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New Member Pennsylvania - 73 FB
#1
Great forum! I just bought a 73 Fastback with a 351c v2 last month, a Christmas present to myself. Needs work, but pretty decent condition all in all.

I started with a tuneup and got it running fairly well. One problem I'm having is I can't adjust the timing because the distributor won't turn. I took some advice from the forum posts and spray it with PB blaster and tap with a hammer everyday. I'm trying to be patient with it.

I am working on the interior now. Stripped it and cleaning up some surface rust. Painting the trim and replacing the carpet. I'm not looking forward to installing a new headliner, so I'll save that for spring.

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#2
welcome from Maine . Nice lookin' car , those X-mas presents you pick out yourself are always the best ! Big Grin

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460 , Edelbrock Performer carb. + intake , 204 / 214 cam , Pertronix Flamethrower 2 billet dizzy + coil , Crites long tubes , C6 .









#3
Welcome from coastal Alabama! Be sure to drop a pin on our Member Map under the Fun Stuff tab at the top of the page.

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
73 F-code Convertible, Planned: color TBD/Black top/White Int., 351C, 5-spd, 3L50.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
#4
Welcome to the site from Virginia. Nice looking fastback. Good luck with the distributer and keep the updates coming.
#5
Welcome from western Tennessee! welcome Nice looking car. I really like that blue. I just bought a 73 Mach 1, to replace my car-B-qued coupe. The Mach 1 isn't nearly as nice as yours, but someday... Smile

Ron
Rusty, a 1973 Mach 1, needs a lot of work.
Billy, a 1976 Ford Bronco, also needs a lot of work.
El Guapo, a 1986 F150, frame-off Resto-Mod.
Bubba, my 1994 F150, daily driver
Formerly, a 1973 Ford Mustang Coupe - a work in progress, then a car-b-qued banana.
#6
73MustangCoupe;164387 Wrote:Welcome from western Tennessee! welcome Nice looking car. I really like that blue. I just bought a 73 Mach 1, to replace my car-B-qued coupe. The Mach 1 isn't nearly as nice as yours, but someday... Smile

Thanks....mine looks good from a distance.
#7
Welcome from central Ohiowelcome Nice looking fastback you have there. I like those blue Mustangs! This forum is a huge resource for anything you need to do to your car. Don't forget to use the Google Search feature (upper right corner) to look for existing threads on any topic. Post up some pics of your interior if you get a chance.

Steve
73 Mach 1 Blue Glow/Argent Q Code C6 Auto
73 Mach 1 Blue Glow/Argent Q Code 4 Speed
#8
Looks like a 69/70 pop open gas cap on there, is that right? I like it, but I'm surprised it fit!

1972 H-code Mach1
2010 GT Premium
2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T
1995 F150- The "home depot" machine
2012 Harley Davidson Road Glide Ultra
#9
Welcome from TriCities WA
-jbojo

-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:

#10
Welcome from Rhode Island!

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Iyman
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