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Started with removing the undercoating in the rear fenderwells. In between I decided to take the 4 headlight buckets and make 2 good ones. Got the right side done today.

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.

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Good work, guys! Eric, keep your finger on the patience button. You're almost there, my friend!

Doc

Project started 8-7-10

Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system

Current "mini-project": interior upgrade :-/

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Good work, guys! Eric, keep your finger on the patience button. You're almost there, my friend!

 

Thanks Man! It's tough knowing I won't be able to have any 'play time' for the next few weekends, but I'm thinking also that I might actually benefit from those few weekends off in the way of regaining some lost motivation (lately, I've been slowing down a little because of seeing all the things left to do and having issues focusing on specific tasks).

 

But I will have my laptop with me so I can check in here now and then during the trip.

Eric

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Drool...

 

Lookin' AWESOME![/align]

 

Jeje...thanks! Clear is on...

 

Sweet Steve. Congrats.

 

Thank you sir! Long time coming. Hopefully back on the road this spring if I can find the time for reassembly.

 

ETA: Page 299 ownage!

Steve

 

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Yup, agreed, that new paint looks awesome!!!

 

I did not post on this thread for a long time, simply because I didn´t do anything to my car. But today I had my Buddy convert the headlight to relays, so that finally the spontaneous "disco moments" in the middle of nowhere are history.

 

Tomorrow we´ll tackle the new exhaust.

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Well it was yesterday but I'll post it today. I finally made my ram air functional and ran and hooked up vacuum lines. I also finally spent some time adjusting my new carburetor for maximum vacuum at idle. Manage to get a nice and fairly smooth 15" of vacuum with my cam which I considered to be pretty good.

 

Drove it, and drove it some more.

 

Temperature dropped 30 degrees since yesterday :( I'll get some more driving in, but since daylight savings time, not as much as I would like.

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I'm not typicaly the shortcut type. But I did decide long ago I was going to leave the undercoating alone on the rear quarters and not worry about it since the rest of the car was in such good shape. Sure am glad I decided to remove it tonight. NEVER TAKE SHORTCUTS! :s

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.

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I visited my Mustang on the shop where they have been having difficulty putting in new springs on the front since they are 1.5 inches taller tahn the old ones.

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Eww makes me wonder about mine. It seems solid. What's the best way to remove the undercoat? Scraper/puddy knife?

 

Scraper/putty knife/blood/sweat/tears and no kids around. :P

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.

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Drilled apart a used cowl section and addressed some issues with it.

 

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I didn't photograph the other pieces yet but I have a ton of stuff I need to get blasted, and will be going from there!

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2006 S281 Saleen 4.6L Supercharged

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All I can say is WOW! Better hold onto your hat!

 

Nice! We'll have to meet up and go for a ride if I ever make it out to 'bama! I smell a duck hunt, or maybe deer hunt, in my future...

 

Pics of the body shop progress. Just a few more weeks left 'til she comes home.

 

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What year Bullitts are those? Are you using a spacer?

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Good work, DamageLn! ::goodjob::

Doc

Project started 8-7-10

Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system

Current "mini-project": interior upgrade :-/

[button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/forum-garage?filterxt_uid=76]Doc's Garage[/button][button=http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-1973-mustang-convertible-restoration-and-modification]Doc's Wiki[/button]

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Cussed out my headlight buckets while putting them together. Left them in their room and went to mine!

HEY I HIT THE 300. SHOW HIM WHAT HE'S WON CHUCK!

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.

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Eww makes me wonder about mine. It seems solid. What's the best way to remove the undercoat? Scraper/puddy knife?

E-Z off oven cleaner and a puddy knife works well.

 

Being able to put your car on it's side.........PRICELESS!

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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.

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Drilled apart a used cowl section and addressed some issues with it.

 

IMG_0596.jpg

IMG_0595.jpg

IMG_0593.jpg

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20121107_132959.jpg

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I didn't photograph the other pieces yet but I have a ton of stuff I need to get blasted, and will be going from there!

Looks good.

- Mike

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Hey 73vertproject! Thank you! I picked up a used cowl section honestly like 6 years ago and its sat in my garage for a loooong time.

1971 Mach 1 351C

2001 Cobra 4.6L 4v

2006 S281 Saleen 4.6L Supercharged

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Eww makes me wonder about mine. It seems solid. What's the best way to remove the undercoat? Scraper/puddy knife?

E-Z off oven cleaner and a puddy knife works well.

 

Being able to put your car on it's side.........PRICELESS!

It sure made it easy.:cool:

- Mike

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We're completing the final prep before moving her into the paint booth (actually sitting in front of it now). I get more excite with each visit.

 

I know what you mean!

 

Scheduled to come home Tuesday. :cool:

 

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Steve

 

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We're completing the final prep before moving her into the paint booth (actually sitting in front of it now). I get more excite with each visit.

 

I know what you mean!

 

Scheduled to come home Tuesday. :cool:

 

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Looking good. Of course I will still have a ton if work to do when I get it.

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