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1959 Falcon Shells Caribbean

Price: $7,900

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    1959 Falcon Shells Caribbean project vintage race / speed parts VIDEO

    Thanks for stopping by to take a look at our very cool 1959 Falcon Shells Caribbean ! This impressive British kit from 1959 is super rare. Guaranteed, your buddies don’t have one! What a great winter project. Let’s check it out!

    Rarity
    This “best selling” Mark III/Caribbean model sold some 2000 units over a 6 year period. As they were often raced, many did not survive. Aside from the mortality rate, this never completed, shell rides on rare Ballamy wheels, sports a custom Ballamy front suspension and a rare Elva cylinder head. She was on the way to being a serious vintage racer. And still can be.

    Exterior.
    “New”, unpainted white Gelcoat. The body can be easily removed from the Austin chassis.

    Wheels, Tires
    Rare narrow Ballamy wheels

    Engine
    Ford 1172 cc side valve
    Elva racing head with IOE conversion
    Twin Stromberg carbs
    Aquaplane performance covers and accessories
    Custom matched rear end gear ratio
    Gorgeous under the bonnet presentation

    Transmission
    Manual transmission Close ratio transmission gearing

    Odometer
    There is no odometer.

    DMV
    Bill of Sale only. No title.

    You’ve seen this car before right? Yep. Here are a few famous Barn and Rare finds sites that found it:

    BarnFinds.com
    https://barnfinds.com/what-is-it-1959-falcon-caribbean/

    Rare Car Network
    https://www.rcnmag.com/fresh-finds/1959-falcon-caribbean

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