FORD XA FALCON COUPE RISES FROM THE ASHES - VIDEO

DEAN Cole from Dubbo in New South Wales has owned his 1973 XA Falcon hardtop for over half his life, so when tragedy struck and the car was burnt to a crisp he didn’t let that stop him from bringing the coupe back from the dead.

Ford -xa -falcon -burntDean paid just $900 for the car with a 250ci six-pot and Borg Warner 4-speed back when he was a teenager and with the help of a few mates he turned the Falcon into a respectable street cruiser.

Ford -xa -falcon -wedding -car“We did what we could at the time,” Dean says, “It was a pretty rough sort of a car but it looked good and I loved it. My wife Deanna and I even used it as our wedding car, so it was pretty special to us.”

Ford -xa -falcon -sideBut while the couple were on their honeymoon, they received some devastating news.

Ford -xa -falcon -side -burntWatch the video; you’ll laugh and you will cry. It’s any car lover’s worst nightmare. Dean tells the story so well, and it has a happy ending so check it out!

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