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Cars > Challenges > “Boost Wagon” Vs “Wife's Wagon”

 

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wicked_wendy

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Port Richey, Florida
United States

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sthrngoat

M–45
Leland, North Carolina
United States

 

1964 Ford Fairlane Custom Ranch Wagon

“Boost Wagon”

1965 Chevrolet II (Nova)

“Wife's Wagon”

 
Photo of: 1964 Ford Fairlane Custom Ranch Wagon

No longer owned

Photo of: 1965 Chevrolet II (Nova)
 

Head to Head

 

About “Boost Wagon”

We bought this car in 2003. It was in all original condition, including the original paint and the original generator.

Without knowing what we were getting into, my husband forged ahead with yanking the stock 289 and replacing it with the fuel injected 302. After many trials and tribulations, it now sees daily driver duty (about 50 miles round trip).

Most of the performance parts on this car came off our Mustang with the exception of the intake. As we made the Mustang more powerful, the extra performance parts were stacking up in the garage... what better use for them than this wagon?

Just recently the body and paint were done. There was a bit of work to be done to the body, but it all came out beautifully.

About “Wife's Wagon”

The wife traded her first street bike, an FZR600, for this car and cash too. Since then we have added disc brakes, exhaust, paint, interior, etc. Currently waiting on a new column and new headers.

 

Specs for “Boost Wagon”

Specs for “Wife's Wagon”

No specifications listed.

 

Factory Options for “Boost Wagon”

289 CID Motor
Electric Rear Window
Black Interior

Factory Options for “Wife's Wagon”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Boost Wagon”

Two tone Poppy Red/White paint
Thunderbolt Hood
Aftermarket Air Conditioning
Fuel Injected 5.0 Liter 302 (1986 Lincoln Mark VII donor)
Vortech S-trim Supercharger
12# pulley
E-303 cam
GT40 lower intake
Downs upper intake
BBK 65mm throttle body
C&L 75mm mass air
24# Fuel Injectors
Ported E7 heads
MSD Ignition
Grenada front disc brakes (stock)
Weld Racing Pro Star 96-Series Wheels
AOD Transmission
Shift Kit
3200 stall converter
8" Ford rear end
3.73 gears

Mods for “Wife's Wagon”

No modifications listed.

 

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Wagon
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Points for Boost Wagon Total Votes Points for Wife's Wagon
54 16 26

 

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