2015 Regular readers will be familiar with my previous Tornado build thread. I bought a very untidy 2006 BF FPV Tornado at auction and went to work on cleaning it up. ...

      Started by Phildo‎, 08-05-2015 02:31 AM
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    7. 2006 FPV Tornado F6 Ute - Cleanup & Resurrection

      Back in July I bought a 2005 BA MkII XR6 Turbo ute at auction. I figured that Iíd try it out and see if I got any use out of it. It was unlicenced and needed some repairs. This took a while, but once I got it on the road I was hooked on the turbo 6 straight away. With a couple of weeks I...

      Started by Phildo‎, 04-12-2014 08:36 AM
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    8. My Escort MKll van restoration

      This is the start of my restoration on my "Bunky". The blue one is the donor body, and yes I'm putting a split tailgate in.

      Started by Eskygirl‎, 07-04-2012 06:20 PM
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    9. El xr6

      So ive taken my xr6 off the road for a rebuild. White with red stripes, no skirts, original xr6 rims. Ive planned to stay naturally aspirated. Getting a 5.05 thou lift cam with crow valve springs. Its already the AU head factory. Port and polish head, larger injectors, extractors with high flow cat...

      Started by bangers‎, 17-11-2015 06:35 PM
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    10. Less leak rocker covers. 351w

      Ive started fabbing up some alloy rocker covers for the old man's F truck, it's getting a reco engine. I've wanted to make some covers with a portion below the mounting flange surface, to run the oil down past the gasket area. They are made out of 3mm tread plate off cuts as that's what I...

      Started by xy-transit‎, 27-02-2015 06:32 PM
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      08-03-2015, 09:13 PM Go to last post
    11. TD Wagon Resto

      Hiya, Thought i'd start a thread since I plan to try and make a start on the old Wagon next weekend! Just got her home on Friday but i'm away for work so haven't even seen her parked in the driveway yet! Picked the old girl up for $800, pretty minimal rust to worry about that we have found...

      Started by Earlybird‎, 24-08-2014 08:46 AM
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    12. another gassed creation

      Some may have already seen this on another forum, just be warned theres HEAPS of pics std granny spec GH sigma oh yeah powahhh house 2.0l astron time for some make up

      Started by GASSED250‎, 23-08-2010 09:27 PM
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    13. My Big Block Transit Project

      OK this is something that i have been toying with for a while now It started off as a 78 Transit Sundowner with a 250 crossy and 4 speed that i call the Wombat, it was ment to be a tow van but when it came around to repowering it things kinda go out of hand :D As she sat in Marulan where...

      Started by GASSED250‎, 13-02-2009 09:56 AM
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    14. Soon to start Lincoln Project.

      I will post photos as I progress still unsure if stroker will be okay due to hydraulic wipers on standard car original engine has a pump crankshaft driven on timing cover.

      Started by fordfan96‎, 25-02-2014 06:41 PM
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    15. The Mighty Bread Van, 1949 E83W Fordson Van

      Well I got a little bit done over the weekend on the mighty Bread Van. Having a friends Birthday out of town Saturday night and a friends daughters birthday on Sunday lunch time, took up most of the weekend, so progress is slow. Anyway here are a few more pics as the old girl falls apart :o ...

      Started by Dewy123‎, 13-08-2013 05:11 AM
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    16. '68 XT 500 vs. '87 XF S pak project

      Hi I'm Lisa and I am a newbie so if I'm in the wrong 'room' please tell me to get the hell out :-). I have the opportunity to purchase a '68 XT Fairmont sedan which is in pretty good nick but still needs some small rust problems sorted out, but mechanically sound (351 Clevo). My other...

      Started by QLDXT‎, 29-08-2013 11:58 AM
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    17. 1978 XC falcon 500

      Name: Damien Model: 1978 XC ford Falcon 500 Colour: Fire Glow (orange) Bodykit: n/a Engine Type: 250 crossflow hi comp 8.9:1 (standard from factory) Engine Mods: none will be keeping it stock Power: Power: 123bhp (92kw) at 3900rpm (from Factory dont know about now) Exhaust: standard...

      Started by ranga1307‎, 08-08-2013 09:37 AM
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      09-08-2013, 10:32 AM Go to last post
    18. Question Fg xr6

      Hi all! I have a set of 19 inch avante rims on my 2000 TJ magna and i want to fit them to my FG XR6 Now i know the stud pattern is the same but how far off is the offset and is the hub size different?

      Started by dave75‎, 25-02-2013 12:22 AM
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    19. FG 09 xr6 Interior upgrade

      Hey guys, very recently bought an FG 09 xr6 in silver and was hoping to make a few interior upgrades on it! I am thinking of using black and blue carbon fibre vinyl on the dash panels etc and was also looking to possibly reupholster the seats. Currently the material on my seats is the black...

