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  1. Sequential taillights installed on 1972 Mach 1

    Classic Tech
    My friend and I had the privilege of installing a controller on his beautiful 1972 Mach 1 (see attached pictures) today. He wanted the taillights to do sequential flashing for the turn signals. We spliced the wires going to the lights and used the signal from the turn signal itself to signal...
  2. Header help for stock 1971 351C

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    Hello. I would like to put headers on my Boss 351. I have always run stock exhaust manifolds on all the '71s I have had, so my experience is limited on headers. Which ones are best, shorty or long tube? Ceramics? Brand? Are there serious engine compartment heat issues with headers? Just...
  3. Question about 1972 Mustang door latch

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    Hey everybody, So is it conceivable that I could replace my driver side handle and door latch on a 72 coupe? I can find the parts. Im assuming there is also an internal spring for the mechanism as well would that come with either of those two pieces? Or would it likely need to be purchased...
  4. New to forum-have 73 Mustang Mach 1 and a 72 mustang sprint edition

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    Thanks for looking. My wife and I are new to the site. We have a bright red 1973 Mach 1, numbers matching Mustang. We also have a 1972 Mustang Sprint edition (made for only 2 mos in honor of the Olympics). *We also have the 1972 pinto and maverick to match the mustang 1972 sprint (from what we...
  5. Little help with my Windows.

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    I have a 72 Fastback , I am redoing my windows but the one piece I am having trouble with is the Pressure Pad/Bracket the piece that pushes against the window to hold it still and make it not rattle. First off anyone know what the real name of that piece is? Second anyone know where I can...
  6. 1971-1973 Mustanf Hood Question

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    I need some help from an expert , I have seen hoods for 71-73 mustangs that only have 1 cowl on the hood not the typical 2 cowl hood that most people have. I have tried to search for one myself with no luck anyone know if they are takeoffs from another car that fits the 71-73 mustang or what...
  7. Are all 302 pistons universal?

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    So ive been doing some research on pistons and it seems that as long as a 302 piston is the same bore as your block which mine is .30 then it will fit. years dont matter? That is what i am getting from google anyways. if my block is a 1971 302 size .30 then the pistons from a 1986 302 size .30...
  8. 1972 Mach 1-Need Opinions for Motor Build

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    I recently purchased my dream car.... a 1972 Mach 1 (Medium Bright Yellow/Black) 351 C 2-V; 2:73:1 "airplane" gears, FMX tranny. This car is in great shape, considering. I will be repainting the car factory original colors and adding black hood callouts. I would like to have a good amount of...
  9. Please help. Hit water jacket.

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    I really messed up. I've got a 72' coupe with a built 460 in it. The top bolt for mounting my alternator striped out inside. I was told my two options were to either bore out and go from 3/8 to 7/16 or to drill 1/4 to 1.2 inch deeper and rethread. This older guy told me my best option was to...
  10. Help timing a 460.

    Classic Tech
    Hello All! My name is Evan. Most guys around here call me Doc. I recently got home from deployment with the Corps. While I was there I had an offer from a classic car broker from Illinois called, Classicmusclecars.com, to purchase a fully restored 72’ Mustang. We’ll, I know a bit about newer...
  11. 1972 mach 1 mustang general questions need help!

    Classic Talk
    I have a 351 Cleavland, but how do I figure out what code it is? Like some are labeled h code or q code for example! Another question How much would it cost to convert everything to stick shift on the mustang? How much would it cost to change all the drum brakes to disc? Where can I find a...
  12. Mustang Question about Horsepower

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    ok so here's the question; About how much hp do you think I have in my small block 302 motor? To list of things that I have done to it, hoping this can give you a better idea, on how much horsepower I have in this 302. Holley 600 4BBL Electric Choke Edelbrock Performer Alum. Intake Comp...
  13. New to the Site! 1972 Mustang Mach 1

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    Hey everybody! Im new to the site and joined to get some help on either finishing a project or selling the car :( Got a 1972 Mach 1 in the garage with an Original 302 and Original Transmission. Motor has been rebuilt and the serial numbers do match. I have some issues though.... Floor...
  14. Is this 1972 Mustang MACh1 worth purchasing?

    Classic Talk
    Hey guys. I have found a 1972 mach1 fastback for sale and was wondering if it's worth purchasing. It says the engine runs fine, but the transmission leaks a little bit and that the trunk has rust in it, but he is selling a trunk pan with it...Is this thing worth buying? also says the interior is...
  15. 1972 Mustang. Learning about the intake and fuel economy and I have a few qeustions.

    Classic Tech
    Hello, So for starters, I've only been working on cars now for a couple of years. I've been more or less learning as I go teaching myself and using forums. Long story short, I just picked up a moderate condition 1972 mustang with a partially built 460 and c-6. I figure what better way to...
  16. 1972 Mustang Grande 351 Cleveland

    Classic Tech
    All right, so go easy on me because I'm not a mechanic and I don't know much about cars. I just started getting interested in all this technical stuff. About a month ago, I bought a 1972 Mustang from a private seller. He said that he hadn't done much for it, except for buying a new carburator...
  17. Just got a 72 Grande, need parts catalog

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    I just found out that the family 72 mustang Grande will be passed on to me. The car was bought brand new in 72 and has been garage-kept ever since. It has around 100k original miles on it. I want to start going through it and replacing what needs to be replaced in order to restore it in...
  18. 1972 Mustang Grande A/C Belt Issues and Thottle Linkage Woes

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    I converted my A/C to r134a in May. I replaced the Compressor, clutch, dryer, and Expansion Valve. It blows ice cold now, but the only issues that I am having are that the belt makes a LOT of noise, it’s a brand new gatorback belt it’s on there very tight but the long travel makes it wobble a...
  19. New here, need help w/ overcharging problem

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    I hope some one can help me with diagnosing an overcharging problem on a friends 72 Mach 1. The car is complete with a fresh 351, the new charging system consists of all new regulator, battery, and a 3 post alternator setup for a serpentine belt. The first issue was a non-charging one, w/ no...
  20. New member but not new to Mustangs (1972 Coupe)

    Introductions
    Very cool. Good to have another 71-73 member! Good luck with the project!
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