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  1. RIBS

    Missing items and other bad customer service.

    Yeah, NPD is the way to go, along with several of the small vendors. Avoid CJPP.
  2. RIBS

    FYI American Autowire sale..

    In my mail box today.
  3. RIBS

    Found this weather seal placement amusing

    I think NPD has it, and pick up one tube of the 3 M weatherstripping adhesive too. Pretty easy to replace.
  4. RIBS

    What other hobbies do you have?

    Woodworking, carving and lathe work, I can’t cut a straight line! Also build some model cars now and then, like mountain hikes and views…have a 71 bow rider boat that’s been in the family since new, garage kept. Seriously thinking about a tow hitch for the Mustang…😁
  5. RIBS

    RIBS 71 convertible build JUNE 21 till??

    Well, I fixed my Mach 1 grill mount issue, made my own bracket…. and a few dusk pictures for fun…the texture is bed liner spray…
  6. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    Just a quick update. NPD has been very gracious and helpful. They found a company on the west coast, possibly the importer, that can rebuild the mirror for me. The Mirror is on a UPS a truck to Cali. I will update when something happens!
  7. RIBS

    Need battery info!

    Ok thanks all. Getting a 24F 750cca $119. Seems reasonable for 3 year warranty.
  8. RIBS

    Need battery info!

    The cold has driven the last nail in my batteries coffin. what’s the group size/cca. Type info I need? I don’t care about stock, concours etc…I just want it to fit and perform. 71 302 c4 convertible. aftermarket wiring harness 3 G alternator, probably 90+ amp rating…. Don’t wanna break the...
  9. RIBS

    Help on insulation

    Maybe this helps?
  10. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    I am using that mount point to keep the control cable there…problem is it’s 3 inches short, and blocks the window movement…
  11. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    I bought this from NPD July 21, just got the paint done and the glass back in the door…I doubt they will do anything…but will ask…and I think it’s an APC product but not sure, it has no manufacturer info on the box, just NPD labels. What I really need is the manufacturer to press in new...
  12. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    There is a precut hole for the adjuster in my $600+ door panel and a pre cut hole in the interior door shell no moving the location…
  13. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    🤬This really makes me angry. $150 for this. 3 inches shorter than stock. It will never reach..I might as well get out the cutting pliers and hack the cable off.🤬
  14. RIBS

    Edelbrock Carb Empties

    Mine did the same…rebuilt the carb, new fuel pump seems to of mostly solved the problem. I still smell a little gas up front, have no leaks, and have to pump the pedal while starting
  15. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    Yeah, I have the assembly manual, and have a ziptie/ post style cable clip mounted there with control cables going through it. That diagram is not really accurate, my mirror is a little further back and my cable is so tight it pretty much makes a straight line to the clip and another straight...
  16. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    thanks, will pull mine off car tomorrow and measure…
  17. RIBS

    Help with drivers door mirror!?

    Hello all, I bought a aftermarket mirror from NPD well over a year ago. The car was disassembled with no glass in the door. Now I have painted the mirror and the door and started re-assembly. The problem is the remote control cables are too short to route around the front edge of the glass and...
  18. RIBS

    RIBS 71 convertible build JUNE 21 till??

    Test fit door panel, and replaced uJoints. Also stripped the rear seat down to the frame…what a nasty mess!
  19. RIBS

    PoFoMoCo's 1971 Shelby Europa build October 2022 (ETA Spring 2023)

    Very nice! FYI the 2 post latch support I think was 71 only, and only early 71’s? I had a 2 post on my December 4, 1970 build of my 71. It also take a different front valance, with 2 mount holes instead of 1 center one…( I have my original 2 post and 2 hole valance in the basement if you find...
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