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Old 11-08-2015, 06:25 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, 10:50 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, 06:24 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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Update... Sure... We have been able to get some work done. Fall and winter were taken up with Winter Guard, and Robotics for Shelby. And on my side I was working 14-16hr days from mid December until last week.

The new springs and shackles arrived from Mustangs Unlimited. The trac loc has been set up. I took lots of pictures and may post this as a how to. Its all but identical to setting up a 9" rear so I think folks might like it. I'll post it here and on the MII site. The rest of the Granada rear is cleaned up and I'm in the process of getting the new brake brackets for the rear calipers welded up.

We got the engine flushed and got the new cam in it. Hopefully get the inake/carb/valve covers on it and get it finished up to go in the car.

so... a little progress. I'll post pics when I get a break and download from the phone
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