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72 mustang sprint coupe Diamond in the rough
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            I purchased this car at an auction in 02 for dirt cheap, it had a bullet hole in the windshield and only half the front end was covered in a flame job that looked like a half blind arangatang had painted it on.The front fenders had been cut in half and rewelded due to a police chase, the entire red white and blue enterior had been repainted, and all of the wiring had been held together by ductape.
Just last year I ran the numbers and I found out that its a Rare sprint coupe. I've been slowly repairing the arangatangs damages whenever I get the time. Just recently I replaced the front fenders, repainted the doorjambs , refinished the entire enterior, Installed a all new Hd radio with surround sound speakers, Resoldered all the wire connections in the engine compartment as well as repainted the entire engine compartment front end and wheelwells, Installed new guages, and stripped 7 layers of paint from the hood. I also have a reverse cam, Dvd player, touch screen navigation and a bunch of other little gadgets that Ill be installing.
I like to call it The Pale Porse of Death. From what I have heard, the police chase theat it was in ended up in the driver getting shot and killed and thats why I got it so cheap.
Ill be glad to post pics of my progress later. these are the before I tore it all down and cleaned and painted everything pics.

302 5.0 fmx


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Drive it like its the end of the world and your on your way to pick your kid up from daycare.
#2
Welcome
It Sounds like this stang has a good home now. keep the pixs coming.
#3
Looks like a great project! Any plans to restore the Sprint graphics?

Welcome to the forums! Glad to have you aboard! welcome
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1971 Mach 1 - 306cid/C4 Bright Yellow
1972 Coupe - 306cid/C4 Gold Glow (in restoration phase)
#4
Welcome to the forum.Glad to see another one saved.
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#5
WELCOME aboard!

Sounds like you got yourself a "historic" car and that it is in very good hands.

Look forward to your interactions on the forums.

Again, Welcome!!

BT
#6
Welcome aboard! The car is in good hands now. We love progess pictures!
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White 1973 (351C stroked to 408, 4V, FMX) convertible with blue deluxe interior AC and power windows.

Mike
Irwin Pa (MCA # 52193)
#7
Welcome to the club. Looks like a pretty cool project. Nice save.

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
#8
(08-26-2010, 05:12 AM)rocketfoot Wrote: Looks like a great project! Any plans to restore the Sprint graphics?

Welcome to the forums! Glad to have you aboard! welcome

Not really, There really is no turning back from what's already been started. Im not sure what color I'll be painting it .
Drive it like its the end of the world and your on your way to pick your kid up from daycare.
#9
Welcome to 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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#10
nice ride you have there looks allot like mine.

ADBig Grin


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