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IMG_4327.thumb.jpg.df57c436d097314f4c1cfc1340978395.jpgIMG_4277.thumb.jpg.555bf8963020431cd3e9ec0b50884bc5.jpgIMG_4327.thumb.jpg.df57c436d097314f4c1cfc1340978395.jpgI bought this car a few weeks ago.72 429 CJ tribute no its

not a real CJ engine.DOVE-C heads.The guy I bought it from didn't know much about it.Engine and tranny supposedly have about 4000 miles on them and I believe that to be true by the cleanliness.My plan is to build a very strong street car and occasionally take it to the strip (we don't have a drag strip in KC anymore).Heres what ive got going so far.RHP is building me a SCJ aluminum headed 521,600+ hp.I will be selling the engine in it now.Trans is still a decision I have to make.The one that's in it feels good and shifts good,might just see how long it lasts.Im upgrading the rearend to a Yukon N case 31 spline with Detroit Locker 3.50 with Currie axles.Have Calvert Racing split mono leafs,adjustable shocks and Cal tracs bars.Trying to figure out what I need to get a 275/60 on the rear and possibly going to try a 295/50 drag radial for trips to the strip.Going to be doing some brake up grades as well just haven't decided what yet.I ordered the tach that replaces the factory dummy guage cluster.Was wondering if anyone knows anything about this car seems like its been auctioned a few times.


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Congrats, looks like a really nice car.

-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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Good looking ride. Nasty power plant.

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Very impressive, looks like fun.

351w - Ford racing GT40X 178 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers - Comp Cams 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP hardware - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe - Duraspark - MSD digital 6al box - MSD TFI coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - weiand stealth intake  - edelbrock 1406 600 carb  - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 4.11 gears - traction lok - lakewood traction bars.                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here's the rundown so far.

RHP built 521 ci 630 hp 645 torque

Broader Performance C6 with 3000 stall convertor

3.5" steel driveshaft with 1330 yokes

Original 9" upgraded with Yukon N case,3.50 gear with Detroit Locker 31 spline,Currie axles.

Calvert split mono leafs stock ride height,Calvert adjustable rear shocks,Cal Tracs.

MSD 6al

Northern aluminum 2 row radiator with 1" tubes,Dual 11" electric fans on a Northern shroud.

2" VDO gauges in a reproduction upper console.

Rocketman tach conversion.

Went thru the whole car,rebuilt front end,all new brakes and brake lines,new poly bushings in rear.Stripped old undercoating off of bottom and repainted.

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