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  1. 4 points
    staffy

    69 Restomod (UK)

    She is now on the rollover jig and strateed stripping the factory underseal off. I’m quite surprised how solid it is, she’s had 2 No. rear 1/4 with outer wheel well and LHS torque box at some point, quite good work carried out. more pics to follow chris
  2. 4 points
    JayEstes

    Galveston, Tx Sunrise

    Saturday morning came early last weekend. Got the old girl down the beach for a decent sunrise. A few pics for anyone interested. The big old hotel in a couple of the pics is Hotel Galvez' on the seawall. Beach pictures taken down on East Beach. They put too many poles up down there, making donuts a bit dangerous - but you know a few got made. Was a nice quiet morning out with the mistress... Jay
  3. 3 points
    mustangstofear

    1968 Cougar

    The owners picked up their car :)
  4. 3 points
    Mach1 Driver

    Battery Drain, What am I missing?

    Excellent, you'll fit right in with the rest of us.
  5. 2 points
    aslanefe

    Location for visor mounts?

    I use a needle to find the holes, that way the tiny hole won't show up on the headliner if you mis the hole locations.
  6. 2 points
    This finger?
  7. 2 points
    OK, I am going to go throw a weird one at you. Maybe your problem is related to mine, but probably not. your problem is more likely a connection problem. However, I had a similar radio cutting out problem with my retrosound, except mine would cut out when I revved the engine from low speed to high, but it only seemed to happen when the car was fresh out of the garage. Also, if the car was brought back to dead idle, radio would play again -even fresh out of the garage. weird thing was, drive it a few miles, and this cut-out would go away. So, after me living with this for a long while, and pondering it, but not coming up with anything, a friend rides with me and sees this weird behavior and has a genius insight - he says "do you have an original voltage regulator?" yes. "well then, I think maybe your radio is seeing unacceptable voltages when the alternator is kicked in at higher RPMS. The alternator kicks in much more often immediately after the car has started after it's been sitting in garage. After you drive the car a bit, the battery gets charged up - so alternator not kicking in - and symptom stops. Maybe you should try a new solid-state VR." Freaking genius insight. Sure enough, a new solid state VR solved my radio cutting out problem completely. Now, in your case, the radio cuts out at low speed - when another electrical system is engaged. So perhaps the current draw of the blinker system causes the voltage the radio is getting to somehow change to a temporarily unacceptable amount. Car equilibrates voltages are a few moments and radio comes back on. At high RPMs voltage is sufficiently regulated to not cause a problem in the circuit. Do you have an old-style VR with resistors on the back? is a good question to ask if you can't trace it to bad ground or bad connection. Above image is what the back of my old VR looked like (I believe it is original with the car). The new Solid State versions don't look like this. Most likely, this is not your problem, but at least I stuck to the "radio cuts out" theme. Hope this wasn't too much of a thread high-jack! Jay
  8. 2 points
    Black stripes do matter LOL. I've used Graphic Express on most of our stripes.
  9. 2 points
    Rindelmach1

    Riots

    The libtarts are willing to spend 2 Trillion to destroy economy & cause riots because it is their game plan to hurt Trump. They want to take him down at all costs.
  10. 2 points
    aslanefe

    69 Convertible build

    Someone likes green :)
  11. 2 points
    Kris

    Headlight bucket fitment

    I had tried the washer already. I looked at my other fender and I saw where it didn’t have any gap between the inner bucket and the fender at the bottom. The fender that didn’t fit has an 1/8” gap. I drilled out the spot welds and moved it to match the other one and now it lines up perfect. Thanks for all the suggestions.
  12. 2 points
    danno

    Riots

    and tin foil underwear I made my own, but they make too much noise walking thru Walmart
  13. 2 points
    mustangstofear

    67 fastback

    It going together:) Thinking about taking it to the Good Guy's show in Columbus on July 10th.
  14. 1 point
    Kris

    69 Convertible build

    Been a while since I posted an update but over the last couple of weeks I finished the brake system and now have fully functional brakes. I also installed the under dash portion of my vintage air AC system. This last weekend I installed my lower dash and the wiring harness, along with the steering column and steering wheel.
  15. 1 point
    Mach1Rider

    Cam preload

    Hyd lifter start with a one turn past 0 clearance of pushrod.
  16. 1 point
  17. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    Bronco

    Starting to put the frame together.
  18. 1 point
    dbmac

    Location for visor mounts?

