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1972 Mach 1 R Code 351 HO
1972 Mach 1 R Code 351 HO - Overview
Owner : ponypastor
Data Added : 05-01-2011 - 01:58 PM
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Color : Grabber Blue
Engine : R Code, 351-4v High Output, Solid Lifters
Transmission : Hurst 4 speed
1972 Mach 1 R Code 351 HO
A friend of mine in northern Alberta asked me to find and restore a 1972 Mustang. So, I searched and found this R Code Mach 1 in Grabber Blue. Originally came from PA (so I added a PA license plate to the front). Only 366 R Codes were made in 1972; so that means the '72 R Codes (in Coupes, Fastbacks, or Mach 1's) are the rarest (and least known) Mustangs ever. They are almost identical to the 1971 Boss 351's, except for the name and hood-paint, open-chambered heads instead of the closed chamber heads in the 71. They also can run on pump gas. No A/C allowed (the 3.91 trac.lok rear end would burn out the AC compressor); all came with 4-speed trannys. This Mach 1 could really melt the tires and make all Camaros eat its dust. Fastest car I've ever driven. Oh to find an R Code in Bright Lime!
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1972 Mach 1 R Code 351 HO - Details
Data Added : 05-01-2011 - 01:58 PM
Views : 15367
Color : Grabber Blue
Engine : R Code, 351-4v High Output, Solid Lifters
Transmission : Hurst 4 speed

That's a beautiful car Tim.

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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Wow Ponypastor you sure have had some outstanding cars!

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73 Convertible 302-4v-3spd yellow /white int

08 Bullitt 4.6-5 spd black/black int

All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy
Now THAT is beautiful!!!

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"If I were you...... I´d rather be me."  Tongue

Check out my video:


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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
Just beautiful man... I imagine the pleasure of feeling that ammount of power under your feet... Thanks for the post!

Damián Cool

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They are truly rare. I have had mine since it was new and have never seen another one except in pictures.
Thanks to all for your comments on this Mach 1. Much appreciated. Tim

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Tim: Restoring 71-73 Ponies, Restoring People
Wow what a car very nice.
beautiful car
That is a very nice car.

Hidden Horses
Very nice Mustang

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I missed this post. Very nice car Tim!

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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??
Nothing less than sure know how to do things right!

Real American Muscle.....Go Navy! Go Mustang!

"The World is a dangerous place.
Not because of the people who are evil;
but because of the people who don’t do anything about it."
Albert Einstein

My garage: Updated 4/15/2012
Nice car

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