1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I


1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I

1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I

In August of 1969 a homologation version of the Falcon GT appeared. It featured a Holley 600CFM 4-Barrel carburettor which raised the engine to 300 hp.

The first two hundred examples featured the Windsor 351 while the last fifty used a Cleveland 351 V8.

1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
production 251
engine Windsor 351 V8
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain Pushrod OHV
fuel feed Holley 600CFM 4-Barrel Downdraught Carburettor
displacement 5752 cc / 351 in³
bore 102 mm / 4.02 in
stroke 89 mm / 3.5 in
compression 11.0:1
power 223.7 kw / 300 bhp @ 5400 rpm
specific output 52.16 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 200.0 bhp per tonne
torque 515.21 nm / 380 ft lbs @ 3400 rpm
driven wheels RWD w/LSD
front tires ER70H14 radials
rear tires ER70H14 radials
front brakes Vented Discs w/Servo Assist
f brake size x 286 mm / x 11.3 in
rear brakes Drums w/Servo Assist
r brake size x 254 mm / x 10.0 in
front wheels F 35.6 x 15.2 cm / 14 x 6.0 in
rear wheels R 35.6 x 15.2 cm / 14 x 6 in
steering Recirculating Ball w/Power Assist
f suspension Wishbones w/Spring over Strut-Type Dampers, Anti Roll Bar
r suspension Live Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Springs, Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1500 kg / 3307 lbs
wheelbase 2819 mm / 111.0 in
front track 1496 mm / 58.9 in
rear track 1486 mm / 58.5 in
length 4689 mm / 184.6 in
width 1869 mm / 73.6 in
height 1397 mm / 55.0 in
transmission 4-Speed Close-Ratio Manual
gear ratios 2.32:1, 1.69:1, 1.29:1, 1.00:1, :1
final drive 3.00:1