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Prospective Mach owner!


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Hi everyone!

 

Thought I would make a proper introduction of myself as per the moderators recommendations.

 

My first mustang was a '66 coupe, restored that from the ground up, sold it and found a lonely '69 convertible that had been forgotten in a field for 20 some odd years.

 

The owner purchased it in the 90's, drove it 150 miles, got bored and parked it in the field. (I'm confused too)

 

Anyways, knowing the rarity of a '69 droptop, I had to try and buy it. Too my surprise, a few greenbacks later it was trailered home to me (yay!)

 

The car is a factory 302 four speed (Don't see that everyday) with a power top and manual EVERYTHING ELSE.

 

Talk about getting priorities straight?

 

Anyways, that's the same field fresh paint just with a little spit and polish, the interior is all original and the car is 100% numbers matching. It was a time capsule with everything from the original water pump to the original fuel pump. I attached pictures from the day it was brought home, the engine rebuild and the front end rebuild. (I really like torque thrust wheels if you were wondering)

 

I got the marti report back for the car and it's 1 of 245 convertibles EVER built with a 302 four speed. That's pleasantly surprising, eh?

 

Please enjoy my photo flood of cars... And stuff.

 

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Oh, and here's the '71 Mach (M code) that I'm looking to by from the original owner!

 

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Welcome from TriCities WA.

-jbojo

-john

(jbojo)

351C 4V cc heads, 10.5 : 1 CR, 290 Herbert cam, Flat top forged pistons, forged connecting rods, Atomic efi,

C6 with Gear Vendor overdrive, 3.89 Tru Trac, Hooker Super Comp with 2 1/2" Pypes Exhaust.        

 

Some Mod pictures can be seen at: [button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/forum-garage?filterxt_uid=2026]Bojo's Garage[/button]

 

 

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Welcome to the club from northern Nevada. Thanks for posting an introduction - and as previously mentioned, we're looking forward to your new acquisition. Glad to have you here!

Doc

Project started 8-7-10

Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system

Current "mini-project": interior upgrade :-/

[button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/forum-garage?filterxt_uid=76]Doc's Garage[/button][button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-1973-mustang-convertible-restoration-and-modification]Doc's Wiki[/button]

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Welcome to the forum from Ontario Canada!

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Ken

 

73 Convertible 302-4v-3spd yellow /white int

 

08 Bullitt 4.6-5 spd black/black int

 

 

All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy

[button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/forum-garage?filterxt_uid=327]Visit My Garage[/button]

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