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Lightly modded 1971 Mustang Mach 1 Redo
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http://www.jefflilly.com/gallery/muscle-...index.html

Very nicely done. Tasteful mods. I think the car still keeps the overall feel of the original while making some cool changes. I'm gad to see this car sans rear spoiler or aftermarket louvers.

Personally - I would have preferred the owner/builder not adding side stripes to the Mach 1 since it did not come with them. Side stripes can look cool on some bodystyles but mach 1's also look great (tough) without them - with the correct lower body brightwork molding still intact. On this car, they blacked out the brightwork. Dodgy It works if one is going to run the stripes. I'll admit the blacked-out molding treatment goes along well with its subtly modded theme. Oh yeah - Grabber Green could have been super cool, too. LOL

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#2
Stunning photography.
Definitely a little "Neat Image" or similar touching up going on there... the pix are just too perfect...!
Either that or my car's crap! Hehe

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Jim
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#3
Super clean car, I feel like a hack after looking at the pictures of all the detail work.

351w - Ford racing GT40X 178 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers - Comp Cams 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP fasteners - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe -  MSD digital 6al box - MSD coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - ported weiand stealth intake  - edelbrock 1406 600 carb  - edelbrock rpm fuel pump - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 3.50 gears - traction lok - competition engineering subframe connectors - lakewood traction bars.                                            










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#4
Nope - go check out all the 'progress' pics. I posted this one a few years back, and they went crazy with getting all the gaps and body work absolutely correct, using a lot of the techniques and tricks that Scott has shown us on his cars.

This is a damn nice car - I can't wait to see Scott's '72 all said and done!

Eric

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#5
They did such a great job with the gaping, it almost looks computer generated...but I know it's not
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#6
Nice car. I would be afraid to drive it. Makes mine look like a piece of s**t. Sad

- Travis



I'm an analog man in a digital world.
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#7
Mister 4x4;153577 Wrote:Nope - go check out all the 'progress' pics. I posted this one a few years back, and they went crazy with getting all the gaps and body work absolutely correct, using a lot of the techniques and tricks that Scott has shown us on his cars.

This is a damn nice car - I can't wait to see Scott's '72 all said and done!



Here's a direct link to the build progress:

http://www.jefflilly.com/gallery/muscle-...build.html

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#8
What a awesome car! It's good to see our cars being taken to this level.Cool
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