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Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Pegleg/Steve and live in the U.K

I have recently purchased a 1971 Mustang Grande 351c 2v 5.8L.

The car was purchased here in the U.K from a car dealer/importer.

The car has lived its life in Nevada. The upside is a rust free car apart from battery tray and apron i assume from battery leeks over the years. The downside to a life in Nevada is all perishable items like rubber and cloth have all but disintegrated. On the whole i would prefer a solid body and have to do the easy stuff like rubber and cloth replacement.

My Plan is long term;

1. Make the car road worthy and get the car M.O.T.'d-Road worthy

2. Register the car here in the U.K

3. Strip the engine and get everything tight again

4. Body off frame. Respray to body and powdercoat chassis

5. All new nuts and bolts, all new bolt on pieces to top of car

6. All new pieces to underside of the car

Resulting in concours finish.


1971 Grande


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Welcome from West Texas!


Hint: the car is 'unibody,' so lots of luck getting the body off the frame. :whistling: ;) :D


Oh yeah, I almost forgot:





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Welcome from Iowa.

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 Denmark northern part of Europe [WINKING FACE] [THUMBS UP SIGN] Regards Lars DK73


sent from my 2303. Regards Lars DK73 Denmark

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

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Hello from Mississippi. Glad to see another UK member added to our ranks. We have a lot of members outside the US, so the popularity of the Mustang seems as strong now as it was in April 64 when it was introduced to the world! There is a lot of experience and knowledge here and members willing to share it, so don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions. Welcome to your new Mustang home!



No Officer...I really don't know how fast I was going, my speedometer stopped at 140!

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Hi Steve, and welcome from Brisbane, Australia. We have a few Forum members from the UK as well. All the best with your Grande plans for the future. Hope you enjoy the Forum.



:whistling: LORD, MR FORD - JERRY REED

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Howdy from Arizona. Yeah, we are lucky that our cars don't rust but unfortunatly the sun takes out the rubber. You have come to the right place for info and encouragement.


And yeah, they are unibody cars so you can't do a 'frame off' restoration. That doesn't mean you can't make it pretty. ;)


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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Welcome to the site from Virginia! Sounds like a great plan! Looking forward to seeing pictures.

Mike AKA Ole Pony & Rare Pony
Our current Mustang garage/driveway
1973 Mustang Convert - Bought in 1974 - Still have it!
2004 Mach 1 Oxford White Auto, Bought Sept 06







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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.



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 Germany






1972 Mach 1, 351C-2V, wimbledon white, blue all vinyl luxury

born in Dearborn, grown in the district of San José, spent a lifetime in California, moved to Germany in 2010

Mustang_Mach1_wallpaper_300_150.jpg proud member of clublogozusammen.JPG.59fb4a10d15cfff9ec756235059135b8.JPG

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