      Started by taunhendo‎, 20-02-2013 11:41 AM
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    20. OOO04l the xh ute rebuild

      hi this is my ute ,was brought after i sold my skyline as i missed my old ute ,and missed having a ford so i found the tidiest xh i could and brought it, i got my mate to drive it from the caryard i brought it from and he loved it although when he first got it it had a bit of a miss and felt a...

      Started by ooo04l‎, 20-01-2013 09:23 PM
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    21. Very early mk2 escort 1600 sport

      I'm fetching a 1600 sport project the weekend guys Few pictures to feast your eyes on

      Started by bigdyer05‎, 13-12-2012 10:51 AM
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    22. 1979 Transit Truck Project

      Well, here is a project thread for my Mk2 Transit truck, 1979 model. Last year I was looking for a diesel 4x4 Japanese flat tray like a Hilux/Navara/Landcruiser/Patrol to use as a farm vehicle for my 5 acres, as a winter transport when the road gets muddy or I get snowed in (which teh...

      Started by carnut1100‎, 02-08-2010 09:31 PM
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    23. 2008 focus v8

      Here is a little project we have been working on for a while. Powered by a 347 ford crate engine but bigger things to come soon.

      Started by gtp075‎, 29-07-2011 12:23 PM
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    24. Xb project

      Hi guy This is my new project car It's a falcon 500 1975 Has couple gs-gt parts like Dash,grill,bonnet and fuel tank Has recon LSD nine inch,recon c6 with 3200 stall Motor is in bits. Has a 4bolt block bored 30 thou Mods 4v heads, 4ma crank New parts include

      Started by Hooray72‎, 20-06-2012 01:03 PM
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    25. my ford E83W vans

      my ford e83w vans i own there is another van but can't find the SD card anyways i hope these links work

      Started by prefect01‎, 15-02-2011 10:17 PM
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    26. my mk1 escort panel van

      here's my esky that i got for my 15th birthday last year. i have slowly been restoring it and i have just about finished the engine and engine bay and im nearly ready to move on to doing the body.

      Started by eskyvan‎, 01-11-2006 06:59 PM
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    27. 69 XW GT Restoration

      Hi, im new to the forum just wanted to share my almost finished project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FW7g8JFEJM

      Started by 69xwGT‎, 15-03-2012 11:45 PM
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    28. the reaper an the elf yes 2 fords an the links will explain an show all


      Started by THE ELF‎, 12-03-2012 04:33 PM
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    29. My 92 EB II Falcon

      OK So I picked up a Marrone/red colour 1992 Series II EB Falcon auto with 260k on the clock for 500 bucks. Lots of km's but needed a second car. The paints good and cant find rust any where not even gloss pealing and being a $500 car I been constantly looking for things wrong with it and only...

      Started by Yggdrasil‎, 05-02-2012 01:48 PM
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    30. Intending to restore my Lincoln.

      1969 Mark 111 Lincoln Last registration 1976 has 56,000 miles on clock.

      Started by fordfan96‎, 05-02-2012 04:45 PM
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    31. Poll Poll: 91 econovan aka party bus/daily

      info here may be helpful to someone doing similar mod, or not.... anyhow i was after a bigger motor but looking at cost vs result + running dual fuel and other stuff regarding paperwork the decision was made official! it's re-build time and for anyone thinking of doing the same as me you're an...

      Started by hg70‎, 17-10-2011 05:50 AM
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    32. Time to Rebuild the XF Fairmont Ghia, Particapation is welcome.

      Hi all, I have owned my old XF wagon for many years, but for the last 5 years she has been retired to the back of the shed with only the odd start up and drive down the driveway. I always considered rebuilding it as my "retirement car" to tow my caravan around OZ for a few years till it's time...

      Started by dunno‎, 26-01-2012 08:35 AM
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    33. 1969 MK1 Capri Rebuild

      We have 2 ford Capris, Both 1969 MK 1ís and I have started this build thread and will updating regularly on our progress as we rebuild. The following pictures will give you a visual of what we had to work with, both cars, the priming as we go and the entire rebuild process. And we have our...

      Started by cap_69‎, 14-03-2011 11:03 AM
      1969 mk1, capri, rebuild
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    34. Brothers 1967 Fairlane

      Few snaps of the 67 as it progresses from an original 390 auto stocker to .......

      Started by BGBLOK‎, 16-08-2011 09:38 PM
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    35. XR-Lanes 1975 XB Falcon 500

      Hi there guys. This is my new daily / project. Its a 1975 XB Falcon 500 in Deep Aqua with white painted roof. 250 with 3 on the tree manual.

      Started by XR-Lane‎, 27-09-2011 05:36 AM
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    36. my xm coupe update

      hey guys been while since i been on here, i do have older thread, of my ute an coupe but thought id start new in the project pages, the coupe has copped alot of mods, all done in my lil shed that has no bloody power, thank god for extension leads lol, mods are as done to now.... fully shaved...

