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new guy Ipic added)- old mustang owner
#1
Howdy
I have owned two 73 mustangs in my life. The first was a stock Mach I. Got it when I was 16, got wrecked by a drunk driver when I was 20. Replaced it with a 73 drop top, grabbed the guages and some of the other stuff out of the Mach I. I have owned the drop top ever since (27 or so years now).

The convertible used to be my daily driver so it has been through a lot. Always been a rolling resto. Needs a little bit of TLC but looks good at a distance.

Mods:
9" 3.50 gears
Global West sub frame connectors
Traction bars (the under spring shelby style)
Global West Strut Rods
C6

Powered by a mildly built 351C. 4bbl heads, 4 bolt, comp 270 cam, forged pistons, hookers, glass packs, rhodes lifters and topped with a tri-power (350 cfm center and two 500 on the outside). Keep in mind 2bbls are rated different than 4bbls so it's not as extreme as it sounds...



I will post some pics soon.


'Mike'
73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

Pics of modifications included in:
#2
Will E,

Welcome. Glad to have you along for the ride with us here. Congradulations on the keep. I am looking forward to seeing the pictures.
#3
Sounds nice, we like pics. Very cool that you've had it for so long!

Steve



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#4
Welcome to the forums! We're glad you found us!

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
#5
welcome to the forum from Ont Canada....we love drop tops!!

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Ken

73 Convertible 302-4v-3spd yellow /white int

08 Bullitt 4.6-5 spd black/black int


All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy
#6
Welcome to the site. Glad to see another convertible saved. Make sure you post up on the Body Style Poll here: http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-body-...body+style
#7
Welcome to the forum..

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#8
Welcome to the site !!
#9
welcome I'm BACK
worthless
#10
Tnfastbk;24814 Wrote:welcome I'm BACK
worthless



Yeah, I tried to load a couple, and it looked like it worked, but they didn't actually attach. They may be too large.


'Mike'
73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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