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  1. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    I finally found my home!

    Welcome from Reno, Nevada. You have a beautiful Mustang. I hope her missing parts find their way back to your “love” and she finds her way back to you from the shop! 🤞
  2. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Nice pencil drawing of my car

    I love this! What an amazing gift from your talented nephew. You must have a great bond. 💗
  3. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Restoring Dad's 73 Convertible

    I reread your question and would like to add: We pressure washed the panels and scrubbed the loose sun damage plastic off of them. I then sanded them with a sanding sponge to prepare for the liner. After that, I cleaned and degreased them again. I then used an adhesion promoter for plastics and...
  4. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Restoring Dad's 73 Convertible

    I was going to but I used white truck bed liner and they really didn’t need paint on top of that! I used white truck bed liner to thicken them up and provide a new top textured surface that had disintegrated from sun damage. I was prepared to paint them after, but the finish seemed pretty good...
  5. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Q Code ‘73 Mach 1

    Welcome from Reno. Gorgeous car! Love the color!
  6. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    1973 Grille Pony emblem vs. corral

    My Dad ordered his 73 Convertible with the Decor group. I think it’s cool that all the Mustangs can look a little different.
  7. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    buck tag: how to read?

    Where would the Buck tag be located on my 73 Convertible? I need to see if I have one…
  8. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Restoring Dad's 73 Convertible

    Nothing like having 10 days stuck at home get some work done. I finally came down with Covid and spent my Covid quarantine in my shop finishing the interior. I found the reproduction rear interior quarter panels that my son purchased in 2013 to be ill-fitting junk. I ended up pulling the old...
  9. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Photo shoot with the green machine

    Beautiful car and family! I hope you get your engine soon…We love Alaska! Cheers
  10. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Finally Getting Active on this Site

    welcome from Reno, Nevada. love the Red convertible with white top! My Dad traded his to the dealership for the car I now have. Here's a pic. Cheers
  11. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello From North Idaho!

    Welcome from Reno, Nevada!
  12. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from South Florida!

    Welcome from Reno, Nevada! Nice 73 Vert! I am currently struggling with interior plastics as well...sigh. What a fun car to drive though! Love the "smiles per gallon" line... gonna borrow that. cheers!
  13. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello From Central Florida

    Welcome from Reno, Nevada!
  14. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Thank you and wow! great looking convertible! What color is that?
  15. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Thank you thank you! Since my Dad changed the engine anyway, I figured there wouldn't be any harm in recovering the seats in a more comfortable way. I remember when I was a kid how hot and sticky the original vinyl was every summer in Phoenix. I chose the fabric inserts and the upholsterer...
  16. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Thank you
  17. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Thank you
  18. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Thank you!
  19. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    That is so awesome to hear! I have been lurking for a couple months and decided to tap directly into the Mustang brain trust. I have some challenges coming up with the interior plastics that are extremely brittle. LOL I am utilizing the search feature first, but won’t hesitate to send out a...
  20. 73MustangConvertibleGal

    Hello from Reno, Nevada

    Ok, I will definitely look into that, thank you! That is good to know about the options, thank you! I found some photos of the first year Dad owned it and tried to keep it as close to that as possible. Incidentally, he traded in his 71 red convertible with white top when he got this one. I...
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