Newstalgia Motors Presents Car No. 00165:
1964 Ford Falcon Sprint Convertible
This Falcon has found a new home!
However, we'd be happy to locate another one just for you.
Step up and view the rare and premier variation of the Ford Falcon for 1964: the Sprint Convertible, of which just 4,278 were built out of a total production of 18,108, according to Ford records. Sure, it's rare, but the beauty of the car when it comes to investing in a 1964 Sprint Convertible is that it's not as expensive as a Mustang convertible, and many parts are still available. This particular Sprint Convertible is an original – never been restored, low mileage, totally rust-free, 2-owner California "Black Plate" car. We can't actually say it was a "barn find" because the current owner found it in a climate controlled building, having been stored for the past 23 years!
- Exterior: Original factory paint was Wimbledon White and had one re-paint to a similar White finish in 1980. There is absolutely no sign of rust on the body or undercarriage. The body panels appear as straight and fitting as they did when the car was purchased at a Bakersfield, California Ford dealership in 1964. All stainless trim, chrome bumpers, grill, etc. are original and appear in excellent condition. The convertible POWER soft top is free of any rips, tears or scuffing.
- Interior: The beautiful two-toned Aqua Sport vinyl interior of this Sprint rag top is remarkably well preserved for the age of the car. The only item needing attention is a very small area on the driver's seat that could use re-stitching in the seam. Door panels are in good condition, along with the dash pad having only one crack on the top. The carpet could use some TLC or replacement if the new owner wants to grab awards at shows.
- Driveline: The current owner has gone to great lengths to ensure correct drivability while maintaining this car's stock provenance. Rebuilt Carburetor, NEW Water Pump, Radiator, Master Cylinder, Oil Pan Gaskets and Rear Main Seal, Brake Linings, Wheel Cylinders, complete Exhaust System from the exhaust manifolds to the Chrome Exhaust Tips – using Flowmaster 2-chamber Mufflers for "the sound". The 4 Speed Transmission shifts correctly and there are absolutely NO weird noises or fluid leaks.
- Wheels & Tires: 17x7" Coy Wheels on new tires (ORIGINAL wheels
and wire wheel covers with knockoff spinners go with the car).
Note: If sold to a California buyer, the "Black Plates" go with the car; otherwise, the current owner will retain them.
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