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New project for this winter. 71 Mach 1
Great work and reasonable time too, to my slow butt that's about 750 hours worth of work. Nice!!!!
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This was a great read!! You did an awesome job. I am hoping I can get the courage up and learn how to do the body work on mine. I book marked this thread for reference and inspiration!!!

Thanks!
Wade
1972 Mach 1 351 cj 4speed
"We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it."--Thomas Jefferson

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(06-30-2017, 07:36 PM)turtle5353 Wrote: It's officially done!!! Got the tires on today and she went home!! Just wanted to say thanks for everyone's help through this build. I appreciated everyone's comments and well wishes. The owner picked up the car tonight and was very happy. I had 460 hours in it and a lot of bud light! Glad it's done and now I can move on to building that back deck for my wife!! Here's the finished pics with the new tires. As close to original looking as we could get. 
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Thanks!
Wade
1972 Mach 1 351 cj 4speed
"We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it."--Thomas Jefferson

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(10-30-2018, 06:38 AM)scgamecock Wrote:
(06-30-2017, 07:36 PM)turtle5353 Wrote: It's officially done!!! Got the tires on today and she went home!! Just wanted to say thanks for everyone's help through this build. I appreciated everyone's comments and well wishes. The owner picked up the car tonight and was very happy. I had 460 hours in it and a lot of bud light! Glad it's done and now I can move on to building that back deck for my wife!! Here's the finished pics with the new tires. As close to original looking as we could get. 
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Gorgeous!! AWESOME JOB!!!   thumb thumb

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Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

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Very well done

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"I love my Hookers!" and "Get some Strange" probably have a different connotation to non automotive enthusiasts!
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Just spent 3 hours going through this thread, Excellent work by you, in every way. Preserving a piece of Mustang history for the owner and everyone else to see. What this has done is made me really think about how much i should 'fix' rather than 'replace'. With all of the less than great re-pop stuff, whatever is original and really usable with some work really needs to be kept.
Just joined the group since I came across a 71 coupe which i got on the cheap. I call it a parts car, since Marti says it was a Grabber Lime, 6 cyl hardtop. Its still a hardtop with 4 wheels, but that's about it.
I really get into the detail shots to see what the 'correct' layout is. My car will never be restored back to stock, gong the restomod route. However with some half a__ed work, and not being familiar with the car, I need so see how these really go together.
Thanks for the read, and many, many tips.

John Woolley
“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
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