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    Suspension Kit (Grab-a-Trak)

    Thank you so much for your input.
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    Suspension Kit (Grab-a-Trak)

    I need some input from you guys. I have been looking at purchasing a Grab-a-Trak suspension kit for my son's 1973 Mach 1 build. The car will be more of a daily driver than a weekend warrior. I also have reached out to Ohio Mustang for a quote for suspension kit. The car has a EFI 351C with AOD...
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    Justin's 1973 Mach 1 "Q" Code

    I received the push rods yesterday. So, this afternoon I will set the valves and install the intake.
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    Justin's 1973 Mach 1 "Q" Code

    Well finally got the D0AE-N quench heads back from the machine shop. They freshened them up, checked all critical areas and changed valve springs. I ordered an intake, and headers. I decided to go with the Performer RPM since I could not find anyone with an available Blue Thunder. I went with...
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    Best Direct Fit Radiator

    delawarebill, I will check into Champion radiators, thanks. The stock shroud will work on these?
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    Best Direct Fit Radiator

    73pony, I wish my car had the original radiator to use. Unfortunately that is not the case.
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    Best Direct Fit Radiator

    Greetings once again, I am in the process of gathering needed parts for my son's 1973 Q code Mach 1 build. What is the best direct fit factory style radiator and shroud to buy? I want the car to stay cool on 100 degree south Mississippi days. Probably the bigger the better. I will probably do...
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    Help with stepping up to 17" wheels

    Mesozoic, What suspension upgrades have you made? Interested in how much drop in front and back. I had planned on 1" drop front and rear with 17 X 8's at all four  corners wearing 245 45 R17's. Trying to visualize the stance and ride height. I want the staggered look but its my son's car. I...
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    Doug's D6714 Headers

    Anyone used Doug's D6714 headers on their build? C6 or AOD clearance issues? Please leave feedback its much appreciated in advance.
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    Dynamic Compression Ratio for Pump Gas

    Boilermaster, Yes, it is a custom grind from Comp Cams. I really wanted to order a custom from Blykins but already had this one available. Blykins seems to understand the specific needs of the 4V. dice d20
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    Dynamic Compression Ratio for Pump Gas

    In case anyone is wondering about camshaft specs: Competition Cams Hydraulic Roller duration @.050 224/230, ADV duration 275/281, lobe separation 110, intake center 106, lift 569/578 w/1.73 rockers (IVO 31.5, IVC 63.5, EVO 74.5, EVC 26.5, OVERLAP 58).
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    Dynamic Compression Ratio for Pump Gas

    Yep, that is the spreadsheets I used to come up with the compression numbers.
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    Dynamic Compression Ratio for Pump Gas

    Greetings guys, I need to know what is a safe dynamic compression ratio for 4V quench heads. The build is for my son's first car a 1973 Q code Mach 1. Currently, I have calculated the static compression at 10.29:1 and dynamic compression at 8.29:1. All calculations were done using spreadsheets...
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    FMX to 4r70w swap

    Robsweden, I am very interested in knowing the mods done to the 4R70W. Please let me know how the headers fit with the AODE transmission. I am in the process of completing the same swap on my son's 1973 Mach 1. Thank you in advance.
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    Suspension Kit

    OMS is Ohio Mustang?
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