Ben and Pat's car is a 1971 XY GT and was built in
1971. The paint code is I which is Jewel Green.
The car has undergone a full restoration and is a much loved member of the
family. It is powered by the famous 351Cubic Inch 4V Cleveland engine,
and the transmission is 3 speed FMX. The carby is a
vacuum operated secondaries 600 holley, and the 9" differential has a
2.75 ratio centre. The car still has the original Ford 'Super
Fringe' push button AM radio, and can often be seen cruising around Adelaide
and the surrounding districts. According to the Ford 1971 Build Sheets, only
four GT's were produced with this colour, trim and transmission combination.