XB: October 1973

October 1973
VIN: JG67NK39893K Model: XB
Variant: Fairmont (JG 67) Special Edition:
Owner: Previous owner Email: ***********
Country: Australia State: NSW
Build Month/Year: October 1973 Compliance date: 10/73
Engine: Y -V8 302ci 2v (Cleveland) Current Engine:
Transmission: B-3 Speed T-bar automatic Current Trans:
Paint: H - Tropic Gold Current Paint:
Trim: B - Black Current Trim:
Dealer Code: Unknown Dealer Name: Unknown
Factory Options:
Production Figures: Dealer/Owner Options:
Sold this car in Sydney in approx 2005. It had all numbers matching when sold.
October 1973
VIN: JG66NK39934K Model: XB
Variant: GT (JG 66) Special Edition:
Owner: Paul Newman Email: ***********
Country: Australia State: NSW
Build Month/Year: October 1973 Compliance date: 10/73
Engine: T - V8 351 4V (Cleveland) Current Engine: 351 Cleveland (Nascar block)
Transmission: L-4 Speed floor shift manual Current Trans: Tremec TKO 600
Paint: X - Red Pepper Current Paint:
Trim: B - Black Current Trim: Black
Dealer Code: Dealer Name:
Factory Options: 03 - Seat Belts (mandatory)
11 - Laminated Windscreen
52 - Sports Road Wheels
55 - Black Hood / Colour Keyed Tu Tone Bonnet
71 - Super Fringe Deluxe Push Button Radio
46 - ER70H 14 Wide Oval Radial RSW (pre 75)
Production Figures: Dealer/Owner Options: Challenger Ford, Rockingham, W.A. # 5226 sold vehicle originally
October 1973
VIN: JG66NK39950K Model: XB
Variant: GT (JG 66) Special Edition:
Owner: Simon Email: ***********
Country: Australia State: VIC
Build Month/Year: October 1973 Compliance date:
Engine: T - V8 351 4V (Cleveland) Current Engine: Original Engine
Transmission: B-3 Speed T-bar automatic Current Trans: Toploader Transmission
Paint: M - Yellow Blaze Current Paint:
Trim: B - Black Current Trim: Black with Houndstooth insert
Dealer Code: 5113 Dealer Name: LYNFORD MOTORS OSBORNE PK WA
Factory Options: 03 - Seat Belts (mandatory)
06 - Power Steering
11 - Laminated Windscreen
52 - Sports Road Wheels
55 - Black Hood / Colour Keyed Tu Tone Bonnet
71 - Super Fringe Deluxe Push Button Radio
46 - ER70H 14 Wide Oval Radial RSW (pre 75)
Production Figures: 1 of 941 of this model built
1 of 483 with this engine and transmission
1 of 232 with this paint colour
1 of 119 with this paint and trim combination
1 of 15 with the same build specifications
Dealer/Owner Options:
Bought the vehicle from WA in 2012 and it had been in storage for a number of years. Requires an extensive restoration due to rust and wear, but is complete and in running condition.

The steering has been converted to a manual GT 16:1 ratio box, stamped with 16M on the cover. Plans are to change it back to power steering.

The FMX has been replaced with a Toploader transmission. Toploader will remain.

The engine has had a camshaft change, Edlebrock manifold, alloy rocker covers and a Holley carburettor. Plans are to build the engine to Boss 351 spec (solid lifters, 4V heads etc...). Slightly hotter than an original 73 big port XB GT.

Interior is mostly original but seats have houndstooth inserts in them.

Over the years have been collecting parts such as a D3FF coded Motorcraft 4300 and other bits including a set of 4V CC heads and matching intake manifold in preparation for restoration. Currently restoring another hardtop (XB GS Fairmont).
October 1973
VIN: JG66NK39966K Model: XB
Variant: GT (JG 66) Special Edition:
Owner: ENGINE ONLY Email: ***********
Country: Australia State: NSW
Build Month/Year: October 1973 Compliance date:
Engine: T - V8 351 4V (Cleveland) Current Engine:
Transmission: B-3 Speed T-bar automatic Current Trans:
Paint: Other Current Paint:
Trim: Current Trim:
Dealer Code: Dealer Name:
Factory Options:
Production Figures: Dealer/Owner Options:
Engine was last seen in a registered XB Ute in 2003. It was sold in Newcastle, buyer was planning to rebuild and fit to a Silver XW GT.

Engine is listed on www.matchingnumbers.com.au