Sold new by Morley Ford in South Melbourne back in 1977 is this highly-optioned Ford XC Falcon 500 GS hardtop – VIN JG65TEXXXXXX
PLEASE NOTE: This vehicle VIN prefix number starting with “JG65TE” is as per the 13 Homologation Special “Pre-Cobras”. The tag on the radiator support is stamped “SPECIAL R/PACK” as well!
This XC Coupe has undergone a major transformation, to be used as a Special Build XC Cobra “Snakebite” for “Classic Carlectables Concept vehicle as per the limited model for Gamesworld Stores.
The vehicle was transformed by Palace Accident Automotive in Moorabin Vic. and was fully restored over an 8 month period and completed by September 2013. Body, Paint, Interior and Mechanicals were all completed.
It seems to be an almost mix of 2 ICONIC Falcon Hardtops- the Falcon Cobra Snake Bite and Mad Max!
Has been painted in Satin black with Gloss black stripes with Silver pin stripes and “COBRA” Decals all in Silver.
Snakebite presents well, sounds and goes just as well!!!
The Engine is a 5.8 Cleveland V8
Trans- FMX Auto
Diff- 9 inch
Upgraded MSD Ignition
Exhaust 2 1/2 inch full system
Original Ford radio in the dash
Hidden/concealed Modern Stereo in the glovebox
Long Range Tank
Wheels – Superlites
Tyres- 295 Rear, 235 Front
Electric 2 way Metal top Sunroof
Falcon Cobra style Front & Rear Spoilers
The Car Decodes as per the following:
Serial Number – JG65TE XXXXXX
SIDO – 76989
Model Code – 18613 – Ford XC Falcon 500 2 dr hardtop
Engine Code – P- 4.9 Litre 4 Barrel V8
Transmission Code – B – 3 Speed T – Bar Automatic
Paint -A – Blue Steel Met.
Trim – C – Cream
Was Factory Optioned with the following:
03 – Seat Belts (Mandatory)
06 – Power Steering
10 – Sunroof (Electric)
11 – Tinted Band – Laminated Windscreen
40 – Integrated Air-Conditioning
45 – Limited Slip Differential
53 – 4 Wheel Power Disc Brakes
64 – Long Ranger Fuel Tank
67 – Dual Exhaust System
68 – Sports Handling Suspension
92 – FR70H 14 BSW 6 PLY
3126 – Morley Ford (President Ford), Sth Melbourne, VIC
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