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 Hello to everyone from the Macedon Ranges Victoria Australia  my name is Kevin my car is a 1971 Boss 351 built dec 1970 sold by Dave Buck Ford Sales North Vancouver BC Canada Jan 1971 In April 1972 with 10813 miles on the clock it had engine brake and suspension mods by John Halls Car Craft for Circuit Racing and was raced in Canada the owner moved to Melbourne Australia with the car and raced it here around 1974 I bought it from the original owner about 1977 78 it had 22200 miles on it And started a right hand drive conversion u could not register left hand drive at that time that came to a halt when the state government placed a moratorium on left to right conversions with no time frame on a decision to allow or not allow converted cars to be regestered and outher reasons I sold it And always regretted that I did years later wanting to get back into a 70s muscle car had to be unique and powerful after the sale of a pantera fall through browsing on ebay I found my old Boss road regestered right hand drive still in race trim with 28291 miles on it I bought it back I feel very lucky and privileged to have it back this is numbers matching original

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Howdy from Phoenix. That is a great story! Are you going to leave it right hand drive? Post some pics of the interior when you get a chance. I would love to see how 'weird' it looks.

'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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Hi Kevin,

 

Welcome to the Forum - Good people who will be very interested in your car and story.

 

Great to find another Mach 1 person in Melbourne who I can talk with over issues

that we can solve locally.

 

Mel McLennan mel@cmseventservices.com.au

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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 Oklahoma. Nice car - cool story! I road-raced mine a little but only at local open track Shelby Club events.

Sure was fun!

 

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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Thanks to everyone for welcoming me to 7173 mustangs was a guest for some time before joining &shave learnt a lot by browsing posts there's a lot of very helpful knowledgeable people here I'm looking forward to this help if my car develops any issues. Leaving it right hand drive will post more pics when l get better shots Kevin

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Welcome, cool car and history!

1971 Coupe - 306ci (circa 1971) - 10:1/750 Holley/RPM Air Gap/Lunati camshaft (221/231@.050)/Comp roller rockerarms/Ford Racing pulleys/Ported cylinder heads/MSD ignition/Patriot Ceramic LT headers/Single Chambers/Carter fuel pump/NOS Sniper/9" diff./4.57 gears/B&M Holeshot convertor/B&M Shiftkit/B&M Z-Gate/CE subframe connectors/Jegs Sport Star rims/Lakewood traction bars/Fiberglass Ram Air hood/Electric fan/Rear seat delete/Relocated battery/Custom graphics

 

1972 Mach 1 - Ford 400ci/C6 trans/Quick Fuel 750 carb/Weiand Intake/Harland Sharp rockers/Performance cam/Patriot headers/CVF racing underdrive pulleys/Carter Fuel pump/Jegs Sport Star rims/4.11 gears/Spool/Traction bars/Accel distributor and ignition/Miloden 8-quart/Jones Full Boar exhaust/Hurst Pro-matic 2 shifter

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Kevin,

 

Just looking at your RH cluster and wondering what you have on the right (Switch?

Did you build the dash or was it done prior to your ownership?

I have all the bezels coming from Don at Ohio Mustang Parts but it is still going to

be an issue to make it look factory fitted in RH format.

Keep in touch.

Mel

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Hi mal l did the metal framework for the dash conversion jn 1978 79 then sold the car &someone else finished it the switch on the right side is the wiper washer took more photos sorry ther not very good I'm interested to see & hear about your build. Kevin

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