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Old 11/21/2015, 09:37 PM   #106
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Sure look like it:(
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Old 11/21/2015, 09:41 PM   #107
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Some Mustang owners just make me sad.
Those are truck wheels, are they not?
yuck!!!!
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Old 11/22/2015, 09:47 AM   #108
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Cool

It just proves to us that some people's taste is all in their mouth. Those are butt ugly!

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Old 11/22/2015, 10:22 AM   #109
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Some Mustang owners just make me sad.
Those are truck wheels, are they not?
I don't know what they are, but I do know they are butt-ugly.

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Old 11/22/2015, 05:39 PM   #110
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More like fugly...lol
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Old 01/24/2016, 11:54 AM   #111
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Here's your chance to own a '68 Mustchero, or a Ranchstang.

http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Event...-PICKUP-190614
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Old 01/25/2016, 05:04 PM   #112
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Arlie,
Kinda cool in a weird sort of way!! Wonder what the builder did to stiffen the unit body. These cars depend on the "C" pillar to windshield and then to firewall and shock tower braces to keep them "solid" so to speak.

That short of a roof line would require some frame stiffening in my opinion.

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Old 01/25/2016, 09:16 PM   #113
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Well, convertibles don't have a roof line for structural strength, and the windshield pillar looks intact. In 68 Mustangs went to the dual torque boxes for added frame strength, which made them viable candidates to modify a coupe to a convertible. Although you'd have to install & weld the inner frame rail. (Don't ask me how I know.)
Point being- its do-able. If done right.

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Old 01/25/2016, 09:40 PM   #114
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.....plus it has the tonneau cover holding the back end together.
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Old 01/26/2016, 10:24 AM   #115
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The verts as we know are strengthened. Just wondering what we would see if this car was raised up. As we know in stock coupe/fastback form that cutting could significantly weaken the car.

I road in a pretty rusty 1967 Mustang vert on a nice hot day. Put my arm up on the door as we were riding along. He hit a bump and "yowiee" the car flexed at the door jam and pinched the skin on my arm!!

Even a perfect vert is not a good candidate for big motors and lots of abuse. Without the top they lose a ton of structural strength. Even with the extra factory bracing. They sold them with 390's and such, but not many made the race track! For obvious reasons.

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Old 03/12/2017, 06:06 PM   #116
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That's not exactly how Neil would make the air cleaner fit but I guess it works.
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Old 03/13/2017, 10:08 AM   #117
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Ahhhh, that's one of the projects where they measure with a micrometer, mark with chalk, and cut it with an ax!

If confusion is a destination.....we have arrived.
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Old 03/13/2017, 11:26 AM   #118
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That's not exactly how Neil would make the air cleaner fit but I guess it works.
Creative, if nothing else.

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Old 06/11/2017, 04:38 PM   #119
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I don't know anything about rear sway bars but I'm guessing this one is not properly attached.
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Old 06/14/2017, 11:04 AM   #120
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You are right on Arlie!! I will nominate you for Captain Obvious!!!I will post a pic of a properly installed one.
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