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Old 11-08-2015, 07:25 PM   #31
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Rob, I like that seat as well. If I use these I don't think I'll need to get the rear seat redone since its already black. The pleats are a bit wider, but I can live with that.

I may stop by and check them out this week. Let me know a good day. Can either do a lunch time visit or after work.
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:50 AM   #32
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so, some more pics and an update-

Got the manifolds sandblasted and repainted

before...
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after...
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The Granada rear end is cleaned up and apart, ready for reassembly and addition of brake caliper brackets

freshly powerwashed...
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Sandblasted the carrier & cleaned up the bearing caps etc...Click the image to open in full size.

Began to take the old 4 lug rear out. Tried to use solvent and an impact but no luck on the u bolts, rusted solid so I get the torches out and what does Shelby say? - 'Please tell me I get to learn how to use the torches.' Thats my girl

So, Shelby getting ready for her maiden 'torching'
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And of course nothing goes as planned. I guess new springs are required...
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so, new springs and shackles ordered from Mustangs Unlimited... And finally get another weekend in the shop in a few days. So hopefully we can get the rear diff/gears assembled, caliper brackets welded up, new springs/shackles installed and put under the car soon.
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Old 12-03-2015, 07:24 AM   #33
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Strong work! BTW, let me know when you want to come by and look at those seats. I've got them at the shop.
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