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#1
Hello everyone,

I am not new here, but I have a new car to introduce.
And I'm sorry to stole this Mach 1, was still in US last july, but was the destiny, it was in the book, I was waiting a white Mach 1 and it came Smile

The bad news is that I lost my job, in gas and oil field I never saw this, lot of colleagues lost their job,and I was in that train.
Anyway, I didn't left with empty pockets. So ------>
Last saturday, I was checking on the net in France about Mach 1 and I found one. Unfortunatly the garage was open from monday to friday.
Anyway, I called him early monday morning to puta serious option on this car, and I told him I drive next wednesday to him. I left yesterday morning 8h30 am, arrived there around 16h00 pm, back home next morning, this morning 1h30 am.

I was like a children, again, looking for his toy, and When i saw it, I already knew was mine.

I have now a lot to do, the car comes from Mississpi, not the best cause humidity, but a lot of corrossion is at surface. The only part I need to change is the part in the back, between the bumper and the trunk. The car looks stock. The engine starts, no smoke of oil. Looks like was a vivyl on the roof. The tires are still E70/14 looks original.

What I would like is the tachometer, I have again the idiot light, and also there are not the 3 guages in the center console.

But the car is not at home yet, 450 miles from home.

The owner was Mr Darrel Smith from Olive Branch MS.
If you see him, tell him I will take care of this Mach1 Smile

Do you like pics? Oh yes...
So here is my new project:

   
   
   
   
   
   
   


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#2
Congrats on the Mach , Q code Too. Looks pretty solid

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#3
Cool. Congrats


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#4
Congrats on the new car.

-john
(jbojo)
351C 4V cc heads, 10.5 : 1 CR, 290 Herbert cam, Flat top forged pistons, forged connecting rods, Atomic efi,
C6 with Gear Vendor overdrive, 3.89 Tru Trac, Hooker Super Comp with 2 1/2" Pypes Exhaust.        

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#5
Welcome from West Virginia! Nice find Qcode with a C6 and 3.25 rear.
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#6
Bienvenue dans un autre Mustang ami de la France; bon projet devant vous: belle couleur blanche, 351c-4v; Mississippi voitures ne sont pas trop mauvais. Meilleurs voeux!

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Tim: Restoring 71-73 Ponies, Restoring People
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#7
Welcome from northern California.

mike

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#8
Wow and welcome.

Nigel B

1972 Mach 1 Cobra Jet 4 speed

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#9
Glad you got the car but not so good to loose your job. It is so odd that all of a sudden oil is everywhere and too much. Russia is really hurting because of price drops.
Be sure and take lots of pictures before you take the car apart for cleaning and detailing. It looks to be pretty much original. All the brackets under the hood look to have the correct colors and finishes just need to be properly refinished.
I have a couple of the tachs and center gages. Let me check and see so much packed in garage difficult to find. Will have to look at your sticker and see if you have the deluxe interior or standard. The gage bezels are different. You will also have to get the wiring to support the gage dash and center gages which is unique to the 73 I have been told by Midlife.
I am sure Don would help you with the tail light panel that is rusty. This happens due to the bad gasket design used sealing on the inside instead of the outside. They all leak and rust.
Good luck on your build,
David


When a man is in the woods and talks and no women are there is he still wrong??
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David
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#10
Congratz

Greetings from Belgium.
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