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RobotMan

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About RobotMan

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    Mustang Owner
  • Birthday 07/22/1968

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    Lynchburg,VA
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    Golf, car restoration
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    Engineer

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  1. RobotMan

    New Roof Skin

    I am feeling lucky! Thanks guys that is a tremendous help. Will let you know how it goes.
  2. RobotMan

    New Roof Skin

    Getting ready to replace the roof skin on my sons 69 Fastback. Wanted to draw upon the wealth of knowledge on the forum and ask if there is advice or things to watch out for from lessons learned by other members when installing a new roof skin. Thanks again for your help. Rick
  3. RobotMan

    My Son Mike's 69 Mach 1 Restoration

    Been a while since I posted an update. Mike and I have got the entire back of the car welded together, the floor pan fitted, and subframe connectors installed. Also, moved the seatbelt connection points back 3” to allow the seats to move back for big guys like us!
  4. RobotMan

    Console lid dimensions please.

    Actually would not be very difficult. Not sure if it would be frowned upon if you started modeling original Ford parts. However probably would be more accurate than the re-pop crap that is sold for good money that’s for sure!
  5. RobotMan

    Console lid dimensions please.

    Thanks for the props. But it is second nature to me as I have designed robotics and industrial automation for most of my career. I usually do drawings on CAD. But I resisted and did the notebook sketch.
  6. RobotMan

    Console lid dimensions please.

    No problem. Good luck. Eager to see finished product.
  7. RobotMan

    Console lid dimensions please.

    Here are a couple of pics and a quick sketch of my sons console lid. Hope this helps.
  8. RobotMan

    Console lid dimensions please.

    Does anyone know if console for a fastback and coupe are the same?
  9. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    The new risers that came with my new floor pan are also about 2.5”. So probably about as good as can be. Thanks for the help.
  10. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Excellent. Thanks for the measurements. I will check my factory risers and post results. Won’t be back from vacation until week after next. Will check then.
  11. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Yes I too require extra belly room. I have standard risers and it would be great to get some measurements of your low profile risers to see if it would be worthwhile. Thanks for the help.
  12. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Anyone know how much extra head room a low profile seat riser provides? Also where to buy them?
  13. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Yes the plate welded to the back of the inner rocker panel with the tapped hole in it. It is approximately 3” x 1-1/2”.
  14. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Mike and I got the seatbelt points moved. The floor pan was fairly straight forward. I verified the rockers did have a reinforcement plate for the seatbelt point. So I came up with a plan that I thought was pretty cool and easy to execute. I layed out a rectangle that was symmetrical such that when I cut it out and rotated it, the seat belt point and reinforcement plate moved back 3” and fit back in the same spot (see pic). All I had to do is weld it back in. Ended up being real easy. Thought this may help someone else who may be thinking of this. The final grinding pic is of the opposite side just for reference.
  15. RobotMan

    Seats Need Moving Back

    Thanks for the info guys
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