New guy

20louie06

Member
Joined
Jan 27, 2017
Messages
16
Reaction score
0
Location
Tulare
My Car
72 Mustang coupe
302/C4... for now
Hey everybody, new to the forum. I own a 72 coupe. Nothing special, just a 302 with a C4. Currently in the process of getting her back on the road. I used to drive it in high school but after I went to college she sat for ten years. After starting some body work, I noticed the right quarter panel was rotted through. I'm a diy guy. If I can do it myself I'm gonna try. So after consulting with some guys and watching countless youtube videos I went for it. Pretty happy with the results. I've also changed the suspension, fuel tank, and I have the radiator ready to go as soon as the electric fans get here. The 302 sounds healthy so no major mods to that as long as it's reliable. The C4 is gonna get replaced with a T5. My best friend has a 69 Mach 1 and he just did the swap. The first tranny he got was bad so he gave it to me so I can rebuild it and use it for my swap. Anyways I'm looking forward to learning from you guys and hope I have a few things to contribute as well.

Luis

2aes9rb.jpg


2yyayk9.jpg


 

OLE PONY

VIP Members
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
Jul 2, 2010
Messages
6,513
Reaction score
17
Location
Virginia
My Car
73 Mustang Conv.
01 Mustang Bullitt (my son owns now)
04 Oxford White Mach 1
04 Azure Blue Mach 1 (sold)
Welcome to the site from Virginia. Lots of great info here. If you can't find it, just ask.

 

jbojo

VIP Members
Site Supporters
Joined
Feb 1, 2013
Messages
3,742
Reaction score
29
Location
Richland, WA
My Car
1973 Mustang Mach 1 Q code C6 tranny
Welcome from TriCities WA.

 

Tegemus

Well-known member
Joined
Sep 19, 2016
Messages
89
Reaction score
34
Location
Hamilton, Ontario
My Car
1971 M code Mach 1
Learn from us?? Sounds like we can learn a lot from you!

Welcome from southern Ontario, Canada.

Barry

 

goodnigh

VIP Members
Staff member
Moderator
Site Supporters
Joined
Apr 19, 2011
Messages
4,264
Reaction score
55
Location
San Jose, CA
My Car
1971 M-code Grande
Welcome from northern California.

mike

 

Boss1Ray

Welcome here.
Site Supporters
Joined
Mar 10, 2011
Messages
5,922
Reaction score
76
Location
Oklahoma
My Car
1971 Boss 351
1971 Mustang Sportsroof
1972 Q Code 4-speed conv.
Welcome from Oklahoma.

Ray

 

eddyw

VIP Members
Site Supporters
Joined
Jan 29, 2012
Messages
1,316
Reaction score
14
Location
Belgium
My Car
Mustang Mach 1 (1973)-351Ci-4V
:welcome2: from Belgium

 

20louie06

Member
Joined
Jan 27, 2017
Messages
16
Reaction score
0
Location
Tulare
My Car
72 Mustang coupe
302/C4... for now
Thanks for the warm welcome. I'm from central California btw.

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

 

Vinnie

Project manager "Project AmsterFoose"
Site Supporters
Joined
Nov 7, 2013
Messages
1,491
Reaction score
88
Location
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
My Car
1973 Mustang Grande 351C 2V, built on the very last production day (July 6, 1973) for Grande's.
welcome from Amsterdam!

 

timsweet

VIP Members
Joined
Aug 21, 2015
Messages
489
Reaction score
2
Location
Tucson
My Car
1973 Mustang Sportsroof. Currently a work in progress!!!
Welcome from Tucson, AZ. That's was a big chunk of steel you took out of the quarter panel!!! Results look good.

Tim

 

T-Tom

VIP Members
Joined
Feb 20, 2013
Messages
193
Reaction score
4
Location
Mobile, AL
My Car
'72 Convertible, Dark Green Metallic w/ White Top & Ginger Interior w/ 351 HO & 4 Speed
'06 Dakota
'74 1/2 MGB, Burgandy w/ Black Top & Tan Leather Interior
'68 Titan Mk3 F3; Dark Green w/ Yellow Canards, 1600cc Ford Motor w/ Weber Carbs, & Hewland Mk8 Transaxle (4 or 5 Speed)
Welcome from the Gulf Coast. From what I can see, it looks like you did a mighty fine job! ::thumb::

 

will e

VIP Members
Site Supporters
Joined
May 28, 2011
Messages
3,593
Reaction score
26
Location
Phoenix
My Car
'73 mustang convt.
Howdy from phoenix!

I tried body work once and was just not good at it. Of course that was when I was young and without patience. Also there was no internet/youtube. I would probably do better if I tried it again.

Your results look good! I am looking forward to more posts on your build.

 
Top