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  1. First GT 500 Prototype Found in a Texas Field, Now Help Needed to Restore it.

    Classic Talk
    It's been a big year for the resurrection of lost Mustangs. First both cars from the film Bullitt, and now this. It's the first Mustang Shelby GT 500, and now it's been found. And the people who unravelled its history are trying to fill in some more blanks. The car, known as Little Red was one...
  2. Keep rust/looks on all-original 1968 Sprint or restore

    Classic Talk
    Hi, I'm trying to decide whether to completely restore the air filter cover of my Candyapple red 1968 289 Sprint B, taking off the paint etcetera, or to stabilize the bits of rust on there and keep the look of it as original as possible. Except for a few bits on the interior and the exhaust the...
  3. 1966 Sprint 200 Coupe - Getting back on the road after 1.5 years?

    Classic Tech
    Hello AFM, My dad passed away in 2015 and of course I inherited the 1966 Mustang we had been working on off and on over the last 8 years. I'd like to get the car up and running again so that I can figure out what to do with it (I don't think it's financially reasonable to finish the...
  4. carb issues?

    Classic Tech
    hey guys I'm in need of some help. I have a 67 mustang with an inline 6 200 CI. It has an autolite 1100 carb with a single diaphragm. No exhaust on it currently and I'm slowly replacing things under the hood not much left. My issue(s) is that before I rebuilt the carb, the motor accelerated and...
  5. So I bought a car with a bad paint job...

    Show & Shine
    It was one of the many compromises I had to make when buying a "new" mustang with my budget. There aren't any runs or anything, but it definitely has that nasty orange peel ripple in it and I can't help but feel embarrassed when driving it. Is there anything I can do to help this issue aside...
  6. Good restoration shop in Dallas Texas area

    Classic Talk
    Hi all, I've got a 67 coup mustang that my parents bought new, gave to me as a teenager, rebuild the motor twice, but has now sat idle for the past 15 years. It needs body work (which I realize I can't do) because of several rust spots. I'm looking for a shop/person that does quality work at...
  7. Laurel Mountain Mustang

    Classic Tech
    Does anyone have contact information for Kevin or Tiffany at Laurel Mountain Mustang in Ruffs Dale PA? They appear to be out of business; however their website is still up and they are still taking money from people. When you call either of the numbers on their website it simply states you are...
  8. 1967 Coupe Restoration

    Classic Talk
    Recently found a 1967 Coupe that needs restoration. Vin says it was originally Brittany Blue, and has the original (rebuilt) 200cc I6 in it. I am restoring it with my grandfather, and we were both debating on how original to keep it. We love the Pepper Gray Metallic color as well. Grandfather...
  9. Restoration Ideas

    Classic Tech
    Hey everyone! I just had a quick question on some of your opinions. I have a 1967 coupe with a straight 6 in it. I bought it in decent shape and I'm just starting the restoration process. Do you think it would be best to do a straight restoration, restored, or just go custom? I'm still new to...
  10. Restoring a 2000 Mustang / Crashed / Sitting for 2 Years

    V6 Tech
    Hi everyone, Back in 2013 I crashed my stang into a bridge barrier at 25-30 mph. (Hydroplaned / Oversteered). Unfortunately frame is bent, but only from the radiator bracket and just until the front wheel struts. Other than the body work, the only thing that broke was the radiator coolant...
  11. Restoring a 2000 Mustang / Crashed / Sitting for 2 Years

    Introductions
    Hi everyone, Back in 2013 I crashed my stang into a bridge barrier at 25 mph. (Hydroplaned / Oversteered). Unfortunately frame is bent, but only from the radiator bracket and just until the front wheel struts. Other than the body work, the only thing that broke was the radiator coolant bottle...
  12. Project Mach 1 as a First Car?

    Classic Tech
    Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong section, new here :P. Let me just start off by saying that I'm going to be getting my license soon and up in Canada (specifically Ontario) it's a longer process, usually 3 years to get a full one but in about 2 you can drive with almost the same privileges as a...
  13. Shift ball restoration

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    As you can see by the picture the numbers on the shift ball in my Bullitt mustang have rubbed off. They appear to have been engraved in rather than printed on the ball. [B]My question is how can I restore this to factory condition?[B] Can it be done? I have looked at buying a replacement, but it...
  14. 1993 inner fender color code?

    5.0L Tech
    does anyone know what color the inner fenders and the underbody is painted?the car is silver, code YN but the aprons dont have the metallic in them,theyre just sone sort of gray.i dont think its opel or titanium gray.did ford just use a sealer and leave it be?
  15. 1967 Fastback owner chiming in from Down Under

    Introductions
    Hi all. Just joined up today so I'll introduce myself before posting in the forums. I go by the name Mac. I've owned a 1967 Fastback with a fuel-injected 302, 4 speed top loader for a few years now. I've let her run her course with many a coast cruise but she's now ready for her full...
  16. New girl from Ontario

    Introductions
    I am buying a1996 Mustang Convertible, 3.8 L and a V6 engine. I have no idea what any of that really means as this is my first car. I know the car needs some love as it has been neglected but looks pretty good for her age. Looking to hopefully get some advice on how to make her better than the...
  17. 2002 reboot

    V6 Tech
    Hi all! So...long story short, I'm a computer technician, audio engineer and mustang lover. I'm working on a project that has my brother and I (he's a mechanic) fixing up my 02 stang that I grew up with... from 2002 to now-- we got the car when I was 12, and now I'm 24... Super emotional...
  18. Project Mustang: 90/92 Mustang GT

    5.0L Talk
    Hello Im josh and I just wanted to share my foxbody project that has lasted wayyy too long. I really just wanted to share my project and maybe get insight as my project progresses. When i was 16 my father and i bought a 1990 mustang GT for $1000 from a guy in Toledo Ohio. The car appeared to...
  19. Dallas Restoration Shop

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1965 Convertible Ford Mustang and want recommendations for restoration shops in the Dallas Fort Worth area. I am planning to get the engine rebuilt and possibly some other mechanical work. Any suggestions are appreciated.
  20. Need Help finding Body Bolts

    Classic Tech
    Hey guys, I am restoring my 1964.5 Coupe and am ready for the reassembly of the body panels. I don't have any bolts for it, so I was wondering if someone could tell me what size and quantity I may need, as well as where I could find them. I would prefer to not have to wait and order a kit, so...
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