My new 1982 Ford Granada "street car" $5730

Illustration for article titled My new 1982 Ford Granada street car $5730

You know how this goes. You come across a car on craigslist that is worth twice the asking price in parts alone. You reach out to the seller . Ask them if they still have the car.. Then you knock $3-500 off the original asking price and this is what you get..


A 1982 Ford Granada LX Coupe in tan/gold with black interior and no motor or transmission.

Already installed from previous owner -

Tubular AJE K member

Tubular everything else

Drag coil overs with C&C plates installed

Flaming River Manual Steering Rack

Mach 1 front brakes

8.8 rear end with 3.73 gears

subframe connectors , Upper & lower control arms

New Carpet , Rear Seat & headliner

12 Gallon fuel cell + the rest of the fuel system (aeromotive fuel regulator, Holley Black Pump & aeromotive fuel filter)


Holley HP750 Carb

TCI outlaw shifter + Shifter Cable

All for $2182 its all the money I had in my pocket at the time..

A week or two goes by before I purchase a turn key Air filter to oil pan with MSD 6ls box 5.3 with 4th gen rotating assembly flat top pistons & mild ported heads and a BTR3 cam along with a mild built th400 and converter. for $3000


Long tube headers $375 shipped from ebay. 1-7/8ths to 3"

Sold the Nova Long tubes that came with the engine - $175

Another 3-400 in randoms , oil, gaskets, V Bands , $350

And this is what you get.. My 1982 Ford Granada 2 door LS swapped “street car” for $5730 I think I did pretty damn good.

Sorry for the shitty quality who knew VHT & iphones don’t mix..


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