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Cars > Challenges > “Boost Wagon” Vs “1bad63wagon”

 

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1964 Ford Fairlane Custom Ranch Wagon

“Boost Wagon”

1963 Chevrolet Impala wagon

“1bad63wagon”

 
Photo of: 1964 Ford Fairlane Custom Ranch Wagon

No longer owned

Photo of: 1963 Chevrolet Impala
 

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 “1bad63wagon”

Total restoration. Frame, steering, suspension, as clean underneath as it is outside. Paint is 2004 Jag midnight mica. Engine is a 396 punched to 410 Built Big block. This isn't your grandmas wagon, But it did start the restoration as a 90% rust free example of one.

 

Specs for “Boost Wagon”

Specs for “1bad63wagon”

396 Big Block, 400 turbo with about 425hp

 

Factory Options for “Boost Wagon”

289 CID Motor
Electric Rear Window
Black Interior

Factory Options for “1bad63wagon”

AM radio, deluxe interior, was a Factory 327 auto car.

 

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 “1bad63wagon”

Built 40 over 396 Big Block with tons of aftermarket parts
Hooker ceramikoat headers
Edelbrock
400 turbo
2004 Jaguar Midnight Mica base clear Urethane
Custom Interior
Alpine system
flowmaster exhaust
disc brakes
polished booster and cyl
New 15x8 Cragar SS rims for the nostalgia look
Lots of chrome and aluminum, etc, etc, etc

 

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Cover photo of Wagon album
Wagon
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Cover photo of 63 impala album
63 impala
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Points for Boost Wagon Total Votes Points for 1bad63wagon
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