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Russ 71Mach1 07GTCS 16GTCS

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  1. Rear panel below rear window. How is it installed? I had thw rear window seal replaced now cant get that rear panel installed. Hoping it did not need to go in before rear window.....
  2. Great pic, thanks for helping me understandstand. I bought a bit of a Frankenstein and figuring out what original was, as I go. My 72 convert was all done right, this looked done but finding more issues as I go.
  3. So are we saying all fastback, back seats are the same, if they fold down or not? If so, on non folding seats, what covers the upper backseat metal frame? Carpet?
  4. Question about mach 1 back seats, I assumed fold down was different too. Mine is not and I have about a 1" gap on both sides of the top half, it does not reach to either rear quarter. Why would there be a gap there? I assumes the seat back was wrong for the car. I know the rear quarters don't seem correct, the 2 bottom bolt holes don't line up, I only use the front holes to bolt to car.
  5. Thanks for the info (not sure why I am not getting notifications when others post on this string). So the string is just to drop the glass in place, then pull it out?
  6. I am going to have to pull the rear window. It actually moves when I press down on 2 of the corners, pretty sure water is getting under the window seal. I've seen a 360 mustang article talk about using string as part I install but it wasn't clear what they did with it. Another writeup on this site. Still unclear. Like the idea of not using close cell foam. Do the windows just press in and hold, no sealer or "glue"? No wonder they leak?
  7. Does the trunk get wet if the rear window leaks? I have a new trunk seal. Dump water over rear window and seems to follow the roof of the trunk and get pretty , really wet.
  8. You live better than I, MN has not gotten much snow this year like u. Trick is winter outdoor activity, snowmobile is the only way to survive Feb's. Winters long otherwise.
  9. So, had 72 convert, 351c auto, Mach 1 clone, sold it 3yrs ago. Not looking ran into 73 Mach 1, I convinced my wife we needed. Kids r all happy again, very sad the 72 went. 73 is a 20fter. Have a 351c to sell, that was not put together right but has all parts to put back together, 4B alum intake, mild cam. Might include CJ heads. Want 2 upgrade all 6 gauges but don't like Dakota options. Want 2 c if a double din touchscreen will go in, found a single din w pop out touchscreen, need backup cam for fastback. Not restomod but want modern features, will take on trips.
  10. Had a 72 I swapped out the dash bulbs w/LEDs, went with aftermarket oil/temp/Volt and had DIN aftermarket stereo. The radio was crazy bright, gauges good and dash leds still couldn't see speedo or fuel (radio too bright) I don't want to do that again with my 71 Mach1 now. Has anyone put in a 6 gauge matching LED kit? Allowing light switch dimmer to dial in brightness across entire dash? Ideally colors selectable (prefer classic green, but choose matching red if in mood). Saw Glow Shift, for example..even has GPS speedo, no tire, trans or rear end matching required
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