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1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1
1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Overview
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Owner : ponypastor
Data Added : 06-15-2011 - 08:53 PM
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Color : Grabber Green
Engine : 429-4v
Transmission : C-6
1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1
This is my first crack at restoring a 1971-1973 Mach 1. Originally was an H-Code, 351-2v, medium green metallic. I put a 429-4v from a 1969 Thunderbird into it for additional power. Added AC, Grabber Green paint job, black Mach 1 interior, stripes and decals, spoilers, honeycomb grille, pop-off gas cap, Flowmasters and dual exhausts. I drove it for an episode of the Great American Muscle Car in 2002. Even though it had the monster 429 motor, it was not as fast as the 71 M Code, 351-4v or the 72 R Code, 351 HO. I've seen it on e-bay a few times since then. Learned a lot about these vehicles on this my first try.
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1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Images
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1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Modifications
1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Details
Data Added : 06-15-2011 - 08:53 PM
Views : 7335
Color : Grabber Green
Engine : 429-4v
Transmission : C-6


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Nice car.
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#3
A very nice go for the first go at it. Job well done.
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#4
Looks good to me my friend.

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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??
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#5
Looks good, are you tempted to buy it back yet?



Mike AKA Ole Pony & Rare Pony

Our current Mustang garage/driveway
1973 Mustang Convert - Bought in 1974 - Still have it!
2004 Mach 1 Oxford White Auto, Bought Sept 06


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#6
Per your question, no I'm not tempted to buy it back. The paint job on this car was 10+. But I was not impressed with the 429 motor. It is "the wedge" version of Ford's 429, the type put in 60's Thunderbirds and Lincolns. Nothing close to the 71 429 CJ/SCJ. And, what is more, it was a one-wheeled wonder.

But it was fun creating the car, nonetheless.

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Tim: Restoring 71-73 Ponies, Restoring People
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#7
Nice mustang

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