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  1. bdennis

    Speedo cable grommet through cowl replacement?

    Guys, I'm looking to replace the old rubber grommet on the speedo cable that goes through the cowl. Other than buying a new cable to replace the existing one that is working perfectly, has anyone come up with an idea on how to replace just the grommet? Any suggestions? See my old one.
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    Recommendations needed for a front drum to front disk conversion kit.

    Guys, I have a H code (351 2v / FMX Auto) with factory drum front and rear brakes. I'm looking to convert the front to disk brakes and looking for a complete conversion kit that includes a booster that looks as close as possible to the factory 9" booster. I have found this kit from Master...
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    72 Fast back - How do I remove the window winder?

    Gents, Simple question and I think I know the answer but thought I would ask. I have a 72 Mach1 that has the original door trims and window winders. I need to remove the door trim, so need to get the window winder off Is there a screw behind the metal looking disk? If it is a factory cover...
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    72 rear turn signal conversion to yellow

    Guys, As I live in Australia, all cars, even those built as far back as the 50's on onwards, have yellow rear turn signals. The red flashing stop / tail light set up is basically an unknown thing here. I'm concerned that people (especially those new to driving and those in a hurry) will not...
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    Mach1 Sports roof removable rear seat lap sash belts

    As I live in Australia and our design rules require lap sash belts to be installed in the rear seats from 1972 onwards, I needed to find a solution for the install. My Mach 1 has the fold down rear seat option and I did not want to have belts laying around when the rear seat was folded down. I...
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    72 Mach1 Ginger standard trim - what colour dash pad?

    Looking for some info from the brains trust. I have a July 72 Mach 1 Sports roof that is gold glow with standard ginger trim. The car currently has a black dash pad but the steering wheel is ginger and some dash parts, ie beside the radio and the metal dash part near the windscreen are ginger...
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    WTB - Rear interior plastics for sports roof with fold down seat.

    Hey guys, I'm looking for Rear interior plastics for sports roof with fold down seat. So both the large plastic trim pieces that are beside and behind the back fold down seat. Looking for a total of 4 panels 2 parts on the left and 2 on the right as circled. My car has standard trim and is...
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    72 Mach 1 Sports roof - What Grommet goes where?

    Guys, As per the discussion in my other thread re carpets and the holes in the front foot wells. I purchased the 13 piece grommet set from Scott Drake as the 2 grommets in the front foot wells were missing. I then set about installing them and replacing those already in the car and...
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    72 Sports roof missing rubber grommet under carpet both foot wells

    Guys, Today curiosity got the better of me and I went in search of the build sheet under the carpet of my 72 Mach 1. Im happy to say I found it and reasonably in 1 piece. In fact I found 2.. One in the drivers side foot well and the other on the drivers side just in front of the rear seat on...
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    72 Sports roof door to window seal to rear quarter window

    Hey guys, I'm looking to replace my old window seals and have most parts but cant find on CJ Pony Parts or Scott drake the part number for this seal. This is the right side one, the left side one is in very poor shape. In looking at the Scott Drake parts book the picture for the 64-66 looks...
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    72 Mach 1 - 351C - What goes through this hole in the firewall?

    Guys, Any clues what goes through this hole in the firewall? I noticed it when I removed the shocker tower supports while replacing the front shock absorbers in my 72 Mach 1. My car is a California build so has all "California Emission System" installed, so heaps of extra wiring etc. I also...
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    Ford wiring diagrams - Idiots guide to colour codes?

    Guys, I picked up a 72 Mustang wiring diagram manual (Jim Osborn reproductions). While the manual is very handy.. I think it is missing a legend for the manual. By this I mean an explanation of the colour codes, an explanation in the bold lines, dashed bold lines, location of connectors (ie...
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    72Mach 1 - Heater hose through the firewall. Is there something missing?

    Looking at my heater hoses that run from the engine through the firewall to the heater on my 72 Mach1 (351-2v). I'm thinking there should be a rubber grommet or something around the pipes to stop air / heat / cold coming into the cabin from the engine bay. Can someone share any pics of what it...
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    72 Mustang castor rod / strut rod bush replacement. Are the factory original ones one piece?

    Gents, I need to replace the castor rod / strut rod end bushes on my 72 Mach 1. I managed to get the castor / strut rod off the lower control arm and out of the bushes. I have a Scott Drake rubber replacement kit for a 67 to 73 OEM Strut rod bushings for a mustang. (C60Z-3A187-A - This kit is...
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    Windshield washer pipe through bonnet. Broken off

    Guys, While working in the engine bay looking for the engine number, I managed to break off the windshield washer water pipe that goes through the grommet in the bonnet. (Darn it). My question is.. Is this a grommet that a small length of pipe runs through, or is the rubber bung part of the...
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    72 Mach 1 H code - Where is the likely place for the body number stamped on the engine

    Hey guys, Oh so many questions.. Im new to the 71-73 scene.. Per my other posts, I have just picked up a 72 Mach1 H code. From what I can tell the engine is the original one.  Where is the most likely place for the body number to be stamped on the block? Drivers side and the back or...
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    What is this bracket for in the trunk?

    Gents, Im new to the 71-73 series Mustang and per other threads have just picked up a 72 Mach1. I noticed this bracket in the trunk on the drivers side and is screwed to the lip on the left. Any ideas what it may be for? Per another thread, it seems the car has had a UHF radio installed...
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    What do the original factory / dealer installed speakers look like?

    Gents, I have a 7/72 Mach 1 with a factory optioned AM radio on the build sheet.  My car has speakers installed behind the front seats in the side panels below the small quarter windows. They look like this. Are these the original ones per Ford or has someone replaced them? The one on the...
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    What goes in this bracket? After market tape player perhaps?

    Guys, Just picked up my 7/72 Mach1. I noticed that it has this bracket below the wiper switch. It seems to have an edge connector on it for easy removal. It is the bracket only. what was there seems to be long gone. Any ideas? Was it a factory Ford Item? There seems to be connectors on the...
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    72 Mach 1 H code Gold Glow in Melbourne Australia.

    Today I picked up / had delivered my 7/72 Mach 1 in Gold glow. This baby is as stock as they come. All tags such as carby, engine, body tags are still in place. Interior is like new and is original. Was a 1 owner car from Texas. Just arrived in Melbourne Australia. Only rust is in the lower...
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