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    1973 Aluminum rim restoration

    The factory alum wheels were never clear coated and had a series of concentric ring marks on them. That said they can be polished by any competant alum polisher. There are ways to do it yourself. The easiest is to jack up the car and use the car as a lathe. With the car in drive sand and...
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    Turbo vs supercharger

    I have built two turbo systems. I built one for a 86 Stang and it made about 500HP. It used 3 T-3's 60/63 from old T-birds. I built another with the same turbos on a 91 K-1500 with a stock goodwrench. It made about the same HP> The 302 was great smooth and fun to drive. Both had A/C PS and...
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    Home brew subframe connectors - pt 2

    CJSTACI, You beat me to it!. Through the floor is the strongest! That is what I did on my fox body. It will do 10's!
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    Parts For Sale 1971 parts- must go

    HI, I need the trim piece that goes along the roof line connecting the a-b pillar. It is metal. Mine is rusty. I am not sure if i need both sides. I will check. Let me know how much!
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    Restoring Dad's 73 Convertible

    I really like how they came out. Very clever!
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    Restoring Dad's 73 Convertible

    Did you spray them white?
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    AUSTIN VERT'S HOOD'S A REAL GASSER!

    Does anyone have a link to the rear decklid post? Awesome idea!
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    The Rickster - a 73 Mach 1 work in progress

    OMG I just found this thread and I am very impressed! Nice work
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    Vinyl wrapped cracked dash

    Did u finish the panels
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    My 9 inch pinion seal was leaking. I marked the pinion and the nut and removed the seal

    How do I retighten it?  I think it has a crush sleeve.  It is a factory 73 rear end..
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    1973 Machi restoration for my wife....................... for our 20th anniversary

    It's a brand new part.  The block is pretty amazing.  I so excited about this build.  I just ordered the following... *Scat 4340 steel crankshaft - $850 *Scat 4340 I-beam rods - $368 *Custom Racetec forged pistons with rings - $775 *Coated Clevite main/rod bearings - $300 *Custom hydraulic...
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    1973 Machi restoration for my wife....................... for our 20th anniversary

    Holy Crap! Time flies! It has been a while since i have added to the build.  The car was driven here and there.  Hopefully it will be driven more this year.  A few years ago I bought her a FITECH unit.  This Christmas I bought a a/c conversion.  I will be adding the a/c soon.  We also have new...
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    Do you guys think this would fit under a ram air hood?

    Tony, How does the manifold fit?  I have a ram air set up.  I guess I may need to lose it......
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    Do you guys think this would fit under a ram air hood?

    Tony, How much higher is your intake from a stock intake....  It would help if I could compare the height to my intake
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    Do you guys think this would fit under a ram air hood?

    SB 351 CHI 3V 185 CLEVELAND ALUMINUM INTAKE MANIFOLD INT3V185H9.5W | eBay It looks like it can be cut down 1 inch
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    Advice on wheel/tire package (yet another thread!)

    Tony, What the hell are you doing?  Stop. Your car looks amazing!.  Leave it alone!  Those rims look like air jordans on my grandmother.  Spend it on something else...... chris
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    Car wont turn over unless u jump the solenoid It's a 67 cougar though

    So i figured it out today. I had to add a 12 inch extension into the factory harness. Long story but it needed to happen. The 9 wires that are near the solenoid needed this extension. I was carefule and did the in and out car side correctly. I screwed up on the extension intself!. I had...
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