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FINALLY! After several replacements I finally heard my pony snort this week! I posted a couple times here seeking help, thanks for the inputs. After replacing: the ignition switch, ignition coil, plugs, wires, rotor,cap, condensor,points, fuel filter, battery and solenoid, I hired a moblie mechanic who adjusted the points and choke.

It then fired up, and man what a sound it was! Pure Detroit muscle. They just don't make 'em like that anymore. It's been years since I heard an engine (351c) so powerful. It's what I've been waiting for since I bought it this past summer.
Congrats......glad that you got her going!

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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
Congrats! Now just don't let it sit - that's the worst thing. Enjoy it!


1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
Well done. Determination and hard work pays off. Chuck
peche 71 does I-90?

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.
Congrats on the fire-up!

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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maybe next summer i'll be on I-90, it'll get the occasional start this winter to keep her warm, and it'll be garaged so work can be done in and out , up and down. Still a few things to do, well several things! A video would have been nice, but we found out the alternator is bad; when we disconnected the negative cable the vehicle died, and the battery was drained. Looks like i also need a new fuel pump. Go figure.
Should have towed it to Q's house. It would have been faster and cheaper.

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351C Bold Manners, Brash Attitude
Favorite Teams: Michigan Wolverines and Whoever Is Playing Ohio State.

When I drive past a herd of cows, the cows MOO at me
picture/video or it didn't happen.

j/k with ya. good job getting it going, how well does it run?
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