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Old 07-23-2011, 10:22 PM
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hello everyone, just joined the cite and ready to ask questions about modifying and restoring my 1972 Mach 1. It needs a new paint job back to the original color and minor interior work and other things to make this car a complete restoration. I am also looking to up the power of this pony a little to show off a bit!
dont know how to upload a picture of it to this thread
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Old 07-25-2011, 01:03 AM
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For photos the easiest way i know is sign up to http://photobucket.com/ its free upload them there and just copy and paste the [img] link in any forum.The best site i know for info is http://429mustangcougarinfo.50megs.com/ for parts http://www.ohiomustang.com/ has the most in one stop.The only rack and pinion is http://www.rrs-online.com/ And if you want anything billet for it http://www.eddiemotorsports.com/stor...uct_list&c=342 anything you can't find on these sites let me know.
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:18 PM
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thank you guys so much. i was wondering if i could be able to get a supercharger for my 351C without tearing up the hood? just out of curiosity...
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Old 07-26-2011, 05:30 AM
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That looks really cool in survivor condition that its in. I like it. Does it really need to be completely restored? Please don't cut up that awesome hood.
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:46 AM
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You want a centrifugal supercharger but i can't find a kit for a cleveland its been done but most was custom.
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:40 AM
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yeah i dont wanna mess up the originality of my car. i would like to completely restore it in order to sell it for the highest price, its about 85-90% restored right now, with no rust and only minor body work. The biggest project left is painting back to the original Grabber blue and black.
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Old 07-28-2011, 01:34 AM
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Honestly the 71-73 are the red headed step child of early mustangs.Some love them a lot don't like them so selling it later for a high number will take a long time.
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by andrewmp6 View Post
Honestly the 71-73 are the red headed step child of early mustangs.Some love them a lot don't like them so selling it later for a high number will take a long time.
Times have changed, this was an old common 1980s opinion. 71-73 are going way up in value, probably because they're getting so rare. Nobody restored them in the 80s because of that attitude, so now the 71-73s are rare and the earlier models are way too common. Look at Mustang shows, there's rows and rows of 65-70s and hardly any 71-73s.
About a month ago at Mecum Auctions I saw three 71s in a row go on the block for good money:
A restored 71 Mach1 with 429--$46K
A unrestored 71 Boss 351 ---$46K
And the surprise, a show quality restored 71 Mach1 with 351---$47K
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i need to change my shorts.....man nice ride!
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