Thread: [1968] Engine Firewall
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Old 10/07/2014, 05:23 PM   #6
franklinair
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Jeff is absolutely correct about the slop that Ford applied to the engine compartment. However practical that may have been for production line procedures, it still looks like crap. I don't restore to duplicate the original factory methods- especially when it looks like sloppy craftsmanship. I prefer neatness & cleanliness. The firewall holes & cutouts can be neatly sealed without applying excessive amounts of goop.
My cars would surely score poorly in concourse judging, but they would reflect a higher level of craftsmanship. Since I'm not a Ford assembly line worker, I'll just continue to try and make my cars as best I can, and own a "modified" version.
But as Jeff said, "Your car - your call."

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