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Do you ever feel the more you fix or restore the more needs to be fixed
My ignition switch was bad so I had to pull the instrument cluster.
So I replaced the cluster lens. To reinstall I had to pull the speedo cable. Putting the cluster back now the lights not working
I just placed an order to CJ Pony for a new head light switch
Deep breath and back to work Monday
 

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Yes. My steering box / front suspension project has turned into both front frame rails, aprons, shock tower, firewall patches, and floor boards, cowl hats/ windshield repair... And that is not even with my reading glasses on.
 

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This is called "going down the rabbit hole" ... and that's if you're just fixing stuff. Then there is the whole other aspect to it, where you say to yourself "I'm already in here - I can't leave that part over there looking that way", followed by "and how nice do I want make this?". The end game, for me anyway, was to do just about everything. It becomes a zen experience ...
 

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In 2005 I decided to install a new set of wiper blades.......


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Hilarious ... but that is how it is. I don't absolutely have to redo my whole rear suspension, but I am. The rest of the car looks great, but it's a little rusty and dirty back there - can't have that (even though nobody sees it except me). And once you're in, you find stuff ...
 

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WELCOME to the Mustang world, never a dull time, always something to do. If I did not have my cars, I would go CRAZY
My renovation list had 135 "items" on it. Those are all done, but there's 20 new ones. Working on my Mustang is a now a religious experience - nothing else I would rather be (over)doing ...
 

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Wait- you're only working on 1 car at a time?.... lol
Garage space ... no kidding - to feed my Mustang habit, I have actually been considering a 2-car garage addition to my house - with a lift. When your car addiction expands to needing a different house, you are fully engaged!
 

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AC repair = Total AC replacement + Radio + waterpump + Alternator upgrade + fan clutch/solid fan/shroud upgrade (from orig flex fan and missing shroud) + hoses + belts, intake gasket replacement (leaking oil) not sure where it will stop for this round.
 

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The fuse for the interior light popped so I tried to change it and ended up with this, anyone know of an auto mechanic near me to put it all back?
 

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AC repair = Total AC replacement + Radio + waterpump + Alternator upgrade + fan clutch/solid fan/shroud upgrade (from orig flex fan and missing shroud) + hoses + belts, intake gasket replacement (leaking oil) not sure where it will stop for this round.
Engine upgrade ... :oops:
 

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I put my '65 on Jack stands to replace the idler arm and bushing. Ended up adding a roller idler, inner and outer tie rods, LCAs, UCAs, ball joints, sway bar, GT springs, shocks, and did the Arning/Shelby 1" UCA drop.
 
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