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Old 04/17/2017, 08:33 PM   #1
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I am so excited, I have always wanted a unrestored Mustang. The problem is the ones I have found are always too far gone to not restore them. They were only built by Ford once and that is what I want.

I found this 53K original paint C code HCS in Eastern Kansas but it was sold new in Durango Colorado where it spent most of it's time in Colorado dry country.
The mission here is a deep cleaning and repair only what is necessary. The dents and scratches are badges of honor of surviving almost 50 years.
No trailer queen here this one is a driver. What is one more nick amongst the many. She has not run in six year so there is some work ahead. I can't wait!
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Old 04/17/2017, 10:30 PM   #2
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Congrats Marty! Keep us posted on your progress getting her back on the road. I need inspiration (read kick in the ass) to do the same with my HCS.

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Old 04/17/2017, 10:33 PM   #3
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Outstanding! That is going to be fun. Congrats.
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Old 04/17/2017, 11:25 PM   #4
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So may we assume you won't be taking Rob's advice on various performance upgrades?
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Old 04/18/2017, 09:24 AM   #5
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Ahh, but she will need some "bitchin" wheels and tires!! White walls just don't trip my trigger. And dual exhaust! And????????

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Old 04/18/2017, 01:25 PM   #6
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Not these though, right?

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Old 04/18/2017, 01:56 PM   #7
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Congratulations Marty, looks like a nice one!

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Old 04/20/2017, 06:28 PM   #8
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Congrats Marty! Keep us posted on your progress getting her back on the road. I need inspiration (read kick in the ass) to do the same with my HCS.
I try to get one thing a day done even if it is small and some how they get finished.
We have a MCA national in Tucson May 12-14. See you there?

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Old 04/24/2017, 05:49 AM   #9
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I try to get one thing a day done even if it is small and some Bathmate Xtreme how they get finished.
We have a MCA national in Tucson May 12-14. See you there?
Very nice, good luck with the restoration.

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Old 08/19/2017, 05:07 AM   #10
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Well it took four months to disassemble, clean, repair and reassemble. It is done and Tari and I drove it for the first time. This is our first unrestored car and I found it a lot more challenging than a restoration. We will be driving it to the MCA Grand National in Kansas City this Thursday. Here are a few pictures I'll add more latter.
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Old 08/19/2017, 08:57 AM   #11
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Old 08/19/2017, 09:40 AM   #12
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Fantastic car, I love the result. The color is really nice and the old paint just looks so right to me.
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Old 08/19/2017, 09:46 AM   #13
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Beautiful car Marty!! Love that Royal maroon ...hope you enjoy it!
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