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Howdy: my intro...
#1
I've been on this a couple weeks and posted a pic of my ride (71 Mach 1), so I decided to introduce myself.

I've been a Mustang nut since 1964, but didn't own one, a '66, until 2004. In 2007, I bought my '71 Mach and have been working on it since. This is a numbers-matching car, and has the fold-down rear seat and ram-air system among other things. A 351C 4V is under the hood. A show car (and multiple show winner), I've restored it as close to factory specs as possible.

My winter project, which I hope to start in a couple weeks, is to pull the motor and rebuild it since it's getting very tired at about 95k miles and is using oil way faster than I'm comfortable with. I'm putting in a bit more aggressive cam and beefing up the valve train (keeping the hydraulic flat tappets), plus changing to Keith Black hypereutectic pistons with chrome/molly rings. When all's said and done, it should be well north of 400hp at the flywheel, and I hope that will translate to close to 400 at the rear wheels. Can you EVER have enough power????
#2
welcome from alabamawelcome

in loving memory of my son ..Jason
#3
WELCOME aboard, Dan!

Sounds like you have a really nice "project" there. Since you have restored your Mach I, I would think that you will bring a lot to the Site. I look forward to interacting with you on the forums.

Again, Welcome aboard!!

BT

Do the RIGHT thing.
#4
Double Welcome from Alabama................

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#5
Welcome tot he forums! Glad to have you aboard!

welcome

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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
#6
Welcome to the club, Dan! Glad to have you here.

Sounds like a great ride you've got, and I'm looking forward to reading about your engine upgrade. Pics, of course, are always very much appreciated!! Big Grin

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
#7
welcome from East Tn enjoy the site and jump right in and make yourself at home.
#8
You've found the spot. This is the best site for my 'stang that I've found. Don't forget to ask questions or for parts.

1973 Mach 1 - Medium Bright Yellow - (in restoration mode)
#9
Hello and welcome to the forum.I hope you will have lots of fun here and will enjoy our company..
#10
Welcome from Ontario, Canada.welcome
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