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Hello all! Just picked up this beauty 2 days ago. I have been looking and found what looks to be a fun project. Its a 1971 Sportsroof with a 351c 2v and FMX transmission. The stock 8-track player still works. It has a eyeball burning Vermillion Interior (its growing on me). The only thing that does not work is the a/c (but it is all there and still connected), debating about removing it all and freeing up some engine space.

It was owned by an older gentleman who recently passed away. His father had purchased it originally and according to his son the miles(64,000) are original. It came from the factory pastel blue with the Vermillion. It was repainted a while back, not too good of a paint job and it has numerous small dings on the passenger side (no passenger mirror = bumps and scrapes).

I have restored a few cars in the past, the most recent being a 70 torino with the same engine. I'm feeling like this would be a fun project to make a little monster out of!





And the 8-Track collection that came with it! Keepin it Classy...


71 Sportsroof 351c 2v bone-stock....sofar. Working 8-Track player!

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Hello, welcome from France.

A + that you still have the original 8 tracks player, I'm thinking to install one in my car (I'll check on Ebay).

Very nice car you have, I love those rims, classic ;)

Mustang, beer and rock'nroll

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Super clean car good luck with your project.


Welcome from CA!



73 Grande

351C 2v

Now 4v Carb/Cam/headers/T5


Gasoline is for washing parts.

Alcohol is for drinking.

Nitomethane is for racing!



Work in Progress photos here:

Last Update: 4/23/16

























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Welcome from Iowa. I like the interior!

73 Grande H Code. Headman long tube headers, T-5 Transmission, 3.70 Traclok, Lowered 1" all around, Aussie 2v heads w/ 2.19 intake, 1.71 exhaust, screw in studs, full roller cam 608/612 lift 280/281 duration LSA 112, Quick Fuel 750 CFM double pumper, AirGap intake.


- Jason





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Welcome from TriCities WA.



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 from Oklahoma.


Nice to see a Sportsroof that someone hasn't tried to turn it into a fake Mach 1. (my opinion)

Becoming a rare one if you decide to keep it as stock as possible.


That interior is really cool.



1971 Boss 351  

1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 

1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 

1971 Hardtop (parts car)

1973 Mach 1 (parts car)

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Welcome from Denmark [emoji6][emoji106] Regards DK73



Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Regards DK73

So I'm a proud owner of one Mach 1 73! Regards Lars DK73:whistling:

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Howdy from Phoenix. I really like the look of your car. You have found a great and friendly place to learn and share!


73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)


Pics of modifications included in: [button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-1973-convertible--3335]My Garage[/button]


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Nice interior pics! My ophthalmologist is feeling fairly certain that my eyes really weren't burned out of my head, but I'm not sure. :D





"I love my Hookers!" and "Get some Strange" probably have a different connotation to non automotive enthusiasts!

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Welcome from Pittsburgh.

Please don't change a thing! The hubcaps, paint, interior... works just fine for me, thanks! And keep all of the AC stuff right where it is (for soooo many reasons). I agree, too many gussied up cars out there.

Mine is a Sportsroof as well.

Pete - MotoArts Decals and Signs

'71 Sportsroof 351C-4V/4-speed - FINALLY under construction - no, wait, on hold again...

'90 Mustang 7-Up 5.0 ragtop, rolling beater - SOLD

'66 Sunbeam Tiger Mk.IA, survivor

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Wow I just warped back through time seeing that car with an 8-track and tapes in a case wow love it I'd leave it just the way it is. Very cool ride. Welcome from Massachusetts.

Going fast is fun but life is short so slow down and enjoy the ride :D Frank

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Nice fastback. I agree with others. The car looks very original and I would keep it true to the window sticker and Marti report. Hard to find cars that were not modified.

Dave from PA

1972 Mach 1


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