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  1. Bobby

    How I met my Mustang

    My story began when I was a kid in Houston in the early 1970s. I watched in awe as some of the high school kids were coming home with GTOs, Trans Ams, Mustang and Cameros. Very few MOPARs in the area. I was in awe of the Trans Ams and Mustangs. My older brother was bringing home Hot Rod...
  2. Bobby

    Horde old parts, or toss?

    I bout a new old stock power steering pump on eBay for the ridiculous amount of xxx. It was rebuilt with new bearings and seals and it works great! Much better than the cordone many times rebuilt variety. The new one will never go away.
  3. Bobby

    Horde old parts, or toss?

    I tossed the old leaf springs because they had been re-arched and one was taller than the other and it gave my Mach 1 a crazy list. I also tossed the engine mounts. That I regret. My 72 apparently had 73 engine mounts but they were worn and in the way when I had my sanderson headers installed...
  4. Bobby

    They say it is the best '72 Mach1 on the planet

    Im in agreement with it being nice but its a Mach 1 only in superficial appearance. I wouldn't give it much notice in a car show. Much like Chip Foose Frankenstein-ing a 71 Mach 1 on a modern Mustang. Why bother if you're going to destroy the history and character of a fine steed.
  5. Bobby

    Hello all from CA

    Congrats on your new pride and joy! Howdy How from Texas! Mas pics please!
  6. Bobby

    Parts Wanted Brake booster assembly

    I replaced mine with a new OEM style booster from CarID.com. There are other online vendors have it as well. I alway check with eBay as you may be able to find an original OEM booster that may work or you may be able to get rebuilt. They also have new oem style repro from other vendors. My...
  7. Bobby

    72 Mustang Restomod

    Smokin hot Stang! She shore is purdy! Change nothing.
  8. Bobby

    New from Missouri

    Another big Howdy from Texas! Nice slick ride. Looks well kept. Got any engine and interior shots?
  9. Bobby

    Brake bleeding questions

    I changed out the front discs on mine from factory to Willwood and the rear I sorta cheaped out and went with Summit Racing rear discs. Do it again and I wold pony up the extra $$$ for the Willwood discs for the rear as well. I replaced all the lines with stainless but the rear from the...
  10. Bobby

    5/16” copper steel tubing

    Its actually copper-nickel. They are good for brake, transmission and fuel lines. Easy to bend and flare.
  11. Bobby

    New speedo cable, speedometer jumpy…

    I replaced my OEM speedometer with an Autometer replacement and had to buy a new cable to accomodate a screw connection while the OEM used a clip on connection. I can offer it up to you'd like. Still works great.
  12. Bobby

    From Moscow with love!

    That straight 6 engine is 250 cubic inches or 4.1 liter and has plenty of power, gets good efficiency and is very reliable. I think you scored very well.
  13. Bobby

    Moose is having a brother

    Mine was silver 2 door with a red interior. Had manual brakes but nice power steering. The A/C ran cold and I actually liked that car. My dad bought it new in 75 but my mom wrecked it in 1980 and in 1982. after the last wreck my dad parked it in the back yard and said F-it. My 78 Mustang II...
  14. Bobby

    Moose is having a brother

    I love the 250 inch 6. Had one in my 1975 Granada. Also had the 3 speed top loader. Smooth running engine! I hope you have great success!
  15. Bobby

    Hello from Hamburg

    The lower rear suspension is indicative of a special handling package from that time. I always thought that the rear springs were worn and that’s why the 1-2-3 mustangs were dragging ass. I replaced my rear springs with regular suspension type and the rear sits higher for a better stance.
  16. Bobby

    What did you do to your car today?

    Removed the old 351 Cleveland/C6 and dropped in a new 393 Cleveland Stroker. CJ block with 4 bolt mains bored 30 over with Eagle rotating assembly. Canton 6 quart oil pan, Edelbrock Performer intake, TrickFlow 2v aluminum heads, Edelbrock 750 CFM carb, Ansen aluminum valve covers, Comp Cams...
  17. Bobby

    Rebuilding stolen convertible

    What a bummer! Sorry to hear of yore issues. I just swapped out the engine on my 72 Mach 1 and dropped in a 393 Stroker with an AOD Tranny. I have the old 351 2v engine with a C6 Tranny. It has a Edelbrock Performer intake with an Edelbrock 650 cfm carb. The engine runs good and the C6...
  18. Bobby

    Hello from Hamburg

    Another big Howdy from Texas! Don't hesitate to ask any question here as we will all put our heads to work on your problem(s). Parts are plentiful here in the states its just shipping to Europe in general is expensive.
  19. Bobby

    Houston, TX Recommendations

    No. If you want, gimme a shout and I’ll tell you the whole story. 8-493-8066
  20. Bobby

    Gas tank sending unit replacement

    I replaced all my gauges on my 72. The fuel gauge presented a unique problem. Two years ago I replaced the gas tank and sending unit. The old tank was nasty and the sending unit didn’t read past 1/8 tank. Last summer I replaced all my gauges. The oil pressure, temp and voltage gauges were...
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