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Just found some old polaroids I took while doing the work on my 67 390 GT coupe, thought some of you guys in the better climates would like to see what us northern Mustangers have to start with - don't ask, If it weren't for the obtions this car had(GT, S code 4 speed, 3.25 posi rear, tinted glass all around, tach with clock option, interior and exterior decor group, vinyl top, styled steel wheels,power disc brakes, upper and lower consoles and comfortweave seats) along with the original buck tag, build sheet and door tag, I wouldn't have done it-restored it anyway.Here is the link, it may take a minute for pictures to load:

http://www.geocities.com/kevinstang66/67project.htm

1967 S code GT Deluxe Coupe 65B
1966 Convertible 76B 289 4 speed
1964 Fairlane 500 2DR HT-the new project
1986 Jeep Cherokee 4X4 the "beater"
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WOW!! That looked worse then my parts car! Nice job of bringing it back to life.

Hal
Love hard, drive fast, wear your seat belt.

PS, that's my 'bird...... My Mustang is too ugly to take pictures of yet........*G*.

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Wow, Your stang sure has come a long way back from the dead. Looks great Now

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Nice job - looks a lot like what happens to mustangs in the north east from the road salt. I had similar damage, one day I'll create a web site - yeah one day real soon *G*
 
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How long did it take you to restore the car? My cars not in near that bad of shape, and if I could find one in better shape, I'd dump it, I mean unload it, I mean Sale it to someone.

'67 Coupe project car (Did I say project car? I meant pile of rust)
 
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I spent close to 2 1/2 years working on it, but that was mostly weekends and nights, and summers while I was going back to school.Replacing both front frame rails is something I would never do again, I would clip a car or find another body.I think I totaled up all the new sheetmetal (and it was repo stuff) and it was something like 1500 to 2000 dollars used in this car, I could have boughten a solid southern 6 cyl coupe and switched everything over for that.But then I would have missed the joy of working on my knees and back on that hard concrete floor.You guys think these pictures were bad, wait till you see the ones of my convertible, I am working on them now.I know many people here don't believe cars like these get restored, by I have seen many people do worse cars up here, I know of one guy in Canada who has been working for over ten years on his car, a 65 coupe, he had to replace the package shelf metal because of rust and damage as well as the cross frame support underneath car where shocks mount and the entire rear frame rails(as well as full front rails).

1967 S code GT Deluxe Coupe 65B
1966 Convertible 76B 289 4 speed
1964 Fairlane 500 2DR HT-the new project
1986 Jeep Cherokee 4X4 the "beater"
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My fastback is close, but not as bad as that one. But I have seen cars much worse come back from the dead.

Someone please buy my Ski Doo!
68 fastback, 390 4V premium fuel
80 5.0 hatch, just finished
91 5.0 coupe, daily driver
84 RamCharger 4x4 extreme mudsliger and winter junker
 
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