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Matvex's 72 Mach 1
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Hi all, Thought id start a blog on my car. probably a little while away before I will make a start on it. I've never attempted a restoration on a car in the poor condition as my car is but always wanted to learn how to do the more difficult tasks in car restoration eg welding, bodywork etc. Here's a pic of the car and purchase receipt.

   
   
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Nicely optioned car. Good luck on the restoration and I am looking forward to seeing pictures of your progress. Don't hesitate asking questions. lots of help is available here.

-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.        

Some Mod pictures can be seen at:

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#3
Ok check this invoice for my convertible. Pay close attention to DATE INVOICE PREPARED and SHIP THROUGH data fields. Compare with yours!

   

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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#4
What is the body side tape stripe option relative to a Mach 1? Didn't the Machs already come with a side stripe?

Jeff
1972 Q Code Convertible
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#5
Nope. You could order a Mach1 without stripes. In that case they had a chrome molding above the rocker panel blackout.

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Mike

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

Check out my video:
http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-my-mustang-in-action

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#6
Good luck with your new project!

run_horse Run Horse Run!
John 72 Q Code
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#7
Thanks guys, heres a few more pics of what I got with the car.
   
   
   
   
   
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#8
AHHHHhnhhh
i see a original ram air set... HELP
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#9
eddyw;214680 Wrote:AHHHHhnhhh
i see a original ram air set... HELP

Yummy Big Grin

Tim

Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly Angel
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eddyw;214680 Wrote:AHHHHhnhhh
i see a original ram air set... HELP

Yeah there was a few goodies inside the car. I think the ram air set up is a reproduction though but better then nothing. This car is third in line for a restoration so it'll be a while before i get to it.


Question to the forum..

How clued up are the non Australian members on our Australian Muscle Cars?
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