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  1. lectricegg

    Mach 1

    Mine is all factory, it does not have Mach 1 on the side.
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    1973 Convertible, 351 2v, auto.
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    Dome light question

    I would remove the bulb and mount it without the wire connected. Check each screw to ground with an ohm meter or continuity light. Hopefully only 1 of them shows a ground.
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    1971 Mach 1 hood lock, locking tab washer

    It took a while, but I was able to file down some washers to work on my '73. It didnt have any when I bought it. If the hood locks are the same, you just buy washers with a smaller ID than you need and start filing. The washers I made held the locks in place when you unlocked the hood. Without...
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    New Member from Michigan

    Welcome from Southeast Michigan. The color you picked is very nice. When we decided to get a Mustang, my wife said ok, a blue convertible. How could I argue? This site is the best place to learn. Looking forward to seeing your car completed.
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    How original is this engine bay?

    It is very possible that during assembly something happened to the original engine. I dont know when they stamp the number, but it is probably early in engine assembly. Maybe a bolt stripped, maybe the engine was dropped. They would have grabbed the next engine because they wouldn't shut that...
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    Marti Report - H code 73 vert with special paint code

    I worked at Dearborn during the Mustang II days in the late 70's and early 80's. There were 3 pink Mustang II's that came down the line in a row. The rumor at the plant was they were being made for a Saudi Prince who had 3 daughters. I dont know if that was true, but I never saw another pink...
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    Amazing Collection of 71 Mustangs

    I also said "Wow" A hundred times.
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    Hello from the Motor City

    Welcome from another Detroiter
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    WHY? are 71-73 stangs so big?

    I think it's a little odd how he loves the 71 and 72 Mach 1 but doesn't like the 73. It's almost identical to the first two. Maybe he doesn't like vertical front turn signals.
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    Sound off if you have a convertible

    I have a 1973, 351, automatic.
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    What did you do today instead of working on your Mustang?

    Sorry about your back. I know how much pain that can be. I had spine surgery a couple years ago. Don't go that route if you don't have to. Just getting out of my Mustang is a major chore. I manage to get around, though. Hope you mend soon.
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    Need Some Help with Passenger Dash Panel

    I had all of my panels restored. There is a place near Detroit Metro Airport that did them for under $150 each. The name is Vacuum Orna-Metal Co. They are on Harrison Street in Romulus.
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    How to: Convertible Top Adjustment

    Thanks for the info. Working on it last night I found part of the problem was the weatherstrip was installed wrong. I will widen that out tonight. Any idea what the bolt at the top of the quarter window does? I assume it is for the front header height. The previous owner moved every adjustment...
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    How to: Convertible Top Adjustment

    Does anyone know where the adjustments are located on a 1973 convertible?   It's different than the drawings here. I need to move the top back and to the left a wee bit
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    Key tags mailing out today!!

    Any update on the keychain?  I never received it.
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    Hi from the Motor City

    Hi everyone. I am just south of Detroit by about 10 miles. I worked at the Dearborn plant (still am) but didn't start there until 76. I have a 73 convertible in continuous restoration. I have enjoyed reading the posts on here and thought it was time to join. Mike