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Hey Guys!

 

Glad to have found you. Nice to see some others who value the big bodies as much as I do. As you can see from my avatar, I have been a big body guy since the 80's (purchased in 1980 and sold in 83) and now recently (6 weeks ago) I was able to complete my search for another '72 Fastback. This one has Mach badging so I am converting it to a full Mach. It has a 351C 2Vwith long tube headers, and decent exhaust. The big selling point for me was body was nearly rust free, normally hard to find here in Missouri. Since I knew this would be a "project", I also have a 2006 GT Coupe in Screaming Yellow with blackout hood, deluxe Interior, classic rear spoiler, and DD chrome bullits. This has been my "car show car" for the last 4 years and I am past VP of our local Mustang club, currently webmaster.

 

As one gentleman stated, I also am afflicted with CMD and have YMF (Yellow Mustang Fever) as well. I am posting some pics of both my babies for your viewing.

 

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The '72 is going to be a long process as it was originally a brown fastback with brown interior. When it was painted yellow/black, they dyed the interior to Ginger. I have chosen to convert it to black and am in process of strip down and do a quick dye job, and will change out with true black interior as I go along (and funds become available). Here is a shot of the lady at our Club annual car show last month. I consider this a "as found" picture:

 

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Here are some pics of both "ladies". Hope you all like, and pardon for posting a "new" pony on the site.

 

Thanks,

John

 

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1972 Fastback

Zinc Yellow / Black Trim

 

2006 GT Coupe - Mach 1 Tribute

Screaming Yellow / Black Trim

 

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Central Missouri Mustang & Ford Club

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Welcome to the group, John. Thanks for posting pics with your intro, as well as some bio info.

 

I doubt anyone here will take offense at '06 sitting next to your new Mach project - the '72 makes up for it, IMHO. :)

 

Keep us posted about your progress.

 

Doc

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 :-/

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WELCOME aboard, John!

 

...and I, too, love your choice of "color" for your "projects." They are both very nice, indeed.

 

I think you will love it here and look forward to interacting with you on the different forums.

 

Again, WELCOME!

 

BT

Do the RIGHT thing.

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What??? This place is being overrun by yellow Mustangs. Ain't it COOL!!

Welcome aboard

[align=left]Jeff T.

 

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passengers. [/align]

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