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post #31 of 323 (permalink) Old 07-15-2007, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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Figured I needed to get going and post some pics of my engine parts....didnt get much done this weekend as I went to Hank 3, ZZ Top, and DAC yesterday and I'm tired today............................................. .................

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I don't get here much but here it goes. I started with one of these in the early eighties & still like 'em! My '71 coupe went a 10.09 on a well used 466 & if I get on my feet my 552" mill with heavily massaged BT's will be back in. New mill will dyno about 850-900 ponies, BIG roller. Nice to see there is still some people around that don't mind a knuckle busting on the shock towers
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Rick you have a pm..........D

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Here is something that i just did this morning.......had cut this open a long while back to work on rust in the cowl area.......this **** was a mess and i didnt even fix all of it....I am not waiting another 10 years to drive this thing again....you can still see some of the rust damage but you wont see any of this with the fenders on and buttoned up so i dont care....this sure as hell isnt a concours restoration.....cause I'm not into that.......if the car had been nicer to begin with I might have thought about.....to me it was a good choice to build up into what I want....I may even backhalf it later and put a new front end on it...who knows.........its a hot rod and it will be nice enuff for me to enjoy it................................................ ................................D

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Now THAT'S PROGRESS :lol:

Kinda' reminds ya' of Jeff's wife working on his car :P

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Cool, at least you can get her out there to help. I think I only got my wife to help out once with sanding. If she dares come out in the shop, the best I can do is get her to get me a beer. LOL!

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LOL.....Have not been getting much done as it has been so hot and after work i am done for....have lots to plan and work out...so hopefully i can get going again real soon...This fall and winter I have got to blitz it and see how much i can get put together....D

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Wow..

WOW D, I had to do a double take on that pic of your wife.


Where's my beer and that half inch wrench?

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Great cars guys :!: Keep them coming :!:


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Damn Jeff I remember that pic......i dont have room for all those beer cans out there.....but the bottle of Jack was right inside the door....lol.....D

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Hey guys! My Mach 1 is getting ready, it is only missing its decals which I allready have in my possession but haven't had the time to apply them yet. Just wanted you to see the hood scoop which from I was asking questions. Thanks for helping me with the scoop guys!

I just got back from Ford Nationals 2008.


There are four 385-series bigblocks in a row. '70 Mach 1 with 521cid+TKO600, '71 HT pony with 460 PI+C6 (built as police highway catchcar), my mach 1 and '72 Ranchero 460+C6 which runs 11.2s on 1/4 mile.

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I have the tall Boss scoop too, it looks bitchen!! :P

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My car has the short scoop on it. The carb sits right in the top of it, with about 1 1/2" of clearance. I really need the taller one.

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Here's my 73 Mach 1 resto. Q code Cleveland with a few goodies, 4 speed and 3.50 Trac-Loc. It's a few cubic inches short of the 460's but it gets around OK

Before, during and after shots ......





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Wow great pictures guys,i had a 73 Mach 1 back in the late 80's.I should of never sold it first car that i owned.

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