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1972 Mach 1 from North Carolina
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Hi,
My name is Andy and I have had my Mach 1 for 22 years. The car is red with black strips, front and rear spoilers, and rear window slats. It is not restored. When I got it there were a mere 39,000 miles on it. I have done a lot of work on it over the years. It's current motor is a warmed over 478 CID big block. It's a pump gas motor with ported heads, mild hydrualic cam, Edelbrock intake and 750 carb. I put a little 125 HP shot of Nitrous on it. The rest of the running gear uses a C-6 with a 2200 rpm stall and a 9 inch and a Trac-lok and 3.50 gears. The car has standard red interior and Magnum 500's, 15x7 up front with 235-60's and 15x8 with 255-60's out back. I have alot of fun with it and drive it as much as I can. I saw a post on another forum about this site and joined up. It's great to see a forum just for the big mustangs!
Andy


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#2
Welcome aboard, Andy! Nice car you've got there. More pics are always appreciated, especially of that 478 beast. I'd love to see under the hood. Smile

Doc

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
Hey Andy! Welcome to the forums! Glad to have you aboard!

That is a great looking Mustang! As mentioned, more pics are always welcomed! Big Grin

welcome

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1971 Mach 1 - 306cid/C4 Bright Yellow
"Just relax, I've got a friend named Felix who can fix anything!" ~James Bond
#4
More BIG Block Power - Welcome aboard, Andy!!

It is GREAT to have so many members who have used the Ford 429/460 based motors in the 71 - 73 mustangs. This allegedly was Ford's original intent. You are in very good company here and I think you will enjoy the site.

Again, Welcome!

BT
#5
Ask and you shall receive...more pictures!
Andy


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#6
Cool ride Andy. Welcome aboard!

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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#7
Thanks for the pics, Andy. That is one sharp looking Mach 1. Any thoughts of doing anything more to it, now that the engine is a screamer?

Doc

Doc

[Image: 6y14ea.jpg]

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
#8
Simply awesome! Welcome aboard... lookin' forward to more pics when ya can - what you've shown us is definitely leaving us wanting more!

Eric

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#9
Awesome stang you have Andy keep the pics coming.
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