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Hello all
#1
I am selling my 65 fastback restromod project and going to be buying a 7173 mustang. I live in Tigard, Oregon which is a located near Portland. I have always loved the 7173 style of Mustang and its about time I get one. So I will be posting questions about what to look for and what to look out for soon.
#2
Welcome to the club from northern Nevada. You're in the right place for all things related to 71 - 73 Mustangs.

Doc

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Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
#3
Welcome to the forum, from The Forida Panhandle.
That 65 2+2 should give you a good boost toward your 7173 choice
Might even to well to use it as trade bait. Go to local & regional Mustang shows(Mustangs Northwest Round Up in Seattle), and meet fellow Stangers. Always a great source of Mustangs fer sale.

Best and Welcome
Tubo
#4
Welcome.

Different car from the 66 but one you will enjoy immensely.
#5
Welcome from Central Virginia! There are plenty of deals out there i would suggest though if you have the trade or cash to buy one that has been restored or mostly restored and will save you immensly as you will find there are not as many reproduced items for the 71-73 as there is the 65 era.

Things to look for:
typical floorpans/cowl areas for cancer
cancer in the tail light panel trunk floor (common)
cancer around very bottom of the doors/seams

Thankfully the 7173 seem to preserve a bit better than the first years stangs so chances of finding a relatively solid car are good.
#6
Welcome from Oklahoma.

Great site and great people who all are serious fans of the 71-3 Mustangs.

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
#7
Welcome from coastal Alabama! Sounds like a good plan you've laid out.

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
#8
Welcome from Arkansas...Glad to have you in the forum
#9
Welcome from Sunny SoCal! You won't regret the decision for a moment!

2013 Ford Focus SE Flex Fuel 5spd - Daily Driver
#10
Welcome from France
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