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Newbie Ontario 71 Convert 5.0 EFI T5 5Spd
Welcome to the forum. Nice to see someone else from Ontario with a 71 convertible.

May see you out on the roads.

Special K
Welcome from New Jersey. I'm jealous....HMMM....5 speed.

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Howdy from Seattle. Love that color. More pics when you get a chance.

Hi from Phoenix. I read the details. First, a lot more love on this board for our years. Wink

The engine swap sounds great. Not surprized you had to stiffen the chassis. When you get a chance maybe do a write up on the swap with some pics in a build thread. It's interesting the exhaust manifolds worked with no mods, that could be valuable to someone looking to do a similar swap.

You will find a nice home here.

73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

Pics of modifications included in:
Welcome! :-)
Looks good and welcome from Newcastle Australia.
welcome2   from Belgium
Welcome from another convertible guy!

I hope you enjoy the site

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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just a quick picture under the hood.
Yes some unfinshed things like the power distribution front PS corner and the clutch cylinder resevoir, and fuse box mounting.....but has been 100% operational for a long long time.
Will try to accumulate notes and details on the swap, btu really busy right now.
The aluminum cowel support braces are not REQUIRED, but make life much easier under the hood on these cars
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Welcome from northern California.


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