      Started by xm64‎, 19-07-2008 02:56 PM
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    37. Project Godzilla Burnout TD

      all, Well i have just got back from Capel 2hrs south of perth with my freely aquired TD! I Also aquired a free TC/D V8 conversion kit (crs i know lol) with a modified bronco sump last weekend. Soooo i am on a mission to build a TD burnout car to have ready for narrogin revheads. My plans are to...

      Started by tyler06‎, 03-09-2011 07:28 PM
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    38. My 63 Hardtop

      Bought this in Tempe, Arizona.. stripped, blasted, mods and small repairs to the shell almost complete, currently awaiting my time to make more progress. 347/6speed & 8 3/4 locker diff with RRS power rack & pinion steering, brakes etc.. Will look stock except wheels and ride height, going to a sort...

      Started by BGBLOK‎, 16-08-2011 09:54 PM
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    39. Mk2 79escort van

      Hi, I'm looking for a good body for my project. My Bunky's current problems are excessive rust, a better body is a cheaper option. I'm in WA btw. Thanks

      Started by Eskygirl‎, 07-08-2011 12:15 PM
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    40. my maxi

      im looking at dumping at 3.8 vp motor and kit from v6 conversions coz i dont like being overtaken by some ones nan in a smokey excel, the point of this build was to travel again but it's now becoming a barty bus....that means big stereo, small fridge, big neon, sunroof, mags,black tint,big lcd tv,...

      Started by hg70‎, 11-05-2011 03:16 PM
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    41. T1 Custom build

      G'day all I have been rebuilding my TE50 for about 2 years now and it is getting close to being on the road firstly the Herrod 347 stroker new Mahle pistons. Chev rods, basically everything is new except for the GT40P heads which have the Yella terra roller rockers and double valve springs

      Started by chazza351‎, 08-01-2011 03:43 PM
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    42. My 250 Turbo XF Sedan

      This is my car for a bit of fun and to tinker with. I picked it up at the start of the year for $500 pretty much second hand. Only 75,000 original km's. The car never travelled anywhere. Just got it all roadworthy and registered for some weekend fun. Any way heres a few pics of the build so far....

      Started by 250turbo‎, 30-11-2010 08:25 PM
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    43. what wheels?

      Hey everyone, I'm new to this forum so not entirely sure where I should post this... basically im deciding what wheels I should keep and what will suit my td wagon the best? The 12 slotter chromies or the centerline style mags? I'm giving the wagon a respray in some form of orange and am...

      Started by corti‎, 05-01-2011 07:08 PM
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    44. Newby

      Hello all .

      Started by X-MAN‎, 23-05-2010 08:44 PM
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    45. Firebird

      My new weekend project is to restore my new purchase 1988 Pontiac Firebird this is the first GM car i've owned :outtahere:. it's a 2.8ltr V6 5 speed manual. It came with the 16" simmons wheels, but is otherwise stock. it sure is weird driving a LHD car. Phase one is to get it registered in...

      Started by aussiemuscle‎, 24-06-2009 05:00 PM
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    46. XC Falcon 460 Big Block Ute

      Ok, Ill start. The ute from start to finish, mid november last year to now. Righto, this old girls been sitting in my workshop now for a month or so with out me doing any work on it like I should be. Too busy fixing other peoples cars....lol. So after going through the project cars...

      Started by xafordgod‎, 10-01-2008 09:50 PM
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    47. My Tina's

      ;D And my whip

      Started by cortinapaul‎, 05-09-2010 01:13 AM
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    48. Bog stock tee ex5

      hi all martin here, a new guy from perth, midland actually. i want to tell all about my ride and it's probs and what i've done to fix them & the one or two i still have so someone out there in forum land can help. as a wk hack & 2nd car i have a 1 owner ridgy didge bog stock COMPLETELY unmodified...

      Started by martin weary‎, 23-08-2010 12:40 PM
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    49. twin turbo XL falcon

      hi guys im new to this forum, ive been building a 62 XL falcon for a few year now it has some chassis work done, air bags all round, L300 front end for more room in the engine bay, flat floor, i have a roller com 302 windsor wich ive put a different manifold with active twin throtle bodies the...

      Started by cruzzin62falcon‎, 22-05-2010 01:22 PM
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    50. zd fairlane

      Sorry, haven't been here for quite a while now.Finally put up a shed and have got the car undercover and now have the engine out and ready to start. Still, could be a long job, work, kids,..... Will be asking some questions in other areas, but for the time being, here are a few pics of where I am...

      Started by zdcol71‎, 24-06-2010 04:07 PM
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      19-07-2010, 04:55 PM Go to last post

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