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Can't remember if I had "officially" introduced myself to the group or not... Paul Cavins here from DFW, TX. I've had many mustangs over the years, many '69-'70 Mach 1's back in the day. The pinnacle being a '69 Mach1, Black Jade, 428CJ, 4spd, factory A/C. That car was nuts! My current ride is a '73 Q Code Mach 1 Yellow/Ginger that was sold new at Gaudin Ford in Las Vegas. This is a highly optioned car (A/C, power windows, tilt, fold down, deluxe int, etc.). It's an original 95k car which drives out nicely. My goal is to get this car in shape to drive frequently and that includes installation of an AOD this month. 

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SWEET!  Welcome from West Texas!

Nice ride!  Gotta love them Cragars! :thumb:

The one I fell in love with when I was 14 back in '82 was a Grabber Yellow/Ginger Interior '71 Mach 1 with a 302/auto - nice combination!  I also swapped in an AOD behind my 351C - easy-peasy. 

What rear gears do you have?  The beauty of the AOD is that it shares the same 1-2-3 internal ratios with the FMX, so you're basically just getting overdrive out of the deal.  For me, that worked out fine since mine has 3.00 gears, and so did the '89 5.0 my AOD came from (no performance loss, in other words).

 

Can't wait to hear and see more about your car!

Eric

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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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Nice looking car.

Welcome from Oregon.

 

 

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”

--Albert Einstein

 

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Welcome fellow Texan, from Houston!  Nice ride!  Hope to hear more about your steed.

9-20-19-Mine-Again.jpg1972 Mach 1 351 Cleveland Ram Air, C6, 9 inch with 3.25 Posi, Sanderson Ceramic Headers, 2.5" dual H Pipe exhaust w/stainless tips, MSD Ignition, Edlelbrock 4BB Carb, Wilwood Front Discs, Summit Racing Rear Discs.

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Welcome from Immokalee Fl.!!  Cool car show us more pics when you can.

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Welcome from west Michigan!

[align=left]Jeff T.

 

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passengers. [/align]

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