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Project Someday- 73 Mach 1- FIRST START UP VIDEO!
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Hey everyone i joined this forum a while ago looking for advice and decided to share with ya guys what my progress has been lately. I bought my car when i was 18, it was in rough shape, 302 was smoking, hidden rust in many areas..you guys know the deal. I decided to go with a little more power and got a 351W block and a buddy of mine helped me build this motor to a 408 stroker. bored .30 over, all forged internals, main gurdle, harland sharp rocker arms, edelbrock performer intake, flat top pistons,afr 205 renegade heads, 541 544 hyd lift cam.750 carb. I am 21 years old now, and have finished putting KYB Gas a Just shocks all around, upper & lower ball joints, lower control arms, outer tie rods, all new brakes from the spindles out in the front, swapped to a 9" rear in the back rebuilt those brakes, Tin Man subframe connectors, undercoated car, all new brake lines, brand new gas tank and sending unit, new fuel kit from summit racing, so all new aluminum line going up and new filter and electric pump. I am working on finishing up wiring this car now and getting ready to crank it for first time!! i am very excited. After that i am most likely putting my car in epoxy sealer until i finish the body work, and i would like to get the interior back in this summer, the sad thing is my family owns a body shop and i am the painter lol and my car will look like $H!T but oh well lol i just wanna drive it i cant wait any longer! sorry i dont have to many pictures but i will keep adding over time, and hopefully video very soon of first start up! OH i did go with everyones advice on here and i painted my engine bay the color of car, PRP CHRYSLER color, dark cherry pearl, very nice i love it. Let me know what yall think of my progress so far, remember dont judge to much i am still young and dumb. Smile
Jake

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#2
Good job, its coming along I'm sure you can't wait to drive it!
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#3
Like those AFR heads...good job
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#4
With work like that, you are hereby withdrawn, removed, and banned from using the title "young and dumb". Great work and documentation!

Doc

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Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
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#5
Nice work!

That is going to be a real nice ride when you get it together.

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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#6
Looks good keep up the nice work!

I like the colour, think it'll look sharp when she's all done!

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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
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#7
Looks like you have been busy. I can't see any reason to call yourself dumb! Can't wait to see the start-up video!



Mike AKA Ole Pony & Rare Pony

Our current Mustang garage/driveway
1973 Mustang Convert - Bought in 1974 - Still have it!
2004 Mach 1 Oxford White Auto, Bought Sept 06


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Started my baby yesterday for the first time, and almost done timing it today, gotta get a new fitting for the fuel line that goes into the regulator since shes pissin gas. Im so happy tho!

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Nice job,thanks for shearing.
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