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Hi I am Nik. I am a Newbie to this forum, but not to Mustang Forums. Never been on one for my 1971 though. I am originally from Texas, just did a decade in the military and am looking to get my Mustang out of storage and do another restore on her. Her name is Victoria R, the R is for resurrection. I named her after her older sister that was a 2006 Mustang GT that I sold and 3 days later saw smashed to hell on the back of a tow rig. hence the name of the 71. Currently she has her stock motor which is a 2 barrel powered 302 with power steering and power brakes followed by a C4 automatic tranny and an 8.8" rearend. She has a decent paint job that was applied in 2003. She sits on a nice set of old school style Magnum 500 15x8's. A lot is going to change to her over the next few years. I hope to get a lot of advice and support from this site. Thanks!

<img src="http://www.7173mustangs.com/gallery/1_12_09_14_10_32_45.png" />

- Nik
#2
Welcome NikSmile. Lots of good info here.

My garage http://www.7173mustangs.com/forum-garage...rxt_uid=40

73 mach 1 351c 4v cc ported, torker2, 750 edelbrock,C6.
73 fastback 351c 2v,performer intake,600 edelbrock,fmx, 325 trac-lok.
#3
Welcome to the forums! Glad to have you aboard!

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
#4
WELCOME aboard, Nik!

First of all, THANKS for your service to our Country.

My SINCERE congratulations on your still having your first car. It sounds as if your '71 Grandé is going to receive some "special" treatment. I look forward to reading of your journey and interacting with you on the individual Forums.

Again, Welcome to the Site!

BT

Do the RIGHT thing.
#5
Welcome!!! NEED PICS!!!!!!!!


#6
Welcome. Looking forward to watching the build as it progresses. There are lots of knowledgeable folks on here that share their know how making this a great place to spend your Internet dime.

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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??
#7
Welcome Nik!

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#8
Welcome to the site from Virginia! Looking forward to seeing pics. Keep us posted on the progress.
#9
Hi Nik
This is a very cool forum, everyone is really helpful.
#10
A big welcome from Arizona. Thank you so much for your service to our great country. Really looking forward to pictures and following you along on the build.

'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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