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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #30 on: August 24, 2017, 04:34:24 PM »
absolutely beautiful! how did you go about blending in the wide quarters? rivets, panel adhesive and filler? any pics of that process?

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #31 on: August 24, 2017, 04:47:34 PM »
Lots of pics.   I'll post more tomorrow. 


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2017, 06:54:43 AM »
Bring it down to NYC and I will shoot it for you Paul.

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #33 on: August 31, 2017, 11:08:23 AM »
^I will try.

Here are some pics of process to get rear section molded in right.

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We decided to go with rivets and a panel adhesive, then used glass and bondo to get it moulded into the body.

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Race Logic traction Control and 4 wheel Stoptech BBK
3.73 gears installed in the stock diff  :o

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #34 on: September 04, 2017, 01:17:22 PM »


More completed pics to come. 


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2017, 01:09:54 PM »
Paul...amazing work!

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #36 on: September 05, 2017, 02:20:17 PM »
Agreed.  You've put together a just about perfect combo, IMHO.
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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #37 on: September 05, 2017, 02:49:11 PM »
Bring it down to NYC and I will shoot it for you Paul.

Mike

Looking forward to seeing those pictures if it happens.

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #38 on: September 05, 2017, 11:02:03 PM »
^ Thanks guys!  I'm hoping the photo shoot happens too.


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #39 on: September 14, 2017, 09:04:04 PM »
Last pic I promise..... it's too good not to share. 


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #40 on: September 14, 2017, 09:13:47 PM »
Daaaaamn.......    that's gorgeous.
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« Reply #41 on: October 21, 2017, 11:32:33 AM »
That turned out beautiful. Tough looking FD!
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7 years and still running STRONG!

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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #42 on: October 21, 2017, 11:38:42 AM »
Thanks again guys!  Havenít really had a chance to enjoy the car this season but Atleast itís ready for next year.


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #43 on: June 05, 2018, 10:20:23 PM »


I went to cars and coffee on Sunday..... so happy to finally be enjoying the car. someone took this wicked pic! 
Next up will be a drag day with a real tire.


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Re: Face lift....
« Reply #44 on: June 05, 2018, 11:45:36 PM »
The paint on that thing always looks soaking wet.  Beautiful car Paul.
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1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2013 Focus ST3 - Stage 1 BPU