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1972 MACH 1
1972 MACH 1 - Overview
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Owner : Richard Lookebill
Data Added : 05-29-2013 - 02:05 PM
Views : 2393
Color : Grabber Green
Engine : 351-C
Transmission : C-6
1972 MACH 1
This mustang I purchased in 1972. I had to sell it in 1988. It was found and purchased by my kids as a surprise last mo. there are several links to the story on the internet just Google Rick Lookebill Mach 1 there are five pages of links to different stories. It was even on the local TV station go to WTHI.COM type in Average Joe's "long ride home" you will see the story. looking to restore it some day ,when the money is available.It is also on stang.tv web sight.
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1972 MACH 1 - Images
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1972 MACH 1 - Modifications
1972 MACH 1 - Details
Data Added : 05-29-2013 - 02:05 PM
Views : 2393
Color : Grabber Green
Engine : 351-C
Transmission : C-6


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Jim,

First of all welome to the forum from West Tennessee. Your families You Tube video has done the rounds with our group and I would like to be one of the first to say you have a great story and a great family. You have found the most informative and friendly bunch of folks who appreciate the 71 -73 mustang as much as what you and your family appear to. Please share, learn and contribute as much as you can. We really look forward to sharing in your cars proud return to your family and how you last remember it.

BKDunha
72 Mach 1 H-Code (Concourse driven restoration)
67 S-Code Factory GT with 4-Spd

68 Mercury Cyclone (Pro-Street project)
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#3
Welcome to the site, Richard. Glad to have you here.

If you get a chance, please post a short intro in the Introductions thread a maybe tell us a little more about your story. The video is posted here somewhere and received many positive comments and Views.

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
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#4
Welcome to the site from Virginia! Yes, your video was posted here and met with great response. Sounds like you have a great family. We would like to hear more of the story and join in on the forums. I'll sure you will find a lot of support during your restoration process. Are you still smiling?



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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#5
Seen the video here,very cool.
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#6
Welcome from Arkansas. I saw the video here as well...great story
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#7
Welcome to the site and best wishes on returning your Mach to it's finest days!

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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#8
welcome from Fabulous Las Vegas! Glad to see you made it here!

- Travis



I'm an analog man in a digital world.
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#9
What a beautifull story, I had tears in my eyes while watching the video. Super story Smile
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#10
Great story! We are not very far apart. I have family out your direction.
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#11
I thought you had a great story. It must have been incredible to have your kids surprise you like that and have gotten your mustang back from so far away after all those years. I'm glad to see you here with the friendliest and knowledgeable bunch of mustang guys for our vintage cars! Big Grin

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#12
Found your story on You Tube great looking 72 Mach 1. I am still chasing my 72 hope to get it back some day, it was identical to your Mustang, same color, same options.
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