    Perfect! Thanks guys. I could feel the larger hole for the pivot but wasn't exactly sure which direction the triangle pointed.
  19. 1 point
    Rindelmach1

    Fixed 69 mach1 clock

    hi bigmal, you have to pull the little gear off the clock wet pin (see photo). I used a ball joint puller and rigged it so it would fit the small gear. some people say to use long nose pliers but i was skeptical that I would break it.
  20. 1 point
    Shep69

    Fixed 69 mach1 clock

    Hi Mal, mustang monthly did an article on how to strip down and repair clocks. It’s a 67/68 but the same principles. Just google it. I ended up doing mine a few years back with a new quartz movement.
  21. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    1968 Cougar

    Just a few shots from this evening.
  22. 1 point
    Mach1Rider

    Riots

    You can't fix stupid! But a nice 170 grain to the head will open its mind to new thoughts.
  23. 1 point
    jperls

    Power steering pump noise

    Well...the noise has gone away for the most part. Guess it needed to break in a bit. So happy :)
  24. 1 point
    Rindelmach1

    Fixed 69 mach1 clock

    hopefully this pic will help the next guy
  25. 1 point
    Caseyrhe

    Mach 1 Reflective Side Stripes

    Bob, I used the measurements I found off this site, made a few pencil marks, and ran a string line. I then came back with painters tape to match the string line. The lip of the tape is just enough to catch the stripe once backing is removed. It only takes just a little soap in the bottle to make the stripes workable.
  26. 1 point
    Kris

    69 Convertible build

    Over this last weekend I installed the Eastwood version of dynamat. Also installed the firewall insulation, and rebuilt my steering column.
  27. 1 point
    staffy

    69 Restomod (UK)

    Thanks for the warm welcome guys, yes it’s hard to believe we do get sun in the U.K. on occasions.! i live as far as south as you can get in U.K. literally as close to `France as you can get across the English channel, and we do get more sun here then rest of The U.K., which is saying a lot, lol.
  28. 1 point
    Brian Conway

    Mach 1 Reflective Side Stripes

    Now that's serious. Is that the 2nd gear scratch/wiggle out there in the distance ?
  29. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    Mach 1 Reflective Side Stripes

    That could be race it LOL
  30. 1 point
    It could also be a bulb issue? Try to replace one bulb at time see if you can isolate the problem. Sometime the contact in the socket oxidized and cause mild shortage, clean contact area with dielectric grease. Last solution, get a voltage reading on the bulb, and radio terminal
  31. 1 point
    OK...turn signal and radio are on the same fuse circuit, as is the backup lamps. Probably what's happening is a loss of voltage across those fuse clips, Look at the top left-most fuse. On the other hand, your car could be haunted by the ghost of Lee Iacocca. I'd say three Hail Mr. Fords and spray any anti-Chebby disinfectant you can find.
  32. 1 point
    Mike65

    universal joint replacement

    I would just replace the u joints with two new ones & call it a day.
  33. 1 point
    Yes it does. It points to the headlight to fusebox area as the problem.
  34. 1 point
    Kris

    Accelerator linkage hardware

    Exactly what I needed. Thanks
  35. 1 point
    Brian Conway

    Mach 1 Reflective Side Stripes

    Might give this guy a call ?
  36. 1 point
    Brian Conway

    Mach 1 Reflective Side Stripes

    Sorry no buying experience or recommendations. Still running with the originals. Please excuse the slight discoloration at the rear wheel. I'm sure you understand. Brian
  37. 1 point
    Caseyrhe

    Rear brake hose

    Hose for the 71 came in today, we have a winner. Threads on block and hose are correct left hose- 69 center hose- new 71 repop right hose- factory 70 part number on bag from oreilys
  38. 1 point
    Just got the flaming river steering box. Thanks so much!
  39. 1 point
    Midlife

    Radio cuts off when turn signal starts

    +1 (plus shipping and handling!!! *LOL)
  40. 1 point
    Ridge Runner

    Riots

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2583472651966503&id=100009113817529
  41. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    67 fastback

    Put my scoops on to see what they look like painted. I can't install them until I have the grilles.
  42. 1 point
    Machspeed

    Galveston, Tx Sunrise

    Great pics, Jay. Beautiful coupe too!!!
  43. 1 point
    69Stanger408

    It is Time

    Tinman, didn't know this was you. I followed you home a few months ago, I was checking out the rear flip windows on your original for fitment in comparison with mine. Small world.
  44. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    67 fastback

    This one is heading home :)
  45. 1 point
    If I you, I'd stick with the K power box which gets minimal wear. Most F manual boxes are plumb worn out. What's your budget? I've got a tight 16:1 K box that I'd rather not just give away. I've also got a Flaming River 16:1 box with less than 7k miles that I'll sell for $200 + $20 shipping.
  46. 1 point
    jmlay

    Low oil pressure?

    Some good reading for the subject: http://www.mustangandfords.com/how-to/interior-electrical/mump-1005-ford-mustang-instrument-panel-troubleshooting/
  47. 1 point
    mustangstofear

    67 fastback

    Here's one that's getting picked up this morning. The customer liked the notch I did in my decklid, so we did the same on his.
  48. 1 point
    det0326

    Long Headers for 69 with 351W

    Scoop is original nonfunctional with turn signal indicators, I posted for Jerry above he wanted to know what the doug's D669y's sounded like. In his case tho with a stroker and if he adds an H or X pipe the note will probably be a little different.
  49. 1 point
    RPM

    Riots

  50. 0 points
    mustangstofear

    1968 Cougar

    Looks like everyone is giving our customer a run around on the tranny. He decided to just buy another new one so we can finish the car. I'm sure he will be talking to American Power Train later.


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