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    1971 Mustang Grande

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  1. :shootself: OUCH!!!!!! Thats one serious T-Bone. Surely thats not salvagable?
  2. David you know you want it so buy it :D I am sure you could sell it on if you change your mind later. How much is the seller asking for it??
  3. Found these when i've removed the passenger fender. 2 plastics covers at the front and the longer bit weird one behind. I actually found those also on my parts car Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Make sure you put them somewhere safe. They are rare and very very fragile/flimsey. They were only on the 71 and Boss. I was lucky when i removed R/H fender mine was still there albeit needing some plastic weld from a crack. I paid $100 for L/H side
  4. I had same issue. I had to replace hinge. My hinge spring is still there but snapped in 2 pieces. Dont know if it could be welded or a sleeve put over it. You may want to open and lift the door to see if there is any movement up/down. Chances are after nearly 50 years your hinge pins need replacing too.
  5. You read my thoughts. I was wondering if the heat gun would crack the glass. I am tempted to soften the goo with a heat gun for a easier removal
  6. Since buying my Mustang 3 years ago a lot more parts are available today than were 3 years ago. The front console ashtray repop is available and Don at Ohio Mustang stock these ::thumb:: However when it comes to the rear ashtray i cannot find a repop anywhere. So if at some point in the future you see a repop for sale or a NOS or you come across a used one that has never extinguished a cigarette and still has a good shiney layer of plating Please let me know. It may only be a small part that has no bearing on the cars performance and you will never know the inside of the ashtray is
  7. Thats some serious pitting Fabrice. I am sure nobody will even know once you have weaved your magic. I noticed you use yellow epoxy primer. Any reason why you use yellow? or did i mis-read you previous post a week or two ago? Once i have zinc plated the hinge on the ashtray i wil re-assemble it and post a picture. Still unsure how best to deal with the hinge pin going forward as the diameter of the pin is determined by the rounded pieces they slot into and a zinc plate may be too thick to allow free movement of the lid. I may need to invest in a micrometer to get the diameter of the
  8. I never heard the word "Saginaw" till i learnt my steering box had the name. Is there any connection to the place name?
  9. It took me 5 days to remove the black goo from both A-post trim and top trim using laquer thinners and around 15 rolls of kitchen towels. It was over half a inch thick in places. I am dreading taking the windshield out although there are a lot of scratches in the glass so if they are too deep it wont matter how many pieces it comes out in.
  10. Its been a while since i took these pics when i had the 351C engine out
  11. Thats in Ohio, Dons back yard. Go on Don You know you want it :D
  12. Cant wait to see progress on your resto. Keep us updated regularly My car was purchased from Pheonix. I checked the Marti report and it was sold when new in Pheonix so looks like it spent its first 45 years there. Now its in the UK. If your bodywork is as good as mine there will be a small rusted piece where the driver rests his foot. Other than that mine is rust free :D
  13. +1 Face to face has almost become extinct. There wasnt so mkuch violent crime. A fight used to be with fists only. LOL rap isnt music its people that cannot sing chatting sh-it Bring back national service and conscript ALL 18 year olds into the armed services for 3 years. That would sort most of todays problems
  14. I guess it depends on how bad you want NOS. I got a set of the full covers NOS for $25.00 because nobody bid and he had no reserve. The dog dish came on so many vehicles there should be tons of them. I had to replace two on my Maverick the second day I owned it. Tried to take a turn like I did in my 1950 Ford hot rod and the maverick just slid across three lanes and I hit the center curb barrier and turned the car up on two wheels and went weaving down the road on the two left wheels, lol. Guy with me freaked out. Bent the wheels bad and of course the trim rings and hub caps were trashed.
  15. I hate when stuff brakes on me, especially when I'm careful. These screws and clips were just so weak I wonder how long it would have take for them to break alone. For the ashtray, the top/cap is looking fine now, rust was only on mechanism which is now restored and greased. It's the insert, the actual ashtray that you can take out, that was pitted beyond repair, I saw on one place the rust devoured the metal so much I could see the plating from the other side! Thats the part I will replace by a new/better one eventually. There are 4 bits of metal pressed, but they didn't look like a go
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