Hey guys here is my 1972 Mach 1, some of you might have seen it on the introduction page but I'm going to continue posting here instead to keep you guys updated.
So the car is an original 1972 Mach 1 and it has a 351 Cleveland 2v. So I plan on keeping the Cleveland and building it up, I originally thought a high HP NA build would be cool but I think I am leaning more toward running twins. I feel running the twins will be a great way to demonstrate my fab skills while still achieving the performance goals i'd like.
The night that it is raining is the night my father and I went drove 3.5 hours away after a work day to go get the car. We made the entire trip without rain and as soon as we got within 5 minutes of my house (at 2am) it started pouring down rain. Luckily it cranked right up and I was able to pull it in the garage as the next time I went to crank it we determined it needed new points to be installed.
I made the alterations to the fender wells as I've always believed these cars would look way better if they were a bit more stream lined with a lower profile. I wanted to achieve that look without tucking too much tire/wheel into the fenderwell therefore I raised the fender wells two inches to where they are currently.
I've swapped out the stock manifolds with Hooker super competition ceramic coated headers that I swapped out the 3 bolt flanges with v-bands.
I've removed various dents and dings and continue to do so as the build progresses. Additionally, i'm in the process of fill all the holes where emblems, antennas and things like that were.
I intend on building a new front spoiler and rear spoiler from scratch, which will emulate the stockers but offer a little more style (not too much though).
Feel free to follow my youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrK9Sv-r_eR08NVd0ynfJMQ or instagram @tjhullfabanddesign
I hope you guys enjoy the build, and feel free to let me know what you think. I am getting more and more excited as it moves forward.