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    Missing options on Marti Report

    The Marti Report shows what the car came with from the factory. If you have other options that are not on the report, then they were added later on.
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    Knock/Detonation Sensor

    Great idea. Where do you get it from?
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    Water ingress to trunk

    I had a similar problem and fixed it by removing the rear window and re-installing the rubber, but this time I used sealant with it (according to the factory manual). It hasn't leaked since.
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    1973 Mach 1 paint detail question

    I am the original owner of a 73 Mach 1 and I have a photo of the car that was taken in 1973 but it is not very good quality. From what I can tell, it looks like the bezel may have been painted to match the decal
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    71-72 Mach 1 stripes - Gloss or Matt?

    They should be Satin. I am the original owner of a 73 Mach 1 and the stripes (decals) on it are satin
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    Best Oil

    The new oils have less zinc in them and that can damage older model engines. You need an oil with high zinc content or you can use synthetics
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    73 mach 1 color front position light bezel

    I have had my 73 Mach 1 since July of 1973 (original owner). The car came with the bezel painted in body colour but then covered by the black decal that is part of the side decals. A friend of mine has a 73 Mach 1 with silver decals and it is the decal that covers the marker bezel.
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    72 Mach 1 Q code cobra jet !

    Ford rated both as having the same horsepower even though the closed chamber had more compression. The closed chamber also had more emissions and a lot of unused fuel went out the exhaust. The open chamber design had much more complete combustion and a cleaner burn. I still prefer the open...
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    Carb Replacement

    I am not a mechanic so I had someone else do the install. From what I was told, the butterflies would not open fully so he had to cut the egr plate to make the opening larger. That is my understanding of what happened. The results are amazing so far and the only problem I am having now is the...
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    Carb Replacement

    I tried a 670 cfm Proform carb. Had to modify the egr plate but the carb performs wonderful. Eats more gas but gives more power.
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    Why our cars get bad fuel milage

    I have a 73 Q code with a 670 cfm Proform carb. I'm getting around 8mpg in the City but 15 on the highway. The factory carb got me around 11 mpg in the City and about 15mpg on the highway.