Brian Darby & The Bill Goode
Golden Fleece -Falcon - Queensland # 5
Queensland # 5 - Falcon 6 Cylinder - built in 1960 from scratch by Bill Goode in Brisbane
restored by Brian Darby in Sydney 1995 to 1997.
XW 200 cu.in Ford Falcon engine - bored +.040" - flat top pistons - 30/70 Crow Cam - double valve springs - anti pump up hydraulic lifters - GS Falcon 2v head - 3 x 1 3/4" SU carburettors on Methanol - German Silver needles & seats - modifed oil pump & sump - adjustable timing chain - Holden Grey motor water pump fitted externally - hand made ( by Brian ) exhaust extractors - pressurised fuel tank ( to 2.5 lb sq" ) by std. mechanical fuel pump - modified cooling system.
All engine fitting and machining by Col Sutton - Peak Rebores - Peakhurst.
Drive line modifications by Ron Ward & Alan Streader.
Brian & Q5 win two major Show awards at the inaugural Vintage Speedcar Spectacular at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds Qld. in 1998.
Brian in Q5 with Pit Crew Barrie Ingham - Graham Gallagher in USA 35.
Q5 and Commodore tow car Rego # OOQ-005 in the morning fog at a Motel
in Wagga Wagga NSW.
Cooling modifications for Falcon engine.
Part of the display at the 2005 Royal Bathurst Show.
Brisbane Exhibition Grounds - Speedcar Spectacular - 2005.
Eastern Creek Shannons Car Show - 2005
Wangarratta Speedway - Vic. 2005.
Tamworth Motel for run at Oakburn Speedway - Tamworth NSW.
7 am at the 2005 NRMA Motorfest Sydney CBD - Alan Streader & Ash Kindred hang the banner for the display.
Moruya - NSW South Coast - 2005.
Horsham Victoria for run at Blue Ribbon Speedway..
Gosford Car Show - NSW Dec. 2003
Q5 with the John Harvey # 13 at Clovelly Beach - NSW - Display for up and coming NRMA Motorfest on Australia Day in the Sydney CBD - 2007.
At Murray Bridge - South Australia after the trip across from NSW in 2003.
Q5 having a rest at the Bathurst National Motor Racing Museum in 2007 .
Bob Blacklaw standing in front of his restored Cascio off USA 5.
2003 on the Hay Plains - NSW - this midget was on my tail all the way to S.A.
Ready for the Grande Parade - Brisbane Ekka - 2002
Ready for a run at Cullen Bullen Speedway NSW.