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I just bought a 1971 Mach 1 about a month ago. The driveline and body were pretty much done,everything else came in boxes, lots and lots of boxes!! In the past 30 days I've put about two grand and 150 hours into it. The funny thing is I've been working on cars for a living for over 38 years. Seems like the last thing I would want to do is work on a car for fun right? But the fact is, I can't wait to get back in the shop and get more done. Hope to do some cruisin before summer is over.

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Thanks cool. Post pic!!!!

 

Tim

Thanks

 

Tim

Tucson, Az

1973 SportsRoof

351C bored .040

Crank .020  and Stock cam

Flattop pistons

Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE

Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

 

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Welcome from Iowa. Pics and more details on the car please.

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.

-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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Hello from Mississippi. Congratulations on your Mach1 purchase. You'll probably find that after 38 years of working on cars, you've now entered an era where you will never be done working and tinkering on your car. (Keeps me out of the house and out of trouble...most of the time)! Welcome aboard!!

Steve

 

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

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Howdy from Phoenix!

'Mike'

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 from Denmark North Part of Europe [emoji1087][emoji41][emoji106] Regards Lars 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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Welcome from Oklahoma.

 

Ray

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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I just bought a 1971 Mach 1 about a month ago. The driveline and body were pretty much done,everything else came in boxes, lots and lots of boxes!! In the past 30 days I've put about two grand and 150 hours into it. The funny thing is I've been working on cars for a living for over 38 years. Seems like the last thing I would want to do is work on a car for fun right? But the fact is, I can't wait to get back in the shop and get more done. Hope to do some cruisin before summer is over.

 

You have done what I have and I agree, it's a pleasure to open the garage door each day and work on these cars. Working on cars for a living can be a challenge, but these older vehicles (at this point in my life) are the best hobby and show great results.

 

The unfortunate part of restoring them is the poor quality of the replacement parts we must suffer with. Seems there are very, very few manufacturers who care about proper fit and function of what they produce..

 

Keep enjoying the project and keep in mind that the value of these 123 Mustangs is on the rise..

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. 

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Welcome to the site. Post up some 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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